Syracuse, a city rich in history, culture and tradition, is immersed in a breathtaking landscape setting the entire territory of Syracuse is a Unesco heritage site, its predominantly sunny climate all year round is exceptional.
The splendid south-eastern coast of Sicily, precisely that of the Syracusan province, is in fact an enchanting succession of beaches with light and fine sand or rocks lapped by transparent and very blue waters.
The discovery of the Arethusean sea can start from the fantastic island of Ortigia between myth and dream. During the summer you can enjoy a swim with a view of CASTELLO MANIACE at the solarium of FORTE VIGLIENA or in the suggestive beach of CALAROSSA both locations are with free admission and can be reached by shuttle bus n. 1 on the eastern seafront. The Solariums are also present near the Aretusa spring and in the northern area of the city in the Due Frati area near via Sicilia, which can also be reached along the cycle path.
There is no shortage of free beaches nearby
Always moving south of Syracuse, picturesque caves and rocks plunge into the crystal clear sea with surprising seabeds, ideal for diving are the waters of the Plemmirio marine protected area .
Along the coast of the Plemmirio peninsula you will find over 30 accesses with rocks and free beaches:
for example in via trsversa Sant'Agostino you reach Punta della Mola, from Punta Castelluccio Punta del Gigante, passing through the Capo Murro di Porco lighthouse to reach the Fanusa locality.
Along the coasts of the Plemmirio there are also some private establishments. ( Varco23 )
Not to be missed for those who love the wild beach, surrounded by gorges bathed by a beautiful blue and crystalline sea, the locality of Punta Asparano and O gnina .
The whole area is surrounded by the typical Mediterranean scrub which alternates between rocks and solitary coves on its coast. Easy to reach, the town of Ognina welcomes a small fishing port and / or private establishments.
It is easy to reach a convenient and large parking area nearby.
A little further on we are near Avola, white sand and shallow waters stretch out along the marina of Avola with numerous equipped beaches and large stretches of free coast passing through Gallina and Ferro di Cavallo .
Via Elorina takes us up to Noto, to reach Noto marina with its coastline to be discovered near the nearby Eloro beach and the vestiges of the ancient Greek city reachable through a picturesque path, where you can breathe quiet and secluded atmospheres. These are the waters of the splendid VENDICARI RESERVE with its pristine beaches; along the coast of the reserve, the MARIANELLI BEACH and the more famous CALAMOSCHE BEACH , are completely free beaches. You can arrive by car in the vicinity and continue on foot for a few minutes.
South direction towards Pachino between vineyards of Nero d'Avola and an intense perfume of cherry tomatoes just after the reserve the characteristic BEACH OF SAN LORENZO 50 km from Syracuse which stretches along a very fascinating stretch of coast for the beauty of the sea that bathes it , a real unspoiled heritage of large beaches and small coves. The beach of San Lorenzo is characterized by a beautiful coastline of fine light sand, with a crystalline sea and the seabed that slopes gently towards the open sea. The coast is also well equipped with all the necessary services to make relaxing days by the sea pleasant. The picturesque village of Marzamemi is certainly worth a visit.
The journey along the south east coast of Sicily ends in PORTOPALO DI CAPO PASSERO in front, the magnificent beach and L 'Isola Delle Correnti extreme southern border of Tunis.
The Staff of the B&B Nostos offers its guests umbrellas to discover the stretches of free beaches.
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