Palermo Full Day City Walking
Go on a full day walking tour around the Southern Italian city of Palermo, the capital of Sicily with a professional Local Guide.See the U Capu Market, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the Norman Cathedral, the Royal Palace and Palatine Chapel, St. John of the Hermits, St. Joseph of the Theatines, the Pretorian Fountain, the San Cataldo Chapel, St. Francis of Assisi, the San Lorenzo Oratory, Mirto Palace, and the Marina Square.
MORNING TOUR – 9.00am – we will enter the heart of the historic market, the U Capu, where history, tradition and street food mix with the voices and faces of the people of Palermo. See the restored baroque beauty, the Church of the Immaculate Conception. We’ll pass through alleys, palaces and ancient legends to reach the Norman Cathedral with the tomb of Frederick II. We’ll see the Royal Palace which houses 3,000 years of Sicilian history and the splendid mosaics of the Palatine Chapel in which the Arabs, Byzantines and Normans shared their knowledge. We’ll continue walking along the ancient fortifications where we’ll see St. John of the Hermits. The tour will ends at the Four Corners (Quattro Canti). BREAK – 12:30. We’ll take a break and have some free time for lunch (not included) a few steps from the Focaccerie, with gourmet restaurants and street food. AFTERNOON TOUR – 13:30 pm We meet at The Four Corners (Quattro Canti) and head to the Piazza Bellin. The piazza is embellished by the facades of San Cataldo XII of the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher, the Martorana and Saint Catherine Churches. We’ll walk along the narrow streets of the Corporations of artisans and the Judges who accompanied the accused to death by the Inquisition Court. We’ll reach the square decorated by the Gothic rose window of the church Saint Francis of Assisi. There we’ill discover the richest and darkest centuries of Sicilian history.Our walk ends in the old port district of La Cala.
Professional Local Guide. Any entrance fee will need to be paid locally, as not included.
departure times 9.00 am – every day from Tuesday to Saturday – duration 7 hours