Syracuse a city rich of history, culture and tradition is situated  in a breathtaking landscape setting, the entire territory of Siracusa is a UNESCO heritage, its exceptional climate is mostly sunny all year. The queen of the Mediterranean  sea ,Syracuse is a sea city with a multitude of beaches, coves and  strands  to be discovered by exploring its province full of high archaeological and natural sites. The beautiful south eastern Sicilian coast, just what the Siracusa province, is just like a series of enchanting beaches with clear and fine sand or rocks lapped by clear waters and deep blue.

Solarium Siracusa

The aretusean  sea discovery  can start from the fantastic island of Ortigia between myth and dream. During the summer you can enjoy a bath overlooking the CASTLE MANIACE at the solarium FORTE VIGLIENA or in the charming beach of CALAROSSA ,both locations are with free admission and reachable by shuttle bus No. 1 on the eastern waterfront. The Solarium are also close to the Aretusa’s Fountain and in the north of the city at “Two Friars” near Via Sicilia, this place is achievable also though the bike path.

Next openig this summer Solarium Nettuno  nerby Forte Vigliena


The beautiful beaches of Siracusa are located a few kilometers outside the city, along the southern coast, along via Elorina (highway 115), only 10 km away you will reach the town of Arenella or a little further the town of Fontane Bianche. Here bathers can find many bathhouse  and several dining options and a cheerful succession of places where there is all the nightlife of the province. Nearby there are nice  points and places of the beach where stay in peace and tranquility. You can also easily reach by urban bus number 21,22 and 23  of AST Bus Company  while Fontane Bianche is also achievable with the train. For those who choose the car you have  a plenty of parkings.

Moving to south of Syracuse picturesque caves, coves and cliffs that plunge into the crystal clear sea of amazing backdrops, ideal for diving, welcome swimmers who choose to stay Syracuse, these are the high and rugged coastline of the Maddalena Peninsula, are the waters of the protected marine area of Plemmirio. Here among marine quarries, archaeological discoveries to reach by bike it possible to see a unique show inside a flora and fauna frame. Reacheable  along  Elorina road  before and , then take Via Lido Sacramento to the crossbar St. Augustine, you reach Punta della Mola, here the spectacle is breathtaking, clear waters and exceptional views of Ortigia. From   “Punta Castelluccio” through “Punta  Mola”, the tip of the Giant through the lighthouse of Cape Murro di Porco to arrive in the locality Fanusa. More than 30 coves to explore along the coast of Plemmirio. Along the coasts of Plemmirio are also some private bathhouse.


Rocks and sand stretch for about a kilometer, wet by a beautiful crystal blue sea in Asparano place, a picturesque series of adjacent bays until  the Ognina town famous for its variety of coastline, the emerald green water and the fascinating seabed.  The whole area is surrounded by the typical Mediterranean vegetation, which sees alternating, in its coast, rocky cliffs, sea caves, small sandy bays. Ognina is also a typical fishing port where are located also two diving centers. On the stretch of coast of Ognina there are also private solariums, the town is easily accessible by car.

Southbound about 20 kilometers from Syracuse you will find The MARCHESA beach. The beautiful beach of the Marquise is bounded on one side by the mouth of the river Cassibile and by another by a cliff. This is the the ideal place for anyone who wants to feel in the wild nature. Easy to get close to near there is a convenient and ample parking.


A little further on we are near Avola, white sand and shallow waters stretch along the sea of Avola numerous lidos and long stretches of coast going from town  Gallina and Ferro di Cavallo.


Via Elorina brings us up to Noto, to reach Noto marina with its coastline to be discovered, to get close to the nearby beach of Eloro and the vestiges of the ancient Greek city reached through a picturesque path, where you will experience a calm  and relaxed atmosphere. These are the waters of the beautiful reserves of Vendicari with its pristine beaches; along the coast the beaches are MARIANELLI  and the most renowned  Calamosche, they are completely free beaches. You can arrive by car in the neighborhood and walk for a few minutes.

South direction Pachino between Nero d’Avola vineyards and an intense aroma of cherry tomatoes just after the reserve appears the BEACH OF SAN LORENZO, 50 km from Syracuse lies along a stretch of coast to the fascinating beauty of the sea that bathes her,it is a succession of great beaches and small coves. The San Lorenzo beach is characterized by its fine and  white sand, with crystal clear sea and seabed that slope gently toward the sea. The coastline is also well equipped with all the necessary services to make pleasant the relaxing days at sea. Certainly worth a visit is the picturesque village of Marzamemi.

The trip along the south east coast of Sicily ends in PORTOPALO CAPE, the magnificent beach and L ‘Isola Delle Correnti extreme border more south of Tunis.

The staff of B & B Nostos offers its guests umbrellas to find out whether free coast.

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