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---price €50,00 per person
--- departure 17:30 from Piazza Marina, Villa Garibaldi Entrance

In Palermo, one of the areas richest in history is certainly the Kalsa, its name comes from the Arabic "Khalisa” - "The Elected", because this was the area where the Arabic Prince used to live. You can experience the Oriental atmosphere while walking through it's small alleys with its monuments of Arab-Norman origin.

Today the Kalsa is a very vibrant area with many cultural gems. It's an exciting and lively area, with many hand craft and art shops. It is often the place that hosts cultural events and music festivals. During your tour, you will discover many of the areas secrets from a local perspective. Starting from Villa Garibaldi in Piazza Marina, a most elegant part of the city, you will take a historical journey through Palazzo Steri and learn of life during Spanish rule and the inquisition.
Following this, you will cross through one of the ancient city gates and the city walls of the “Cattive” and here you will find yourself amongst some spectacular murals and atmospheric alleyways.

Before ending our tour we will stop at MadonEat, a typical Madonite-inspired Bio Bistrot where we will try 3 of the best and most famous Sicilian wines accompanied by tasty and genuine local products.

We will conclude our visit to Piazza Magione, a most symbolic landmark in the city, not only as it is a popular location for young people to gather, but also due to its fame as the birthplace of the judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino.

It's most recommended to cross the Kalsa during sunset, in order to fully experience a wonderful atmosphere!

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---price €30,00 per person
--- departure 16:00 from Piazza Verdi, Palermo city centre

Palermo is a city at the edge of Europe and at the centre of the ancient world, a place where souk-like markets rub against baroque churches, where date palms frame Belle Epoque style palaces, and where the blue – eyed and fair have bronze - skinned cousins. Add to this, Italy’s biggest Opera House and an ever-growing number of eateries and bars and you might find yourself suddenly, unexpectedly in love. You will be guided by a professional and licensed local tour guide that will lead you to the discovery of these hidden and beautiful places.

Our tour starts exactly from Massimo Theatre, the biggest Opera House in Italy – in belle epoque style. Along the little lanes of the city centre you will visit a small boutique of Sicilian Chariots, hand crafted by a local artist. Not far you will be surprised to find the Cathedral, the icon of an Arab-Normand culture that for centuries have been rooted in Palermo. The tour continues on via Vittorio Emanuele to the Quattro Canti, the most beautiful injunction and heart of the city. Just around the corner there is Piazza Pretoria, with epic Tuscan fountain. Exit the square form its southeast corner to reach Piazza Bellini and its cross-cultural architecture mash-up. It’s here that you’ll find 12th-century La Martorana and San Cataldo Church.

The tour continues on via Discesa dei Giudici, a lovely pedestrian alley where you can smell la dolce vita – where the atmosphere is relaxing and it’s the perfect spot for a stroll in the sun. Walking through the main road you will get to Piazza Sant’Anna, where the majestic baroque style chiesa of St. Anne is placed – the last stop will be at San Francesco square, a lovely picture-perfect piazza.

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---price €30,00 per person
--- departure 10:00 from Piazza Verdi, Palermo city centre

Palermo is a city at the edge of Europe and at the centre of the ancient world, a place where souk-like markets rub against baroque churches, where date palms frame Belle Epoque style palaces, and where the blue – eyed and fair have bronze - skinned cousins. Add to this, Italy’s biggest Opera House and an ever-growing number of eateries and bars and you might find yourself suddenly, unexpectedly in love. You will be guided by a professional and licensed local tour guide that will lead you to the discovery of these hidden and beautiful places.

Our tour starts exactly from Massimo Theatre, the biggest Opera House in Italy – in belle epoque style. We will cross the Capo market – hugging the sparkling colours and smells . Along the little lanes of the city centre you will visit a small boutique of Sicilian Chariots, hand crafted by a local artist. Not far you will be surprised to find the Cathedral, the icon of an Arab-Normand culture that for centuries have been rooted in Palermo. The tour continues on via Vittorio Emanuele to the Quattro Canti, the most beautiful injunction and heart of the city. Just around the corner there is Piazza Pretoria, with epic Tuscan fountain. Exit the square form its southeast corner to reach Piazza Bellini and its cross-cultural architecture mash-up. It’s here that you’ll find 12th-century La Martorana and San Cataldo Church.

