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2.5-Hour Private Walking Tour Through The Fascinating Highlights Of Palermo



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Embark on this walking excursion to Palermo, the capital of Sicily and explore its rich history and culture. Visit popular landmarks such as the 12th-century Cathedral, the Church of Immacolata Concezione and the Monumental Complex of Santa Caterina. If possible, get a chance to enjoy the puppet master show in the heart of the Capo Market or else, go for a stroll along the impressive Four Corners Square.

  • Visit the beautiful Cathedral and admire Coran's Sura
  • Attend a fascinating workshop of a puppeteer and the history of the Puppet’s theatre
  • Go to the Piazza Bellini and the Monumental Complex of Santa Caterina
  • Tour Through The Fascinating Highlights Of Palermo expand_more
    • To begin our tour, we will visit the beautiful Cathedral built in the 12th century, where we can admire Coran's Sura. Making our way down this most ancient slice of the historic centre, we will see what is hidden behind the huge doors of the aristocratic mansions and admire the fascinating workshop of a puppeteer and the history of the Puppet’s theatre - one of the Sicilian resources included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. If the puppet show is unavailable, then your guide will describe to you the greedy variety of local cuisine and its ancient origins at Four Corners Square - the navel of the historical centre with gorgeous decorations. 
    • Just around the corner from here, we will be able to see the monumental “Shame Fountain”- Let's see if you can guess the real reason for its name! 
    • Then, we will proceed to the Church of Immacolata Concezione, one of the most breathtaking churches in all of Sicily.
    • On the next leg of our tour, we will visit the Piazza Bellini. Finally, we will stroll through the Monumental Complex of Santa Caterina. Inside the ancient convent is a pastry shop that the nuns once managed - and they became skilled pastry chefs over the years! 
    • We will take a look at the variety of beautiful products made in the pastry shop before we move on to the astonishing baroque church of Santa Caterina to say our final goodbyes.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
Know before you go
  • Whenever Bumbello (Puppeteer) is not available, the guide will take the tourists to some other sites like Four Corners Square.
Meeting Point

Front of the Opera House (Teatro Massimo)

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
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    A Must-Do Tour in Palermo

    Rachelle's walking tour of Palermo is a must-do when visiting this beautiful city. Her knowledge of the history and culture is impressive, and she kept us engaged throughout the tour. The route was well-planned, and we saw some hidden gems that we wouldn't have discovered otherwise.

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    Amazing Walking Tour Experience

    The walking tour of Palermo was amazing! Our guide took us through the city's winding streets, showing us some hidden gems and popular landmarks. Her storytelling skills were impressive, and we felt like we were living in the city's rich history.

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    A Fun Way to Explore Palermo

    This walking tour of Palermo was a fun way to explore the city. Our guide made sure to keep the tour engaging and interactive, which was much appreciated. The tour covered all the essential sites, and we learned a lot about the city's history and culture.

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    Informative and Enjoyable Tour

    Rachelle's walking tour of Palermo was both informative and enjoyable. She had a wealth of knowledge about the city, and she was able to convey it in a fun and engaging way. The tour covered a lot of ground, but it was well-paced, and we never felt rushed. Overall, it was an excellent experience!

  • E


    Unveiling Palermo

    The walking tour led us to discover Palermo's hidden treasures, veering away from the usual tourist spots. From the breathtaking 12th-century Cathedral to the intriguing "Shame Fountain," we delved into lesser-known sites that left us in awe. Rachelle's expertise added a special touch to the experience, making it truly memorable.

  • A


    A Local Guide's Touch of Magic

    It was wonderful to have a local guide who was passionate about sharing the history and showcasing the beauty of Palermo with us. We sampled delicious street foods and treats along the way. It's truly unfortunate that we couldn't have her as our guide for the remainder of our Italy trip.

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    A Taste-filled Adventure with Rachelle

    The Palermo walking tour was like a foodie expedition! We stuffed ourselves with local street eats and wandered through lively markets with Rachelle, who's basically a Sicilian food encyclopedia. The grand finale? A visit to a centuries-old pastry shop that was like hitting the sweet jackpot. It was a culinary adventure we won't soon forget!

  • R


    A tour which gave us the pleasure to our eyes

    Rachelle's Palermo walking tour was like a visual feast, filled with visits to breathtaking monuments that highlighted the city's rich artistic heritage.

Starting From


USD 202 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)