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Ortigia Boat Tour, A Boat Excursion in Siracusa, 1h, 1h30min or 2h30min Tour.
Unesco Heritage Site
WHY CHOOSE IT
The skyline of the Ortigia Island;
The sea caves;
The fortifications of the Maniace Castle seen from the sea;
Wonderful sunset and aperitif with sea view (only for sunset tours of 1h30min);
Authorized boat and skipper.
Availability : All days
Who can do it : Everybody Welcome
Duration : 1h, 1h30min, 2h30min
Languages : Italian, English
Opening Seasons : from April until October
Starts 1h Tour : 10:00am; 11:00am; 12:00pm; 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm based on the season; you will select starting time during booking step
Starts 1h30min Tour : from 5.30pm to 7.00pm based on the season; you will select starting time during booking step
Starts 2h30min Tour : 11:00am and 2:00pm based on the season; you will select starting time during booking step
What to bring : Swimsuit, beach towel and sunscreen
Food : Not necessary
Drinks : Water (not included); 1h30min tour Aperitif (included)
Type of boat : Lancia Smeralda 8,20 meters 20 persons max; Open Granchi 7 meters 12 persons max
On-board equipment : Awning to shelter from the sun, Climbing ladder on the stern platform
Parking : The starting point of this tour is on Ortigia island where traffic is limited and parking is only for a fee, we recommend arriving a little earlier in order to find parking. After booking confirmation we will send instructions to park, the cost is €1.50 per hour (not included).
We are in Ortigia, Siracusa, a Unesco Heritage site defined by writers and historic the most beautiful Greek city. Here the sea gives unique feelings with its beautiful views. This boat tour will take you among the most evocative scenaries of Ortigia island, to discover golden cliffs and the famous sea caves. You could swim in the crystal clear waters admiring the skyline of Syracuse and the fortifications of the Castle of Maniace or, during the sunset, you will enjoy a pleasant aperitif on board, whatching the amazing colors of the Golden Light on the island of Ortigia.
SCHEDULE 1-HOUR TOUR
From Ponte Umbertino the tour starts. The first stage will lead us to visit three sea caves and then will sail towards the island of Ortigia along the Levante seafront. From here you will enjoy the view of the "Castello Maniace", in the heart of ancient Siracusa. After the swim we will navigate to return to the port.
SCHEDULE 1H30MIN SUNSET TOUR
The program of the sunset tour is more rich respect the 1h tour, in addition to the caves and the circumnavigation of the island of Ortigia, will visit the Lovers Cave and enjoy an aperitif on board with typical Sicilian products and bottle of prosecco or Sicilian wine, surrounded by the amazing Goldel Light that colors the Siracusa skyline.
Please communicate any food intolerances or allergies after booking.
SCHEDULE 2H30MIN PLEMMIRIO MARINE RESERVE
The 2h30min boat excursion to Siracusa will take you to circumnavigate the island of Ortigia, as for the 1-hour or 1h30min tour, until reach the wonderful marine protected area of Plemmirio, Punta Mola, for a swim in one of the most beautiful beach in the world: La Pillirina, a place of unique natural beauty and favorite location for photographers and videomakers. Here, in addition to the swim, we will visit the Pillirina cave, protagonist of a Sicilian legend of great charm.
WHAT IT INCLUDES
Aperitif (Only for 1h30min sunset tours)
PRICES & DETAILS
1-hour Boat Tour
Price 20,00 €
Price per person; Deposit of 5,00 € Online | The rest of 15,00 € on place. It includes boat tour, fuel and skipper.
1h30min Sunset Tour
Price 50,00 €
Price per person; Deposit of 10,00 € Online | The rest of 40,00 € on place. It includes boat tour, fuel, skipper, aperitif with typical products and prosecco or wine.
2h30min Boat Tour, Plemmirio Marine Reserve
Price 70,00 €
Price per person; Deposit of 10,00 € Online | The rest of 60,00 € on place. It includes boat tour, fuel, skipper, bottle of prosecco or wine.
HOW IT WORKS
Send a booking request
Book and wait for the definitive confirmation. Until our confirmation, the payment will only be pre-authorized.
Will get an answer in 60 minutes
Only after confirmation the deposit will be paid out.
Check your email for confirmation and instructions
After confirmation you will receive an email containing all the instructions to partecipate at the activity, including the number of the person in charge on site. If you can't find the email, check your Spam folder.