The tour continues on via Discesa dei Giudici, a lovely pedestrian alley where you can smell la dolce vita – where the atmosphere is relaxing and it’s the perfect spot for a stroll in the sun. Walking through the main road you will get to Piazza Sant’Anna, where the majestic baroque style chiesa of St. Anne is placed – the last stop will be at San Francesco square, a lovely picture-perfect piazza.

Part of this description belongs to Lonely Planet travel guide

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----price €35,00 per person
--- departure 09:30 a.m. from Piazza Indipendenza, Palermo city centre
--- Real Palace and Palatina Chapel ticket €12,00 pp

Palermo’s most uplifting and engaging experiences come from simply walking through its neighbourhoods' streets and their jumble of patchwork archtecture, unexpected piazzas and street markets. You will be guided by a professional and licensed local tour guide that will lead you to the discovery of these hidden and beautiful places.

Our tour starts from Piazza Indipendenza, here you will cross Porta Nuova to the Real Palace and the Palatina Chapel. Along the Cassaro main road there is the Cathedral, the fusion between the Arab and Normand culture. The tour continues on Corso Vittorio Emanuele to the Quattro Canti – Palermo’s most beautiful junction with San Giuseppe dei Teatini Church.

The tour heads to piazza Pretoria and its epic Tuscan Fountain to reach Piazza Bellini and its cross-cultural architecture mash-up. Here are La Martorana and San Cataldo Church. The tour continues to the famous historic Ballarò Market. The last stop will be in Piazza Giulio Cesare, very close to Palermo Central Station.

Part of this description belongs to Lonely Planet travel guide

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---Valentine's Day Discount €75,00 per person
--- departure 15:00 from Villa Bonanno, Palermo city centre

Palermo is a city at the edge of Europe. It is the heart of the ancient world, a mix of Arab and Normand culture where markets meet baroque churches and elegant palazzi.

With us you can discover the most hidden gems of this multicultural city and be captured in a postcard frame along the main road while surrounded by the most beautiful pieces of art and architecture,immersed in unique colours and smells.

You will be accompanied by Mapi, a great professional photographer. In addition, you will be given information regarding the culture and traditions of the city.

A perfect experience that will permit to fully enjoy and discover a city from a unique point of view and that will leave you original a great memories that last a lifetime.

Our tour starts from Villa Bonanno, we will walk along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the main road of the city. We will stop in front of the Cathedral, to the Quattro Canti, visiting also Piazza Pretoria. Our tour ends at Piazza Bellini
For more information Mapi Rizzo Foto e Video

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---price €40,00 per person
--- departure 10:00 from Piazza Verdi, Palermo city centre

Palermo's markets are extraordinarily beautiful and surprisingly different. They embrace sparkling colors, intense aromas and irresistible flavors. In Palermo the market is a mix of culture and traditions. It really represents the authentic Sicilian lifestyle.
Here the street vendors "abbannìano", that in Sicilian dialect means “scream to promote” their product – so here the depest Sounds of the Markets, that accompany you during your visit.

In Palermo, all the four historic districts have its own street market, but Vucciria, Ballarò and Capo are the most important and richer in terms of popularity and history.
Your tour guide will accompany you and will tell you the history, legends and stories that embrace this city.

Also keep a little space in your stomach, you will taste some local products!

In fact, included in your tour there are some typical Palermo products. Have you already tried the Panelle? Well, get ready!

Follow us for a day at the market: A real urban adventure, an exciting feast of the senses!

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---price €25,00 per person
--- departure 17:00 from Palermo City Centre
--- sketchbook and drawing tools included

For the first time in town an experience yet to be discovered!
Together we will learn to observe the details of the most iconic places of the city.

You will meet Miriam, illustrator and comics artist, who will show you the most beautiful corners of Palermo and she will teach you the techniques of sketching while observing the hidden details that will surely surprise you.
With the CityXcape sketchbook and materials you can fully express your creativity!

It will be a cycle of 4 meetings. Our City Sketch will take place every Saturday at 5:00 pm.

This is a great way to fully engage with the city, connect with the local community and share your personal vision of Palermo!


