|PICKUP/RETURN||The Sicilian Port you’ll be docked in|
|DROP OFF TIME||4:00pm (approximately)|
Your English speaking tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship at any time of your convenience, in the port you’ll be docked in while in Sicily. This is a beautiful Siracusa Full day excursion.
Today you’ll visit the town of Syracuse in the southern part of the Island. Enjoy a very special introduction to the Sicilian coastline en-route.
You’ll drive straight to the eastern coastline of Sicily passing the “Piana of Catania“, the coast line of the Ionic sea and Iblei mountains.
Arriving in Syracuse, which was founded by ancient Greek Corinthians, you’ll find out its rich history, culture and art.
The city boasts one of the largest concentration of Greek ruins outside of Greece! We will visit the archaeological area of Neapolis with is Greek theatre, the Roman amphitheatre and Latomia del Paradiso (with Dionysius’ Ear) and the “Ara of Hyeron”.
You will arrive at Ortigia Island, the heart of the city. Take your time to stroll along the ancient narrow streets, which still keep the Medieval influence.
Before arriving at the Duomo square, one of the city highlights, don’t forget to visit the Cathedral, built above a Greek Temple, which has over 2.500 years of history.
Stop in one of the most charming spots of Ortigia, the “Arethusa fountain” with its Papyrus plants, overlooking the Ionic sea.
Time permitting, you can also visit some of the city’s other interesting sites, such as The Cathedral of Syracuse or Castello Maniace.
At the end of this tour, we will drive you back to your cruiseship.
Your English speaking tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship at 8 am. You will spend your day visiting the beautiful Syracuse.
At the end of your tour you will return to Port.