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The city extends into the sea via the island of Ortygia, which skirts a charming bay. Syracuse has had an eventful history: Greek colonisation, the period of the city’s “tyrants”, and the rivalry between Athens and Carthage, as witnessed by numerous remains still visible today. Not forgetting the period when the city passed into the hands of the Romans and became capital of the province of Sicily. The city is home to hidden corners and old mansions that are being restored to their former glory.

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Tourist attractions Syracuse : Things to see and do

  • Ear of Dionysus (Orecchio di Dionisio) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    v. Giulio-E.-Rizzo I - 96100 Siracusa

    Caravaggio christened this amazing cave in the Latomia del Paradiso quarry: as a result of its exceptional acoustics, the tyrant Dionysus could, it is said, hear everything his opponents whispered. A legend, of course: nevertheless this place, create..

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  • Greek theatre (Teatro Greco) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    v. Giulio-E.-Rizzo I - 96100 Siracusa

    This 5C BC theatre, one of the largest monuments from antiquity, was carved into the rock using the natural slope of the Temenite hill. Inaugurated with Perseus by Aeschylus (think about it), it was built by Damocope, also known as Myrilla. Transform..

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  • Parco Archeologico della Neapolis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Viale Paradiso I - 96100 Siracusa

    Apart from the Acropolis in Athens, this ensemble is perhaps the most powerful and evocative site bearing witness to the Ancient Greeks. It has the largest Greek theatre in the world, the amazing "ear of Dionysus", a Roman amphitheatre and ..

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Hotels Syracuse

  • Grande Albergo Alfeo Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Via Nino Bixio, 5 I - 96100 Siracusa

    Prix Prices from : 69 €

    Located in the city centre of Syracuse, Grande Albergo Alfeo offers free Wi-Fi and you will be within walking distance of Ortygia Island. Rooms at Grande Albergo Alfeo are bright and spacious. In-room amenities include large LCD TVs, satellite chann..

  • Hotel Mediterraneo Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Tripoli 40 I - 96100 Siracusa

    Prix Prices from : 49 €

    Facing both the sea and the extensive Siracusa harbour, this quiet and centrally located hotel is just 500 metres from the ancient Isle of Ortigia. Hotel Mediterraneo offers free Wi-Fi throughout and functional rooms. These rooms are air conditioned..

  • Hotel dei Coloniali

    Via del Porto Grande 46 I - 96100 Siracusa

    Hotel dei Coloniali offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV. Set in the centre of Syracuse and 800 metres from Ortigia Island, it is provided with free public parking nearby. With wood furniture and cool tiled floors, the col..

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