Palermo and Monreale Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

149953


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (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

Mercedes Benz Sedane

What’s Included

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

Entrance Tickets - Meals
Tour price are from 1 to 3 travelers.
I can customize up to 8 people.
Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 3.

Restrictions

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Outstanding professional tour guide. Extremely competent driver with consideration of his guesrts. His knowledge of Italian history is so very informative coupled with local knowledge. Arguably one of the most polite and efficient tour guides in our experience. We highly recommend Simon and are assured that he would meet ones expectations.
Sidney Silver

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