Palermo & Monreale

Tour Number

Activity Level

450842


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

The meeting of different cultures


We start to approach the city walking in the Medieval area to see the main examples of Arab, Norman and Baroque architecture: Church of S. Cataldo, Church of the Martorana, Piazza Pretoria with beautiful Renaissance Fountain known also as the Fountain of the Shame, Four Corners- famous meeting place made in Baroque time by Spanish kings, Cathedral of Palermo, Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel and we finish our tour in San Giovanni degli Eremiti where the Norman king Roger II used to go to confession.
In the afternoon we continue with Monreale Cathedral what was ordered by William II The Good in 1166. Inside the Cathedral You will be able to admire the mosaics from Old and New Testament made of gold. We visit also the cloister of the Cathedral of Monreale.

Itinerary

We start to approach the city walking in the Medieval area to see the main examples of Arab, Norman and Baroque architecture: Church of S. Cataldo, Church of the Martorana, Piazza Pretoria with beautiful Renaissance Fountain known also as the Fountain of the Shame, Four Corners- famous meeting place made in Baroque time by Spanish kings, Cathedral of Palermo, Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel and we finish our tour in San Giovanni degli Eremiti where the Norman king Roger II used to go to confession.
In the afternoon we continue with Monreale Cathedral what was ordered by William II The Good in 1166. Inside the Cathedral You will be able to admire the mosaics from Old and New Testament made of gold. We visit also the cloister of the Cathedral of Monreale.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Place of Stay or Port of call

End location: Place of Stay or Port of call

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Luxury Mercedes Benz Sedane

What’s Included

Other: Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar - Pick up and drop off right on the dock- English speaking Driver for the day at disposal- All local Taxes, gasoline, highway/parking tolls, driver's meal
Free water bottles and soda drinks.
Stops along the drive to the most beautiful spot where you can enjoy the landscapes and take as much pictures you wish.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Euro € - Extra costs are depending if you desire to stop for lunch in a restaurant, in a bar, a visit in a museum or a church which is requiring a ticket etc

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch in a restaurant, in a bar, a visit in a museum or a church which is requiring a ticket etc

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

Private tour guide Diego

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