Water activity

Ortygia: Sailing Tour to Plemmirio with Aperitif

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

Ortygia: Sailing Tour to Plemmirio with Aperitif

Activity provider: Portale Sardegna S.p.A.

From US$ 450.85 per group up to 2

Sail aboard a classic wooden 30-foot Tahiti Ketch boat on this tour to the Plemmirio nature reserve. See the highlights of Ortygia from the sea while sipping an Aperitif paired with Sicilian snacks.

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Duration 4 hours
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Italian, English
Private group


  • Savor local flavors as you sip on an Aperitif paired with Sicilian snacks
  • Snap pictures of Ortygia's sights like the Venetian Palace and Maniace castle
  • Try to spot marine life as you sail through the protected area of Plemmirio
  • Stop for a refreshing swim in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean sea
  • Experience the wind rushing through your hair as you sail along the coast
Full description

Cruise on the crystal clear waters of the protected marine area of Plemmirio on this sailboat tour from Ortygia. Travel around the island of Ortygia and see sights like the Venetian Palace. Stop to take a swim in the pristine Plemmirio nature reserve. 

Board the sailboat in Ortygia and set off around Ortygia and the south coast of Syracuse. Capture pictures attractions like the Venetian Palace, Maniace Castle, the Aretusa spring, the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, and the promenade.

Drink an authentic Italian aperitif. Delight your senses with a tasting of regional delicacies and wines produced by local farmers. Hear facinating stories about this ancient Greek port as you sail.

Continue to the marine area of Plemmirio where you can dive into the water and look for local marine life. Returning to your starting point in Ortygia at the end of your tour.

  • Boat tour
  • Italian-/English-speaking skipper
  • Aperitif
  • Sicilian snacks
  • Insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Meet at 'Marina Yachting srl.'

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Tour available only per 1 group up to 5 people
  • The price for this tour is per group and not per single participant
  • The captain may cancel the excursion due to poor weather conditions

Product ID: 411302