Flavors and colours of traditional Sicilian markets and typical street food- a three hour tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

362417


Categories

Food and Wine, Local Experience, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (advanced), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Experience typical street food , flavors and colours of Palermitan markets


I will meet you on Piazza Verdi and from there we will walk through one of the famous open air markets of Palermo, Porta Carini also called Capo. As all markets in Palermo, it really looks like an Arabic "suk". I will buy for you a typical "panella" and "sfincione", that means fried cick pea flour and Sicilian pizza with a wonderful onions and tomato topping . From there we will continue on to the famous Cathedral of the city, an amazing conglomerate of architecture. You will take beautiful pictures of it and of Saint Rosalia, the Patron Saint of Palermo. A few minutes later, after strolling through some very narrow Medieval alleys , we will end up in Ballarò Market, filled with other stands of fresh food: olives, cheese, herbs, capers . . . I will buy for you excellent olives From Ballarò I will take you back to the main street, Via Maqueda near the famous Four Corners square and the monumental Pretoria Fountain , whose nickname is "of the shame". End of our tour

Itinerary

Teatro Massimo
Porta Carini(Capo) market
the Cathedral of Palermo
Ballarò market

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Our meeting point is Piazza Verdi, just in front of Teatro Massimo( the Opera House )

End location: We will finish in Via Maqueda, by the Four Corners square

Duration: 3 hours

This tour cannot be done on Monday and on Wednesday afternoon.
It is a nice tour also for children, eventhough we need to walk for about three hours. Certainly we will make several breaks ..

Transportation

This is a walking tour through the markets.It is not possible to go by car.Markets are semi pedestrian

What’s Included

My guiding service, a tasting of the typical panella ( fried chick pea flour) and sfincione(typical Sicilian pizza), some olives

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euros - If you want to sample a cannolo, an arancina or a drink...

What’s Extra

any drink , any other food except panella ,sfincione and some olives

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Josie N.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/FlavorsandcoloursofSicilanstreetfood

Tours by Josie N.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Palermo and Monreale

Marvellous Arab-Normand "jewels"...and more- full day tour

379 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

learn more

Arab-Norman Palermo Private tour

Discover the splendours of Palermo - half day tour

246 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

learn more

Palermo Shore Excursion

A walking tour through the old city. Half day tour

234 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

learn more

Middle Ages and Renaissance in the charming,...

Italian and Sicilian painting, sculpture, architecture from the 14th,...

252 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

learn more

Flavors and colours of traditional Sicilian,...

 unrated

Experience typical street food , flavors and colours of Palermitan,...

265 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

learn more

Baroque in Palermo

Private Palermo walking tour: the triumph of Spanish Baroque-half day,...

252 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

learn more

The splendours of Cefalù

Discover the Medieval beauties of Cefalù-half day tour

442 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

5 hours

learn more

Private Sicily Tour: Segesta and Monreale

Enchanting Greek and Byzantine Heritage - full day tour

543 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours 30 min.

learn more

Segesta Erice and Trapani salt pans

Ancient art and history meet the wonder of the sea-full day tour

568 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

7 hours

learn more