Palazzo Del Sale


Towns of Sicily


City, Coast


Rooms with a view, Sightseeing

£ 390 pp


Shabby-chic Sicilian style décor at this 7-room B&B in prime position on Ortigia in Syracuse.

Friendly, helpful owner with lots of insider knowledge on where to eat, shop and explore

A charming B&B for couples or families alike to relax and feel at home in


7 charming rooms


from £ 390 per person


3 nights sharing a double room

Daily breakfast

Private airport transfers

Travel planning

We can help you with

International flights

Private tours of Siracusa and the Baroque towns.

Tickets for the Greek Festival between May and June


Top marks for the Palazzo del Sale’s location, perfectly-placed for exploring Ortigia in the heart of ancient Syracuse. Just under an hour from Catania airport, the city is an excellent short break destination.


Simple and stylish, the palazzo still has the high ceilings and partially exposed stone walls that remain from its former use as a building for salt storage.


Owners Giovanni is happy to advise on itineraries and organise excursions, event tickets and restaurant reservations. Free internet is available via a laptop in the lounge.


Bedrooms are bright and spacious, with high wooden beamed ceilings, small standing balconies and bright splashes of colour. Rooms on the top floor are made for romance with terraces that overlook the rooftops of Ortigia. The loft room, which has a double and two single beds, is ideal for families.


Breakfast in the Palazzo’s lounge and choose from any number of local restaurants and pizzerias, within walking distance, for dinner.


Restaurant with a view? Try the Terrazza sul Mare on the rooftop of the Grand Hotel Ortigia, innovative Sicilian dining overlooking the town's roofs and gulf.


Just steps from the Arethusa fountain and the sea promenade, the Palazzo del Sale is a great starting point for a walk around the charming centre of Ortigia. Encompassing over 2000 years of culture and history, the city is UNESCO listed for its Greek ruins and Baroque architecture. There is an excellent choice of beaches in the area, ranging from those at the popular resort of Fontane Bianche to the wilder fringes of the Vendicari Nature Reserve. The turquoise waters of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve are just to the south of Syracuse. Explore beyond the city on an excursion to the vineyards around Avola and the towns of the Val di Noto.  



Concierge Buffet breakfast Daily cleaning Internet WI-FI


Family room Wi-Fi Hairdryer

julie frenchman
julie frenchman
09:16 09 Jul 19
This is the third occasion that Antonio has organised an Italian holiday for me. As it was a Birthday celebration involving a party of 10, the arrangements were complex, involving a villa, guides and attendance at the Palio on July 2nd. Without exception everything went exactly as planned. The recommended villa on the Montestigliano Estate, south west of Siena, was wonderful. Our guide made sure we had a full understanding of the history and culture of the Palio which meant that, with a spectacular view over the Campo from the apartment booked by Antonio, we were able to appreciate the event that much more. We shall certainly be going back to Italy with more
Kay James
Kay James
12:08 03 May 19
We had an amazing trip organised by Antonio, we visited Naples for a few days then stayed in Sant’ Agata. Both hotels had fabulous amenities and restaurants. The trip was effortless and everything was meticulously arranged. Antonio was also on had for anything we needed during the trip. I would definitely recommend Expert to Italy and we will definitely use this company again in the futureread more
Grant Stupart
Grant Stupart
18:31 16 Aug 18
Antonio with his meticulous planning and caring service has been solely responsible for the best Italian holidays we have had. His ability to offer excellent hotel accommodation which provides for every need and requirement is second to none . Hotels that are not main stream , that provide high quality of service in excellent locations are one of Antonio’s strength. It’s great to have a provider that know and understands his market. Grant B Stupartread more
Jonathan May
Jonathan May
18:06 01 Aug 18
July 2018 _________________________________ Have just completed another 10 day holiday arranged by Antonio at Expert to Italy. We went with Antonio's suggestion and spent 2 days at Matera and then the remainder in Pisciotta in the Cilento. Matera was amazing and felt completely different to anywhere else we have been in Italy. We loved Pisciotta and the hotel was wonderful with lovely owners who were great at suggesting things to do. We visited a buffalo farm, a vinyard and tooks boats to isolated coves with lovely clear water. All arrangements were absolutely faultless. We would never have found such lovely places without Antonio! 2016 _________________________________ We have just returned from a fantastic holiday suggested no arranged by ExpertTo Italy. Once again the organisation by Antonio was flawless and everything worked perfectly. We spent 5 nights by lake Maggiore and 3 in Cogne in the Italian Alps. Both hotels and locations were fantastic - particularly the Bellvue in Cogne. Please see trip advisor if interested in the hotels as I will give a more specific review there - I'm not a fanatic reviewer but both really deserve it. We have used this company for the past 5 years and Antonio seems to have a real gift for finding fantastic hotels and matching locations to his clients. I would not usually put the level of trust in anyone to arrange holidays for me that I have with Antonio but he has delivered every time and I can unreservedly recommend his services. Italy is a beautiful country with huge variety - if you describe what you like to Antonio and let him make suggestions then you will not be disappointed. Very definitely 5 stars from me. So - Antonio and team, please keep it up! Jonread more
Amanda Chapman
Amanda Chapman
22:28 25 Aug 17
Antonio delivered more than expected! Our family of four stayed at two beautiful villa's on the Amalfi Coast. Both of the locations were top class. Antonio provided excellent service and was always available if we had questions about the details of our trip. He was easy to work with and we would recommend his services to others traveling to more
Susan Davidson
Susan Davidson
09:04 19 Jun 17
This was our second holiday with ExpertoItaly, and it was just as good as the first! Antonio provided us with fast, efficient and personal attention. His choice of hotels was first class. Real attention to detail means that you get a holiday that really suits your personal requirements. Brilliant!read more
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