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All reviews narrow streets old town small island beautiful island place to stay every corner the main square on foot piazza duomo couple of days historical sites gelato fish market walk around cafes and restaurants boat trip greek temple
A beautiful place to wander around and savour. Lots of beautiful old streets, charming piazzas, lots of good restaurants and bars. With plenty of amazing interest spots in the surrounding areas, a great place to visit for a long weekend.
This is the historic area of Syracuse and it is worth exploring. An unexpected surprise as far as beauty and charm. Well worth visiting in the evening when all the piazza's are lit up. Just a beautiful city with lots of old world charm lovely...More
We purchased tickets at the site for 4 Euros each. Great views from the walls of the fort. From the lower levels there are windows that offer good photo ops of the walls and coast line. Can easily spend 2 hours here and even more...More
Beautiful island surrounded by the Ionian Sea. Lots of historic sites to visit within walking distance or accessible by hop on/off bus. A short taxi trip to either the train or bus station makes it easy to access other Sicilian towns.
A great place to visit for a couple of days for good shopping and a great variety of restaurants, including quite a few Vegan restaurants which I hadn’t noticed before on our 6 week trip through Europe. We arrived in Sicily by ferry from Malta,...More
We walked with a tour group across the main bridge, Ponte Umbertino, connecting Siracusa to the island of Ortigia. We enjoyed the wonderful Greek, Roman and Norman architecture, including the Temple of Apollo, Piazza Duomo, and the Arethusa Fountain. Afterward we had time for a...More
What a find. A beautiful little island (you can walk around it in 45 mins) stuffed with history. We stayed for a week, it was like being in a painting. The light and colours changing constantly, we had sunshine and rain, still a magic place....More
Greek and Roman influences abound with a glorious Piazza that you approach through narrow streets with lovely restaurants and retail outlets. Delicious fresh seafood and the great bonus of lovely Nero D'Avolo wines for c €15 a bottle - amazing! Do the small boat trips...More
Response from MikeBurgio68 | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, La sicilia ha sempre un clima molto mite e quindi ti consiglio l'Ortigia sia per il prezzo sia per la location. I ristoranti non saranno tutti aperti ma hai ottime scelte sicuramente perché è molto visitata.