A fascinating Tour Palermo Monreale that will allow you to admire artistic masterpieces of rare beauty.
We will go to Monreale, by car or minivan, to visit the Cathedral of Monreale a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its beautiful Byzantine mosaics that cover an area of 6.000 square meters. Then we will move to Palermo to see another UNESCO World Heritage site the Norman Palace an Arab-Norman jewel embellished by the beautiful Palatine Chapel.
The itinerary will continue along Corso Vittorio Emanuele, an ancient street of Palermo, overlooked by sumptuous palaces, churches and monasteries. You will visit important workshops including the puppeteer Vincenzo Argento’s workshop who makes hand-made puppets for Puppet Shows. During the tour you will visit the picturesque Ballarò market, famous market of Palermo, where you will be fascinated by the beauty of the vendors’ stalls displaying fruit, vegetables, meat and fish; an experience you will not forget! The tour will finish at Piazza Pretoria with its wonderful Mannerist fountain. The group will be accompanied at the hotel at the end of the tour.
Duration: 4 hours
Departure time: 9.00 am
Meeting Point: hotel, or a meeting point agreed with the group.
Arrival point: hotel
Stops of the tour:
1) Cathedral of Monreale
2) Norman Palace
3) Corso Vittorio Emanuele
4) The puppeteer Vincenzo Argento’s workshop
5) Ballarò market
6) Piazza Pretoria
Included in the tour: guided tour of the monuments specified in the itinerary.
Not included in the tour: car or minivan, entrance tickets.
This tour will be operated from Monday to Saturday.