Walking tour of PalermoAn Arab-Norman tour itinerary of the historical centre of Palermo, to discover the architectural and cultural beauty of the city. Book now
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- Min: 2 People
This is an active walking tourthrough its Arab-Norman itinerary, which has recently been added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.
Your guide will take you on a discovery of the historical centre of Palermo, showing you some of the artistic and cultural beauties of the Arab and Norman periods.
Departure is at 9:30 from Piazza Indipendenzaat the Royal Palace which hides a real gem of the Arab-Norman period: the Palatine Chapel, dedicated to Satin Peter the apostole and famous everywhere in the world for its wonderful Byzantine mosaics and the bewitching atmosphere perceived as you enter it. You will then enjoy a coffee break in the Cassaro area where you can also try some of the Sicilian sweet specialties such as the cassata and cannolo. You will then move on to Porta Nuova and Quattro Canti in order to arrive at Piazza Pretoria with its amazing fountain. Further on you will discover the Chiesa Martorana and San Cataldo situated in Piazza Bellini. The tour continues with the visit of the Oratorio di San Lorenzo, built around the second half of the 16thcentury. You will here discover the mysteries of the Caravaggio canvas and Palazzo Steri, where you guide will take you through the story of one of the darkest moments in the history of Palermo: the inquisition.
The tour will end in Piazza Marina.
Duration: 4 hours
Walking tour of Palermo.
Entry to the monuments.
Everything else that is not specified in the "included".
We recommend comfortable clothing and trainers.
Bar Santoro, Piazza Indipendenza, 25, 90129 Palermo PA.
To make a reservation payment of the full amount is required.
You will be contacted in order to agree on a meeting time at your accommodation.
In the case of adverse weather conditions which do not allow for the carrying out of the tour, you will be able to arrange another date directly with the organiser. If another date is not possible, you will be reimbursed the amount already paid.
Withdrawal allowed up until 2 days before the service and in this case you will be reimbursed the 80%. For cancellations made less than 48h prior the event you will be charged 100%.