Private Tour To Syracuse - Archaeological Park And Ortigia With Option Of Food And Wine Tasting

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    , Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience., Neapolis + Ortigia + Food&Wine, 10/30/2022 - 10/29/2023Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM10/30/2023 - 10/29/2024Monday - Sunda.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Take a 4-5 hr private tour to Syracuse's Neapolis Archaeological park, UNESCO world heritage, and historical center of the city - Ortigia, one of the most beautiful and ancient places in the world. Hotel pick-up and drop-off included.
With your private professional guide you will discover the most important Greek and Roman monuments -the Greek Theater, the biggest Greek theater in Sicily, the legendary "Ear of Dionysius", famous for its unique acoustics, the altar of Hiero, the ancient Greek quarries "Latomie", the Roman amphitheater.
You will sightsee beautiful Ortigia with many important buildings and monuments, enjoy not-so-beaten paths and feel the exceptional atmosphere of Southern Italy visiting colorful fruit and fish markets. Private tour guarantees friendly and relaxed atmosphere and personal attention from your guide.
After the tour, you may optionally enjoy great wines and traditional food at one of the best wine restaurants in Syracuse.


Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel in Ortigia, and in relaxed atmosphere you will arrive to Neapolis Archaeological park, UNESCO world heritage, one of the most important archaeological parks in Italy. Here you will discover the most significant ancient monuments - Greek Theater, the biggest Greek theater in Sicily, legendary "Ear of Dionysius" cave, famous for its unique acoustics, altar of Hiero, ancient Greek quarries "Latomie", Roman amphitheater, Nympheum fountain, and enjoy spectacular panoramic view from the top of the hill. Then you will visit Ortigia: Greek Apollo Temple, Cathedral Square with its bright limestone buildings - the Cathedral, Palazzo Beneventano, St. Lucy's Church, Arethusa Fountain, Jewish Quarter, Archimedes Square, Fountain of Diana. The tour will end at local market where you can feel unforgettable atmosphere of Southern Italy. Optionally: visit of one of the best enoteca in Syracuse, where you can taste excellent Sicilian red and white wines with traditional food (bruschettas, meat and cheese delicacies, vegetables, fresh bread, olives and olive oil). Private tour guarantees individual approach and personal attention from your guide.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Wine tasting (optionally)
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Food tasting (optionally)


  • Entrance fees to Archaeological park (10 euro for adults, discounts for children)

Additional Info

Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller

Service animals allowed

Public transportation options are available nearby

Specialized infant seats are available

Suitable for all physical fitness levels

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

We have private tours, only for your party, however at the beginning of the excursion we will give each guest a mask, protective gloves and hand sanitizer.

Face masks required for travellers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travellers

Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

We have private tours, only for your party, however at the beginning of the excursion we will give each guest a mask, protective gloves and hand sanitizer.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 10-May-2023

    This was a wonderful tour with our guide, Biagio. He was knowledgeable, kind and had a good sense of humor. I highly recommend this tour!

  • 08-Jan-2023

    Biagio was fabulous. He was full of information and spoke excellent English. We were a mixed group of travelers in our fifties and early twenties, and Biagio kept all of us fully engaged. The transportation was clean, comfortable and convenient. We had a short visit to Siracusa, and this tour allowed us to maximize our limited time. We included the food and wine experience at the end and had a delightful experience at Jobi. We enjoyed local sparking, white and red wines along with a taste of several local specialties. It was a wonderful end to the tour and definitely worth the additional expense. Ask Biagio to sing for you for a real treat.

  • 24-Sep-2022

    Our guide, Biagio, made our day fabulous. His personality and expansive knowledge of his island, his city, and the flora are extraordinary. We all enjoyed our time.

  • 12-Jul-2022

    We had a wonderful tour of the archaeological park and around Ortigia. Paolo was awesome and very knowledgeable. We would highly recommend him. We wish we had met him sooner to do some other tours with him.

  • 04-May-2022

    Paolo gave us a great time in Syracusa. He picked us up at our hotel in his car and first took us to the archeological park where there are Greek and Roman ruins. As we walked thru the park Paolo regaled us with history and lore. He was very knowledgeable. After the park he drove back to Ortigia, found a parking spot and then gave us a great walking tour of the island. With each street he would point out fabulous historical details about the buildings and cultures of the past. We walked all the way to the lower tip where the natural spring emerges and the castle was built. He then took us to a nice sidewalk cafe where he had arranged a great lunch. He left us to indulge in great Sicilian wine and food.

  • 24-Mar-2022

    What an amazing time we had! We are a family of five (3 boys 6-15 yrs old). Our guide Paolo was great! He wanted to show and tell us as much as possible but was also so accommodating when we need to take a snack or picture break. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn about ortiga/Syracuse! Also the wine bar for the tour was top notch! The food and wine was out of this world as was the information about the wine. I would book this tour again when we have friends or family in town!

  • 03-Dec-2021

    A great trip to beautiful Syracuse with delicious lunch and knowledgeable guide. Unfortunately the archaeological site was closed due to flooding and a few things closed because of Covid but these things were beyond the organiser’s control. Driven there and back by Elena, a very careful driver and good company.

  • 12-Sep-2021

    Our tour guide Biagio unfortunately was not good. He is a lovely very nice gentleman and I’m sorry to be providing this feedback but this tour was very demanding physically and he was not in the best shape for it. He went way too slow and we missed seeing key landmarks because of that. He didn’t give us much information, most of the time it was a quiet stroll and he had no answers for questions we asked. It may have been a language barrier or lack of knowledge. He did tell us a lot about the plants (which we were not interested in). Way too much money for the lack of education we felt by the end. The ristorante that was part of this tour was outstanding though.

  • 03-Aug-2021

    Our guide Matilda was great! The food and wine tasting were amazing! I would differently recommend this tour!

  • 06-Jul-2021

    Fabuleux. Notre guide était charmant et très intéressant, il nous a fait partager sa passion pour l’histoire de son pays . La trattoria dans laquelle nous avons fini notre journée nous avait préparé tout un assortiment de délicieuses spécialités siciliennes …. Tout simplement parfait

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