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Palermo sky walk- Guided tour with access to panoramic terraces

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Embrace the beauty of the city of Palermo on this guided tour that takes you to its iconic locations along with a visit to the Palermo Cathedral

Highlights

  • Walk through the city of Palermo and admire the intricacies of Norman architecture, laden with marble inlays & high vaulted ceilings as you’re guided through the grand cathedral.

  • Let the vibrancy of Piazza Bellini take over your senses where you’ll see the famous “Shame Square” fountain, known for its aesthetically pleasing statues.

  • Explore mystifying gothic arches, chapels, and quaint eateries; you can try out Canolo or Granita, a wrap filled with flavors for every sweet lover.

  • After enjoying the iconic dessert, it’s time to soak in the breathtaking view of the Sicilian landscape where you have guided access to the monastery terraces.

  • Did you know that ‘Sfincione’, a type of focaccia, symbolizes Palermo street food culture? Don’t forget to try it!

Inclusions

  • Licensed English-speaking art & history guide

  • Interior & Exterior tour of the Palermo Cathedral

  • Access to the Santa Caterina Church and Monastery

  • Access to the Santa Caterina terraces

  • Dessert tasting: Canolo or Granita

Exclusions

  • Entry of pets isn’t permitted

  • Personal expenses (in case you’d like to shop)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Exploring the finery of Palermo Cathedral

  • This 3-hour guided tour is the ideal way to explore the beautiful city of Palermo as it offers fascinating experiences of the Palermo Cathedral while also walking you through the mesmerizing art and architecture that surrounds it. Visit the cathedral to admire the intricate Norman architecture that adds to the tranquility and sacredness of this majestic marvel. Explore the interior and exterior and get in-depth knowledge of the artistic legacy of this masterpiece from your fully licensed English-speaking art & history guide.

Strolling through the streets of Sicily

  • After enjoying the architectural beauty of the grand cathedral, you will love visiting the vibrant Piazza Bellini to see the Martorana and San Cataldo churches. There are quaint chapels and gothic that are something you need to look out for, for their detailed work of art. Not to forget, the renowned “Shame Square” fountain known for its bold yet aesthetic statues also lies here. Before you go to the Church of Santa Caterina, you can try out the sweet shop for Sicily’s iconic dessert, the Canolo.

Of Monasteries, terraces, and beyond

  • Once you’ve rejuvenated, you will be guided to the Church and Monastery of Santa Caterina where you will find altars, sculptures, and artworks that are carved to perfection, with a lot of history. Like they say ‘save the best for the last’, your guide will now lead you to the monastery terraces where you can find breathtaking views of the city, capturing the essence of Palermo in its entirety.

What to bring

  • A lot of walking requires a lot of comfort! Be sure to put your best foot(wear) forward.

What's not allowed

  • Pets are not allowed in these locations.

  • Strict Dress Code: Since you will be visiting the cathedral, appropriate attire is recommended, to maintain the sanctity of the place.

Accessibility

  • As the tour location lies on the coast, wheelchairs, prams, and strollers do not have accessibility.

Additional information

  • Parking is free on public holidays.

  • Parking is color-coded where the blue line indicates paid parking, white stands for free, yellow is reserved for handicapped permits, official vehicles, and taxis, and pink is reserved for expectant mothers or mothers with children.

  • Palermo has on-street paid parking from Mon to Sat between 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • 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 Via Vittorio Emanuele, 494.

  • Address: Via Matteo Bonello, 494, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy.

  • Guide identifier : Look for our tour guide in front of Bar Marocco.

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