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Markets and Monuments: Walking Tour in the Center of Palermo

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    Stop At: Teatro Massimo, Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 90138, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    It is the largest Opera House in Italy, the third one in Europe. It was built in 1875 and its history is full of legends.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mercato del Capo, Via Cappuccinelle, 90138, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    It is the most traditional and popular old food market of Palermo. Here you find the tipical sicilian fruit, vegetables and fish.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cattedrale di Palermo, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    The Cathedral, the beautiful Arab-Norman Palermo Cathedral, which became part of UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. You will see it also inside.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mercato Ballaro, Vicolo Del Carmelo, 90134, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    It is the biggest old market in Palermo located in the Albergheria district.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Chiesa del Gesu, Piazza Casa Professa 1, 90134, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    It is one of the most important Baroque churches in Palermo. It was built in 1590. It is decorated with polychrome marbles, stucco and frescoes.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio (La Martorana), Piazza Bellini 3, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    The church is characterized by the multiplicity of styles that meet, because, with the succession of centuries, it was enriched by various other tastes in art, architecture and culture.

    The nuns of the Martorana were famous for their moulded marzipan, which they made in the form of various fruits. Although the convent no longer exists, frutta di Martorana are still one of Palermo's most famous and distinctive foodstuffs.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    It is a monumental fountain of Palermo. It is located in the heart of the historic centre and represents the most important landmark of Piazza Pretoria. The fountain was built in Palermo in 1574.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Quattro Canti, Corso Vittorio Emanuelle Via Maqueda, 90100, Palermo, Sicily Italy

    Officially known as Piazza Vigliena, is a Baroque square. It was built during the XVII century at the crossing of the two principal streets in Palermo, the Via Maqueda and the Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Piazza Olivella, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
    2: Hotel ibis Styles Palermo President, Via Francesco Crispi, 230, 90139 Palermo PA, Italy

    Traveler pickup is offered
    For the cruise passengers we organize the pickup just outside the port at 10.00. Our meeting point is in front of the entrance of IBIS HOTEL that is located in front of the main entrance/exit of the port, few meters on the right. It's very simple: when you exit and you are on the street Francesco Crispi, cross the road and reach the opposite sidewalk. To facilitate our meeting you can require the map of the place with the indication of the port and the IBIS Hotel.
    Please, wait me outside the hotel.
    Departure Time
    10:30 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Quattro Canti, Via Maqueda, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Port pickup
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees in the museums, buildings and churches
    • Infant meals
    • Entry/Admission - Teatro Massimo
    • Entry/Admission - Chiesa del Gesu
    • Entry/Admission - Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio (La Martorana)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 12 people per booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

    Claudio did an excellent job of telling us so much history about the area and what we were seeing. Would definitely recommend

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank alissa1222
    Reviewed 6 July 2019

    Fabrizzio was a great guide navigating us through markets and getting us all great bites of Sicilian street food. My personal favorite was the spleen sandwich, sounds gross but is absolutely delicious. Thank you for showing us a great time and sharing your knowledge of...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Grant P
    Reviewed 25 June 2019

    Manuela is a wonderful Palermo guide, and you can tell she's very passionate about the city and its history. My family and I are very satisfied with our tour and would definitely recommend it to any first-time Palermo visitors.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank AlexJH757
    Streets4food, Owner at Europass - Street Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

    Thank you Alex. Nice to met you. Fabrizio & Manuela

    Reviewed 13 June 2019 via mobile

    A combo of history and food ... what could be better. Fabrizio is very knowledgeable in both. A highlight for our visit to Palermo.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Janine K
    Reviewed 6 June 2019

    A very enjoyable and informative tour of Palermo and its outdoor market. Fabrizio was a great guide.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Jane A
    Vacation52528901309, Owner at Europass - Street Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

    Thank you Jane. Nice to met you in Palermo. Fabrizio

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    WestAusieClaremont
    23 August 2019|
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    Response from Streets4food | Property representative |
    Sorry. No tour available.
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    Gillian B B
    15 May 2019|
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    Response from Streets4food | Property representative |
    Hi Gillian. It is only 15 minutes walking. If you want to reserve the tour, please contact me on “Europass Progetti di Viaggio” Palermo. Ciao Fabrizio
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    Dennis N
    19 April 2019|
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    Response from Streets4food | Property representative |
    Hi Dennis, at 11.30 there is the same tour inside the market and between the monuments of Palermo with a small stop in the market for the tasting of the street food. The rest of the tour is the same. The price is the same... More
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