New and comfortable pied à terre located in the heart of the island of Ortigia a few steps from the places of greatest historical, artistic, cultural and scenic interest of the city. Precisely the Dammuso di Ponente is located between the Porta Marina dating back to the century. XIV and the only surviving architectural element of the medieval walls, and the Fonte Aretusa, meeting place between reality and myth immersed in the green of the papyri and surrounded by a crystalline water mirror so much celebrated by the poets Pindaro and Virgilio, who tell us how the waters of the river Alpheus, flowing under the sea, finally manage to join and mingle with those of the beloved nymph Arethusa, turned into a spring by Diana in an attempt to protect her from him.
Also very short are the paths that lead to the Cathedral, to the oldest Sicilian Doric temple, or to the Temple of Apollo, those that lead to the traditional fish market and Piazza Archimede, considered the geographic center of the island and boasting both prestigious nobiliary buildings built already in 500, both the superb fountain of Diana created by the sculptor Moschetti once again in reference to the myth of the nymph Arethusa.
It is also possible to visit, in the area, the numerous churches of Arab-Norman style and with baroque traces, museums such as the National Palazzo Bellomo, the papyrus, the Sicilian puppets and the Arkimedeion, the Arab neighborhood "Graziella" and the former Jewish district "Giudecca" which attracts scholars from all over the world.
In the streets and alleys around the Dammuso you will find a large number of restaurants, small shops of local crafts and typical eno-gastronomic, all to be discovered ... and of course, you will admire the magnificent sea where you can immerse yourself and swim, reaching walk the solariums of the Levante promenade (public) or the promenade of Ponente in about 5-10 minutes.
The Dammuso di Ponente, characteristic dwelling with stone arches, ideal for the stay of a couple or a small family, is granted for the exclusive use of guests and consists of a single room with a mezzanine from a maximum height of 1 m, 70, and has a kitchenette with electric induction stove, bathroom with shower, double bed and French bed, hairdryer, towel kit, bed linen, supplies and crockery, digital terrestrial TV, air conditioning, heating, Wi Fi internet, machine coffee, microwave, free minibar, iron.