Among the most important archaeological sites in Italy: the largest Greek theatre in the world, where every year in May and June the Greek tragedies and comedies are represented, the Roman Amphitheatre, the third largest in the world after the Coliseum and the Arena di Verona, Roman tombs of the imperial period, the Altar of Hieron II, nearly 200 meters long, the largest of Magna Graecia, the Latomie, famous and beautiful stone quarries, the Rope Makers Cave and the Ear of Dionysus, famous worldwide for the shape and the incredible acoustics. All these treasures just a few minutes walk from the hostel.