What To Expect
Walk through the consequential old town of Palermo filled with characteristic, vibrant attractions and sights! Get a glimpse of Palermo's history as you explore its historic center with a spectacular architectural heritage taking you back into the past.
Enjoy a 3 hour guided walking tour along the old Cassaro (Corso Vittorio Emanuele), the oldest street of Palermo. Marvel at Palermo's authentic art treasures and glorious monuments reflecting influences from the Arab, Byzantine and Norman architectural styles. Admire the glorious beauty of the Royal Palace of Palermo (Palazzo dei Normanni), the seat of the Kings of Sicily during the Norman domination and the oldest royal residence in Europe. Have a glimpse of the Palatine Chapel (Capella Palatina), the royal chapel of the Norman kings of Sicily exhibiting Eastern and Western influences. Make a quick stop at Palermo's Baroque square, Piazza Vigliena (Quattro Canti), and take time to appreciate its ornate exteriors. See St. John of the Hermits (San Giovanni degli Eremiti) reflecting Arab influences with its brilliant red domes.
Browse through the street markets taking in Palermo's rich culture and customs. Grab the opportunity to experience a great Italian culinary adventure by trying Palermo's delectable specialties. Sample the Italian street food of Palermo with exquisite flavors such as sfincione (dough topped with onion, cheese, bread crumbs, tomato and oregano), meusa (bovine spleen), pannelle (fried chickpea flour), crocche (potato croquettes), caponata (eggplants with tomatoes, capers, onions and olives) and a cannolo (dessert filled with a cream containing ricotta).
Little tasting: Panelle, Crocche, Sfincione and drink
3 hour walking tour
Local tour guide
Entrance fees to museums and monuments
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
Children 8 years old and below are free of charge.
This tour has a 2 (tour with tasting) or 4 (tour without tasting) passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
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