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Syracuse
Once one of ancient Greece’s most important cities, today Syracuse (Siracusa in Italian) is a lively town of about 125,000 on Sicily’s southeast coast. The city overflows with amazing remnants from its long history. Romans, Vandals and Normans are but a few of those who ruled here after the Greeks. In Syracuse’s harbor, Ortygia Island (also called Città Vecchia or Old City) is the site of many of the main attractions, including the seventh-century cathedral and the Fountain of Arethusa.

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Ortygia
Ortygia
Owner description: This offshore island was occupied by the Greek colonists who fortified it and constructed the earliest structures, including the temples of Athena and Apollo, whose remains can... more Owner description: This offshore island was occupied by the Greek colonists who fortified it and constructed the earliest structures, including the temples of Athena and Apollo, whose remains can still be seen today. less
Attraction type: Religious Sites; Islands
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Duomo di Siracusa
Duomo di Siracusa
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Syracuse Cathedral (Temple of Athena)
Syracuse Cathedral (Temple of Athena)
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites
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Riserva Naturale Cavagrande del Cassibile
Riserva Naturale Cavagrande del Cassibile
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
Catacombs of St. John (Catacombe di San Giovanni)
Catacombs of St. John (Catacombe di San Giovanni)
Descend into this maze of eerie tunnels niched with early Christian tombs hidden beneath the roofless, flower-filled ruins of a Norman church.
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Caseificio Borderi
Caseificio Borderi
Ranked #1 of 437 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price: USD 2 - 10
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Vegan
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, After-hours, Reservations
Dakoky Sushi Fusion
Dakoky Sushi Fusion
Ranked #2 of 437 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price: USD 17 - 50
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Sicilia in Tavola
Sicilia in Tavola
Ranked #3 of 437 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price: USD 8 - 41
Cuisines: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean, Pasta
Good for: Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Apollonion Osteria da Carlo
Apollonion Osteria da Carlo
Ranked #4 of 437 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price:
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Le Vin de L'assassin Bistrot
Le Vin de L'assassin Bistrot
Ranked #5 of 437 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price: USD 13 - 40
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Dessert
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special Occasion Dining, Business
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

LoLHostel Siracusa
LoLHostel Siracusa
USD 42 - 70 (EUR 37 - 62)
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La Terra di Archimede
La Terra di Archimede
USD 42 - 73 (EUR 37 - 65)
Ranked #51 of 170 Syracuse B&B and Inns
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Casahotel Surlamer
Casahotel Surlamer
USD 43 - 143 (EUR 38 - 127)
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Caiammari
4.0 of 5
Hotel Caiammari
USD 81 - 182
Ranked #8 of 68 Hotels in Syracuse
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Hotel Teocrito
3.0 of 5
Hotel Teocrito
USD 65 - 89
Ranked #9 of 68 Hotels in Syracuse
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Mini Hotel B&B Spiraglio
Mini Hotel B&B Spiraglio
USD 60 - 70
Ranked #10 of 68 Hotels in Syracuse

All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Borgo Pantano
4.0 of 5
Hotel Borgo Pantano
USD 123 - 753 (EUR 110 - 671)
Ranked #1 of 68 Hotels in Syracuse
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Algila Ortigia Charme Hotel
4.0 of 5
Algila Ortigia Charme Hotel
USD 136 - 305 (EUR 121 - 272)
Ranked #2 of 68 Hotels in Syracuse
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Charme Hotel Henry's House
4.0 of 5
Charme Hotel Henry's House
USD 134 - 970
Ranked #3 of 68 Hotels in Syracuse
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