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  2. Sicily
  3. Catania

Syracuse and Noto Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 98877
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Journey back in time on a tour of 2 beautiful cities of Sicily. Discover the Ancient Greek history of Syracuse and visit the "Garden of Stone" in Noto at the foot of the Iblean Mountains.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
Spanish, English, Italian

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from your accommodation in Catania or the sea port. Pick-up from Taormina by demand.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the remains of Greek temples in Syracuse
  • Stroll the ancient streets of Ortygia
  • Marvel at the Baroque monuments of Noto
Full description
Explore the Greek history of Syracuse and see the remains of the temples of Apollo and Athena on the island of Ortygia. Visit the Greek theater, see the latomie (stone quarries) of Neapolis and discover the site of ancient Epipoli.

Pass the cathedral, where the origins of the Greek Temple of Athena date back to the 5th century BC. Learn the legend of Arethusa, patron figure of Syracuse and get the chance to see paintings by Caravaggio in the Basilica of Santa Lucia. 
 
Next, discover the "Garden of Stone" at Noto, renowned for its Baroque heritage and reconstruction on Meti Hill following an earthquake in 1693.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation or port of call
  • All transfers by air-conditioned car or minivan
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Gas
  • Parking fees
  • Tolls
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Tickets
  • Anything not mentioned in what's included

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that activities may be subject to cancellation due to weather conditions
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Sicily Grand Tour

Product ID: 98877