Siracusa was founded in the 8th century BC and for a time it rivaled Athens as the most important city in the Greek world. It was home to such famous personages as Archimedes, Pindar and Aeschylus. We meet our lovely guide to Siracusa, Italo, on the waterfront just outside our hotel.
Italo is quite well assembled, and as you can imagine the Toto Tourists paid rapt attention to his every, um… word! I think I might have more photos of Italo in today’s file than of the classical sites of Siracusa!