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All reviews narrow streets old town small island beautiful island place to stay every corner the main square piazza duomo on foot couple of days historical sites gelato walk around great place to visit boat trip greek temple restaurants
I recommend entering the Cathedral of Piazza del Duomo to see inside the Great Doric Temple of Athena with its (6 x 12) monumental columns. Visit the Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia with its beautiful portal and inside the picture of the burial of...More
Not visiting Ortigia whilst in Sicily is like going to the Blue Lagoon without having a swim. The place is enchanting, the cathedral and opposite square are as pretty as one wiuld hope to see. The cathedral was originally a Roman temple and converted into...More
An island is the center of the city of Syracuse, where beautiful ancient stories and the myth of Orpheus and Arethusa. I was amazed when I saw the cathedral square, the fish market and the beautiful little streets that lead to the sea. If you...More
This is the old part of Siracusa and worth a few days, plus can serve as base to visit other places in the region such as Ragusa and Notto. You can walk all over Ortigia -- lots to see and wonderful alleyways to wander. Plus...More
Ortigia is an island connected to the newer part of Siracusa via a bridge.It is extremely busy most of the year, mainly with tour parties. I have twice visited here in December.Ideal time as few visitors and the weather is right for 'wandering'. There are...More
We lodged just across the bridge in Seracuse, perfect. Our December visit was during a feast day, the street celebrating was a great addition to the Ortigia experience. It's all good in Ortigia, clean, safe, excellent restaurants, great views, friendly folks. A seaside historical city...More
Response from MikeBurgio68 | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, La sicilia ha sempre un clima molto mite e quindi ti consiglio l'Ortigia sia per il prezzo sia per la location. I ristoranti non saranno tutti aperti ma hai ottime scelte sicuramente perché è molto visitata.