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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

  • Ortigia Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Isola di Ortigia

    The oldest part of the city, the island of Ortigia is linked to the mainland by the Ponte Nuovo; the road continues as Corso Umberto I, one of Siracusa's main thoroughfares. Here the sea is of course the main feature, from the waterfront that extends..

  • 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..

  • Greek theatre of Neapolis Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Via Giulio-E.-Rizzo

    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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Hotels Syracuse

  • Hotel Casa Mia

    Corso Umberto I 112 I - 96100 Siracusa

    Casa Mia is a charming building of the late 19th-century, situated in one of the main streets of the historic centre of Siracusa, just a 3-minute walk from Ortigia Island. All rooms are en suite and offer air conditioning. The Casa Mia offers a home..

  • Hotel Archimede Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via F. Crispi 67 I - 96100 Siracusa

    Prix Prices from : 30 €

    Hotel Archimede is halfway between Siracusa's historic centre, Ortygia, and the archaeological area. It offers free parking and air-conditioned rooms, and it is just 50 metres from Siracusa Bus Station. The Archimede is one of Siracusa's most histor..

  • Grande Albergo Alfeo

    Via Nino Bixio, 5 I - 96100 Siracusa

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

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