Palermo. Historic center tour - City walking tour

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With this tour you will see and savor the best of the city: the most famous monuments of different eras, the main streets of the center and a historic outdoor market still functioning and vital. Sum, a bit of everything. Your personal guide will explain and answer to your questions and will assist you in the tastings. For more details and timetables, look for me online and contact me privately. I am Angela Saltaformaggio, a licensed guide.

With this tour, you will be able to get the most out of the city: the most famous monuments from different periods, the main city and the historical open-air food market. your questions and help you in your tastings. For more details and timetables, find me on the internet and contact me personally.

Additional Info

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Starts: Palermo, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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With this tour you will see and savor the best of the city: the most famous monuments of different eras, the main streets of the center and a historic outdoor market still functioning and vital. Sum, a bit of everything. Your personal guide will explain and answer to your questions and will assist you in the tastings. For more details and timetables, look for me online and contact me privately. I am Angela Saltaformaggio, a licensed guide.

With this tour, you will be able to get the most out of the city: the most famous monuments from different periods, the main city and the historical open-air food market. your questions and help you in your tastings. For more details and timetables, find me on the internet and contact me personally.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Teatro Massimo, Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 90138, Palermo, Sicily Italy

The meeting point is located in the modern part of the center, the one dating back to the ‘800-‘900 period, exemplified by the splendid Opera House, the third largest in Europe.

Opera Theater, 3rd biggest in Europe The modern meeting point of the ‘800-‘900

Pass By: Mercato del Capo, Via Cappuccinelle, 90138, Palermo, Sicily Italy

You will cross the historic open food market, dating back to the Middle Ages and to the Arab domination, and still active today.

You’re walking along this historical open-air fresh market, dating back to the Middle Ages and the arabian domination

Stop At: Cattedrale di Palermo, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Visit the main church, dating back to the 12th century, which houses the relics of the patron saint.

You’re visiting the main church, dating back to the 12th century and keeping the relics of the Patron Saint.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Quattro Canti, Corso Vittorio Emanuelle Via Maqueda, 90100, Palermo, Sicily Italy

After the necessary breaks to taste sweets or street food, you will pass through this monumental square which represents the exact center of the historical center. Enriched with statues and fountains, it is a strategic place to better understand town planning.

Sweets or street food, you’re going across this monumental square, right in the middle of the old town. It’s a strategic point to better understand the city planning.

Pass By: Piazza Pretoria, Piazza, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Piazza overlooked by the Town Hall, decorated with a fabulous fountain called “of shame” and surrounded by baroque churches. At an angle between the two main streets of the center.

The city hall, with a fountain of fountain. Surrounded by baroque churches, it’s just between the two main city streets.

Stop At: Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio, Piazza Bellini, 3, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy

You will visit one of the most representative churches of the so-called Arab-Norman style, Unesco world heritage. Inside the gold of the Byzantine style mosaics.

You’re visiting one of the most impressive churches in the socalled arab-norman style. Now world heritage site, you’ll admire golden byzantine mosaics.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church and Monastery of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria, Piazza Bellini 2, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Finally you will visit one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque. A riot of marbles and colors.

At the end you’re visiting one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque style. An explosion of polychrome marbles.

Duration: 20 minutes



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