No Mafia Tour in Palermo
City tours

No Mafia Tour in Palermo

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Every Thursday and Saturday morning. In summertime, also on Tuesday afternoon
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Do this because
  • Deepen your knowledge of the Mafia phenomenon beyond clichés and myths
  • Discover the past, present and future of the anti-mafia movement
  • Walk through the streets of Palermo, the city of light and shade
  • Get to know about Addiopizzo and the shopkeepers who have said No to Mafia
What to expect

Join this walking tour in Palermo's historical city center to learn about the Mafia and the civil antimafia movement. Discover a city that is finally rebelling against the Mafia’s protection racket.

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, a historical restaurant which specialises in typical Street Food from Palermo. The owners are among those who courageously denounced their extortionists. Lunch is not included but if you decide to stay you can taste some specialties, like famous "arancine", "panelle" and also "cannoli"!

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What's included
  • Guided tour (English and Italian)
  • Donation to Addiopizzo, a local NGO committed against the Mafia
What's not included
  • Everything not mentioned in "Product Inclusions"
Reduced price
  • Youth (10-17 years old): reduced
  • Child (0-9 years old): free
Where

Via Orologio, 31, 90133 Comune di Palermo PA, Italy

Meeting point:

Piazza Verdi (at the entrance to Teatro Massimo)

What to remember
  • It is suggested to wear comfortable shoes
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When
  • Meeting time: 9:50am
  • Departure time: 10:00am
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Provider
Addiopizzo Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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