Friday, 8 May 2015

Syracuse / Siracusa



The facade of the Cathedral in Syracuse, a powerful Sicilian-Baroque composition erected in 1728-54. It was designed by Andrea Palma.
Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

The distance between Siracusa and some other cities in Sicily

Siracusa-Palermo 277 km
Siracusa-Cefal├╣ 249 km
Siracusa-Agrigento 217 km
Siracusa-Noto 38 km
Siracusa-Taormina 118 km
Siracusa-Catania 66 km
Siracusa-Trapani 375 km


Sicilian towns and places on UNESCO's World Heritage List

  • Agrigento: Archaeological Area of Agrigento (UNESCO)
  • Aeolian Islands: Isole Eolie. The group consists of seven islands (Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Stromboli, Filicudi, Alicudi and Panarea) and five small islets (Basiluzzo, Dattilo, Lisca Nera, Bottaro and Lisca Bianca) in the vicinity of Panarea. (UNESCO)
  • Caltagirone (UNESCO)
  • Catania (UNESCO)
  • Militello Val di Catania (UNESCO)
  • Modica (UNESCO)
  • Mount Etna (UNESCO)
  • Noto (UNESCO)
  • Palazzolo Acreide (UNESCO)
  • Ragusa (UNESCO)
  • Scicli (UNESCO)
  • Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica (UNESCO)

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