Syracuse, Ortygia and Noto, Private Tour from Catania

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Hotel pickup and drop-off in Catania and nearby area

Free Snack with typical Sicilian street food, water, and Etna wine

Small group maximum 8 people

Informative brochure and maps for the archeological areas

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8 to 9 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    • Driver
    • Entry/Admission - Parco Archeologico della Neapolis
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance Tickets to the historical sites
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Via Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

    The tour will start with the visit of the Neapolis in Syracuse, the famous archaeological park in the countryside of Syracuse. This place hosts, amonst the others, the Greek Theatre, Ear of Dionysius and the Latomie. you’ll discover the second biggest Greek Theater in the world and an Roman amphitheater. We will descend into a limestone quarry which is now a very green and peaceful area filled with lemon and orange trees where we can admire a carved out cave called Dionysius' Ear.

    Our guide is not allowed to enter inside the area. We will provide for an informative brochure and map.

    The stop here lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes give or take

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ortigia, Corso Umberto, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy

    We will then reach the lovely peninsula of Ortygia. We will pass from the historical market, where you will taste typical Sicilian specialities, and you will discover folk every day situations. Then we will see the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, with a lovely walking, you will finally admire the Duomo square with its beautiful white Cathedral of “Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception”, erected on the Ancient Greek temple of Athena. The walk will continue till the Fountain of Arethusa, a legendary fresh water spring with a fountain, where will see the Papyrus plantation.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto, Sicily Italy

    After lunch we will drive to Noto, a jewel of Sicilian Baroque, Unesco heritage. Noto is considered an “open air museum”. Here we will visit its main street coming from the “Porta Reale”, passing by the Church of St. Francesco with the majestic staircase. Palazzo Ducezio is located in Piazza Municipio. Admiring the many palaces and churches , you cannot miss the visit of the Cathedral Church with the Bishop’s Palace and the Church of San Salvatore.

    Noto is considered the capital of the Baroque in Sicily, thank to its stone garden.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    When the pick-up at the hotel is difficult for the driver, we arrange a meeting point close to your accommodation.Ports
    • Port of Catania
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Sicily Day By Day

Activity ID: V-66202P26

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