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Syracuse— 58 nights
Pearl of the Mediterranean
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.Change things up with these side-trips from Syracuse: Ragusa (Krete Bottega di Ceramica, Falpala', & more), Caltagirone (Museo Civico al Carcere Borbonico, Vescovado, & more) and Noto (Centro Storico di Noto, Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Elvira Emilia Pirrone Resso, & more). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio).
For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Syracuse day trip planning app
If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major airports are Catania-Fontanarossa Airport and Comiso Airport. In November, daytime highs in Syracuse are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Syracuse
Ragusa, Noto, Modica, Scicli, Caltagirone
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