SAFETY ON BOARD
SEA AND COAST ITINERARIES
Mini cruises in the Porto Grande of Syracuse and in the water off Ortigia island, navigation coasting along the COAST N/E, visit to the fascinating caves, the eastern waterfront, ancient greek arbour,Tonnara Santa Panagia,excursion towards S/E along the Plemmirio and White Ripe,educational tour “Let’s discover Syracuse from the sea” for school groups and cultural activities.
School groups- Educational tour
An educational tour linked to the sea for students that refers to Itinerarium maritimum,inspired by an itinerary drawn at the time of Caracalla by an anonymous author. It aims to constitute a reference point for the sea use all around Ortigia island and the port. It helps steudents to be aware of the historical and artistic heritage of the sea related to a specific geographical area. In particular our activity is to provide the students with the historical dimension and artistic value of the glorious past that has distinguished Syracuse over the centuries. Tools and interpretative keys will be provide to understand the different historical phases that characterized men activities in relationship with the sea from the prehistoric times till today.
Organize and test extracurricular tours to develop confidence on topics related to the sea and in particular to the maritime history of the ancient Mediterranean; improve the awareness of the historical and artistic needs along the coasts of Syracuse.
Elaborate a model of information on cultural issues related to the sea and the ancient navigation;acquire necessary and essential tools to value cultural elements that characterize the city of Syracuse and the sea through the direct visual interaction with sites and monuments;identify the main potential information of the Porto grande and evaluate strategies for enhancement,preservation and protection of the resources; approach to new skills related to the study, research, appreciation of historical and artistic heritage of naval and maritime history,underwater archeology of the ancient Mediterranean.