Syracuse Day Trip From Taormina

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Via Luigi Pirandello, 36c, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Spend a day in the sunny city of Syracuse in southeast Sicily on a full-day tour from Taormina! With stunning coastal scenery as well as ancient Greek and Roman ruins, the city is the perfect destination for a day of leisurely sightseeing. Discover intriguing attractions like the Ear of Dionysius on a visit to Parco Archeologico della Neapolis (entry own expense), and then explore Syracuses island neighborhood of Ortygia in the afternoon.

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Leave central Taormina in the morning and travel south along the coast to Syracuse, on the southeastern corner of Sicily. After relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned coach on your 1.5-hour journey, hop off and head out to explore the city with your guide!

First stop is Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, Syracuses famous archeological zone thats home to a vast collection of Greek and Roman ruins from all over Sicily. After paying your entrance fee, head inside to see impressive excavations and well-preserved monuments like a Greek theater, Roman amphitheater and the Ear of Dionysius an artificial limestone cave. Learn about fascinating structures like the Altar of Hieron II, where bulls were once sacrificed during ancient festivals, and hear tales of Syracuse in bygone days.

Leave the archeological zone and head over to the island neighborhood Ortygia, where most of Syracuses fascinating sights can be seen. Enjoy a break for lunch (own expense) and then explore the local attractions, discovering Piazza Archimede, a lively square thats home to the Fountain of Aretusa a carving of the Greek goddess maiden.

Gaze at the squares Gothic palaces and then continue your stroll around the area to discover the delights of Piazza del Duomo Syracuses central square. Pose for photos in front of Syracuse Cathedral, and admire at the squares other attractions: 17th-century Archbishops Palace, the Palace of Beneventano del Bosco and Il Lucertolone the City Hall.

After exploring Ortygia and learning about the citys history and sights, return to your coach for the journey north. Your tour then finishes back at the start point in central Taormina.

Inclusions

Air-conditioned vehicle

Local guide

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks

Entrance fee to Syracuse Cathedral (approx. 2 euros)

Entrance fee to Parco Archeologico della Neapolis (approx 10 euros) - (free for EU citizens under 18 years with a valid ID)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

During winter minimum of 12 people. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund