- 4 hours
- The Neapolis
- Apollo Temple
- Arethusa Fountain
- 4 hours with a Ph.D. or MA level guide
- Entrance fees
Italo studied Classics at the University of Catania, and holds a specialization diploma from the University of Bari. He has extensive experience excavating in Italy as well as in Morocco and Ukraine. He has also worked extensively in Morgantina (Sicily) where, for the last decade, he has been co-supervising the excavation work carried out by the University of Virginia. Italo has also taught surveying methods and excavation techniques at various universities and institutions in Italy, Ukraine, Morocco and the USA. His main interests include Greek, Roman and medieval archaeology, as well as the history of medieval art.
Oreste, certainly destined to classics studies because of his name, graduated in Archaeology at the Palermo University, specialising then in Maritime Archaeology at the “Istituto Internazionale di Studi Liguri”. In 2007 he graduated with a Master in Economics and Cultural Heritage and, back in Sicily, he continued his University studies, obtaining two Masters, one in Landscape and environmental planning at the University of Palermo, and the other in Sustainable use of Cultural Heritage, local identity, territorial policies, at the University of Catania. In 2009 he founded an association which aims to promote new cultural events and tours in his hometown. His main interests include Christian archaeology, ancient religions and mythology. He is currently enrolled in a course to become sommelier.
Milena is a Sicilian native and licensed tour guide since 2017. She secured a Master degree in archaeology and she did a three months stage at the Archaeological Museum of Florence, being involved in cataloguing and handling ancient relics. After the university, she got a 1 Level Master degree in management of cultural events, focusing on museum exhibits. Since 2018 she collaborates with the Festival Le Vie dei Tesori, creating and leading thematic and theatrical itineraries for the event set in Siracusa and she also takes part as an expert to school projects having the purpose of introducing children to the cultural heritage.As an insider, she will lead you behind the curtain of the main monuments and places to make you experience the truest soul of Sicily.