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Syracuse Destination Guide

Delve into Syracuse in Italy!

Syracuse in the region of Sicily with it's 123,657 residents is located in Italy - some 364 mi (or 586 km) South-East of Rome, the country's capital.

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Current time in Syracuse is now 11:17 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Rome" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Villa Targia, Taormina, Solarino, Reggio Calabria, Priolo Gargallo or Case Monterosso. While being here, make sure to check out Targia, Syracuse, Scala Greca, Santa Panagia, Santa Lucia and Ciane as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Siracusa & Mount Etna Ambough's photos a...

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Piazza Armerina (Villa Romana) / Siracus...

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Siracusa Meganandkevin's photos around S...

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Syracuse Sicily Italy and surroundings...

02:38 min ( November 16, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Syracuse during the next days.

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2019

Ludovico Einaudi

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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2020

ERACLE

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2020

EDIPO A COLONO

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Interesting facts about this location

Ear of Dionysius

The Ear of Dionysius (Italian: Orecchio di Dionisio) is an artificial limestone cave carved out of the Temenites hill in the city of Syracuse, on the island of Sicily in Italy. Its name comes from its similarity in shape to the human ear.

More reading: Ear of Dionysius homepage
Located at 37.09, 15.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Sicily, Caves of Italy, Syracuse, Sicily, Visitor attractions in Sicily

Province of Syracuse

The Province of Syracuse is a province in the autonomous island region of Sicily in Italy. Its capital is the city of Syracuse. It has an area of 2,109 km², and a total population of 396,167 (2001). Syracuse has 8% of the Sicilian population and 8.2% of Sicily's area. It is bordered on the north and north-west by the Province of Catania and on the west by the Province of Ragusa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.09, 15.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Province of Syracuse, Provinces of Italy, Wine regions of Italy

Ortygia

Ortygia is a little island and it is the historical centre of the city of Syracuse, Sicily. The island, also known as Città Vecchia (Old City), contains many historical landmarks. The name originates from the Ancient Greek ortyx (ὄρτυξ) which means "Quail".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.09, 15.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Syracuse, Greek mythology, Islands of Sicily, Locations in Greek mythology, Mediterranean islands

Battle of Himera (311 BC)

The Battle of Himera was fought in 311 BC between Carthage and a Greek force. Hamilcar, grandson of Hanno the Great, led the Carthaginians, while the Greeks were led by Agathocles of Syracuse. The Carthaginian force was victorious.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.09, 15.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:311 BC, Battles of the Sicilian Wars

Operation Ladbroke

Operation Ladbroke was a glider landing of British airborne forces near Syracuse, Sicily, that began on 9 July 1943 as part of the Allied invasion of Sicily. The first Allied mission using large numbers of the aircraft, the operation was carried out from Tunisia by the 1st Airlanding Brigade, with a force of 144 Waco gliders and six Horsa gliders.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.09, 15.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airborne operations, Allied invasion of Sicily, Battles and operations of World War II involving Italy, Battles and operations of World War II involving the United Kingdom, Glider Pilot Regiment operations