Day trip

From Catania: Syracuse, Ortygia, and Noto Tour

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34 reviews

Activity provider:Tourist Dream
Day trip

From Catania: Syracuse, Ortygia, and Noto Tour

Activity provider:Tourist Dream
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From US$ 101.79 per person

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Travel in an air-conditioned van from Catania to Syracuse where you can explore the Neapolis Archaeological Park and the historical old town of Ortygia. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Noto.

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Duration 9 hours
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English, Italian
Audio guide included
French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Step back in time as you wander through the Greek and Roman ruins at Neapolis
  • Let myths come to life as you explore the ancient fortified island of Ortygia
  • Uncover the Unique Sicilian Baroque architectural styles of the town of Noto
  • Listen as your auido guide provides you with valuable insights and context
  • Enjoy a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned van to each destination
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Enjoy three beautiful places in Sicily with this full-day tour from Catania. Listen to historical facts and facinating anecdotes with your audio guide as you stop at the Neapolis Archaeological Park, Ortygia, and Noto. 

Meet your driver in Duomo square in the center of Catania and sit back and relax in the comfortable van on the drive to the Neapolis Archaeological Park in Syracuse. Purchase tickets to the park to admire the magnificent Greek theater, Roman Amphitheater, and stone quarries.

Continue to the ancient fortified island of Ortygia. Spend some time wandering the streets to discover the mythical Fountain of Arethusa, Piazza Duomo, the fortress walls, and stunning Baroque churches and palaces.

Finally, drive to the town of Noto where you can discover the Sicilian capital of Baroque architecture. Have some free time to see sights like the Fountain of Hercules, and noble palaces like Palazzo Astuto and Palazzo Trigona Cannicarao. Return to the meeting point in Catania.

  • Pickup and drop-off in Catania
  • Audio guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Credit card
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Packed lunch
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

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3.8 /5

based on 34 reviews

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Syracuse was amazing but we didn’t have enough time we only had an hour and a half and that’s how long it took to tour the whole park if you ran. I love the salt caves and overall it was wonderful. Artesia was beautiful but nobody,s fault but it rained heavy. If it’s not raining you should take the little boat trip around the island it’s only 45 minutes and you get to go in the cave that was awesome. But on the way back it rained and we got soaking wet. When the rain let up I got to see how cool Ortigia is. Noto was delightful. I love the baroque style that symbolizes the city. For me it was too much for one day. If I did it again or I advised anyone I would say try to see them separately.

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September 26, 2022

Product ID: 406916