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Palermo’s Ancient Crafts Tour

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Explore the ancient traditions of Palermo's artisans on this guided walking tour.


  • Discover the old art behind the handicraft production in Palermo.

  • Guided by an expert tour guide, you'll have all your questions answered right away.

  • Start at one of Naples' most important squares, Piazza S. Domenico.

  • Walk through the historical center of Palermo and discover streets named after lucrative crafts.

  • Personally meet artisans and find out the ancient traditions still followed to this day.

  • These artisans are praised for having adorned the city with their traditional creations!


  • Walking tour

  • Expert tour guide

  • Entry at Centro Storico


  • Admission tickets

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Your tour begins in Piazza S. Domenico, one of Naples' most historically significant squares. After meeting with your tour guide and the rest of your tour, venture out to discover the artisans of Palermo and why it plays such an important role in Palermo's past and present. These artisans have adorned the city with their creative creations, passing down technique and tradition from generation to generation. Your guide will take you through the historical center of Palermo - many of the streets have been named after the most lucrative crafts over the centuries, by the way! You'll meet some artisans, learn of the ancient traditions still followed by many, and some secrets hidden behind these professions. These artisans are known to have breathed life into the city center, so taking time to rediscover the old arts behind the handicraft production is a must!

Important Information

  • Entrance tickets to monuments to be paid locally and subject to price changes.

  • This tour is available in Italian and English.

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible


  • Morning Tour: From 9 AM onwards.

  • Afternoon Tour: From 3 PM onwards.

Discounted Tickets

  • Ages 0-7yrs go free.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your guide.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Piazza San Domenico.

  • Address: Piazza S. Domenico, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy.

  • Your guide will be waiting for you, holding a signcard for easy recognition.

  • Landmark: Colonna dell’Immacolata.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point.

Getting There

  • The closest bus stop is Roma - Bandiera, a 3-min walk to the meeting point.

  • Bus 101, 102, 124 & N2 will bring you here.


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