Guided tour

Syracuse: Greek Theater, Food Market, and Ortigia Island

Syracuse: Greek Theater, Food Market, and Ortigia Island

From US$ 97.85 per person

Discover the history and secrets of Syracuse with a local guide who will take you to the best locations in the city. Explore a Greek theater, taste local flavors, and admire the ancient monuments and ornate churches of Ortigia Island.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Visit one of the largest Greek theaters in the world
  • Explore the monuments, churches, and local markets of Ortigia
  • Learn the history and secrets of the city from a local, English-speaking guide
Full description
Travel through time on a visit to the Greek theater of Syracuse and discover why this structure carved directly out of the rocky hillside has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site Status. Explore the surrounding monuments and archaeological area, while learning the history of the site from an experienced, local guide.  Next, visit the island of Ortigia, the historic heart of one of the greatest cities in the ancient world and one of the most visited places in Sicily. Stroll through charming squares, learn the history behind archaeological monuments, and admire the Ortigia Duomo (cathedral). There will even be an opportunity to visit some local food markets to check out some typical Sicilian products and produce.  This 3-hour tour will include transfers in an air-conditioned car, although some walking will be involved.
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Please meet the local guide at Via Malta, 7, 96100 Siracusa. An alternate meeting point may be decided based on customers' accommodation.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Tour start times and dates can be customized, so please contact the local partner in advance if you wish to change the start time or meeting point
  • No entrance tickets are included in the cost of this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 4 reviews

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Tour organized by get your guide perfect, with a very prepared guide, passionate about his work, the place and whose work is handed down to him by his father. The guide, Carlo was brilliant. If you want to organize a tour in the Syracuse area, rely on carlo via getyourguide. Order word in Syracuse: Carlo, Carlo, Carlo and no other Loriano, Paola and Gabriele.

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July 10, 2021

Out experience was very good: the guide was good at telling us the history and describing everything and also he was polite and very friendly

August 26, 2020

October 1, 2022


Product ID: 361705