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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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  • Ortigia Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Isola di Ortigia I - 96100 Siracusa

    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..

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

    Via 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

    Via 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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  • Hotel Mediterraneo Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Tripoli 40 I - 96100 Siracusa

    Prix Prices from : 60 €

    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..

  • 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 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 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..

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