Virgil describes in Eneide peninsula of Magdalena as the wavy Plemmirio placed opposite the island of Ortigia.
The villa, with panoramic view, is located at the center of this peninsula in the heart of the prestigious protected marine Area of Plemmirio and available, on the upper floor, two double bedrooms with book case, writing desk, television, fridge and air conditioning, large balcony with sea view. The villa is placed in a naturalistic area far from the chaotic flow of mass tourism and is recommended for relaxing in all periods of the year and allows a direct relationship with the surrounding marine environment, ideal for sea’s lovers . A paradise for diver, with diving areas able to satisfy both beginners and more experienced ones. Our trust diving center will bring you into the most challenging diving. Around the Peninsula of Magdalena, the beautiful and varied coastline is walking through the unspoiled nature, colours and smells. You will discover, indifferently, bays and beaches fine sand and golden beaches, breathtaking views and access to the sea carved in rocks, archaeological remains and ancient tombs in a varied Mediterranean scrub and you will be suspended between sky and sea.
In the surroundings you will find pizzerias and ice-creams shop, seaside restaurants with fresh fish and seafood dishes. A winery Manor welcomes you in an ancient wine cellar and hewill make you taste the wines typical of our area: Nero d'Avola, Sirah and renowned Moscato di Siracusa. If you're lacking your car, you can use n°23 bus whose station is just 30 metres, from the Centre of Syracuse or the surrounding beaches.
We do not care as much economic profit, but we're gratified to offer our hospitality, not tourists, but travellers. We will try to solve all your problems and we'll recommend the best to make you fully enjoy the discovery of the beauties of Plemmirio and Syracuse city site UNESCO.
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The city is only a few Kilometers and offersto the visitor a unique archaeological zone, which is able to give strong suggestions throught nature, history and myth. The Greek Theatre (the largest come down to us from antiquity), the ear of Dionysius, the Navies, the Roman Amphitheater, the Latomie del Paradiso and the Grotta dei Cordari will give you a privileged access way to learn about Syracuse and its charm, thanks to succession and exfoliates major Mediterranean civilization in the course of its history, three thousand years old.
In the immediate vicinity you can visit the sanctuary and the crypt of the Madonna delle Lacrime, the extensive Christian Catacombs that will leave you breathless and the first Christian Church of Italy, which has seen the passage of São Paulo. In the historical centre of the city, to hear the breath and the magnitude, we must enter the characteristic alleys of the old Syracuse, known, even today, with the name that the ancient Greek founders in 734 BC gave: ORTIGIA.
At the entrance to the island you will encounter the Temple of Apollo, the ancient Greek temple of Sicily (565 BC). You will run into the mythical source of fresh water called Arethusa; You will see the magnificence of the Cathedral, built on an ancient Greek temple whose high Doric columns still wrapped in lightbulbs. You can head to the nearby Church of Santa Lucia, where there is the famous painting "the burial of St. Lucy” by Caravaggio who sojourned in Syracuse. In the old quarter of the Giudecca you will find a synagogue into a church and the evocative miqwè, Jewish’spurification ritual bath ,one of the most important in Europe, dated back to the Byzantine era, located in a hypogeum which will bring you in a vision of other times.
In addition, the buildings that surround on Piazza Duomo, authentic Sicilian baroque stage, will offer you the sight of one of the most beautiful squares of Italy.
In Syracuse, you can visit the museo Archeologico Paolo Orsi, among the largest in the world, which showcases finds from prehistoric times, of the Greek city of Syracuse and its colonies. An opportunity for lovers of archaeology and ancient art not to be missed. So as not to be missed are the exciting classical performances that take place each year in the incomparable setting of the cavea of Greek theater, where are the echoes of the ancient tragedies. In the immediate vicinity you will find the Ciane River (where it grows lush Papyrus, with heights that will impress you), the Temple of Zeus and the Castle Euryalus, grandiose Greek fortification d
In Syracuse, you can visit the museo Archeologico Paolo Orsi, among the largest in the world, which showcases finds from prehistoric times, of the Greek city of Syracuse and its colonies. An opportunity for lovers of archaeology and ancient art not to be missed. So as not to be missed are the exciting classical plays that take place each year in the incomparable setting of the cavea of Greek theater, where are the echoes of the ancient tragedies. In the immediate vicinity you will find the Ciane River (where Papyrus grows lush, with its heights that will impress you), the Temple of Zeus and the Castle Euryalus, grandiose Greek fortification of 402 BC
The name of Syracuse is always tied to Archimedes, the greatest mathematician and physicist of all time, the Madonna delle Lacrime and Santa Lucia, Christian martyr venerated in all over the world. And tell me if there is little!
Location of particular interest in the province of Syracuse, which you can reach and visit:
NOTO is one of the most beautiful cities of Sicily, known worldwide for his Sicilian baroque; it should be visited slowly and carefully, to allow you to absorb the emotional impact of scenic architectural expressions in fact his nickname is "rock garden". At the sea, the Greek site of Eloro and the natural reserve of Vendicari, are beautiful beaches with Mediterranean vegetation, terrestrial and marine fauna protected give shelter to pink flamingos and turtles Caretta-caretta.
PANTALICA is the largest necropolis in the Mediterranean basin dating from the 13th and 12th centuries BC .Over 5000 tombs excavated in deep rockes make it similar to a honeycomb of bees. In the area, crossed by Anapo and Calcinara rivers, there is a railway line dismissed and its route allows you to immerse yourself in an environment of rare beauty and of great naturalistic interest.
AVOLA is known for the excellent quality of his almond “(URL HIDDEN) is known for its hexagonal plant historical center entirely rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693. Nearby is the natural reserve of Cassibile’s Cava Grande with all its natural, historical and anthropological heritage.
To the South of the province, extreme boundary of Europe, visit:
PACHINO is a city of vineyards, wine and famous tomato. The surrounding countryside, full of odors is wrapped in a african light already.
MARZAMEMI, Arabic toponym, is a fishing village of considerable beauty "metaphysics" built around an old tonnara.
PORTOPALO owes its charm to the sea. Of particular suggestion is the extreme Southern Tip of Sicily. The island of Capo Passero represents the watershed of the Ionian and Mediterranean seas with his old fortalice Swabian-aragonese, within reach by foot at low tide, giving you particular sensations.