Marzamemi & Portopalo (departure from Syracuse area)

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Experience the charm and beauty of Marzamemi & Portopalo on this extraordinary tour. Departing from the Syracuse area, hop on a comfortable bus and journey to the picturesque seaside village of Marzamemi. Immerse yourself in history as you explore the ancient tonnara and the majestic Palace of Prince of Villadorata. Be amazed as you witness the traditional production of tuna bottarga at an artisan workshop. The rich flavors and authentic methods are sure to leave you craving for more. Continuing the adventure, the bus will take you to Porto Palo di Capo Passero, where you can marvel at the remnants of an ancient tuna station, with the impressive Castle Tafuri looking over. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in history, artistry, and breathtaking landscapes. Join the tour today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit to artisan workshop producing traditional tuna bottarga
  • Exploration of Marzamemi, a charming seaside village
  • Discovering the history of the tonnara in Marzamemi
  • Observing the remains of an ancient tuna station in Porto Palo
  • Captivating view of Castle Tafuri in Porto Palo
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Optional entrance fees during the visit

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Experience the fascinating history and breathtaking beauty of Marzamemi & Portopalo with this captivating tour. Departing from the Syracuse area, you'll embark on a journey that will transport you back in time. Immerse yourself in the heritage of a small village that dates back to 1752, with its iconic tonnara and the majestic Palace of the Prince of Villadorata. Discover the traditional methods of producing tuna bottarga through a visit to an artisan workshop. In addition, you'll explore the ancient tuna station in Porto Palo di Capo Passero, which is dominated by the impressive Castle Tafuri. This tour is the perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, offering a truly enriching experience for all.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to be captivated by the historical charm and stunning surroundings of Marzamemi & Portopalo. The tour duration lasts between 240 to 300 minutes, giving you ample time to immerse yourself in each unique location. Begin by visiting the artisan workshop where tuna bottarga is produced using traditional methodologies, and gain an insight into this ancient practice. Witness firsthand the dedication and skill behind this culinary delicacy. Then, venture to Porto Palo di Capo Passero, where you'll discover the remnants of an ancient tuna station that exudes a sense of grandeur. Marvel at the imposing Castle Tafuri and soak in the scenic beauty that surrounds you. This tour promises an unforgettable experience, leaving you with cherished memories and a sense of wonder.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and those seeking a unique and immersive experience. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a group of friends, this tour offers something for everyone. Discover the rich heritage of Marzamemi & Portopalo as you explore the village and learn about its fascinating past. Nature enthusiasts will also appreciate the stunning coastal landscapes that serve as a backdrop to this tour. If you have a penchant for local traditions and culinary delights, the visit to the artisan workshop will surely intrigue your taste buds. This tour caters to a broad audience, ensuring that anyone with an adventurous spirit and a desire for discovery can enjoy an unforgettable experience.

Why book this?

Step into the intriguing world of Marzamemi & Portopalo and unlock the secrets of their historical and cultural significance. This tour allows you to discover hidden gems that are often overlooked by mainstream tourism. By supporting local artisans and visiting the traditional tuna bottarga workshop, you'll contribute to the preservation of age-old techniques and help sustain the local economy. Immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of Marzamemi, where the tonnara and the Palace of the Prince of Villadorata hold stories of times long past. Then, venture to Porto Palo di Capo Passero and witness the remains of the tuna station, a testament to the area's rich maritime history. From the breathtaking coastal views to the incredible historical sites, this tour offers a unique blend of authenticity and natural beauty.

Good to know

For your convenience, this tour provides a pick-up near the main entrance at 07:20. The total duration of the tour ranges from 240 to 300 minutes, ensuring you have ample time to explore and soak in the beauty of Marzamemi & Portopalo. Please note that some itinerary details may vary, so it's advisable to check with the tour operator for the most up-to-date information. Keep in mind that this tour includes other inclusions and excludes certain items, so it's best to inquire about specific details when booking. Prepare to be enchanted by the charm and history of Marzamemi & Portopalo as you embark on this remarkable tour.


Travelers who have experienced this tour often rave about its perfect balance of history, culture, and natural beauty. They praise the knowledgeable guides who provide insightful information about the sites visited and share captivating stories. The visit to the artisan workshop is often highlighted as a unique and unforgettable experience. Travelers appreciate the opportunity to witness traditional methods of tuna bottarga production and taste this exquisite delicacy. The beauty of Marzamemi and the awe-inspiring remains of the tuna station in Porto Palo di Capo Passero leave a lasting impression on visitors. Overall, reviews reflect high levels of satisfaction, with many considering this tour a highlight of their trip to the Syracuse area.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking


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