Artisans of Ortigia Tour

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2.5 hour tour
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Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting island of Ortigia on our Artisans of Ortigia Tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, you’ll uncover the rich traditions, crafts, and unique character of the historic heart of Syracuse, Sicily. As you wander through the charming and picturesque streets of Ortigia, you’ll have the chance to step inside renowned artisan shops, where the island’s talented craftspeople create exquisite works of art. Marvel at the exceptional craftsmanship that has made Sicilian artisans famous, and gain insights into the vibrant culture and history that have shaped Ortigia into the captivating destination it is today.

Our Artisans of Ortigia Tour is perfect for culture enthusiasts, art aficionados, and anyone seeking an authentic Sicilian experience. Unlike other tours, this intimate exploration of the island’s artisanal heritage is guided by a local expert who also reveals the stories behind the crafts. Whether you’re looking for unique souvenirs or simply want to immerse yourself in the authentic spirit of Ortigia, this tour offers an unforgettable journey. Join us in discovering the soul of Ortigia through its artisans and take home not only memories but also genuine pieces of Sicilian artistry. Book now to secure your spot on this enriching tour!

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Artisans of Ortigia Tour Highlights

  1. Unlock the captivating historic island of Ortigia, the cradle of Sicilian civilization
  2. Immerse yourself in the world of traditional crafts and visit renowned artisan shops
  3. Witness the exceptional craftsmanship of local artisans, creating unique Sicilian treasures
  4. Savor a taste of authentic Sicilian culture with a refreshing local drink at the tour's end
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Artisans of Ortigia Tour Itinerary

10:00/17:00 - Pick up from Syracuse
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location in Syracuse. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier at the meeting point
Guided Tour of the Artisans of Ortigia
  • Explore Ortigia, the historic heart of Sicily, on a guided excursion
  • Discover the island's rich heritage of crafts and ateliers with a local guide
  • Stroll through the picturesque streets of Ortigia and explore renowned artisan shops
  • Witness the impressive craftsmanship of local artisans and bring home a piece of Ortigia
  • Conclude your visit with a delightful taste of a traditional Sicilian drink
12:30/19:30 - Drop off in Syracuse
  • The tour ends in Syracuse
NB - all timings on Artisans of Ortigia Tour are approximate
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Cancellation Policy
Cancelations made up to 48 hours before the start time of trip, will be refunded 95% (5 % handling fee). Cancelation less than 48 hours before the start time of trip will be fully charged.