Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour information and booking

1 day
Departs from
Tour starts at Politeama, however you may board the bus and exchange your voucher at any one of the 9 stops around the city Stops include:Line A Teatro Politeama Teatro Massimo Quattro Canti Palazzo Steri Orto Botanico Stazione Centrale Palazzo Reale Cattedrale Mercato Vucciria Line B: Teatro Politeama Giardino Inglese Villa Malfitano Castello Della Zisa Mercato del Capo Teatro Massimo Porto
Time of departure
Line AFirst Departure-10am (form November to March)- 9:30am (from April to October)Last Departure- 1pm (from November to March)- 5pm (from April to October)Frequency: Approx. every 30 minutes (according to the season)Line BFirst Departure- 1:30pm (from November to March)- 11am (from April to October)Last Departure- 2:40pm (from November to March)- 5pm (from April to October)Frequency: 2 daily run from November to March(Times are subject to change)
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Tour description provided by Viator

With a Hop-on Hop-off tour of Palermo, you will enjoy an exciting visit to the city. Starting from the terminal outside the Politeama Theatre, overlooking the square of the same name, you will drive in front of the Massimo Theatre one of the most capacious and famous opera house in Italy. Admire the glorious buildings of the Cathedral Monreale or the wonderful mosaics in the Cappella Palatina.

Get to know the true heart of Palermo, the Politeama Theatre (Teatro Politeama). Not only is this beautiful building home to many great music shows, but the area around it is also a vibrating social centre of the city. Your Palermo tour continues towards the botanical gardens, passing near Quattro Canti. After a quick glance of the central station, you will find yourselves in the vicinity of the Royal Palace was built by the Arab emirs around the IXth century. Your Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour will take you just next to the wonderful, historical palace called Pallazo Steri, which is famous for the beauty of its wooden ceiling. Discover the fascinating city at your own pace and visit the marvelous Arabian castle Castello Della Zisa with magnificent gardens and fountains. It is one of the most interesting places to visit in Palermo. Dive into a world where ancient and modern ruins stand side-by-side. You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. The two tour routes are inter-connected so you can hop easily between them. All of the stops are listed in the itinerary section.

What's included

  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Individual earphones
  • Recorded commentary

What isn't included

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified