Siracusa Food and Wine Walking Tour
2 1/2 hour foodie tour.
Offers several tours in Syracuse, including a walking tour of Ortigia.
You, Me, and Sicily
Week long food and culture tours all over Sicily with visits to Ortigia.
Ortigia Island Excursion
Several small boat tours including happy hour and grotto tours.
Riva Forte Gallo, 2, 96100 Siracusa, SR, Italy
Teatro dei Pupi
Puppet theater with entertaining performances. Workshop is across the street.
Via della Giudecca 22, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Museo dei Pupi
Fascinating puppet museum.
Via della Giudecca, angolo Piazza San Giuseppe, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
One of the best piazzas in Sicily.
Piazza Duomo, Siracusa SR, Italy
Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia (Church of St. Lucy)
Baroque church houses Caravaggio’s “Burial of Saint Lucy.”
Piazza Duomo, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
Duomo di Siracusa aka Cathedral of Santa Maria delle Colonne (Syracuse Cathedral)
Incredible Sicilian Baroque church with some remaining Greek columns.
Piazza Duomo, 5, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
Chiesa di San Giovanni Alle Catacombe
Huge labyrinth of catacombs under the church.
Via San Giovanni Alle Catacombe 1, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo (Church of St. Filippo)
Church built on a synagogue with an underground Jewish ritual bath. Tours available.
Piazza San Filippo, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
Temple of Apollo
Ruins of a Greek temple dating to 6th century B.C.
Largo XXV Luglio, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
Medieval castle on the southern tip of the island.
Via Castello Maniace 51, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis
Home to the Greek Theater, Roman Amphitheater, and Ear of Dionysius.
Viale Paradiso 14, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Museo Leonardo da Vinci e Archimede
Small museum dedicated to the work of da Vinci and local hero Archimedes with reproductions of their work.
Ex Convento del Ritiro, Via Vincenzo Mirabella, 31, 96100 Siracusa SR, Italy
Tecnoparco Museo di Archimede
Hands on museum showcasing the many inventions of Archimedes.
Viale Giuseppe Agnello 26, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Fountain of Diana
Fountain is lovely, especially at night when lit up.
Piazza Archimede, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Lovely family run winery, 30 minute drive from Ortigia.
Contrada Targia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Sights in Taormina
Piazza IX Aprine
Beautiful square in Taormina.
Piazza 9 Aprile, 6, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
Taormina Cable Car
Easy way to get to the beaches below the city. Great views, too.
Teatro Antico di Taormina (Ancient Greek Theater)
Beautiful Greek theater.
Via del Teatro Greco, 1, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
Gorgeous botanical garden. Free.
Via Bagnoli Croci, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy
Sights in Ragusa
Duomo di San Giorgio (St. George Cathedral)
Beautiful expression of Sicilian Baroque.
Piazza Duomo, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Scale
Some of the original 13th century Gothic church remains. Baroque additions built later.
Corso Mazzini, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
Cattedrale di San Giovanni Battista (Cathedral of St. John the Baptist)
Originally in Ragusa Ibla, the cathedral was rebuilt in Ragusa Superiore after the earthquake.
Piazza San Giovanni, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
Chiesa San Giuseppe (Church of St. Joseph)
Stunning Sicilian Baroque facade.
Via Valverde, 9, 97100 Ragusa RG, Italy
Annual street art festival where beautiful murals are painted on buildings.
Scalinata di Santa Maria del Monte
Magnificent staircase with antique tiles.
Scala Santa Maria del Monte, 11, 95041 Caltagirone CT, Italy