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Apartment in Ortigia the historic centre of Siracusa, Sicily - Charming Location, 2 Minutes Walk To The Sea Front And 10 Minutes Walk To The Nearest Beach
Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: the large room has a double bed and a settee bed. The small room has1 single bed, with a well fitted kitchen at the one end.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 7 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 7 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 4
Special interest holidays:
Greek Tragedies are enacted in the ancient Greek Theatre which is situated in the Archeological Park in Siracusa from May until 16th June . They begin at sunset. The owner can provide full details and obtain tickets.
2 minute walk to the sea front. 10 minutes walk to the nearest beach. There are other lovely beaches which can be reached by car or bus. The nature reserves of Vendicari and Eolo are about 45 minutes south of Siracusa in one of the most uncontaminated corners of Sicily with beautiful limpid water and unspoilt beaches where swimming is permitted.
Catania - Fontanarossa airport 60 kms/40 minute drive to Siracusa. Bus and car hire services are provided at the airport as well as a moderately priced taxi service. The services of a guide with transport is available.
The beautiful baroque town of Noto is approximately a 30 minute drive south and also nearby is Ragusa. The Archeological park is within walking distance. Mount Etna is approximately one hour north and from there it is a short distance to Taormina.
Supermarket, shops and open market for fish, meat, fruit, vegetables etc all within a short walking distance from the apartment. One of the most famous Puppet theatres in Sicily is on Ortigia. There are boat trips up the mouth of the river Ciane a nature reserve, just south of Siracusa, where one can see papyrus growing in the wild, the only place in Europe. Boat trips can be arranged to see the surrounding coast line and visit the various grottoes with time to swim if wished. Excursions to Etna can be arranged from Siracusa. There are facilities for skiing on Etna during the Winter. The resident English/SA owner is willing to give help or information if needed.
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