What to see

We start our visit to the city of Syracuse admiring the Duomo in 480 BC but several times, it reveals a baptismal font of the thirteenth century, Piazza Duomo overlooked the beautiful baroque palaces such as Palazzo del Bosco Benevento and the Senate House, the Church of Saint Lucia, the Church of the Jesuits, façade, and the Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art in the former convent.

We continue our visit to the Regional Gallery, where we admire Cretan-Venetian paintings, and a series of art objects and sacred, the Church of St. Benedict and the nearby church of San Martino, which houses a Gothic-Catalan portal.

Also visit the Palace Mergulese – Montalto, whose construction dates back to the fourteenth century; Archimede square, in whose center we admire the nineteenth-century fountain of Artemis, the Church of St. Francis Immaculate, with a bell tower dating back to 800, the Church of St. Philip Blacks, and Palazzo Bongiovanni.

Last but not least: the Arab quarter, characterized by very narrow streets, the church of St. Thomas of the twelfth century, the Temple of Apollo, the Archaeological Park of Neapolis, the Greek Theatre, the Ear of Dionysius, evocative cave located in the Latomia of Heaven, the Altar of Hieron II, 200 m long altar erected in the third century BC, the ‘Roman Amphitheatre, the Tomb of Archimedes, the regional Archaeological Museum Paolo Orsi in the park of Villa lanolin and the Papyrus Museum and the catacombs of St. John.