Private tour of the Cattedrale di Monreale from Palermo
History & heritage tours

Private tour of the Cattedrale di Monreale from Palermo

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • Visit a true national wonder of Italy's architecture and one of the most important attractions of Sicily
  • Learn about its ancient history. one of the most impressive artistic legacies of the Italian Middle Ages
  • Climb the stairs to the cathedral's terrace and enjoy the spectacular view over the garden and its surroundings
What to expect

Discover the Cathedral of Monreale, one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the world: admire the striking glass mosaics covering the interior and learn about its fascinating history thanks to a 2-hour private guided tour.
The work was begun in 1174 and in 1182 the church, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, was elevated to the rank of a metropolitan cathedral. Nowadays, the church is mostly famous thanks to the impressive glass mosaics and the high dado, made of marble slabs with bands of mosaic. The whole interior surface of the walls, including soffits and jambs of all the arches, is covered with minute mosaic-pictures in bright colors on a gold ground.
Follow the steps of your expert guide, learn about the captivating history of this cathedral, and explore its charming geometric garden. Ready to enjoy a truly stunning gem of Sicilian architecture!

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What's included
  • Private tour
  • Tickets for the cathedral
  • Round trip private transfer from Palermo
Where

Via Maqueda, 199, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy.

Meeting point:

Meet your driver in Piazza Pretoria, next to the stairs that face Via Maqueda.

What to remember
  • The duration of the transfer is approximately 45 minutes each way (the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions)
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When
  • Every day at 9.00am and 2.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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