It is not surprising that it was once among the greatest cities in the Greek world. As testified by its theatre and ancient vestiges. Easily defensible with harbors on each side, a supply of fresh water and a fertile hinterland. Syracuse, The Greek Capital Of Sicily Contending With Athens. The city of Archimedes. For centuries it was the key to the control of the Mediterranean.
from Catania Port
Meet your private Driver Guide at the port and board a Premium Mercedes vehicle. Lean back and relax while driving (1h) south following the East coast.
Meet your private local Guide and start visiting the archaeological area incl. the Greek Theater, the Ear of Dionysius and more. This beautiful city has been built on Roman and Greek foundations. Its architecture echo’s the great art of the Renaissance and Baroque era all of which you’ll get to see on a WALKING TOUR of the city. The old town of Ortygia is quaint, charming and Baroque. This town is a great place to explore, with small shops and cafes as well as the ornate Cathedral. Time for a lunch break before driving back.