Guided tour

Palermo: The Baroque and Aristocracy Walking Tour w/ Tasting

Palermo: The Baroque and Aristocracy Walking Tour w/ Tasting

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Get to know the Baroque and aristocracy of Palermo on a guided walking tour. Explore Piazza Bellini, Gangi Palace, and Mirto Palace, then head to the old port district for a gelato tasting.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous Pretoria fountain will be a scenario of popular stories
  • Discover the richest and darkest centuries of Hispanic Sicily
  • Travel the alleys of the Corporations of the artisans and of the Judges who accompanied the Inquiries to the Death
Full description
Meet us at h 2.30PM at the i Quattro Canti, the famous Pretoria (A.k.a Shame) fountain will be a scenario of popular stories. In Piazza Bellini you will admire the domes of San Cataldo from the 12th century of the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher, of the Martorana and of Santa Caterina and you will travel the alleys of the Corporations of the artisans and of the Judges who accompanied the Inquiries to the Death. You will be introduced to the stories of Gattopardo admiring the terrace of the Gangi palace, location of the famous film by Visconti, to reach the square decorated by the splendid Gothic rose window of the church of San Francesco D’Assisi. From there you will discover the richest and darkest centuries of Hispanic Sicily with a visit to the oratory of San Lorenzo, decorated by the stuccos of the Serpotta and admire the ancient furnishings, stables and treasures in the Historical House of the Mirto Palace. In the shadow of the centuries-old ficus magnolioides of the sea square, a Surprise Visit in the footsteps of the “Santa Inquisition” will end your walk through traditional ice-creams and cannoli in the district of the old port of the Cala.
Includes
  • Gelato tasting
  • Multilingual official guide
  • Admission fees payable on the spot at the ticket office
  • Transportation
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

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What to bring

  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Independent visit of the sites. Entrance fees are not included.
  • Multilingual tour: Italian, English and Spanish (guaranteed). French and German on request (not guaranteed).
  • This tour will take place rain or shine.

Product ID: 413460