Palermo private tour in the footsteps of the Normans
Activities

Palermo private tour in the footsteps of the Normans

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Tuesday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore Palermo from a different perspective, following the footsteps of the Normans
  • Visit the beautiful Cathedral with its royal tombs, the crypt and the treasure room
  • Walk through Piazza della Vittoria and spot the mosaics of the Roman villa
  • See the Royal Palace and Palatine Chapel, the political and cultural symbol of the Norman kingdom in Palermo
What to expect

Through this 3-hour walking tour you will have the chance to visit, with a private guide, the beautiful city of Palermo from a fascinating historical perspective. You will follow the footsteps of the Norman kings who lived and reigned here during the 11th century.
In particular, your guide will take you inside the Cathedral of Palermo to visit the crypt and the treasure room. You'll then walk to the Cassaro alto and to Piazza della Vittoria, where you can still see some of the mosaics of the Roman villa.
Your guide will then show you San Giovanni degli Eremiti (from the outside) and after that you'll have the chance to enjoy a visit inside the Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel, the political and cultural center of the Norman kingdom in Palermo.

FYI: please note that for the Cathedral (€5) and the Royal Palace (€8.50) you need to buy the tickets on the spot. The other attractions can be visited for free.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • private tour
    • expert tour guide
    What's not included
    • entrance tickets to the Cathedral (€5) and the Royal Palace (€8.50)
    Where

    Via Vittorio Emanuele, 90134 Palermo PA

    Meeting point:
    Meet your guide in front of the main entrance of Palermo Cathedral
    What to remember
    • please note that the tickets to visit the Cathedral and the Royal Palace are not included, but you can easily buy them on the spot (€ 13.50 in total)
    • please consider that security checks to visit the Royal Palace have been intensified. Objects deemed dangerous are retained and not returned, so please avoid bringing along any scissors, multi-purpose boxcutters and similar tools
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    When
    • from Tuesday to Saturday at 9 am, 10 am and 11 am
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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 experience begins.

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