Syracuse World Heritage Site Tour

Explore the Cultural Beauty of Syracuse on this Walking Tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Type: Shared tour (private options available)
Duration: 7 hours
Availability: Daily



Visit Syracuse's large collection of ancient Greek ruins on a relaxed walking tour of the World Heritage Site

Syracuse was once a Greek colony and due to its wealth of cultural attractions and rare Greek ruins, it has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It was described by Cicero as ‘the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of all’ and boasts a large collection of Greek ruins, which can be found in the historic centre of Ortigia, making a guided tour of Syracuse a special treat for anyone interested in history or ancient Greek architecture.

 

Tour itinerary

This Syracuse walking tour is available as both a small-group tour or a private VIP experience and takes you to some of Syracuse's main attractions, including the archaeological park, the Greek theatre, the Altar of Hieron II, the Roman Amphitheatre and much more. As a part of your full-day tour, you will enjoy:

  • A tour of the archaeological park of the Neapolis
  • A visit to the monolithic Greek Theatre
  • Altar of Hieron II and the Ear of Dionisyus
  • Photostop at the Roman Amphitheatre
  • A visit to the island of Ortygia to see the temple of Apollo and the Cathedral
  • Finale at the fresh water spring of Aretusa

This Syracuse walking tour is a wonderful way to appreciate Sicily's Greek heritage and is an essential part of any Syracuse city break, but can also be added to other holiday packages based on Sicily's east coast as we can arrange private transportation to Syracuse from, for example, Catania, Giardini-Naxos or Taormina.

If you would like to book this tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.

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