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Guided tour of Ortigia with water, bottle of wine and 30% discount at the shop

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Stop At: Syracuse Cathedral, Piazza Duomo Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

We will visit the Cathedral of Syracuse, the only church still in use that was born in ancient Greece as a pagan temple, the traces of its continual transformation over the centuries are still evident to the point of obtaining the baroque jewel that we can admire today.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fonte Aretusa, Largo Aretusa Il dio innamorato è ALFEO e non Orfeo, inoltre c'è un errore di battitura nel nome di Artemide., 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

The splendid Fonte Aretusa near the sea. The myth of Arethusa and Alpheus was told by Ovid. In its crystalline waters grow papyrus plants that were probably brought there when Archimedes lived in the city and where we can admire some swans and ducks.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Visit of the church and explanation of the history of Saint Lucia, patron saint of Syracuse. On the days when it is possible to visit the famous painting: Burial of Saint Lucia by Caravaggio.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Archimede, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Visit and explanation of the history of the most illustrious person of the city: Archimedes: Syracusan inventor, mathematician, physicist and scientist.

 Considered as one of the great scientists and mathematicians of history, Archimedes' contributions range from geometry to hydrostatics, from optics to mechanics.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), Piazza Pancali Ortygia, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Located in the center of the island of Ortigia, the Temple of Apollo dates back to the 6th century BC and is the oldest Doric temple in Sicily. Right next to it is the church of San Pietro e Paolo.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Largo Porta Marina, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

We will admire the Porta Marina, the only Spanish gate left standing after the demolition of all the entrance gates to the city in the 1800s

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Corte dei Bottai, Via della Amalfitania, 56, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy

You will see video projections related to the creation and processing of the Sicilian Moors in ceramics from Caltagirone. At the end visit to the Art Shop of Ceramica di Caltagirone with 10% discount in case of purchases.

At the end, free collection of a bottle of good red wine Perricone from the Sicilian winery "Donna di Coppe".

Duration: 15 minutes

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Departure Point
Corte dei Bottai, Via della Amalfitania, 56, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Alcoholic Beverages - a Bottle of Sicilian Red Wine Perricone
  • Bottled water - a bottle of water
  • Entry/Admission - Syracuse Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia
  • Entry/Admission - Corte dei Bottai
Exclusions
  • tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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