Discover Sicilian street food and culture

Pick up by private English speaking driver. This morning, follow your guide in a fascinating exploration of Sicilian culture and cuisine.

Theme
Gourmet Experiences
Groups
No

The itinerary begins with a morning visit of the Capo market, the oldest in Palermo, where you will see and taste famous Palermo Street Food such as “panelle”, “arancine”, “crocchette” and “PaniCaMeusa”. Admire colorful stalls featuring an abundance of fruit, vegetables, seafood and meats as the sellers’ cry for our attention.Then, visit Palermo that stretches along a beautiful bay on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Founded by the Phoenicians in the VIIth and VIIIth centuries B.C., the city was conquered by Arabs in 831, and a period of immense prosperity commenced. You will be enchanted by the city’s wide boulevards, traditional Sicilian Old Quarter, and baroque palaces. You will then visit the city's main sights, including the Norman section, Quattro Canti di Citta (the Four Corners of the City), Palermo's extravagant baroque square and the twelfth-century Duomo (Cathedral). Lunch will be at your leisure and afterwards you will be driven to Monrealetodiscover the Arab-Norman splendour of the Cathedral and Cloister. This nearby treasure dates from the 12th century and shows the diverse architectural influences of both the Normans and the Arab population. Finally, you will return to your hotel.

Highlights

  • Visit the oldest market in Palermo
  • Taste traditional Palermo street food
  • Visit Palermo and enjoy the scenic landscape and architecture
  • Visit Monreale to discover the Arab-Norman influence in the region
  • Learn about the historical background of the region

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