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---price €80,00 per person
--- departure 10:30 from Moltivolti Co - Working

Sicilian Cuisine is surely one of the most simple but yet rich cuisine you can find all over Italy. Ingredients are fresh and locally produced and the way are mixed will radically alter your perception of Italian food. Our Cooking Class is definitely a unique and authenic experience. With Matteo, our great Chef, you will be accompained at one of the historical markets of the city. Together you will buy all the ingredients you need and he will tell you the curiosities regarding the historical market and the food.

Once your grocery is done, you will get at the apartment where the cooking class will take place. The apartment is located at the heart of the city centre and it will be easily reached walking from the market. Together with the chef you will get immersed into colours, smells and tastes of a traditional Sicilian meal. Tomatoes, aubergines, ricotta cheese, sardines will be the main sicilian treats of the table.
You will definitely have fun and experience how a typical sicilian dish is made. You will also enjoy a meal, not only uniquely sicilian but above all homemade, together with a great Sicilian Chef. Every dish will be accompained by a glass of Sicilian wine.

Do not forget to save room for a legendary dessert!

*** Chef at-home cooking services on request ***

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---price €90,00 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 €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 €45,00 per person
--- departure 17:30 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

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.

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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.

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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 €65,00 per person
---- departure 08:30 a.m. from Piazza Verdi, Palermo city centre

Castel di Tusa is a small town located in the north coast of Sicily. It was named after the castle that now lies in ruins 600m above it. In Tusa there is the important Hotel-Museum “Atelier sul Mare”. A unique project in his style, in which each room in its complete design was created by a different local artist. Each room embodies a profound meaning that will leave the visitor amazed at the depth of meaning that each work emanates. It will be possible to visit several rooms accompanied by a local tour guide. The Atelier, together with the controversial project of the "Fiumara D'Arte", is the work of Antonio Presti, a contemporary and eclectic Sicilian artist. The Fiumara D’Arte is an open air sculpture park featuring a collection of contemporary artworks scattered along the fiumara (riverbed) of the Tusa river. It will be possible to visit three of the most beautiful and unique installations.Not far from Tusa there is Cefalù, one of Sicily’s finest beaches side-by-side with one of its greatest Arab- Norman architectural masterpieces. The piazza (square) , the streets, the little lanes and the churches of this medieval town are so postcard-pretty that it’s no wonder director Giuseppe Tornatore chose to set parts of his film “Cinema Paradiso” here. The town is perfectly suited to slow pedestrian exploration. The little port is lined with fishing boats and the lungomare (seafront promenade) is popular for its passeggiata ( evening stroll) where it is possible to admire a breathtaking sunset. At the end of the tour will be offered a free tasting of typical sicilian products.
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--- price €75,00 per person
--- departure 07:00 a.m. from Piazza Verdi , Palermo city centre

Mount Etna dominates the landscape of Eastern Sicily. At 3329 m it is the largest active volcano in Europe. It is in an almost constant state of activity and eruptions occur frequently. Since 1987 the volcano and its scope have been part of the National park “ Parco dell’Etna”. The southern slope is the most accessible gateway and here, guided by the tour guide , it will be possible to get up to 1900 m by bus up to the crater area Rifugio Sapienza, a small cluster of shops and bars. Starting from here there are various options for heading up towards 3000 m by cable-car . Note that in windy weather the cable – car service is suspended and replaced by a minibus. There are four craters at the top and how close one can get depends on the level of volcanic activity.
Not far from Mount Etna there is Catania, the second important city of the island. Catania has a strong magnetic pull. Its historic core is a Unesco- listed wonder, where black-and-white palazzi tower over sweeping baroque piazzas. Catania was originally founded in 729 BC, becoming a prosperous commercial centre. In the late 1600s, however, disaster stuck. Twice. First , Mount Etna erupted in 1669, engulfing the city in boiling lava, then in 1693, a huge earthquake rocked the region. Out of the ashes arose the city that stands today. Catania cleverly snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, erecting grandiose palazzo and churches out of the very volcanic rock that Etna had rained on it. The city centre is enriched with the beautiful Piazza Duomo, at its centre stands Fontana dell’Elefante, a naïve, smiling black-lava elephant dating from roman times that today represents the city. Also Catania ha s a typical fish market which takes over the streets close to the magnificent Piazza Duomo, is street theatre at its most thrilling .
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Set on the edge of a deep canyon amid desolate mountains there is Segesta, one of the world’s most majestic ancient sites. It was the principal city of the Elymians, an ancient civilisation settled in Sicily in the bronze Age. Segesta today saves its hilltop theatre and the never-completed Doric temple, yet the ruins’ remarkable state of preservation and the majesty of their rural setting combine to make this one Sicily’s enduring highlights. Not far from Segesta there is Erice, a mesmerizing walled medieval town whose mountains charm is enhanced by the unpredictable weather that can take you from sunny afternoon to foggy evening in the space of a few minutes. Along the coast between Trapani and Marsala lies the evocative landscape of saline (shallow salt pools) and decommissioned mulini ( windmills). The best time to visit it is summer, when the sun turns the saltpans rosy pink and makes the salt heaps shimmer. The most fascinating place is undoubtedly the Natural Reserve of Stagnone, with its white sand and crystal-clear water.
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