YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!

Difference between revisions of "Syracuse (Italy)"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
Syracuse (Italy)

Default Banner.jpg

(Splurge)
(Splurge)
Line 65: Line 65:
 
* '''Hotel Il Podere Syracuse ''',  Traversa Torre Landolina, 11 ,96100, Ph. +39 0931.449390· Fax +39 0931.723006 [http://www.ilpodere.it/en/index.htm]. Hotel Il Podere a splendid farm in Syracuse's countryside, where traditional Sicilian ambiance is combined with modern comforts.
 
* '''Hotel Il Podere Syracuse ''',  Traversa Torre Landolina, 11 ,96100, Ph. +39 0931.449390· Fax +39 0931.723006 [http://www.ilpodere.it/en/index.htm]. Hotel Il Podere a splendid farm in Syracuse's countryside, where traditional Sicilian ambiance is combined with modern comforts.
  
* '''[http://www.hotelcavalierisiracusa.it/index_en.htm Hotel Cavalieri]''', V. Malta 42, 96100 Siracusa, [email protected] Small hotel de charme in the historical centre of Syracuse, Ortygia, within walking distance of the main places of interest. Has been recently (2007) restored completely.
+
* '''Hotel Cavalieri''', [http://www.hotelcavalierisiracusa.it/index_en.htm Hotel Cavalieri], V. Malta 42, 96100 Siracusa, [email protected] Small hotel de charme in the historical centre of Syracuse, Ortygia, within walking distance of the main places of interest. Has been recently (2007) restored completely.
  
 
== Get out ==
 
== Get out ==

Revision as of 21:27, 27 September 2007

Syracuse (Siracusa) is a medium sized city in Sicily, Italy and an interesting mixture of ancient and modern.

Piazza del Duomo, Syracuse

Get in

By bus

Regular buses run to and from Catania, Noto, Modica, Ragusa and Gela as well as more local destinations.

By train

The railway station is 10 minutes walk from the centre of the old town. About 1/2 the intercity trains from mainland Italy (Rome and Naples) continue on from Messina and Catania to Syracuse. Less frequent local trains continue on to Noto, Modica, Ragusa and Gela.

Get around

Bus no 26 run from downtown past Sanctuary Lacrime and Neopolis.

  • Nolo Point, Gazebo Pz Pncali, tel: +39 348 9506338. Rents out electrical bicycles, scooters, canoes, campers etc.

See

The Greek Theatre, Syracuse
  • Apollo temple
  • The Old town on Ortygia island
  • The Cathedral
  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Neapolis - the ancient city, including the Greek Theatre , Quarries, Caves and Roman Amphitheatre. Admission €6.
  • Sanctuary Madonna della Lacrime A huge concrete cone church built over a massproduced madonna statue that cried in 1954.
  • MANIACE CASTLE IN ORTIGIA
  • IPOGEO IN DUOMO SQUARE
Lacrime church

Do

Buy

There is a big markted east of the post office in the morning. Mostly food.

Eat

  • Quel che trovi Via E. Giaraca 22, tel: +39 348 9506338. Has some sicilian house specialties.

Drink

Sleep

Most cheap hotels are located east of the train station. There is a number of B&B's around the post office and east of the Apollo temple.

Budget

  • "B&B SLEEP IN SICILY" via delle vergini 20, telephone:+39 3397995936. Nearby the Aretusa Fountain and Duomo square in Ortigia island. 3 star b&b with bathensuite,tv,digital terrestrial,frigobar,air condition. From Euro 30 to 40 per day per person.
  • Hotel Posta via Trieste 33, tel: +39 0931 21819. Next to the main post office and bus terminal on Ortigia island. Standard hotel rooms with bathroom, AC, TV, minibar, and balcony. E80 with very good breakfast. (E45-100 seasonal)

Mid-range

  • Hotel Principe di Fitalia, Via Traversa Tonnara di Terrauzza, 3, 96100, Ph. +39 0931.485064 · Fax +39 0931.485068. Hotel Principe di Fitalia late 19th century villa. Refined historic residence ideal for a delightful stay in Syracuse.

Splurge

  • Caol Ishka Hotel, Via Elorina, Contrada Pantanelli, 96100 Siracusa, [1]. The hotel is located on the bank of river Anapo beside Fiume Ciane, a natural reserve. This is only five minutes from the old town of Siracusa/Ortigia.
  • Hotel Il Podere Syracuse , Traversa Torre Landolina, 11 ,96100, Ph. +39 0931.449390· Fax +39 0931.723006 [2]. Hotel Il Podere a splendid farm in Syracuse's countryside, where traditional Sicilian ambiance is combined with modern comforts.
  • Hotel Cavalieri, Hotel Cavalieri, V. Malta 42, 96100 Siracusa, [email protected] Small hotel de charme in the historical centre of Syracuse, Ortygia, within walking distance of the main places of interest. Has been recently (2007) restored completely.

Get out



This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!