Villa del Tellaro

An old Roman villa, discovered in 1971. Over thirty years after the excavation, is it now open to the public.

Museo Archeologico
Paolo Orsi


The “Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi” is one of the principal archaeological museums of Europe. The museum contains artefacts from the prehistoric, Greek and Roman periods found in archaeological excavations in the city and other sites in Sicily. Located next to the ancient Villa Landolina, outside the Museum, it is possible to visit the park opposite with finds from the Greek and Roman periods.

Parco Archeologico

This park hosts some of the most famous ruins in Syracuse: the Tempio di Apollo, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Altar of Hieron and many other artefacts that bear witness to history.


This inland town town is famous for its ceramics. There you can find museums and the “Istituto Statale d’Arte per la Ceramica”.