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  1. Italy
  2. Sicily
  3. Palermo
  4. Teatro Massimo

Historical Center Private Walking Tour with Sicilian Lunch

Product ID: 21012
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Palermo © gnuckx (Flickr)
Enjoy a small group guided walking tour of the historical center of Palermo in Sicily, Italy, seeing the Teatro Massimo and more. Explore Palermo's winding streets and sprawling piazzas.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the streets and piazzas of Palermo, Sicily
  • See famous churches such as the Monumental Church of Immacolata Concezione
  • Tour Teatro Massimo, the second largest theater in Europe
  • Visit Capo Market and the ''Blessed Friars'' area
  • Visit the Cathedral of Palermo
  • Enjoy a traditional Sicilian lunch prepared only for you by a special chef
  • Enjoy lunch in a charming private home in a historic Palazzo near the old market Vucciria.
  • Enjoy a small group tour of maximum 6 participants
Full description
With its quaint narrow streets and alleys and Arabic-influenced urban structure, Palermo is a city for made for walking. Join this small group tour and begin the day in the main square, Piazza Verdi, which is home to one of the biggest theaters in the world. It is possible to visit this theater, upon request and according to the schedule of the theater. Next, see Roger VII street, named The Lounge of Palermo. Cross Pepe Belmonte street with its historic shops and finally arrive at one of the largest theaters in Europe, Teatro Massimo.

Continue along the alleys and streets of the Arabic-influenced neighborhoods before arriving at famous Capo Market, the most alive market today where local people go to do their food shopping. Inside the market see some beautiful and ancient palazzos and the unique monumental Church of Immacolata Concezione. Go inside to see its intricate Baroque monuments.

Next up, stop at the Cathedral and at the many churches along Via Vittorio Emanule. Next, arrive at Piazza San Domenico (Saint Dominic Square) to tour the Church of Saint Dominic. There will also be a guided tour of the Vucciria, the open-air historic market. You will then be escorted to the Piazza San Domenico (Saint Dominic Square) to end the tour.

After the tour there will be a typical home made lunch with a selection of Sicilian wines inside an historical location.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour of Palermo
  • Traditional Sicilian lunch in a private home
What’s Not Included
  • Entry tickets to Theatre Massimo and Church of Immacolata Concezione at Capo Market
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting time is 10:00 at Piazza Verdi at the stairs of the Theatre Massimo

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• For religious sites, it is recommended that guests wear clothing that adequately covers the body
• The Teatro Massimo (Massimo Theatre) and the churches visited along the tour are usually open. Please note, it is not the fault of the supplier if this is not the case
• Please note, this is a small group tour of between 4-6 participants
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 38 reviews
Review summary
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4.9/5
Organization
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Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
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Product ID: 21012