Private Tour by car of Syracuse departing from Catania Centre or Port

Private Tour by car of Syracuse departing from Catania Centre or Port

8 h
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Accesible
Pick up included

Private Day Excursion to Siracusa from Catania by private car or minivan

This private day tour of Syracuse, departing from Catania, offers the opportunity to spend a full day in this beautiful city, immersed in Greek and Roman history. Feel the connections between past and present on this trip through history and discover how mankind has learnt to intertwine with nature.

Day Tour of Syracuse from Catania with private driver highlights: 

  • Come and discover Syracuse on this tour with pick-up from Catania
  • Enjoy a ride with a private driver
  • Enter the Greek theater and Roman Amphitheater
  • Explore the paradise cave
  • Taste all the flavors of Italian Cuisine

Day Tour of Syracuse from Catania with private driver

If you are travelling on a cruise ship arriving in Catania Port or if you are accommodated in Catania centre, this is the tour for you: a driver witha  fully equipped car will take your to Syracuse to let you visit this splendid location. At the end of the day, return to Catania. 

Private driver from the Port of Catania 

From the port or the centre of Catania, a private driver will take you to the beautiful city of Syracuse, named a UNESCO heritage site in 2005. This beautiful town will draw you in with its history, monuments, and other architectural and cultural wonders that have over the centuries turned Syracuse into an international tourism destination. As sson as you arrive, you will have the day at disposal to enjoy walking through history in Syracuse  where the past and present are intertwined, on your own. Nature and landscape slot in seemlessly, adding further attraction to the wonderful town center.

Greco-Roman History and Traditions

The city was founded by the Corinthians in 765 BC and was formerly the main rival of Athens, the richest and most powerful city of the time. Upon your arrival with your private driver you can first of all stroll through the narrow streets of Ortigia, the old town center. This islet was the first part of Syracuse  to be inhabited by the Corinthians. You will visit the Greek Theater and the Roman Amphitheater, both of which are well preserved. You will also explore the Archaeological Park, rich in artifacts and historical sites dating back to various historical periods.


If you are a lover of nature, peace, and tranquility, you will surely love the Paradise Cave. Not far from the town center, this natural oasis rich in vegetation has become very popular as the perfect place for camping. A visit will let you discover the various phases of the evolution of man and his relationship with nature. At the end of the day tour, you will be comfortably returned back to Catania.

Other eXPeriences in Sicily

If you are interested in discovering more of the beauty of Sicily, you might also consider the Private day tour from Catania to the Mount Etna and Taormina or the 8-Days Escorted Tour of Sicily, departing from Catania.