Syracuse, Ortigia & Noto

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 9 hr

A day to discover the treasures and beauties of the two most important cities in eastern Sicily: Syracuse (Ortigia) and Noto. Discover the Sicilian baroque to breathe the solemnity of timeless places.

Itinerary Details


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Stop At: Syracuse

The excursion will begin with a visit to the Neàpolis in Syracuse, the famous archaeological park in the countryside. The site which also houses the Greek Theater, Dionisio's Ear and the Latomie, among others. The visit will last about an hour and a half.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Ortigia

The Syracuse and Noto Tour will then take you to the lovely peninsula of Ortigia. From the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, your walk through the typical streets will begin. You will arrive at Piazza Duomo with its beautiful white cathedral "Nativity of Mary Most Holy". Church built on the ancient Greek temple of the goddess Athena. The walk will continue to the Fonte Aretusa and the magnificent promenade. Here in Ortigia we will offer you a rich snack based on Sicilian hot table, accompanied by water and Etna wine. Or, if you prefer, you will have an hour of free time to have lunch in one of the many characteristic restaurants in the alleys of the city.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Noto

After lunch you will continue towards Noto, the last stop of the Syracuse and Noto Tour. Jewel town of Sicilian baroque, UNESCO heritage along with other sites in the Val di Noto. Noto is considered an "open-air museum". Here you will visit its main course entering from the Royal Gate. Continuing you will arrive at the Church of San Francesco from the majestic steps and the Palazzo Ducezio, located in the Piazza del Municipio. Admiring the many churches and the numerous palaces, one cannot but visit the Mother Church with the Bishop's palace and the Church of San Salvatore. A visit to the Nicolaci Palace with its ornamental balconies symbolizing the Neo-Baroque style is also inevitable. Noto is considered the capital of Sicilian baroque and to visit it means to breathe the solemnity of a timeless place that seems to have fixed itself in the soft local stone.

Duration: 3 hour
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