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  • Location: Palermo, Italy
  • Duration:  1 day (approx.)
With a Hop-on Hop-off tour of Palermo, you will enjoy an exciting visit to the city. Starting from the terminal outside the Politeama Theatre, overlooking the square of the same name, you will drive in front of the Massimo Theatre one of the most capacious and famous opera house in Italy. Admire the glorious buildings of the Cathedral Monreale or the wonderful mosaics in the Cappella Palatina.

Highlights

  • Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
  • Tour by double-decker bus with several hop-on, hop-off points
  • Commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish,Japanese, Russian, Portuguese
  • Listen to Full commentary as you see the city's top attractions
  • See sights like Politeama Theatre, Massimo Theatre, Piazza Quattro Canti and Vucciria Market

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What You Can Expect

Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Palermo City Hop On Hop Off Tour

Get to know the true heart of Palermo, the Politeama Theatre (Teatro Politeama). Not only is this beautiful building home to many great music shows, but the area around it is also a vibrating social centre of the city. Your Palermo tour continues towards the botanical gardens, passing near Quattro Canti. After a quick glance of the central station, you will find yourselves in the vicinity of the Royal Palace was built by the Arab emirs around the IXth century.

Your Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour will take you just next to the wonderful, historical palace called Pallazo Steri, which is famous for the beauty of its wooden ceiling. Discover the fascinating city at your own pace and visit the marvelous Arabian castle Castello Della Zisa with magnificent gardens and fountains. It is one of the most interesting places to visit in Palermo. Dive into a world where ancient and modern ruins stand side-by-side.

You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. The two tour routes are inter-connected so you can hop easily between them. All of the stops are listed in the itinerary section.

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Itinerary

Stops include:
Line A
  • Teatro Politeama
  • Teatro Massimo
  • Quattro Canti
  • Palazzo Steri
  • Orto Botanico
  • Stazione Centrale
  • Palazzo Reale
  • Cattedrale
  • Mercato Vucciria
Line B:
  • Teatro Politeama
  • Giardino Inglese
  • Villa Malfitano
  • Castello Della Zisa
  • Mercato del Capo
  • Teatro Massimo
  • Porto

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

The hop on hop off bus tour is very easily reached by foot from the port. Its 15 minute walk. The buses are timely and clean. The audio is very informative on the many landmarks and history of this city. I did both routes which are very different. I would recommend if you have the time to do both - ( with perhaps a gelato in between).

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

The only complaint I have is that the hop on/hop off bus doesn't start until 9:30 but our cruise ship got in at 8:00. So there is a lot of waiting in the beginning. The bus was very timely and easy to find.

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