The city of Syracuse, in the south of Taormina, is one of the most ancient Greek colonies in Sicily and is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005. Excursion by bus with a tour leader on board and local guide on the spot. During the trip there will be a short stop for services. Upon arrival in Siracusa visit the Archaeological Area of the fifth century. b.C. with the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Altar of Hieron II and the Latomies of Paradise with the Ear of Dionysius.
Afterwards, visit to the island of Ortygia, historical center, with the Temple of Apollo, the Cathedral, important baroque church built on an ancient temple, and the Fountain of Arethusa with the famous papyrus plant. Free time to walk to the Grand Harbour with the Foro Italico and optional lunch in local restaurants.
Return at 17.30 approx