Free Tour: discover Palermo in 2 hours. Art, history, markets and street food

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Discover in a few hours with a local guide the charm of the Palermo historic center with its scenic baroque churches, its decadent aristocratic buildings between alleys, Renaissance squares and Arab markets. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this city with a true Palermo, a highly experienced professional tourist guide. In a short time, the tour deepens both the historical-architectural and cultural aspects of the city. Through the visit of the main monuments and the possibility of freely taste the typical local products (street food) you will be able to discover the true essence of this great capital of the Mediterranean. "Maurizio with his preparation, his anecdotes and curiosities, made us daydream" (Stefania V. 15 September 2022) "The explanations are very engaging, intriguing, pleasant" "Maurizio was an excellent guide who made us discover the wonders of Palermo" (Roberto d 8 June 2022) ONLY IN ITALIAN

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Palermo a Piedi - Walking Tour

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Piazza Olivella

The scenic square with the baroque church of Sant'Ignazio and the archaeological museum among the most important in Italy

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi

Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi by Mimmo Cuticchio, a typical show from Palermo dating back to 1800. Unesco Heritage

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Giuseppe Verdi (Piazza Massimo)

The imposing neoclassical style theater, the largest in Italy

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

Ancient walls from the first half of the 16th century and Porta Carini through which you enter the Capo market

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mercato del Capo

Ancient food market (and not only) of Arab origin, which takes place every day along via Porta Carini and via Bandiera. Unique, characteristic place, not to be missed

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cattedrale di Palermo

Palermo Cathedral is the main Catholic place of worship in the city and the archbishopric of the homonymous metropolitan archdiocese. Built in the 12th century, a few years after the foundation of the Kingdom of Sicily, it has been continuously enriched with extraordinary works of art. Together with the Cathedral of Monreale and that of Cefalù, since 2015, they are part of the World Heritage Site - Unesco (Arab-Norman itinerary)

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Via Vittorio Emanuele

The ancient Cassaro, the oldest street in Palermo with its Palaces, Churches, Convents
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