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Sea and nature
Excursion from Syracuse to Ortigia. The tour will start at 8:00.
We will visit the typical market of Ortigia full of colors and sounds. Sellers sell and describe their products in Sicilian.
At the end of the visit to the market, we will visit the island of Ortigia, which is also the most beautiful part of Syracuse with the Temple of Apollo, the Duomo and the Arethusa Fountain with the famous papyrus plant.
We will visit the city of Syracuse, located on the east coast of Sicily, famous for being one of the oldest Greek colonies in Sicily but also one of the largest and most powerful metropolises in the world known in ancient Greece.
After the visit of the historic center of Syracuse, we will visit the Archaeological Area which dates back to the fifth century. B.C. with the beautiful Greek Theater, the Roman Amphitheater, the Altar of Hieron II and the Latomies of Paradise with the Ear of Dionysus.
End of the excursion scheduled for 13:15.
Ortigia has always been the heart of the city of Syracuse. This is testified by the fact that it was inhabited since the Bronze Age, and the remains of circular huts from the 14th century BC also testify to this related to the culture of Thapsos.
Ortigia represents the historical part of Syracuse and can be defined as the "heart" of Syracusan tourism, for its vastness of monuments and landscapes.
The Archaeological Area of Syracuse dates back to the fifth century. B.C. with the beautiful Greek Theater, the Roman Amphitheater, the Altar of Hieron II, and the Latomies of Paradise with the Ear of Dionysus.