The best of Palermo - half day tour

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Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for teenagers.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), German (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Your first time in the town

Is it your first time in Palermo? Do you want to have a clear idea about all the must-see of the city in a relatively short time? This is the tour for you!

We will visit the old town, starting from the Palatine Chapel, walking along the main street Corso Vittorio Emanuele, visiting the Cathedral, the 4 Corners, the Pretoria Fountain and the Church of Santa Caterina.
You will have a clear idea about the Arabic-Norman style, the baroque, the Renaissance and all the most important historical periods of the city.
Palermo is a place with more than 2, 800 years of history. Once home to a Phoenician settlement, a Roman province, an Arab emirate, a Norman kingdom, and more, traces of ancient conquerors can still be found in our elegant architecture and gastronomic delights.

** This is a walking tour, it is absolutely not difficult, also because most of the streets are pedestrian areas.


What we will visit:

- Palatine Chapel
- Cathedral
- 4 Corners
- Pretoria Fountain
- Church Santa Caterina
- Church Martorana

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet by the entrance of the Palatine Chapel.

End location: In the city center.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.


This is a very easy walking tour.
If needed, I can arrange a car with driver (with an extra cost). Please, inquire me for a customized tour.

What’s Included

My guide service in the city center and everything described in the program.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 EUR - The cost of the entrance fees to the monuments.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees for the monuments we will visit.



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