Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour

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Our Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour will take you on an exciting trek through the enchanting island of Ortigia. Embark on your journey in the historic center of Syracuse, renowned for its ancient gems and exhilarating beauty. Discover the exquisite Palazzo Beneventano with its charming baroque designs and explore the nearby landmarks including: the Greek Apollo Temple, Cathedral Square, St. Lucy Church, and Archimedes Square. Wander through the Jewish Quarter and learn how different religions played a crucial role here. Continue onto Arethusa Fountain, a site where legends claim that the nymph Arethusa, turned into a fountain after escaping the love of an unwanted suitor. As you explore the many hidden gems of the island, visit the local fish and produce markets before ending your adventurous tour.

For explorers and ancient history lovers, our Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour is the best suited for you. Tour the many famous landmarks of Ortigia’s gorgeous island like Palazzo Beneventano, Arethusa Fountain, and Cathedral Square with an experienced guide. This 2-hour private walking tour is conveniently available daily, year-round, and offers hotel pick-up and drop off. Don’t waste time and book your reservation today!

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Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour Highlights

  1. Tour the beautiful Ortigia and get to know the ancient streets of this stunning island
  2. Gain insider knowledge from your experienced guide on the many landmarks and surrounding hidden gems
  3. Visit famous sites such as Greek Apollo Temple, Cathedral Square, St. Lucy Church, the Jewish Quarter, and Archimedes Square
  4. Check out the extravagant Palazzo Beneventano and appreciate its magnificent baroque architecture and designs
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Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour Itinerary

8:00-11:00 - Pick up from Ortigia, Syracuse
  • Meet your local guide at the Apollo Temple in Ortigia, Syracuse
Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour
  • Tour the island with an experienced guide and visit important sites including the Greek Apollo Temple, Palazzo Beneventano, Cathedral Square, St. Lucy Church, Archimedes Square, the Jewish Quarter, and Arethusa Fountain
  • Learn about the ancient history and legends of the area and visit fresh fish markets along the way
10:00-17:00 Drop off in Ortigia, Syracuse
  • The tour ends in the city center
NB - all timings on Insider Syracuse Ortigia Private Tour are approximate
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Cancelations made up to 7 days before the departure time will be refunded 95% of the full cost. Cancelations made up to 72h before the departure time will be fully charged.