About Siracusa

Let's have a look around into background of Siracusa
  • Region: Sicilia
  • Country: Italy  
  • Latitude: 37.0666667
  • Longitude: 15.3
  • Time zone: Europe/Rome
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather in Siracusa

  • Climate: hot-summer Mediterranean climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to June or September to October


Siracusa is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse. The city is notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheatres, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineerArchimedes. The city was founded by Ancient Greek Corinthians and Teneans and became a very powerful city-state. 

Distance from Siracusa center to Airport

  • Airport: Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
  • Driving Distance: 40 miles / 64 km
  • Driving Time: 52 minutes
  • Languages: English 

Modes of transport

Airport: Catania-Fontanarossa Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% to 15% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: No need to tip
  • Housekeeper: No need to tip
  • Concierge: No need to tip

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10% to 15% of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sortino,
  • Francofonte, 
  • Rosolini

Emergency Contact Numbers in Siracusa city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (+39 095 723 9111) 


Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Siracusa.

  • Musical Institute of Privitera
  • Music Instruments of Moscuzza Denise

Tourist Attractions

  • Church of Saint Lucia in the abbey
  • Catacomb of St. John
  • Castello Maniace

Theatre & Concerts

  • Council Theatre
  • Landscape from the Terrace of the Greek Theatre
  • Multisala Planet Teatro Vasquez

Visit Top Restaurants in Siracusa

  • Lufficio - Ristorante a Siracusa
  • Ristorante Regina Lucia
  • Don Camillo

Top Shopping Centers in Siracusa

  • Trimarchi of Villa Marchese
  • Tresor Jewelery
  • Aromi Di Sicilia Farm

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Paolo Orsi Regional Archaeological Museum
  • Fish House Art
  • Latomia of the Capuchins

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lufficio - Ristorante a Siracusa - Oysters 
  • Ristorante Regina Lucia - Ravioli
  • Don Camillo - Pasta

Sports Club

  • Tennis Club Match Ball
  • Sailing Club
  • Saie Golf Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €1.50
  • Taxi:€4.00  
  • 3 BHK (Downtown):€550.00  
  • Cheap meal:€15.00  
  • Gasoline: €1.45
  • 3 course meal:€55.00