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Alessandro - Private Guide in Siracusa

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A stroll along the 3000 years of the history of Ortygia

Culture and History tour in Siracusa

Tour Price : €150 Duration : 4 hours Languages: English, Italian

"Alpheios’ sacred stream, precious gem of the great Siracusa, Ortygia, altar of Artemis" Pindar, The Nemean Odes.   The island of Ortygia was the first site of the Corinthian colonists and it contains the complex historical events of Syracuse among the streets of Greek origin, the walls of the Medieval buildings and the façades of the Baroque churches. Here, as one can seldom find elsewhere, myth and history, ancient and modern, pagan and Christian, light and shade, combine harmoniously with a natural backdrop of incomparable beauty. So we will walk among the narrow lanes of Ortygia, that discloses exceptional Greek, Roman and Late Antiquity monuments not only among the walls of Medieval and Baroque buildings but also under its basolati (ancient stone paving). This island represents an extraordinary ensemble of myth, history and art.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: €150
Duration: 4 hours
Group Size: 1-20 tourists
Languages: English, Italian
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:NO
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
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 :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES
Attractions:Siracusa, Syracuse