Palermo private tour in the footsteps of the Normans
Walking tours

Palermo private tour in the footsteps of the Normans

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Tuesday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Do this because
  • Explore Palermo from a different perspective, following the footsteps of the Normans
  • Visit the beautiful Cathedral with its royal tombs, the crypt and the treasure room
  • Walk through Piazza della Vittoria and spot the mosaics of the Roman villa
  • See the Royal Palace and Palatine Chapel, the political and cultural symbol of the Norman kingdom in Palermo
What to expect

Through this 3-hour walking tour you will have the chance to visit, with a private guide, the beautiful city of Palermo from a fascinating historical perspective. You will follow the footsteps of the Norman kings who lived and reigned here during the 11th century.
In particular, your guide will take you inside the Cathedral of Palermo to visit the crypt and the treasure room. You'll then walk to the Cassaro alto and to Piazza della Vittoria, where you can still see some of the mosaics of the Roman villa.
Your guide will then show you San Giovanni degli Eremiti (from the outside) and after that you'll have the chance to enjoy a visit inside the Royal Palace and the Palatine Chapel, the political and cultural center of the Norman kingdom in Palermo.

FYI: please note that for the Cathedral (€5) and the Royal Palace (€8.50) you need to buy the tickets on the spot. The other attractions can be visited for free.

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What's included
  • private tour
  • expert tour guide
What's not included
  • entrance tickets to the Cathedral (€5) and the Royal Palace (€8.50)
Where

Porta Nuova, Via Vittorio Emanuele, Palermo

What to remember
  • please note that the tickets to visit the Cathedral and the Royal Palace are not included, but you can easily buy them on the spot (€ 13.50 in total)
  • please consider that security checks to visit the Royal Palace have been intensified. Objects deemed dangerous are retained and not returned, so please avoid bringing along any scissors, multi-purpose boxcutters and similar tools
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When
  • from Tuesday to Saturday at 9 am, 10 am and 11 am
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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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