Palermo Street Food and Old Town Walking Tour

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Via Maqeda
Via Maqeda
Piazza Marina
Piazza Marina
Street food Mercato del Capo
Street food Mercato del Capo
Street food con Ararancina
Street food con Ararancina
Street food in VIlla
Street food in VIlla
Mercato di Ballaro
Mercato di Ballaro
Street food mercado di Ballaro
Street food mercado di Ballaro

What To Expect

Discover old Palermo on a 3-hour guided walking tour! Take in Palermo's rich culture by exploring its old markets and tasting its delightful street foods. Marvel at the spectacular wonders of the city bringing you back to the past through its fascinating characters.


  • Marvel at the attractions and sights at Palermo's historic center on a 3-hour guided walking tour

  • Take a walk along the old town of Palermo and take in the city's rich culture and traditions

  • Admire the monuments reflecting different architectural heritage

  • Check out Palermo's fascinating street markets

  • Experience an unique Italian food adventure by trying out Palermo's delightful street foods


Walking tours in Palermo
Departs From:
Meeting Point:
Pick-up from hotels in Palermo historic city center OR Port pick-up (in front of IBIS Hotel) OR Massimo Theater
3 hours
daily at 10:30 AM
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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).

Tasting Options

  • No tasting

  • Little tasting: Panelle, Crocche, Sfincione and drink

  • Big tasting: Panelle, Crocche, Sfincione, Arancina, Caponata, Little Cannolo and drink


  • 3 hour walking tour

  • Local tour guide

  • Street food tasting with 1 beer, Coca Cola or water (depending on option selected)


  • Entrance fees to museums and monuments

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • 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.

  • Guests are recommended to bring a hat.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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