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Large Apartment in the hearth of the Old Town (Ortigia Isle)



Updated: 08-May-2016
Apartment in Siracusa, Sicily, Italy - Peaceful Location just a few meters away from the sea 4/6 sleeps (2 bedrooms)

The apartment offers a very elegant and comfortable accommodation. It is just a few meters away from the sea, where it is possible, in summertime, to sun-bathe on the rocks, to swim and deep-dive. The stable is situated nearby the Grecian Apollo's temple, the Duomo square, Archimede square, the Bellomo museum, the mythological Aretusa fountain, the characteristic market of Ortigia where you can walk through the picturesque colours, the typical perfumes and sounds of the genuine Sicilian life. In 20 minutes, on foot, you can also reach the archaeological museum Paolo Orsi, the Catacombe of S. Giovanni and the unforgettable archaeological park with the Greek theatre. Ortigia is 30km from Noto, 73km from Modica, 83km from Scicli UNESCO World Heritage sites with the finest collection of Baroque buildings in Italy.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

I live in Sicily with my husband, my daughters live elsewhere to study. I like to do mosaic and ceramic and spend most of my time with these hobbies. My husband and I love nature and travelling around the world to get to know other cultures.

Speaks English, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

'The location was right in the middle of Ortigia. We were able to reach the sea, the marina, shops, bars, restaurants, etc. within minutes. The air-conditioned apartment was a saviour, to overcome the heat of the day. The Kitchen was fully equipped and spacious, with a ceramic cooker and oven. In the bedroom the bed was extremely comfortable, with beautiful linen and indipendent air-conditioning. The lounge was huge and newly furnished with a table for six and a sofa. The Tv was a 32 inch flat screen HD (an unusual sight in an italian rented apartment). The owners met us at the bus station and were extremely helpful and friendly. One could not ask for more.' Tony and Jill.
Apr 2008
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  • 5 of 5

Cordialità e simpatia contraddistinguono i proprietari di questo confortevole ed elegante appartamento nel centro storico della bellissima Ortigia. Ottimo rapporto qualità prezzo.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


150m from the sea, where is possible, in summertime, to sun-bathe on the rocks, to swim and deep-dive. In the summer you can also enjoy the boat shuttle service leading you , in few minutes, to our beautiful sandy beach 'Punta Pero'. Moreover by bus or car you can reach beautiful sandy beaches, such as Fontane Bianche, Arenella, Ognina, Pineta del Gelsomineto or natural sea reserve 'Plemmirio'.


Catania Airport is 50 km from Syracuse. It's also noteworthy the easily accessible location: from Archimedes Square you can get the shuttles to car parks and to railway station and bus station (2 km); use of car is not necessary.


Barocco towns and 'Commissario Montalbano' places: Noto (30 km), Modica (73 km), Scicli (83 km), Ragusa Ibla (93). Very interesting natural places: Pantalica necropolis (51 km), Fonte Ciane (8 km), Vendicari natural park (50 km), Etna vulcano (110 km), Taormina (118 km).


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £45

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Arrival time since 4 pm; departure time until 11 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 08-May-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Floor Area

  • 35 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower, WC, bidet and washing machine.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. 2 sleep on sofa bed in living room.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning which also acts as a heater, has now been installed. Extra bed or cot available. Outside: Little private terrace, with old town view, where you can make barbecue. Utility Room: Ironing board, iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen The price includes: final cleaning, electricity, water, kitchen supplies. One set of bed and bath linen per week included in the price. Extra set 10 euros per person. Other: Little terrace (8 mq), furnished with table and chairs, where you can enjoy a romantic view on Ortigia's roofs. There are also 2 balconies on Mirabella street.

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