Excursions and boat trips to Syracuse

Exciting excursion in a unique setting enhanced by the Mediterranean light, to discover the charming natural scenary of the Porto Grande,together with places,myths and legends inside this port that from the ancient times was the active centre of “ the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them”as Cicero described Syracuse.



Our ship is enabled 120 to the transport of passengers and possesses all the safety (90 with Covid-19 restrictions) requisitivi.


Accessible to people with disabilities, of LIS language ability (by reservation).


Be inspired by the beauty and history of Syracuse.


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.

Tastings & Party

Cocktails e sangria party, lunch/dinner party themes, Mediterranean brunch, Ortigia pizza party, Sicilian rustic lunch, local wine tasting, sweet and salty typical products tasting, Mediterranean live music (on request).

The party can take place also at night.

A dive where the water is bluer!

At summer time, the sun deck of Linea d’Ombra is ideal for lying under the sun, far away from the chaotic crowded beaches, and taking the advantage to reach places accessible only by the sea…

once there..a dip in crystel clear water is a must!

School tourism

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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.

Special Moments

It becomes an important and SPECIAL EVENT in EXCEPTIONAL EVENT

The Compagnia del Selene offers you the exclusive rental service to live in an original way and in a special atmosphere of your most important occasions: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and private parties with live music and DJs. The Compagnia del Selene is waiting to impress your guests with a staff of professionals who, thanks to thirty years of experience and attention to detail will satisfy all your needs.


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