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HALD DAY WALKING TOUR PALERMO COMBINING ART AND FOOD

HALD DAY WALKING TOUR PALERMO COMBINING ART AND FOOD - Province of Palermo, Italy

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Location: Province of Palermo, Italy

From USD
$193.87

UNESCO PALERMO : this 4hours walking tour includes the visit inside the Royal Norman  Palace (12 century) to admire the  Palatina Chapel and its Byzantine mosaics ,
the main monument to represent the wealth and political and cultural power of the Norman kingdom.
San  Giovanni Eremiti church
which show the persistence of Arab influences in Sicily (outside)
Walking tour in the old city to admire the Cathedral, Quattro Canti and Fountain Pretoria, Bellini square  (Martorana and San Cataldo churches)  Proceeding to the historical market Ballarò we stop  to 
experience
  the street food ( arancine, panelle, sfincione, milza etc..) as you learn abut Sicilian
gastronomy,
recipes, sweets and wines, the  perception of
its intensity can be altered by smell and  tasting :Sicily is  a land with an extraordinary
food tradition.

ITINERARY: 4 hours  walking tour Royal Palace and Cappella Palatina The mosaics of the Palatine Chapel are of unparalleled elegance. They are also noted for subtle modulations of colour and luminance.The chapel combines harmoniously a variety of styles ... More info ›

UNESCO PALERMO : this 4hours walking tour includes the visit inside the Royal Norman  Palace (12 century) to admire the  Palatina Chapel and its Byzantine mosaics ,
the main monument to represent the wealth and political and cultural power of the Norman kingdom.
San  Giovanni Eremiti church
which show the persistence of Arab influences in Sicily (outside)
Walking tour in the old city to admire the Cathedral, Quattro Canti and Fountain Pretoria, Bellini square  (Martorana and San Cataldo churches)  Proceeding to the historical market Ballarò we stop  to 
experience
  the street food ( arancine, panelle, sfincione, milza etc..) as you learn abut Sicilian
gastronomy,
recipes, sweets and wines, the  perception of
its intensity can be altered by smell and  tasting :Sicily is  a land with an extraordinary
food tradition.

ITINERARY: 4 hours  walking tour Royal Palace and Cappella Palatina The mosaics of the Palatine Chapel are of unparalleled elegance. They are also noted for subtle modulations of colour and luminance.The chapel combines harmoniously a variety of styles. Other remarkable features of the chapel include the muqarnas ceiling which is spectacular.
Palermo Cathedral, Church San Giovanni degli Eremiti .The church is notable for its  red domes, which show clearly the persistence of Arab influences in Sicily at the time of its reconstruction in the 12th century, the Arab-Norman culture. 
Walking tour through Palermo old town across old streets until the Quattro Canti, Pretoria and  Bellini square for a foto-stop (Martorana and San Cataldo churches) Street food at one of the oldest open market of Palermo.
WHAT IS INCLUDED : Guided tour
What’s Extra:  admission fees at the Royal Palace and street food .Transportation.

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PALERMO SICILIAN BAROQUE

PALERMO SICILIAN BAROQUE - Province of Palermo, Italy

Duration: 3 to 5 hours
Location: Province of Palermo, Italy

From USD
$228.08

The outstanding baroque monument in Palermo: those not be missed, are to be found in the interiors of churches and oratories
This Tour includes the church of Santa Caterina and 2 Oratories Santa Cita and San Domenico
Baroque was much more than a design style for churches and palaces, it embraced a concept of the city as a theater, a place for people to gather and take part in great ceremonies and festivals. A tour to enjoy by just walking around

ITINERARY: Baroque monument in Palermo Oratories Santa Cita and San Domenico and Santa Caterina Church ... More info ›

The outstanding baroque monument in Palermo: those not be missed, are to be found in the interiors of churches and oratories
This Tour includes the church of Santa Caterina and 2 Oratories Santa Cita and San Domenico
Baroque was much more than a design style for churches and palaces, it embraced a concept of the city as a theater, a place for people to gather and take part in great ceremonies and festivals. A tour to enjoy by just walking around

ITINERARY: Baroque monument in Palermo Oratories Santa Cita and San Domenico and Santa Caterina Church .
A high point in this tradition was reached in the baroque era by Giacomo Serpotta, in the oratories that he decorated in Palermo. Serpotta was a sculptor of genius who worked in stucco to produce a distinctive style of natural, richly decorated figure. He established a studio specialising in stucco work which, apart from the oratories, supplied decorations to some of the most important churches in Palermo.
Santa Caterina Church The interior of the church has a single central nave and an appealing series of marbles, inlays and sculptures embellish the walls. This church was part of  a Domenican convent  one of the most important of southern Italy.
During the tour we will taste the pastry made with the recipes of the cloistered nuns.
TRANSPORTATION: walking tour
MEETING LOCATION : specified by guide
DURATION : 4  hours
WHAT IS INCLUDED: a guided tour.
Start at Opera House square or at your hotel or at the pier of your  cruise,  proceed to the monumental Renaissance fountain Pretoria and the Baroque Quattro Canti square and visit of the baroque Santa Caterina Church. Proceed to Via Roma, along the walk pass through the open air old food market La Vucciria in order to reach the Oratories Santa Cita and San Domenico. Back to the starting point .
WHAT IS NON INCLUDED . admissions fees. Both Oratories entrance fees is € 6.00 Santa Caterina € 3.00 Meals and transportation

