Sunrise in Syracuse, Sicily

Hotels in Syracuse, Italy

Where to stay in Syracuse

Sicily's historic city of Syracuse is also the capital of the province of Syracuse and very well-known for its abundance of ancient Greek architecture, history and culture.  It was also the birth place of Archimedes, who was likely the most influential engineer, mathematician and inventor of his time and possibly even the greatest of all time.  The city is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and spending time here is like taking a giant step back in time without giving up any of the modern luxuries that the various hotels in Syracuse, Italy have to offer.

Notably affordable hotels in Syracuse

The accommodation in Syracuse, Italy is fabulously affordable and even a room at one of the local three star hotels fetches a fair price.  Visitors are able to choose from standard hotels, fancy beach resorts in Syracuse and everything in between.  No matter where you choose to stay, one thing is for sure, you will probably spend most of your time exploring your surroundings.

The island of Ortygia is located just offshore.  The main reason for its significance is the fact that it is home to some of the oldest structures in the area. Of which, tourists can visit the Temple of Apollo and the Temple of Athena.  Although these temples are in ruin today, when you visit these locations, you can imagine just how grand they once were.

A trip to the Paolo Orsi Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Paolo Orsi) will never let you down.  This museum has the most extensive collection of local artefacts including the famous Venus Anadiomene (the statue of Venus rising from the sea).

The entire archaeological area of Syracuse is fascinating and, if you are already in the area, make your way to the Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio).  It's interesting and fun for the whole family.  Kids often enjoy hearing the sound of their own voices echo and venture inside the cave to see just how dark it can get.

Book accommodation online and plan ahead

By conducting some thorough research online, you will be able to plan your trip from start to finish and decide where to stay in Syracuse, Sicily.  You can even budget both time and money which will allow you to see as many of the local sites as possible without overspending.  In addition, online hotel deals and offers make it possible for tourists to save money on their accommodation so that they can indulge in even more local fun.

By taking the time to visit free and cheap sites like the Fountain of Diana or spending the day at places like Arenella Beach, you can enjoy a fun-filled trip without breaking the bank.

The wide variety of outdoor sights, places of historic importance and nature areas make Syracuse an ideal escape from the usual daily routine and city life.  The crisp, clean air and valuable history to be learned is also a great benefit for children and adults alike.  The various types of accommodation also make it easy to choose the best hotel according to your needs and preferences.