Palermo and Monreale Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Western Sicily

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from$57.09
3.7 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

See the sights of the Sicilian capital and the hilltop town of Monreale with a local guide. The 4-hour tour starts with the visit of the Unesco City of Monreale . Go to Palermo and stop in the catacombs of Cappuccini . See the Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel . Enter in the Old Section of the city through the Arch of Porta Nuova and stop in the Cathedral of Palermo , The market of Capo , The Opera House , I 4 Canti with the fountain of the shame and Vincenzo Bellini square .
Start the tour with a pickup from your Hotel in Palermo, and drive to Unesco city of Monreale to visit the Cathedral and the Cloister of Benedictines .Go back to Palermo and stop to the Catacombs of Palermo to discover the Mummification method invented by the Cappuccini Monks .After the Catacombs you will go to Piazza Indipendenza to see Palazzo dei Normanni — once the seat of the Kings of Sicily — and Visit the Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel.It's time to enter into the old section of the city Through the arch of Porta Nuova .Take a look at royal garden and stop to visit the Cathedral of Palermo .Continue the tour with the visit of Capo Market one of the old markets of Palermo famous for the street food .After the visit of the market you will see the Opera house ( Teatro Massimo ) and arrive to the " 4 Canti " center of the old section of the Palermo , you will see the fountain of the shame and Vincenzo Bellini Square with his 3 churches : San Cataldo , Martorana and Santa Caterina .End of the Tour.Please Note that the Guide is include with minimum 13 participants.

What’s included

  • Driver
  • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrances

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
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