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Syracuse: Ortigia and sea caves tour by boat

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Enjoy 1 hour of relaxation and fun with a boat tour of Ortigia Island and sea caves with a short stop for swimming.


  • Discover the sea caves that can be visited inside
  • Visit Syracuse from the sea, where nature, history and legends meet
  • Behold a real fortified castle from the sea


The boat tour departs from our embarkation point at the entrance to the island of Ortigia where our staff will welcome you. Once you board the boat you will be free to move around during the tour choosing whether to stay in the sun or take advantage of the shade provided by the awning . On board you will always find fresh water and safety systems for all participants. You will be the one to choose what kind of experience you have, the captain will be happy to explain the history and all the information about the places you will visit or you can enjoy the trip by listening to music and letting the scenery do the talking. You can admire the island of Ortigia in its entirety, see the Maniace Castle, the Arethusa spring, and the city from the sea. Along the Syracuse coast you can have fun unearthing the hidden shapes behind the most famous rocks, go inside sea caves and observe the color variations within them. You can decide whether to stop for a short swim stop and experience the thrill of diving into the Syracuse sea. Live the experience, it will be one you will not forget!


You will be able to see the entire island of Ortigia from the boat. You will see the entire structure of Maniace Castle and the Spanish walls. Discover the sea caves of the Syracuse coast and the real Sicilian sea. While sailing you will choose whether to listen to music or to the waves of the sea. You will have fresh water available throughout the tour.

Important Information

  • In case of adverse weather/sea conditions, the tour may be changed or cancelled

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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