What to see?
Itineraries, surroundings and beaches…
What to see? Itineraries, surroundings and beaches that you can visit just a few kilometres from the Villa Dei Papiri B&B.
South-eastern Sicily offers numerous tourists, from all over the world, the opportunity to see and visit places of truly unique beauty, both in terms of landscape and cultural history.
An exciting journey among the evocative ruins of ancient Greek and Roman civilisations, passing by palaces, squares, churches, monuments and other architectural beauties built in the Baroque style.
It is really easy to be impressed by the naturalistic landscapes and wide beaches, washed by crystal-clear waters, of our South-Eastern Sicily.
If you choose a short holiday? Here’s what to see:
Only five minutes from the farmhouse you can visit the historic centre of Syracuse, which is the fourth largest city in Sicily described by Cicero as ‘the largest and most beautiful of all Greek cities‘.
What to see in Syracuse?
One of the first stops is certainly its archaeological area. It contains wonders such as the famous Greek amphitheatre and all the other historical relics from the ancient Greek polis.
Another stop is the renovated old town, located on the island of Ortigia with the Baroque architecture of Piazza Duomo, the restored seafront promenade and, finally, the famous Arethusa spring.