Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food

3 hr

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Stop At: Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi, Via Bara All'Olivella 95, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Puppet opera is a particular type of puppet theatre, which emerged in southern Italy and particularly in Sicily in the early 1800s, is Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

It is the largest Opera House...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi, Via Bara All'Olivella 95, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Puppet opera is a particular type of puppet theatre, which emerged in southern Italy and particularly in Sicily in the early 1800s, is Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

The Capo Market is the best and traditional old market in Palermo. Here you find only local fruit, vegetables, meat and fish. Here we stop to taste the street food of Palermo.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Dainotti's Street Food, Via Porta Carini, 51, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy

The best street food shop (friggitoria) in the old center of Palermo.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Via Beati Paoli, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy

Beati Paoli is the name of a secretive sect thought to have existed in medieval Sicily. The sect, as described by the author Luigi Natoli in his historic novel I Beati Paoli. Whereas the novel is fictitious, Sicily's history bears some evidence that the Beati Paoli actually existed.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

The Cathedral of Palermo is the most important monument of the “Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedrals of Cefalù and Monreale” site inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO on 2015.

The Cathedral of Palermo was founded by Gualtiero Offamilio, archbishop of the town from 1169 to 1190. It was a mosque in Islamic times and converted into a cathedral church by Roberto the Guiscardo after the conquest of Palermo. Its exclusive elements are the inlays and the architectural and sculptural plastic that reflects the penetration of Romanic art and the first Gothic decorative taste in Sicily.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Quattro Canti, or Vigliena square, is the name of the octagonal square in the intersection between the two most important streets in Palermo: via Maqueda and Cassaro (corso Vittorio Emanuele). Ancients sources refers about it as “Octagon” or “Sun’s Theatre”, because during the daylight almost one of the façades is lighten by the sun. The “Four Corners” were realized from 1609 until 1620. The shape of the square is an octagon and it’s placed in the middle of the ancient city as a perfect point of connection between the four most important districts of that period which are: Kalsa, La Loggia, Capo e Albergheria. The four façades of the buildings have four different levels. In the lowest one it is possible to see the fountains as the symbols of the four old Palermo’s main rivers: Oreto, Kemonia, Pannaria, Papireto; in the next level are shown the allegories of the four seasons represented by Eolo, Venus, Cerere and Bacchus; the middle part is decorated by the statues of Carlo V, Filippo II, Filippo III, Filippo IV; and in the last order there are the illustration of the four saints of Palermo before the arrival of Saint Rosalia (1624): Agata, Ninfa, Oliva e Cristina.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Pick-up at the port for cruise passengers
  • Drink (water or glass of wine or beer or coca cola)
  • Food tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Cattedrale di Palermo
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi
  • Entry/Admission - Mercato del Capo
  • Entry/Admission - Dainotti's Street Food
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro Massimo
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Drop off to the port
Departure Point
1: Piazza Olivella, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
2: Hotel ibis Styles Palermo President, Via Francesco Crispi, 230, 90139 Palermo PA, Italy
10:30 AM
Return Details
Quattro Canti, Via Maqueda, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passengers arriving by cruise ship must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Wheelchair accessible: please, when you book the tour communicate there is a partecipant with wheelchair
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Free Child applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults (2 adults with 2 free child maximum).
  • On request also tour in Italian language
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you are solo traveller contact us to know if there is a tour already organized.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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