1. Italy
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  4. Ancient Theater of Taormina

Syracuse: Greek Theater, Food Market, and Ortigia Island

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Discover the history and secrets of Syracuse with a local guide who will take you to the best locations in the city. Explore a Greek theater, taste local flavors, and admire the ancient monuments and ornate churches of Ortigia Island.
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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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English, Italian

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  • Visit one of the largest Greek theaters in the world
  • Explore the monuments, churches, and local markets of Ortigia
  • Learn the history and secrets of the city from a local, English-speaking guide
Full description
Travel through time on a visit to the Greek theater of Syracuse and discover why this structure carved directly out of the rocky hillside has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site Status. Explore the surrounding monuments and archaeological area, while learning the history of the site from an experienced, local guide. 

Next, visit the island of Ortigia, the historic heart of one of the greatest cities in the ancient world and one of the most visited places in Sicily. Stroll through charming squares, learn the history behind archaeological monuments, and admire the Ortigia Duomo (cathedral). There will even be an opportunity to visit some local food markets to check out some typical Sicilian products and produce. 

This 3-hour tour will include transfers in an air-conditioned car, although some walking will be involved.
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Please meet the local guide at Via Malta, 7, 96100 Siracusa. An alternate meeting point may be decided based on customers' accommodation.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
Know before you go
• Tour start times and dates can be customized, so please contact the local partner in advance if you wish to change the start time or meeting point.

From £81.27 per person

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