From the Normans to the Spaniards


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: No. children can get tired whereas teenagers can resist

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)

The celebration of Art

a walk in the heart of the town to admire the masterpieces of art left by the Normans: Palatine Chapel and during the week end the Royal Palace too ; Cathedral ; Martorana church, and those left by the Spaniards : 2 Oratories decorated by Serpotta : Santa Cita and San Domenico ). Aristocratic mansions, public gardens, food- markets, picturesque streets.


departure at approx. 9 am from the meeting point ( hotel or Opera Sq ). Walk through old streets to the different mentioned monuments. Old town is now most pedestrian area. Possibility to have coffee breaks during the tour

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours


if your hotel is in centre of town, we do no need a taxi. It will be a long walk with some coffee breaks .

What’s Included

Other: my service as personal guide. Entrance fees are not included and are to be paid cash

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 Euros cash - Entrance fee to Palatine chapel pp : 9 Euros during week end ; 7 Euros usually
entrance fee to 2 Oratories pp : 6 Euros
entrance fee to Martorana pp : 1 Euro

What’s Extra

Other: entrance fee at the Palatine Chapel : 8.5 Euros pp from Friday to Monday ( possibility to visit the royal apartment ) , 7 Euros pp from Tuesday to Thursday. Entrance fee at both Oratories San Domenico and Santa Cita: 6 Euros pp. Entrance fee to Martorana church 1 Euro


transportation is extra, for I have an ordinary driver's license and a special one is needed to transport visitors.

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