Choose between a shared group or private boat ride
Meet your skipper at the convenient meeting point. A boat ride around Ortigia is one of the best ways to visit this beautiful place: between the sound of the wind and the intoxicating smell of the sea you will discover one of the jewels of the Sicilian tourist panorama.
Admiring Ortigia by boat will allow you to admire some of its most significant monuments and historic buildings: the Venetian Palace, the Umberto I Bridge and the Small Port, the former Bourbon Prison, the Spanish walls and the Lungomare di Levante, the Viliena Fortress, the Maniace Castle and the Fonte Aretusa.
Continue with the exploration of the sea grottos (the Capuchin Latomie, the Ear of Dionysius, the Heart-Shaped Lovers', and the Holy Spirit grottos) on the north side of Syracuse, entering the caves and admiring stalactites, stalagmites, and coral formations up close.
This excursion in Ortygia will also offer you the opportunity, in non-adverse weather conditions, to take a short stop for a dip, where the water is a deep blue.
Guided boat tour
Italian and English-speaking skipper
The captain cannot wait for late arrivals and no refund will be issued in case of delays
The captain could cancel the excursion on the basis of adverse weather conditions
The excursion time may vary according to the season: from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (from April 1 to October 31); from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (from January 1 to March 31/November and December)
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund