Water activity

Ortigia: Private Walking Tour and Boat Trip

Activity provider: Prestelli Sicily Tours

Ortigia: Private Walking Tour and Boat Trip

Activity provider: Prestelli Sicily Tours

From US$ 188.75 per person

Discover the sunny Ortigia, the monuments, small streets, shops, and restaurants. Enjoy a refreshing lunch with local organic food and wine onboard a private boat.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English
Private group


  • Marvel at antique and modern monuments in Ortigia
  • Explore caves onboard a boat
  • Enjoy lunch made of organic local produce and wine
  • Learn about the fascinating history
  • Take a refreshing swim in the cristaline waters of the Lonian Sea
Full description
Discover the most important buildings and monuments, enjoy hidden corners of Ortigia and feel the exceptional atmosphere of Southern Italy visiting colorful fruit and fish markets. See the Greek Apollo Temple, Archimedes Square with neoclassical Fountain of Diana which displays the glorious past of Syracuse, the Cathedral Square, and Palazzo Beneventano. Pass through the Jewish Quarter and on to Arethusa Fountain. Then, reach the port where you will be presented to the boat commander and your marine adventure will begin. Sail along the coastline exploring beautiful limestone caves with a possibility to dive into crystalline waters of the Ionian Sea from the boat. Enjoy a traditional lunch of locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, mushrooms, vegetables, fresh bread, and homemade olive oil accompanied by excellent local wine.
  • Local guide
  • Lunch on board

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    Meeting point

    Meet in front of Apollo Temple ruins at the entrance to Ortigia. Please arrive 10 minutes before tour starts. Upon request, the guide can meet you at your hotel, if it is located in Ortigia.

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    Customer reviews

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    4 /5

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    August 11, 2021


    Amazing experience! Paolo and Mikto made for an excellent combination between walking and sea-faring. Both were knowledgeable, professional and fun. It was also very personalized and bespoke. Highly recommend!

    May 22, 2022

    Product ID: 264617