Welcome to Palermo, one of Italy's most beautiful and historic cities. This private walking tour will take you on a journey through some of Palermo's UNESCO-listed sites in the center of the city, exploring the rich cultural heritage and stunning architecture of this remarkable place.
About this tour:
- Discover the best attractions of the centre of Palermo
- Admire the magnificent Cathedral of Palermo
- Listen to the accurate explanation of a private guide
- Enjoy a tasty break with a Sicilian cannolo
- Learn more about the peculiar multicultural art of Palermo
Palermo is a city full of history, culture, and charm. This private walking tour will take you on a journey through the heart of Palermo, exploring the UNESCO-listed sites in the city center. The tour lasts for three hours, and it includes a visit to Palermo Cathedral, one of the city's most iconic landmarks. We will also take a break and enjoy a delicious Sicilian Cannolo, a traditional pastry that is a must-try when in Palermo.
Discover the stunning attractions of Palermo city centre
Palermo boasts 8 UNESCO sites in the centre and in this private walking tour we will have the chance to admire some of them. You will discover the rich cultural heritage and stunning architecture of this remarkable place, accompanied by an experienced private local guide. We will pass through Norman Palace, which was once the seat of power for the Kings of Sicily. The palace is an architectural masterpiece that blends Byzantine, Arab, and Norman styles, and it is one of the city's most significant landmarks
Explore Palermo Cathedral
We will enter inside Palermo Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, which is one of the most significant landmarks in the city of Palermo. A tour inside the cathedral will take you on a journey through the rich history and culture of Palermo, exploring its stunning architecture, works of art, and royal tombs.The first thing you will notice as you enter the cathedral is the impressive nave, which is flanked by two rows of columns with intricate capitals. The nave is lined with chapels, each with its own unique works of art and artifacts. As you walk through the cathedral, your guide will point out some of the most significant chapels, such as the Capella del Santissimo Sacramento and the Capella del Crocifisso.
Admire the most beautiful landmarks
We will continue our tour by visiting some of Palermo's most beautiful squares and landmarks. We may pass by Piazza Pretoria, a beautiful Baroque square in the heart of Palermo. We will see the famous fountain of Pretoria and learn about its history and significance. Next, we will head to the Teatro Massimo, one of Italy's most famous opera houses. We will admire the building's stunning facade and learn about its history and cultural significance.
The tour also include a tasty break with a delicious Sicilian Cannolo, a perfect way to relax and savor the beauty of Palermo.
Our experienced guide will provide insightful commentary on the history, architecture, and culture of Palermo, and we will have plenty of opportunities to take photos and ask questions. Don't miss this chance to explore Palermo's iconic landmarks and taste a delicious Sicilian Cannolo.
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
This tour runs on rain or shine.
The meeting point is at our TOURIST HUB & COOKING SCHOOL in Palermo.
price per person
based on a group of 4