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SEGESTA ERICE

SEGESTA ERICE - Province of Palermo, Italy

Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Location: Province of Palermo, Italy

From USD
$342.12

ERICE SEGESTA AND SALT PAND FULL DAY EXCURSION FROM PALERMO

MEETING LOCATION
: Meet up location: Meet up location:Port or your hotel in the center of Palermo I will hold a sign with clients' name.
WHAT IS INCLUDED Visit some of the most beautiful parts of Western Sicily with this day trip from Palermo to Erice, Segesta,Trapani Salt Pans. Visit an archaeological site ... More info ›

ERICE SEGESTA AND SALT PAND FULL DAY EXCURSION FROM PALERMO

MEETING LOCATION
: Meet up location: Meet up location:Port or your hotel in the center of Palermo I will hold a sign with clients' name.
WHAT IS INCLUDED Visit some of the most beautiful parts of Western Sicily with this day trip from Palermo to Erice, Segesta,Trapani Salt Pans. Visit an archaeological site. We first visit the wonderful Greek Temple and Theatre of Segesta. Proceeding to Erice a really fairytaile mounting-top. Visit of the main  Church, we will stroll around the typical Medieval streets and see the Norman-Spanish Castle which in ancient time was the location of the shrine dedicated to the goddes of love : the ancient cult of the mother goddes.
Visit of the oldest almond bakery owned by Maria Grammatico (free tasting of the typical pastry )
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: this is only a guided tour.On request I can arrange for you a car or van transportation .
Entrance fees
Food and drinks
 
Next we drive back to the sea-front in order to see the salt pans all along the coast of Trapani.

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Cultural guided tour Palermo and Monreale

Cultural guided tour Palermo and Monreale - Province of Palermo, Italy

Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Location: Province of Palermo, Italy

From USD
$319.31

UNESCO Palermo  traveller’s mecca for all season and all demand: a city of Outstanding Universal values
7 hours tour of Palermo includes the following monuments : the Cathedral, the Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel
.
The tour of Palermo  includes a  street market (a cacophony of sights, sounds and scents, were you can experience the street food ) and the city of  Monreale.  In Monreale visit of its magnificent cathedral whose interior is completely covered with gold mosaics (6,400 square meters) in which are represented scenes from the Bible and the  of the famous cloister of the Benedictines Abbey

MEETING LOCATION: the pier of your cruse  liner ( I'll hold a sign with your name ) or your hotel in Palermo
The tour can be customized according to your needs
END LOCATION : same as meeting place
DURATION: 4 or 7 hours
TRANSPORTATION: the excursion is walking tour or by taxi to reach Monreale ( approximately 60 euros return cost )
WHAT IS INCLUDED: my service as a tour guide, entrance  fees are not included  Meals is not included
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED:  entrance fees Royal Palace € 8.50 p.p. Cloister Monreale € 6.00 all restaurants accepts credit card ... More info ›

UNESCO Palermo  traveller’s mecca for all season and all demand: a city of Outstanding Universal values
7 hours tour of Palermo includes the following monuments : the Cathedral, the Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel
.
The tour of Palermo  includes a  street market (a cacophony of sights, sounds and scents, were you can experience the street food ) and the city of  Monreale.  In Monreale visit of its magnificent cathedral whose interior is completely covered with gold mosaics (6,400 square meters) in which are represented scenes from the Bible and the  of the famous cloister of the Benedictines Abbey

MEETING LOCATION: the pier of your cruse  liner ( I'll hold a sign with your name ) or your hotel in Palermo
The tour can be customized according to your needs
END LOCATION : same as meeting place
DURATION: 4 or 7 hours
TRANSPORTATION: the excursion is walking tour or by taxi to reach Monreale ( approximately 60 euros return cost )
WHAT IS INCLUDED: my service as a tour guide, entrance  fees are not included  Meals is not included
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED:  entrance fees Royal Palace € 8.50 p.p. Cloister Monreale € 6.00 all restaurants accepts credit card. Street food in a local market about 5 up to 10 euros drinks included
ITINERARY: guided walking tour in Palermo hidden sights in the old part of town. Visit the highlights of the Arab Norman Period, the Quattro Canti, Piazza Pretoria, the Cathedral and the Royal Palace  now the seat of the Sicilian Parliament . The Royal chapel designed by Roger II in 1130 representing the fusion of Byzantine , Arab, Norman and Sicilian civilization, this tour includes  a typical market.
  The 7 hours tour includes  Monreale Cathedral and the Benedectine cloister
Monreale a hill town just outside Palermo with the splendid position high above the Conca D'Oro. There you can find charming cafè and souvenirs shops.  The Cathedral is certainly  the apogee of Arab Norman art inspired by a vision. . The mosaics depict the whole stories of the Bible. The colour are not as bright as those of the contemporary mosaics in the Palatine Chapel, but the figures seem more expressive. They were completed between the late-1100s and early-1200s century by craftsmen from Venice and Sicily. The composition and their features and the symbols  are often the same as those used in the Palatine Chapel. Their arrangement follow a precise program, the  art used as an instrument of religion and serve to educate the faithful in the teachings of the Christian Church.

