What fun: Palermo Walking Tour for Families, but not only

Tour Number

Activity Level

312434


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
only for the Admirals church you need to walk up stairs

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

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

A kid-friendly itinerary ending with a visit to the Sicilian Puppet Theater


The highlight of this tour is a visit to the Sicilian Puppet Theater featuring hand-made wooden marionettes.
The Opera dei Pupi, was proclaimed in 2001 in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. Only a few troupes are left that maintain the true tradition and the ability to build the marionettes complete with their clothing, armor, and weapons. After the show, everyone can touch and even operate the puppets.
Since the shows are generally in the late afternoon, we will start at the Piazza Marina. There I will show you a special sight not made by man. It will be a surprise for young and grownup kids. Walking through the narrow streets, we will visit the Admiral's Church with its unique mosaics. We will see many marble animals at the Senate's Square. Passing the Spanish center, I will guide you through our impressive 12th-century cathedral. Finally, we will attend the Operá dei Pupi. During our tour, you will have the opportunity to experience how we eat the best ice cream. The tour lasts 3, 5 hours

Itinerary

visiting Piazza Marina
walking through alleys
visiting the Admirals church
Piazza Pretoria
Quattro Canti
Piazza Bologna
Cathedral
theater

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Piazza Marina

End location: Cathedral

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

The sequence and the meeting place could change due to the performance time of the theater and of the season.

Transportation

this is a walking tour,but if necessary you we can use a taxi or bus.

What’s Included

guiding service during the whole tour and inside the monuments

Estimated Local Cash Needed

17 Euros - Theater: Operá dei Pupi
Admirals church
ice cream
toilet
water

What’s Extra

Entrance fee
theater
ice-cream
drinking
toilet

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