The Hotel Principe di Fitalia enjoys an absolutely privileged setting among hotels and historic residences in Syracuse, in the tranquil countryside, just 800 meters from the seaside in the Natural Marine Reserve of Plemmirio, and 4 km from Ortigia, the historic heart of Syracuse.
The surrounding nature and lush greenery, just a few minutes from the crystalline waters and splendid monuments of Ortigia, make the Hotel Principe di Fitalia, a 4 star hotel in Syracuse, the best place to spend a seaside vacation, while discovering the art and natural beauty of Syracuse.
The hotel is situated just 10 km from the pavilions of the Fiera del Sud, the site of important annual international events. Its fascinating setting, along with the superior quality of its services, make the Hotel Principe di Fitalia the ideal base for a business trip.
The nearest airport to the Hotel Principe di Fitalia is the Aeroporto Internazionale Fontanarossa at Catania, 65 km from the hotel. To get to the hotel using public transport services, take one of the Interbus lines which arrive at the Central Station in Syracuse, then continue on by taxi to the Principe di Fitalia (10 km).
Guests can make use of the hotel's transfer service (on request) from the airport of Catania or railway station in Syracuse.
From the Central Station in Syracuse, continue on by taxi to the Hotel Principe di Fitalia (10 km).
Guests can book a transfer to the hotel.
Arrive at Syracuse and follow the indications for Avola – Noto. At the end of Viale Paolo Orsi, take the SS 115 state road for Avola. Proceed for 4 km, immediately after the second Q8 service station to your left, take the SP 58 provincial road on the left (Strada Capo Murro di Porco). Pass the roundabout and turn right at the second road, then immediately left. Continue straight on for 400 meters to the Hotel Principe di Fitalia.
Virgil, The Aeneid, book III
One of the most fascinating outings while staying at the Hotel Principe di Fitalia is a visit to the Plemmirio Natural Marine Reserve.
The marine park, which takes its name from Plemmyrium, a mythical village in the vicinity of the ancient Ortygia cited by the poet of the Aeneid, safeguards the 7 km of coastline and shoals of the Maddalena Peninsula, which is also home to archaeological finds dating all the way back to the prehistoric age and the times of the Greeks and Romans.
The sea and nature here are truly enchanting: a succession of inlets and coves, grottoes and underwater caves, lapped by extraordinarily clear waters abundant with rare varieties of marine fauna, and magnificent shoals displaying archaeological finds. On the coast, dwarf palms and prickly pear dot the splendid landscape.
The reception at the Hotel Principe di Fitalia provides all the necessary information for visiting the Park's land and seaside treasures with guides or in absolute freedom.
What's more, the Principe Di Fitalia is located in an ideal position for visiting Mount Etna, Taormina, Noto and Ragusa Ibla.
The ancient heart of Syracuse, and the ancient Sirako of the Greeks, reachable in just 10 minutes with a shuttle bus available to guests from the Hotel Principe di Fitalia. Marvel at the splendor of the Temple of Apollo, the Piazza Archimede with its wonderful 15th century palaces, and Piazza del Duomo, built on the remains of a Greek temple, displaying its splendid Baroque architecture. Don't miss the Fonte Aretusa, a mythical fresh water fountain, the site of the myth of the nymph Arethusa and Alfeus, gushing out of an enchanting basin adorned by palms and papyrus, or the Castello Maniace, built by Federick II of Swabia, a splendid example of Medieval architecture.