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Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 483020
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Syracuse and Noto Day Tour from Taormina
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Ortygia: Syracuse's Ancient Town Center Walking Tour
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Syracuse Day Trip from Taormina
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This offshore island was occupied by the Greek colonists who fortified it and constructed the earliest structures, including the temples of Athena and Apollo, whose remains can still be seen today.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“narrow streets” (189 reviews)
“old town” (141 reviews)
“small island” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 483020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thought that it is a wonderful place it it wasn't so special. This is a good place to visit when in siracusa but not to stay during the night (Noto could be a better choice ) ,not for the beach (the beaches from riseva...More

Thank Elena P
Reviewed yesterday

This is a very touristic place but very beautiful, and in the mornings and late evening you find some peace as well. Narrow streets and historic buildings. Most of restaurants are, unfortunately, boring. Very innovative desing in almost all activities.

Thank jusaja
Reviewed yesterday

I love Ortigia; we returned for a second visit and would go again. There are so many aspects to it and the relics are amazing. 15 BC; the Duomo is breathtaking.

Thank notaholidayToronto
Reviewed yesterday

beautifull, cozy, clean,, perfect. expecially at night ortigia is a must if you visit siracusa. nice restaurants and bars around

Thank dupont89alex
Reviewed yesterday

we stayed in Ortigia for 5 nights in May 2017. fantastic old town, great food, friendly locals. if you drive be aware of very narrow streets, hard to find parking and ZTL. check with the hotel re parking arrangements. one day we hope to return...More

Thank Yuri B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the beautifully-preserved old part of Siracusa, full of lovely buildings and pleasant alleys perfect for strolling, plus lots of views of the sea. Traffic cannot circulate easily so there's not much of it, so it's peaceful. Lots of good eating and drinking, and...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You see it when you enter Ortigo. Battled roads, under maintained streets and parks. You can see the good will but it does not come out. The harbour for the multimillion dollar ships was - but fot 5 ships- empty. The tour around Ortiga is...More

Thank Karel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful old part of Siracusa where you can find everything you wish for. Great food, great coffee, great sweet treats, the perfect ice cream, cute little shops and lots of old beautiful architecture and museums. Piazza Duomo is one of the most beautiful Piazzas...More

Thank Fidrildi2707
Reviewed 3 days ago

The place has a very charming view and very fresh winds blowing across. Many shopping, eating etc. options. Don´t miss the castle.

Thank Nikit_Deshmukh
Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove around Southeast Italy for a week and this was one of our highlights. DEFINITELY stay in Ortigia vs. Siracusa. This is so charming and wonderful. A couple of days is perfect. One day definitely doable - it depends on what you are after....More

Thank janmacv
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17 July 2017|
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Response from gavin123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The best place to park in Ortigia is at the 'Parcheggio Talete' which is a large undercover car park with ticket machines for short or long stay. As you enter Ortigia from Siracuse over the bridge turn second left... More
Alphonse D
24 June 2017|
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Response from Ida N | Reviewed this property |
Go to airbnb you will find a lot of things to hire!
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14 June 2017|
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Response from 32feliciaj | Reviewed this property |
Hi Irene, I took a taxi (€100!) but there is a bus for about €40 available.