Apartment Ortigia is an enchanting apartment situated on the island of Ortigia, the heart of the historic center of Syracuse. Occupying the second floor of an historic building located in the Giudecca's quarter, it is only a few meters away from the seafront promenade, from spectacular Piazza Duomo, and elegant Corso Matteotti, Syracuses best shopping street. The apartment prides itself on its beautiful terrace that overlooks the roofs of Ortigia and the sea. Recently renovated, it offers a cozy, well-proportioned interior furnished with taste and equipped with all modern conveniences. The parquet floors and wooden beams blend harmoniously with the modern fittings and accessories. Ideal for a couple or a small family, Apartment Ortigia is the perfect place for relaxing after a warm, sunny day spent on one of the beautiful beaches in the surrounding area. The dwelling is also an excellent base for visiting the other charming baroque villages in the Val di Noto and the beautiful natural scenery of south-east Sicily.
The apartment is approx. 600 sq. feet and sleeps four guests. It consists of a bright living area with kitchen corner (fridge/freezer, oven, stove, dishwasher, toaster, microwave), two comfortable bedrooms, and a shared bathroom with shower.
Included in the rental price: Water/electricity/gas, final cleaning, bed linens and towels, weekly tidying up, Internet, welcome basket
Available upon request at additional cost: Maid service, Bike rental, car rental, transfers
Syracuse is considered one of the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean Sea. Rich in history and monuments, it is situated right on the coast facing the sea. The ancient, small town of Greek origin was founded by the Corinthians in 734 B.C. and in the course of the years underwent several rules: Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans An earthquake destroyed the city in 1693 and Syracuse was rebuilt in a baroque style that exists today. There are numerous monuments worth visiting, including the Duomo (Cathedral), the Fonte Aretusa (Fount of Aretusa), the Castello Maniace (Castle of the Maniace family), the Teatro Greco (Greek Theatre), the Orecchio di Dioniso (Ear of Dionysus cave), and the Castello Eurialo (Castle of Eurialo). Cultural events take place all year long but the classical plays of the Greek tragedies staged in the ancient theater of Syracuse during the months of May and June have international fame.
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