Palermo Cathedral
San Giovanni degli Eremiti, PalermoLa Cappella Palatina, PalermoPiazza Pretoria, PalermoQuattro Canti, Palermo

Palermo, Arab-Norman UNESCO itinerary

Discover one of the most fascinating moments in the history of Palermo  through the reading of monuments and the artistic heritage of the Arab-Norman era.
The visit has a total duration of about 8 hours.

Conservative attire to visit sacred places and comfortable shoes recommended.
Group rates available.

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Meeting at 8:30 at your apartment with your cultural guide who will take you by car to Palermo for an unforgettable morning.

The tour will begin at the Palazzo dei Normanni, inside of which is the extraordinary Cappella Palatina. Past the domes of the Church of S. Giovanni degli Eremiti, the visit will continue in the majestic Cathedral of Palermo. Along Via del Cassaro we will reach the Quattro Canti and the famous Piazza Pretoria, also known as Piazza della vergogna (Shame Square).
Afterwards it will be Piazza Bellini’s turn with the church of Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio, famous for its medieval and Baroque frescoes and mosaics. The morning tour ends with a visit to the most fascinating historical Ballar√≤ market, where the smells, colors, sounds and culinary traditions will lead you through Palermo’s most unusual and popular activities.
The cultural guide service can be adapted to your needs with the same guide discussing possible changes to the proposed routes, or by requesting visits to any other extra museum or landmark not contemplated in the itineraries.