Capital of Sicily, Palermo is a city of rich history and impressive architecture with hidden secrets around every corner of the town. Hop onto the saddle, escape the tourist rail and enjoy a side of Palermo that many other visitors may miss. Spin along peaceful back-streets and squares, try some Sicilian street food and experience Palermo’s real street life, away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist traps.Departing from Social Bike office (Discesa dei Giudici, n.21) you will cycle through Palermo at a relaxing, leisurely pace. Palermo is very flat and the 3-hour tour is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. You will pass through the architecturally impressive Piazza Bellini and Pizza Pretoria with their examples of Arab - Norman, Byzantine, and Spanish art. You will ride across the “Cassaro” to see San Francesco church, Piazza Marina and the oldest giant Ficus tree in Europe. Ancient palaces from the Spanish Inquisition and the amazing Spasimo church will be admired during the tour. Ride along the waterfront, on the huge grass overlooking the sea and the harbor, heading to the first Arab castle on the charming port of Cala. A free tasting of typical Sicilian street food is included.Included: Bicycle. Helmet (not mandatory). Professional Guide, local taxes. A taste of traditional street food, such as panelle, crocchè. Bottled water 50 cl.