Syracuse, Ortigia and Noto tour from Taormina and nearby area


Syracuse, Ortigia and Noto tour from Taormina and nearby area

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Via Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

the tour will start with the visit of the Neapolis in Syracuse, the famous archaeological park in the countryside of Syracuse. This place houses, amonst the others, the Greek Theatre, Ear of Dionysius and the Latomie. you’ll discover the second biggest Greek Theater in the world and an Roman amphitheater. We will descend into a limestone quarry which is now a very green and peaceful area filled with lemon and orange trees where we can admire a carved out cave called Dionysius' Ear.

Our guide is not allowed to enter inside the area. We will provide for an informative brochure and map.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ortigia, Corso Umberto, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

We will then reach the lovely peninsula of Ortygia. We will pass from the historical market, where you will taste typical Sicilian specialities, and you will discover folk every day situations. Then we will see the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, with a lovely walking, you will finally admire the Duomo square with its beautiful white Cathedral of “Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception”, erected on the Ancient Greek temple of Athena. The walk will continue till the Fountain of Arethusa, a legendary fresh water spring with a fountain, where will see the Papyrus plantation.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ortigia, Corso Umberto, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

Here in Ortygia you will enjoy a free snack: at lunch time we’ll offer for free a rich tasting of Sicilian street food with typical Sicilian street food water and wine. Or, if you prefer, you will have one hour of spare time to enjoy lunch in the nearby.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, Sicily Italy

After lunch we will drive to Noto, a jewel of Sicilian Baroque, Unesco heritage. Noto is considered an “open air museum”. Here we will visit its main street coming from the “Porta Reale”, passing by the Church of St. Francesco with the majestic staircase. Palazzo Ducezio is located in Piazza Municipio. Admiring the many palaces and churches , you cannot miss the visit of the Cathedral Church with the Bishop’s Palace and the Church of San Salvatore.

Noto is considered the capital of the Baroque in Sicily, thank to its stone garden.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"

Hora de Inicio: 7:30 AM
Duración: 10 To 11 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
If you're accommodation is in a place where we cannot enter, or difficult to reach by car, we will give you a meeting point close by.


  • Taormina port

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver

No Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Authorized touristic guide inside the mnuments
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico della Neapolis


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