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Highlights in Syracuse
- Ideal for lovers of Ancient Greece
- Great monumental wealth of all ages
- The virgin beach of Fontane Bianche
- lively nightlife
- Exquisite pasta and fish dishes
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Syracuse
Are you looking for holiday rentals in Syracuse to enjoy a few days of relaxation by the sea? On Holidu we offer you the possibility of choosing between a wide range of rentals decorated with great taste and equipped with everything you need to enjoy a comfortable holiday. Located very close to the beach, so that you can arrive giving a pleasant walk. Ideal for couples as well as families with children and groups of friends.Luxurious villas with garden and pool
If you are looking for a holiday rental in Syracuse which, in addition to all the basics, also has other additional services, such as swimming pool or garden, the best option is to book a spacious villa with garden and pool. If you want to be close to the beach, you will have plenty of options to choose from, but also if you want to spend your holidays in a quieter environment breathing fresh air. Most of them are equipped with air conditioning, heating, barbecue, parking and Internet. Can you think of a better holiday rental for your stay?
Holidays in Syracuse
The area and how to find your way around
Located southeast of the island of Sicilia, Syracuse is one of the favourite tourist destinations not only in the region, but throughout the country. It is surrounded by the municipalities of Floridia, Melilli, Noto, Acreide, Solarino, Canicattini Bagni and Priolo Gargallo. Although its main attraction is its magnificent beaches, it also has a great variety of historical attractions that are worth knowing. In addition, it is very close to other towns such as Catania, Modica or Ragusa , which also house numerous monuments. So, if you're looking for a destination that not only relaxes, but also offers you the possibility of cultural visits, don't wait any longer to book your holiday rental in Syracuse.The city with the greatest archaeological wealth of the whole island of Sicily
The old town of Syracuse is located in Ortigia, the area that stands across the New Bridge. There we can find numerous remains of Ancient Greece. In fact, it is this place that concentrates the greatest archaeological wealth of the whole island. This is a small island that is linked to the mainland by the New Bridge. Completely surrounded by water everywhere. If you are a big fan of the Greek era, do not hesitate to book your holiday rental in Syracuse in this area. In addition, it is the ideal area to taste typical dishes and enjoy the city's lively nightlife.
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Syracuse has several beaches where you can relax in the sun: Camomilla Beach, Fontane Bianche Beach, Sayonara Beach, Talè Beach Garden, and Nuovo Beach. But the best of them all is Fontane Blanche, located 15 km from the town. An almost virgin coastline with white sand and crystalline waters. In spite of being a wild beach, it counts in its surroundings with restaurants and discotheques, reason why you will be able to enjoy a very complete day. It is also ideal for scuba diving or boat trips.Syracuse for lovers of Ancient Greece
Syracuse was the most important cultural centre of Ancient Greece. It is therefore not surprising that, together with the rocky necropolis of Pantalica, it was declared a World Heritage Site in 2005. The main monumental attraction of the region is the Neapolis (new district of the Greek polis), which houses the theatre, the Roman amphitheater, the fountain of Aretusa, the Temple of Apollo and the Temple of Zeus. However, Syracuse also has many other buildings and monuments of great historical value belonging to later times, such as the cathedral, the Basilica of St. Lucia extra Moenia, the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, the Castle Maniace, the Castle of Erialo, and the palaces of Lanza Buccheri, Merguiese-Montalto and Vermexio, the Sentarorial Palace.
Did you know that Syracuse has the second largest catacombs in Italy? Only behind the ones in Rome. Do not miss the opportunity to live a true archaeological adventure.
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This imposing fortress is situated at the tip of the island of Ortigia. It is one of the most important monuments of the Swabian period. It was built between 1232 and 1240 to protect the area from possible attacks. Although the building is already fascinating in itself, it is worth the trouble to visit it only to be able to contemplate the magnificent views of the island of Ortigia and the sea that surrounds it.2. Mexclate with the locals in the market of Syracuse
Markets are a fundamental part of learning more about the customs of the inhabitants of the area and soak up the true essence of the city. There you will find a great variety of gastronomical products and typical wines of the region, as well as fresh fish, fruit and old objects.3. Enjoy Syracuse's lively nightlife
Almost all the nightlife of the area is concentrated on the island of Ortigia, especially between Lungomare Alfeo, the Fountain of Aretusa, Piazza Arcuimede and Piazza dei Duomo. There you will find a wide variety of bars and nightclubs of all kinds with a quieter atmosphere. If you're looking for bustling discos, there's nothing better than Lungomare Alfeo and Lungomare di Levante, where many establishments offer dance floors on the very sand of the beach.4. Try the delicious Pur petti di tono da zà Cicca
In Syracuse you will find restaurants of all kinds, from the most traditional to the most international. As is natural, the specialties of the area are pizza and fish. But the city also offers other local delicacies, such as macaroni flavoured with pine nuts, walnuts or olives, or pasta with fresh tuna. But if there is a typical dish, this is undoubtedly the Pur petti di tono da zà Cicca. A dish made with tuna, cheese, breadcrumbs, parsley, garlic, eggs and cloves.