Syracuse bike tour

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Description

Our tour starts from Porta Marina in Ortigia (Syracuse) where we will take the bikes. After the bike's setting we will go toward Piazza Duomo to admire the Syracuse's Cathedral. Our second stop will be the Aretusa fountain and then the Maniace Castle. After leaving the massive castle of Federician era we will go alongside the eastern promenade to see the ancient walls of Spanish era. Then we will leave the Aretusean Isle through the Umbertinian Bridge and we will reach, almost completely on bike path, the old Tonnara of Saint Panagia, an old site of tuna fishing and processing active until 1970. During the tour we will make a short stop at the Basilica of Santa Lucia to see, for those who wish, the "Burial of Saint Lucia", a famous painting made by Caravaggio. After that, returning to the starting point, we will make a short stop to see the Artemide fountain in Piazza Archimede, ending the tour in Ortigia's market. 

Recommended equipment

Water; sport shoes (no flip-flops); packed lunch; clothes according to the season

Culture

Tour for those who want to discover the historical and cultural beauties of our land.

Bike

Tour for those who want to discover the cultural and natural beauties by bike.


Tour program (3 hours)

  • 1

    Meeting point

    At Porta marina in Ortigia 09.30 h

  • 2

    Tour

    The bike route goes through the main historical buildings and monuments that we will meet along the way.

  • 3

    Return

    The tour will end at the Ortigia's market

With departure from Siracusa

Date Price
From 01/01 to 31/12 80.00 € : 0+

The price includes

bike-touristic guide, assisted pedaling bike rental, bike's regulation

The price does not include

meals, transfer from/to accomodation

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