Palermo, Monreale & Mondello Excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level

407541


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), German (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Enjoy the beauty of three different cities


Palermo, capital of the Mediterranean rich in history and culture to be discovered in all its beauty. I will accompany you with my car near all the monuments and let you taste the typical dishes of street food in Palermo.
You will see the Cathedral, the Royal Palace, San Cataldo, Martorana, Quattro Canti, Fontana Pretoria, Capo and Ballarò historical markets.

Monreale Cathedral was founded by the Norman king William II, around 1180. You will see the beautiful Duomo and its mosaics.

Mondello (Munneddu in Sicilian) is a tourist resort of Palermo, enclosed by Monte Pellegrino and Monte Gallo. Detached from the city by the Parco della Favorita.
The area is renowned for its beautiful beach, which is one of the most coveted beaches in Sicily, for its numerous Art Nouveau villas, known as the best expression of Art Nouveau in Italy.

Itinerary

I will drive you to 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.
We'll move on to Monreale Cathedral about 20 minutes away from Palermo.
Inside the Cathedral, you will be able to admire the mosaics from Old and New Testament.
Then we will drive directly to Mondello, a tourist resort of Palermo famous for its numerous Art Nouveau villas, known as the best expression of Art Nouveau in Italy. Here we can have lunch at a typical seafood restaurant, or a snack at a local bar. Drive back to meeting place.

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

Duration according to ships schedule.

Transportation

I will come to pick you up with my Mercedes Van, air conditioned, split window, bag-fridge and maximum category passenger insurance.

What’s Included

Other: - Private transportation with a Mercedes vehicle
- Parking fees
- Free Water bottles.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 Euro - Admission tickets and meals.

What’s Extra

Other: - Entrance Fees.
- Meals & Beverages.

Private tour guide Bartolomeo

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