Palermo City Private Tour from Palermo - Sicily
Famous throughout the world, Palermo is the regional capital of Sicily and the fifth largest city in Italy by population. On the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea, it is located between Monte Pellegrino and the bay of Conca d’Oro, in the western part of Sicily. City of a thousand faces, loud but elegant, eclectic and never dull, Palermo with its architectural beauty, its traditions and its people attracts and enchants thousands of visitors from all over the world.Today Palermo still contains architectural finds of rare beauty, a tangible sign of the importance that the city has taken over the centuries. Itinerary
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Cattedrale di Palermo, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040, Palermo, Sicily Italy
Due to the various conquering nations and empires that have had a presence in Palermo, this cathedral has a myriad of different styles and is a truly fascinating building. Originally constructed in 1185 on the instruction of Pope Gregory I, the church has seen many uses including a mosque and a crypt. The Moorish influence is present on the exterior and it features a fine central basilica and a tall renaissance clock tower. Furthermore the portico side entrance features several ornate columns and a triangular pediment with a detailed fresco. Inside, a prominent feature is the treasure chamber that holds various artefacts from different time periods of the church, and also the tomb of Emperor Frederick II.
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Chiesa Inferiore, Piazza del Parlamento 1, 90134, Palermo, Sicily Italy
The Palatine Chapel is located in close proximity to the Palazzo dei Normanni in the centre of Palermo and is one of the best preserved examples of Byzantine architecture and artwork in Europe. As part of the palace, it was built in 1132 and commissioned by Roger II of Sicily. Dedicated to Saint Peter, the chapel has a central basilica and features a plethora of fantastic Byzantine artwork and architecture. Covered in stunning mosaics that exhibit a fantastic amount of detail and colour, the walls and ceiling are packed full of religious and historical iconography. Every angle or corner you turn you will find another piece of detail or interesting depiction – This really is a true feat of ingenuity and artistic creation.
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Mercati di Palermo: Capo, Vucciria e Ballaro, adiacenze corso Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo, Sicily Italy
Food markets are a fantastic way to sample local life and so see the heart of a city. Palermo has several wonderful food markets that operate daily.The main food markets include Ballaro, Cap and Vucciria all of which are located in the centre of the city and not far from the main attractions. Here you will find street vendors and shop fronts full of delicious fresh fruits, vegetables, cakes, pastries and more. Prepare to have your sense assaulted with the variety of smells and the noise from the vendors selling their wares.
A truly fascinating part of Palermo that should not be missed!
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Child rate applies only when shared with 2 paying adults"
"Most travelers can participate"
"A small amount of walking is involved"
"Please advice any specific dietary requirements or allergies at time of booking"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at 9:00 am at your accomodation (hotel, B&B, apartment). Please confirm us the pick up address.
N.B.: If your accomodation is not in the area indicated on the above map, send us a message to arrange your pick up.
N.B.B: If pick up requested from the sea port please specify time of your arrival.Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Port of Palermo, Molo Santa Lucia, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.