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Syracuse: Tour of Syracuse and Ortigia by Ape Calessino

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Explore Syracuse and the Baroque island of Ortigia in a fun way with a private tour on board an Ape Calessino. Discover San Giovanni's Catacombs, Castello Maniace, the folklore market, and more.


  • Discover Syracuse while riding in an Ape Calessino
  • Explore the characteristic narrow streets of Ortigia
  • Admire stunning coastal views of Syracuse and Ortigia
  • Learn the tales and secrets of the city as you explore
  • Ride through the Piazza Duomo and the Jewish quarter


Discover Syracuse and Ortigia on a private tour in an Ape Calessino tuk-tuk. Make stops at the most important monuments and best vantage points for photo opportunities. After meeting your driver, begin your tour by exploring Syracuse. Admire the beautiful Piazza Santa Lucia, the Sanctuary of Syracuse, the Catacombs of San Giovanni, and the War Memorial. From the latter, take in views of the immense Syracuse coastline overlooking Ortigia Island. Next, head to Ortigia. See the Piazza Duomo, the Maniace Castle, the Jewish Quarter, and the Folklore Market. Learn stories and secrets about all the landmarks from your driver throughout the tour. The tour finishes back where it started.


Tuk-tuk tour Driver 10-minute stops at the most relevant sites

Important Information

  • For safety reasons, no more than 2 adults and a child are allowed on board the tuk-tuk If a child is with you, please add your child ticket as an add-on. There is no extra cost for your child In case of adverse weather conditions, the reservation may be subject to change or cancellation

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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