Arethusa fountain

Arethusa fountain

Enjoy time out from the city’s hustle and bustle at this serene natural pool with its fountain and freshwater spring. The water is half-filled with tall papyrus plants and there’s a balcony where you can stop and take it all in. Sip a fresh coffee and enjoy a spot of people-watching or look out onto the glittering Med and see the yachts nodding in the port.
Syracuse Cathedral

Syracuse Cathedral

Syracuse, Sicily

The blushing, rose-coloured cathedral of Syracuse is not to be missed if you love intricate baroque-style structures. Back in the 6th century, the cathedral was created on the site of the limestone Temple of...

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Island of Ortigia

Island of Ortigia

Syracuse, Sicily

The UNESCO-listed island of Ortigia is essentially the heart of the city. It’s where you’ll find stunning church façades, trattoria tables spilling out onto grand public squares and sea views that are hard to...

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Neapolis Archaeological Park

Neapolis Archaeological Park

Syracuse, Sicily

You could spend a whole day at this natural park, unearthing important parts of Greek history and peeling back the layers of Sicily’s past. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators as you explore the Roman...

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