The new self catering apartment Syracuse in Ortigia Archimede is the Globetrotter Residence, it is a very comfortable holiday flat perfect for two people but able to accommodate up to 4. It is situated on the ground level. Our Residence is in the heart of the antique Ortigia market in the historical centre of Syracuse, Sicily. This vacation rental has a spacious living area with a double bed, two bedsides, a sofa bed, a wardrobe, a mirror and a table with 4 chairs. It also has air conditioning, free wifi internet and a TV. There is finally a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with shower and bidet. Hairdryer, sheets and towels are also provided. The Railway and Bus station are just a 10 minute walk away and the Neopolis archaeological park in Syracuse (where Greek Tragedies and comedies were and are performed in the famous outdoor theatre) is only a mile away from the Syracuse Globetrotter short term rental apartments.
Syracuse (or Siracusa) was the most important city of Magna Graecia. It defeated the mighty Athens in 413 and was home to many a great Greek, including the inimitable Archimedes. At the height of its economic, political and military powers, the city had a population of 300,000 and, according to Cicero, was “the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all”.