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AU COEUR D'ORTIGIA
Très agréable semaine de Noël dans cette petite maison charmante, tranquille, confortable et tellement pratique pour découvrir à pied tous les trésors cachés du vieux Syracuse. Aucune fausse note. On recommande vivement.
many thanks for your awesome review. Syracuse is a lovely city and are thrilled you could enjoy your stay there and at our apartment. We would really appreciate hosting you again in the future!
Isola di Ortigia is the oldest part of the city of Syracuse. Its name derives from the ancient Greek "ortyx" which means quail. It is the heart of the city, the first to be inhabited in antiquity, thanks to its geographical position and the presence of water and springs.
Today to visit Ortigia and how to walk through history and admire its splendor, getting lost in its small neighborhoods, which reveal wonders, is enchanting. Unmissable, between Syracuse and Ortigia, are the Cathedral and its square, the Arethusa fountain, the ear of Dionysus, the temple of Apollo and the Church of San Giovanni alle Catacombe.
Besides the artistic beauties Ortigia offers much more. The island has followed the times and it is also filled with restaurants, pizzerias and various places where you can spend some 'time in the company to enjoy the excellent Sicilian cuisine. Even a walk along the promenade is an experience not to be missed.
The apartment is located just a few meters from: sea, monitored video parking, mini bus stop that will allow you to move easily within the city and reaches the Archaeological Park, the catacombs of San Giovanni, the Paolo Orsi museum, the Sanctuary of the Madonna of Tears and the bus and train station.
In the area you will find many other services, bank, post office, mini market, restaurants, bars, shops and much more.
The monuments and places of greatest interest in Ortigia can be reached on foot in a few minutes; thanks to Ortigia minibuses it is connected to the rest of the city. Train and bus stations can be reached by bus or in 10 minutes on foot.
The main towns of Sicily can be reached by Interbus buses from the central station (via Rubino), including shuttles to the Fontanarossa airport in Catania (about an hour's journey).
Ortigia is a Limited Traffic Zone therefore the ZTL cameras are operating:
Monday - Friday from 20:00 to 2:00 the next day;
Saturday and pre-holidays from 16:00 to 2:00 the next day;
Sundays, holidays and days before holidays, from 11:00 am to 2:00 am the following day