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  2. Sicily
  3. Palermo

Palermo: Old Town Bike Tour

Product ID: 175866
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Enjoy a leisurely 3-hour bike ride through the city of Palermo. Cycle through charming back streets, beautiful squares and aristocratic palaces whilst experiencing a side of Palermo often unseen.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow a professional tour guide, who will take you along an almost traffic-free path
  • Enjoy a 3-hour guided sightseeing tour by bike
  • Taste traditional Palermo street food
  • Learn about the history of the city through your tour guide
  • Venture off the usual tourist paths to discover the narrow streets of the Historic Center
  • Ride on comfortable and well-maintained city bikes
Full description
Depart from the local office with your tour guide and set off on your cycling adventure through the city of Palermo. The flat streets of Palermo make the 3-hour cycle very relaxed and suited for people of all fitness and age levels. 

Cruise through the architecturally impressive Piazza Bellini and Piazza Pretoria whilst witnessing the mixture of Arab, Norman, Byzantine and Spanish art. Visit the Piazza Marina and the oldest giant Ficus tree in Europe. Along the way, admire ancient UNESCO-listed palaces.

Take a scenic, waterfront ride along the harbor whilst heading to the first Arab castle on the port of Cala. Finish your adventure by sampling some of the unique street food that Palermo has to offer, such as panelle and crocchè.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • English and Italian speaking guide
  • Bicycle
  • Local street food sampling
  • Bottled water (each person)
  • Helmet (not mandatory)
  • Infant seat (if necessary)
  • Local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Discesa dei Giudici n.21. From the central train station take via Roma in front of the station. Walk for 6 minutes, where Discesa dei Giudici is the first pedestrian street you'll arrive at on your left. The local office is close to the Quattro Canti square.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Dress code is smart casual
• Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking
• Not recommended for participants with back problems
• Passenger heights must be advised at time of booking
• Extra bike costs 10 Euro
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 10 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.0/5

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Product ID: 175866