4 Days Culture and Culinary Tours in Italy

  • Catania - Ortigia - Noto - Syracuse

Culture and Culinary Vacations in Syracuse

Its the season of the Greek theater in Syracuse! Every year in late spring or early summer, a series of performances of classical theater in Italian language takes place in the Greek theater in Syracuse, which attracts theater lovers from all over Italy and beyond. And Boccadifuoco World Travel makes it possible for you to experience and see for yourself. Immerse in the history, mythology and culture of this ancient city of Syracuse.

Highlights

  • 2 Greek plays
  • Guided tour of Ortigia
  • Visit to Hebrew Miqw
  • Visit to archeological park of Neapolis
  • Guided tour of Eurialo castle
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • 3 days with instruction
  • English
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Participants will stay in 3-star hotels in double occupancy throughout the vacation. Single supplement is available upon request.

Day 1

  • Arrival at Catania airport and transfer to Syracuse in 3-star hotel. Check-in and have lunch in hotel.
  • In the afternoon, guided tour of Ortigia, historical area from which many poets got their inspiration.
  • Visit of the Hebrew Miqw (site where the purification baths took place) and of the Hebrew site of the Giudecca in Ortigia, antique area of the artisans.
  • Dinner in a typical Sicilian restaurant.
  • Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2

  • Breakfast in hotel and transfer to the Eurialo castle on a guided tour.
  • Transfer to the archeological Park of Neapolis, where the main classical monuments of Greek and Roman area lay.
  • Guided tour of S. Nicols church, Roman amphitheatre, Hierons II Ara, Ninfeos cave, Dionisios Ear, Latomia del Paradiso, Grotta dei Cordai.
  • Free lunch.
  • In the afternoon transfer to the Greek theatre to assist to the play in program.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3

  • Breakfast in hotel and transfer to Vendicari, prominent naturalistic and archeological site.
  • Lunch in local restuarant.
  • In the afternoon guided tour of Noto, heritage site of UNESCO, with an amazing Baroque architecture.
  • Return to Syracuse and transfer to the Greek theatre to assist to the second play in the program.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4

  • Breakfast in hotel and depart for Catania airport.
  • Guided tour of Eurialo castle
  • Guided tour of Noto
  • Guided tour of Ortigia
  • Guided tour of S. Nicols church, Roman amphitheatre, Hierons II Ara, Ninfeos cave, Dionisios Ear, Latomia del Paradiso, Grotta dei Cordai
  • Visit to archeological park of Neapolis
  • Visit to Greek theatre
  • Visit to Hebrew Miqw
  • Visit to Hebrew site of the Giudecca in Ortigia
  • Visit to Vendicari

Colonized by Corinthians around 734 B.C., Syracuse embodies the glories and triumphs of antiquity and the ancient past in a way rivaled only by Athens Carthage and Rome. The city is indeed a feast of ancient history in architecture, monuments, geography and geology. We are bought closer to seeing and understanding how our ancestors and the great figures of our past really lived in the monuments and sights of Syracuse.

Have a taste of true Sicilian dishes during the vacation.

  • 2 lunches and 3 dinners (no drinks)
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in double room
  • 4 guided tours, including monuments and nature reserve
  • GT bus for entire tour
  • Medical insurance
  • City tax
  • Discount for 3rd bed
  • Fees for monuments
  • Greek theater ticket
  • Personal extras
  • Supplement for single rooms
  • All that is not mentioned in Whats included section
For information about the booking conditions, please send Boccadifuoco World Travel an inquiry.

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Arrival: Thursday June 29, 2017
Departure: Sunday July 2, 2017

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