Miriam Gambino - Illustration & Comics

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---price €45,00 per person
--- departure 18:30 from Piazza Verdi, Palermo city centre

Enjoy CityXcape Craft Beer Walk!

The first tour in Palermo that allows you to live a unique and authentic experience. It is a multi-sensory journey, discovering the smells, colors and flavors of a whole new story.

Thanks to the friendly and trained experts of Ballarak Brewery and Extra Hop Beer Shop, accompanied by professional tour guides you not only discover Palermo from a new perspective, but you will also have the opportunity to watch the production directly at the brewery, tasting the ingredients that make the local beer unique by participating in a guided tasting of the best local beers.

A tasting of 9 different local beers accompained with a tasting of typical sicilian focaccia, locally produced.

Also, knowing the story of this new production activity you will find yourself pleasantly surprised in meeting the true side of a place, yet to be discovered.

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---price €30,00 per person
--- departure 10:00 from Piazza Verdi, Palermo city centre

The Teatro Massimo, the open-air market "Il Capo", Piazza della Memoria (Memorial dedicated to prosecutors and judges killed by the Mafia), Piazza Beati Paoli, the Cathedral, the City Hall, Piazza Magione: every stop is a cause for reflection, a chance to mull over the realities of the Mafia and consider the civic movement against Mafioso power.

Along the tour you will meet shopkeepers who have said NO to paying the pizzo, who have subscribed to the ethical consumer campaign ‘Pago chi non paga’ (I pay who does not pay). This campaign is promoted by Addiopizzo to support those that have decided to rebel against the Mafia.

The tour ends at Antica Focacceria San Francesco, one of the oldest restaurants in Palermo, famous for its ‘cibo da strada palermitano’ (street food of Palermo). Hear you will learn about how the owners had the courage to speak out against extortion. Lunch is not included but if you decide to stay you can taste some specialties like, "pane con la milza" (sandwich stuffed with beef spleen and ricotta cheese), "arancine" (rice balls), "panelle" (chickpea fritters), "anelletti al forno" (baked ring-shaped pasta), "involtini di melanzane" (eggplant rolls), "sarde a beccafico" (sardine rolls) and the famous Cannoli.

The itinerary outlined on this page is subject to slight changes depending on the opening hours of certain museums and restaurants as well as the availability of the people you will meet during the trip.


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---price €39,00 per person
--- departure 11:00 from Piazza Verdi, Teatro Massimo

The Palermo morning food tour is a relaxing 3hr walking tour with a young local guide to enjoy the markets and monuments of Palermo city center and taste the best local street food.
The tour has been designed for curious travelers and adventurous foodies who want to learn about the local culture without any touristy filter.

The Palermo street food tour explores the local markets of Capo and Vucciria and its secret gems.
You will have the chance to try the most authentic street food specialties and learn about their history and recipes, such as the arancina (meat rice ball), the sfincione (tomato sauce focaccia), the vegetarian panelle and cazzilli fritters, the challenging pani ca’ meusa (veal offal roll), the famous cannoli with ricotta cream or the huge broscia col gelato (ice cream sandwich) and some extra daily treat!

Along the morning food and local market tour of Palermo you will also enter an old inn where to sip a glass of good wine or a refreshing beer, snack some fresh products and have a cheerful toast with the locals. Indeed, meeting the Palermitans is an important part of the experience, We want you to enjoy the city as a local not simply as a visitor!

At the beginning of the tour all participants will receive their personal Streaty Palermo Food Passport which lists all the tasty specialties offered along the walk and also includes a Palermo street food tour map.

The Palermo morning tour starts from the central Teatro Massimo and ends in piazza San Domenico or nearby piazza Fonderia, only 15 minute walk distance to the port. All Streaty food guides are local and keep a laid-back attitude with the travellers making them feel comfortable as they were visiting the city with a local friend.

On this tour we hosted Rick Stein (BBC2), Paul Hollywood (City Bakes) and Rick Steves’ crew.
Wanna know more about street food in Palermo? Enjoy the tour!

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We made a choice of responsability. We are proud to be part of a change and promote a virtuous and mafia-free economy.

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We made a choice of responsability. We are proud to be part of a change and promote a virtuous and mafia-free economy.

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