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Classic Siracusa Tour full day

Culture and History tour in Siracusa

Tour Price : 850 Duration : 8 HRS Languages: Italian, English

Siracusa, a World heritage Site, was the second Greek colony to have been founded in Sicily, in the second half of the 8th century B:C:. Siracusa rivalled Athens in size , importance and prestige before falling to the Romans in 212 AD, The city boast one of the largest concentration of Greek ruins outside of Greece, bear witness to the troubled history of Sicily, form the Byzantines to the Bourbons, interspersed with the Arabs, The Normans,Honenstaufen dynasty, tha Aragons and the Kingdom of the two Sicylies.

The excursions star with the archaeological park of the Neapolis, where we can see the monolithic Greek Theatre , its cavea is one of the largest ever built by the ancient Greeks and still is use today for classical representations, visit the sacrificial altar of Hieron II, and the Ear of Dionisyus named by the painter Caravaggio, and the Roman Amphitheatre, after we will continue on the island of Ortigia, to see the temple of Apollo, probably the oldest Doric style temple built in Sicily, and the Cathedral which is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the world deu to the different architectural styles overlapping one another, the we will visit the fresh water sprig of Aretusa, where the papyrus still grows abundantly.

Cost: Depends on the service requested, please ask for a quote. Time duration : 7 - 8 hours Driving time : from Catania about 40 minutes, from Messina or Taormina about 1 and ½ hours. Departure time: on demand Meeting place for or cruisers or travellers, port of call pier , or selected hotel , the guide will hold a sign with client’s name

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 850
Duration: 8 HRS
Group Size: 2
Languages: Italian, English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :YES
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :YES
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES