The "Lia house gallery" is set between two courtyards, in the heart of the historic center is Syracuse "Ortigia"; in a period building restored in 2012,
Even the interiors have enjoyed a substantial restyling, played on the beautiful brightness and warm colors of the wood.
In its 90 sqm this special holiday home can comfortably accommodate 4 people. Using the sofa bed of the living room even 6, but above all gives you the experience of living in the middle of an exhibition. Every month around, the exhibits of some of the most interesting artists in the area will alternate on the walls of the house. An exhibition reserved exclusively for those who live in the house, in an environment that is always new and stimulating, having the opportunity to get in touch and get to know the artistic scene of the city of Syracuse and beyond. It is specified that the fittings are exclusive for the house and for the guests of the house. Access to strangers is not provided.
A new and more intense way of experiencing art in the heart of art ... Ortigia.
The apartment is divided into a study entrance with a foldaway bed, a bedroom with large walk-in closet, a living room with two large windows giving access to the balcony and a kitchen, complete with oven and fridge / freezer. The bathroom, with a walk-in shower, is dominated by a large window.
It is equipped with an A / C air conditioning system and autonomous heating, 42 "LCD TV and free WiFi.
It is equipped with crockery, pemtole, duvet, blankets, sheets, pillows and towels.
Guests will have access to all the rooms of the apartment, including the balcony and the adjacent terrace, which can be used to roll out the laundry. Smoking is prohibited in the house!
The absolute value of living in Ortigia, consists in being able to turn it completely on foot or by bike and at the same time be able to take advantage of shops of all kinds, shops, banks, post offices, fruit and vegetable market, bars, tobacconists, taxis, car hire etc .. In short, we sleep all the activities of the city contained within the neighborhood. Also you can enjoy a wonderful view of the sea. Do not forget that Ortigia is an island and you can swim and / or sunbathe on the sun, or take a boat trip to spectacular city skyline from the sea! It is the historic center of the city of Syracuse and is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It hosts most of the riches of the city:
the Piazza del Duomo with its cathedral, the temple of Apollo, the Maniace castle, the Arethusa fountain, the Bellomo museum, ..., the picturesque streets full of baroque palaces and churches, full of bars (pubs, ice-cream parlors, pubs, restaurants), the characteristic market, the Jewish baths, the Hypogeum.
A TOUR IN THE SURROUNDINGS
In Ortigia there is the bus terminal (150mt from home) from which you can reach all the city's destinations and the railway station. Also near the station buses depart for other destinations of cultural interest (Noto, Taormina, Modica, Ragusa etc ...).
It 'a public covered parking (300m. From home) and taxi service (100m from home) bus stop (50 mt from home).
Within 100/200 meters from home you can reach: Sea (solarium), Piazza Archimede, La Giudecca, Piazza Duomo, Palazzo Bellomo regional gallery, Montevergini contemporary art gallery, the fish and fruit market. Possibility to rent a bike / scooter / car. Excursions by boat and sailing boat (300 meters)
HOW TO REACH US
From the Syracuse train station you can reach the apartment in less than 20 minutes on foot or you can use the shuttle bus that leave near the train station and get off at the Via Maestranza stop.
From Catania airport you can reach Syracuse both by taxi and by the various extraurban bus lines (in particular the line: Interbus). The Catania airport is about 50km from Syracuse (50 minutes by car)
By car: From Catania take the A18 / E45 motorway towards Lentini-Carlenti-Augusta-Siracusa then continue on S. S. 114 Catania-Siracusa (Orientale Sicula), exit 'Siracusa Sud', after refueling 'Agip' petrol.
From the South / Ragusa: From the S. S. 115 exit at 'Siracusa Sud' and go straight on until the island of Ortigia.
OTHER THINGS TO HIGHLIGHT
The house has wifi system for internet connection and use is free, the password will be provided to guests at check in.
The peculiarity of the house is given by the fact that it hosts temporary exhibitions of young artists of our territory and not only, in fact the guests will be able to enjoy them exclusively during their stay. On request, you can have all the information about the artist and the works on display.
The rules of the house are those imposed by good education and mutual respect.
Pets as a rule would not be allowed but can be discussed on occasion. It is forbidden to smoke in the house but it is possible to do it on the balcony and in the adjacent outdoor spaces.