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Art and Food: Palermo Guided Walking Tour

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Become enraptured by the Sicilian sights, tastes, and smells with an expert foodie guide leading the way.

Highlights

  • Walk through the vibrant streets of Palermo in a small group that allows more personalized interaction with your guide.

  • Pass by significant city attractions like the ancient Palermo Cathedral, Teatro Massimo, and hear stories associated with each one.

  • Indulge in local street foods, including arancini, ricotta-filled cannolis, and icy granitas, with 5 tasting stops along the way.

  • Fun Fact: On warm summer days, Sicilians have granita, a creamy sorbet-style dessert, for breakfast!

Inclusions

  • 3.5-hour walking tour

  • English-speaking foodie expert

  • 5 tasting stops & food market visit

  • Wine or soft drinks for children

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Stroll Through the Historic Landmarks of Palermo

Walk through historic streets and neighborhoods in the old town of Palermo and witness a unique blend of traditional and modern cultures. Listen to the tales and insights from your guide as you pass by iconic city attractions like the Royal Palace, the Palatine Chapel, the Cathedral, Palazzo dei Normanni, and the Teatro Massimo.

Sample Famous Local Cuisine

The Sicilian island is renowned for its delicious street food and local cuisine, and with 5 tasting stops on the tour, you will truly understand why. Taste some of the best street foods, such as the arancini (deep-fried rice balls stuffed with spinach and ricotta), or the famous Sicilian cannoli. These crispy wafers and ricotta-stuffed desserts are the pride of the island. Look forward to trying the Sicilian granita, and finding out how it is different from the ones you may have tasted before.

Visit the Lively Food Market

Your tour will not be complete without a stop at one of the historic food markets in Palermo. Experience the colorful legacies of the city with a touch of Arab influence. Feel free to grab every picture and shopping-worthy opportunity throughout the tour.

Important Information

  • Please inform about any food allergies or intolerances in advance.

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes as the tour involves a fair amount of walking.

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility, Buggy (available on prior request).

  • The tour runs rain or shine.

Timings

Mon to Sat: 10am onwards.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at **TOWNS OF ITALY TOURIST HUB & COOKING SCHOOL **.

  • Address: Via Volturno, 40 - 44, 90138 Palermo.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Volturno - Capo. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 104, 108, 124, N1, N5 to get you there.

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