From Catania: Syracuse, Ortigia and Noto Full-Day Tour
Journey back in time on a tour of 2 beautiful cities of Sicily. Discover the Ancient Greek history of Syracuse and visit the "Garden of Stone" in Noto at the foot of the Iblean Mountains.
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Explore the Greek history of Syracuse and see the remains of the temples of Apollo and Athena on the island of Ortygia. Visit the Greek theater, see the latomie (stone quarries) of Neapolis and discover the site of ancient Epipoli.
Pass the cathedral, where the origins of the Greek Temple of Athena date back to the 5th century BC. Learn the legend of Arethusa, patron figure of Syracuse and get the chance to see paintings by Caravaggio in the Basilica of Santa Lucia.
Next, discover the "Garden of Stone" at Noto, renowned for its Baroque heritage and reconstruction on Meti Hill following an earthquake in 1693.