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Ospitalità a Siracusa e Pozzallo. Alloggi autentici, dotati di tutti i comfort e posti in zone molto centrali, accomunati dall’amore per la bellezza, la storia, la cultura e la natura. Punti di partenza ideali per visitare la costa sud-orientale della nostra meravigliosa isola.

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 Syracuse Free Walking Tou

Syracuse Free Walking Tour

Every Tuesday & Friday afternoon (summer months and Christmas period)

 

May 14, 2021

With the summer timetable, starting, from June 13th until July 31, 2021, the Catania-Syracuse railway line closes for modernization works. The connection will be guaranteed by bus service as specified when booking on Trenitalia's website. Beside the temporary bus service of Trenitalia many public busses of Interbus and AST are always running between Catania and Siracusa.

 Trains station of Syracuse

 

 

Last updated: November 7, 2020

 

Updates information for tourists about Corona virus situation in Sicily

corona virus sicily situation

 

Starting from November 6, 2020 according by the new decisions of the Italian government, Sicily is classified as "orange area" (intermedium) for the Covid emergency. Beside the national emergency measures it's not allowed to move between Sicily and other regions and in Sicily between different towns, except for work, study or health reasons. Traveling for tourism is not allowed. Moving to return to your home is always allowed. This rules will be applied for at least 15 days and the decree-law is valid until December 3, 2020.

For official updates about allowed activities and Covid situation in Sicily visit the the Sicilian regional official website for information about the corona virus disease: http://www.siciliacoronavirus.it/

If you are arriving to Sicily from another country an online registration is required. The form is available on the website of regional health department.

 

Moving in Sicily

In towns it's possible to move without permessions between 5 am and 10 pm. Outside your town or at a different time a self-compiled permission form is required and it's allowed only for work, health or study reasons. Wearing a mask is mandatory outside your home, near other people and social distancing (1 m is required). Moving with a body temperature >37,5°C is not allowed and there are temperature checks in many public places.

Situation at the airports

All Sicilian airports are open. There are health checks at the airports. A self-certification is required form traveling (2 copies). The form can be downloaded form Catania airport's website.

Situation of the hotels

There are no restrictions for the hotels conformed with antiCovid guidelines. The restaurants of the hotels are open for their customers. Although the closure of hotels in not required by the last national decisions, many hotels have decide for closure.

Restaurants and bars

Restaurants, bars and coffee houses can open only between 5 am and 10 pm for take-away or home delivery.

Public transport

Busses and trains are running but only at 50% of their passenger capacity.

Archaeological sites, museum and monuments

Museum, archaeological sites and monuments in Sicily will be closed until December 3, 2020.

Guided tours

Although guided tours are not expressly prohibited it's not possible to run tours due to the traveling limitations and closure of the monuments.

 

We will regularly updated this post with information for tourists which are visiting Sicily or plan to visit the island.

 

 

 

 

 

March 5, 2020

The municipality of Taormina has decided that for the month of March 2020 parking will be free for cars and motorcycles at the parkings Lumbi and Porta Catania, from Friday at 4 pm to Sunday at midnight. Further details about the parking positions and work days rates are published on the official website.

 Parking Porta Catania in Taormina

 

 

 

March 9, 2019

The SAC (Società di Gestione dell'Aeroporto di Catania) has communicated that from Monday, March 11 to Wednesday March 20, 2019 there will be urgent maintenance works on the landing area of Catania Fontanarossa airport. Due to this works there can be changes in arrival and departure times, cancellations and some flights could land at other airports. Travelers should contact their airline for updated information. The hourly arrivals will be reduced from 10 to 4 and some flights will land at Comiso airport. Probably Alitalia will cancel some flights and some of Ryanair flights will land in Comiso. For updated information please visit the website of Catania's airport: http://www.aeroporto.catania.it/ and Comiso's airport: http://www.aeroportodicomiso.eu 

 

 

 

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Corona virus situation in Sicily