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Palermo Walking Tour: Among Puppets and Puppetry

Palermo Walking Tour: Among Puppets and Puppetry - Province of Palermo, Italy

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Province of Palermo, Italy

From USD
$169.92

Live authentic experiences! A curious itinerary into the heart of the historic city center of Palermo, aimed at discovering the history of the Sicilian theater in its various art forms.

From the “vastasate”, first expression of the Sicilian dialectal theater, from which the Opera dei Pupi originated, to the "teatrini", small stucco decorations made by Giacomo Serpotta, a famous artist of the eighteenth century, the same artist who also decorated some amazing oratories in Palermo.
An itinerary among art, culture and folklore that has the 'popular theatre' as its central theme.
The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the word.
The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo, the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where "putti", allegorical figures and "teatrini" (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer, making him the protagonist of the show.
The journey will continue in via Bara all’Olivella with a visit at the Mimmo Cuticchio’s puppets workshop, assisting to a thrilling Sicilian puppets show.

Live authentic experiences! A curious itinerary into the heart of the historic city center of Palermo, aimed at discovering the history of the Sicilian theater in its various art forms.

From the “vastasate”, first expression of the Sicilian dialectal theater, from which the Opera dei Pupi originated, to the "teatrini", small stucco decorations made by Giacomo Serpotta, a famous artist of the eighteenth century, the same artist who also decorated some amazing oratories in Palermo.
An itinerary among art, culture and folklore that has the 'popular theatre' as its central theme.
The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the word.
The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo, the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where "putti", allegorical figures and "teatrini" (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer, making him the protagonist of the show.
The journey will continue in via Bara all’Olivella with a visit at the Mimmo Cuticchio’s puppets workshop, assisting to a thrilling Sicilian puppets show.

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Private Exclusive Erice and Segesta Tour with Local Guide - starts from Palermo

Private Exclusive Erice and Segesta Tour with Local Guide - starts from Palermo - Province of Palermo, Italy

Duration: 7 to 9 hours
Location: Province of Palermo, Italy

From USD
$145.97

Visit one of the top archaeological areas and a medieval towns in Sicily. Exclusive Private Tour with licensed Local Guide and Top Class Mercedes Minivan ... More info ›

Visit one of the top archaeological areas and a medieval towns in Sicily. Exclusive Private Tour with licensed Local Guide and Top Class Mercedes Minivan. On this tour you will experience several panoramic sceneries which are quite unique.
SEGESTA, according to the traditional legend, had a Trojan origin. It is located on the isolated hill called Barbaro and washed by the river Crimiso, nearby Calatafimi. The well-preserved temple and the Greek theater were built in the late 5th century BC.
ERICE, just about 2400 feet above sea level, is cool even in a hot Sicilian summer. According to Thucydides, it was a city like no other; a sacred place dedicated to the goddess of love and fecundity, Aphrodite for the Greeks and Venus for the Romans.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Temple of Segesta

The tour starts with hotel pickup in Palermo by your Local Guide. Nect you will start the day being driven along the beautiful North coast passing the Golf of Castellammare and the wine producing area of 'Bianco d'Alcamo,' a well-known white wine. On your arrival to Segesta together with your local guide you'll visit the archaeological area (Temple and Theater) which is embedded within a wonderful landscape. The remains of an Arabic mosque, a Norman church and the Forum Romanum are also visible.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Teatro Greco di Segesta, Calatafimi-Segesta, Province of Trapani, Sicily

Higher still is the theatre that offers great panoramic views. New excavations that have uncovered the remains of a stoà a place where citizens strolled and discussed among themselves, an agora where assemblies were held. The high-stepped, semi-circular theatre opens onto a breathtaking panorama over the surrounding countryside with the sea in the distance. The location has inspired generations of travelers and artists, and is an experience you cannot miss.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Castello di Venere, Erice, Province of Trapani, Sicily

Continue to the Medieval hill-top town of Erice, a real gem. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, have a stroll through the cobblestone streets of the Medieval town. Arrive at the public garden located next to the ruins of the Norman castle, the view from here is stunning. It is not just the views that brings people here since the quaint cobblestone streets have their own unique appeal. Return to Palermo in the afternoon.

Duration: 3 hours

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