On this full-day tour from Palermo, you’ll be driven to three of Sicily’s most stunning and history-packed destinations. Enjoy free time to explore the castle town of Castelbuono, the hillside town of Monreale, and the originally Greek seaside hub of Cefalu. Discover the region’s Arab-Norman roots with optional visits to the opulent Cappella Palatina and 14th-century Castelbuono.
Optimize your time in Sicily with this driving tour that includes pickup in Palermo and hassle-free transport to three of the top sights on the island: the Valley of the Temples, Agrigento, and the Scala dei Turchi beach. Enjoy free time to explore the Greek ruins in the “Valle dei Templi”, then sightsee in Agrigento. End with a photo op at the dramatic Scala dei Turchi coastline.
Snack your way through the streets of Palermo on this Sicilian food tour. Explore backstreet markets and food stalls specializing in local delicacies like stuffed rice balls and chickpea fritters as your guide fills you in on local history, culture. Plus, this small-group tour has a limited number of participants for a more personalized experience.
Nowhere in Italy is the cuisine more distinctive than Sicily, but you need the help of a local to discover the island’s unique culinary traditions. With this cooking and limoncello-making class in Palermo, enjoy the insights of a local chef while you visit the historic Capo market to select ingredients and then enjoy a home cooking class in the Vucciria neighborhood. Prepare and sample three classic dishes and limoncello made with your host’s own lemons.
Relax in the sun with this excursion to two of the most beautiful spots in all of Sicily. Travel just over an hour to the Zingaro Reserve and enjoy stunning views of white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and dramatic cliffs and caves. Get the chance to lunch on traditional treats like cunzato bread, arancini, and panelle. Explore the charming town of San Vito Lo Capo before your return to Palermo.
See two of northern Sicily’s most characterful destinations when you embark on this full-day trip from Palermo. In the morning, your guide picks you up from your accommodation; board an air-conditioned minivan and head to the medieval village of Castelbuono, located in the Madonie Mountains. See the Castle of Ventimiglia and visit a local pastry shop before continuing to Cefalù, home to a UNESCO-listed cathedral and impeccable seaside views.
Get hands-on instruction in preparing two kinds of Italian pasta and a tasty tiramisu during this half-day culinary workshop. Learn homemade, generations-old recipes in an intimate group setting, capped at only 12 participants. Small-group pasta-making workshops take place in the home of a local Palermo chef and include a welcome prosecco with snacks, plus a sampling of your culinary creations.
Don’t waste your time when you’re traveling in Sicily—maximize your journey time and see the sights of the island as you go. This transfer and tour option combines a private inter-city transfer from Palermo to Catania with a visit to the Agrigento Valley of the Temples. Note that entry fees are extra.
Spend a day with a private driver in Sicily, and discover natural salt pans, archeological sites, and ancient temples. The day trip from Palermo includes visits to the Segesta tower, the medieval village of Erice, and the Trapani and Paceco Salt Pans Natural Reserve where sea salt is collected and wildlife abounds. A pickup and drop-off service is included, direct from your Palermo hotel or the port.
Discover the origins of The Godfather during this day-long tour of Sicily. Taking in sites linked to both real-life mafia events and sites based on the Francis Ford Coppola movies, the tour gives you the lowdown on Sicily’s gangster history. Visit the site of the Portella della Ginestra massacre, sample traditional Sicilian cannoli, and explore the village of Corleone as tales of Don Vito Corleone ring in your ears.
Discover ancient ruins left over from the Greeks on this private excursion. Enjoy pickup from the Palermo area and head to Agrigento where you can find the UNESCO-listed Temple Valley. Learn about its ancient history and explore its many sites before heading to the seaside to see the white cliffs dubbed as the ‘Turkish Stairway.”
Discover a number of western Sicily’s most popular destinations on this full-day tour from Palermo. Meet your guide at your accommodation, climb aboard a climate-controlled minivan, and head first to Segesta, where you’ll explore the ancient Greek amphitheater and temple (entry own expense). Then, discover the medieval town of Erice, enjoy a traditional Sicilian lunch (own expense) in Saline, and finish with a walking tour of the elegant city of Trapani.
Skip the hassle and delays of public transportation with this private transfer that includes pickup directly at the Palermo airport and drop-off at the hotel or destination of your choice in the city of Palermo. Relax and let a professional driver take on the city traffic while you enjoy Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and bottled water on board. Transfers from the center of Palermo to the Palermo airport are also available.
Discover the unique flavors and influences of Sicilian cuisine with a 5-hour, hands-on cooking class in Palermo. After shopping for fresh, seasonal ingredients at a local farmers’ market, head to a well-equipped home kitchen in an 18th-century building. Under the guidance of a chef instructor, learn to prepare an authentic 4-course meal of classic Sicilian dishes including dessert. Sit down to savor your freshly made creations paired with local wine.
Explore Palermo’s lively dining scene after dark when the temps drop and the crowd thins with this evening street food tour led by a passionate foodie guide. Stroll through the city’s old town to take in the sights and discover the most beloved eateries and street vendors. Stop to feast on authentic Palermitano specialties and learn about their history and significance in the local culinary culture.
The mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale and Greek Theater of Taormina are two of Sicily’s most dazzling ancient sites, but reaching them by public transportation can be frustrating and tedious. Skip the hassle of coordinating trains, buses, and taxis with this private driving tour and visit both these treasures plus the charming medieval village of Castelmola in a single day.
Explore Palermo’s key sights on foot on this walking tour of the Sicilian capital. Meet your guide in a convenient location in central Palermo, and set off. Visit popular landmarks ranging from the Palermo Cathedral and Palazzo Pretorio to the Massimo Theater. Learn about the city’s long entanglement with the mafia, and meet the shopkeepers and other individuals who have pioneered a local anti-mafia movement.
Indulge all your senses on a walking tour of Palermo's rich street food traditions. Join a knowledgeable guide for a walk through the historic part of the city and its vibrant outdoor markets. Sample some of Palermo's unique street foods, such as 'panelle' and 'meusa.' Watch the lively scenes all around you, observing what seems like another time.
Treat your taste buds to the delicate flavors of Sicily’s finest wines and cheeses with a gourmet tasting experience in Palermo. Soak up the ambiance of a historic, 17th-century building while sampling a hand-picked selection of six Sicilian wines paired with regional artisan cheeses. While you sip and nibble, learn about the island’s wine appellations and traditional cheese-making processes from a knowledgeable foodie guide.
Discover two of Palermo’s most distinctive landmarks on this immersive, private tour. Set off from your accommodation—hotel pickup and drop-off are included—and venture first to the Capuchin Catacombs: a macabre destination home to thousands of mummified bodies, many of them priests. Next, discover the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Monreale, famous for its fusion of Norman and Arabic architecture. A break for Sicilian coffee and nibbles is also included.
Sicily is home to a unique cuisine, different from mainland Italy and often hard to access without the knowledge of a local. With this Sicilian cooking class, enjoy an exclusive glimpse into Palermo’s culinary traditions by exploring one of the city’s oldest markets with a local and then preparing classic dishes at a family-run cooking school. Make four courses and sample what you’ve created during a celebratory meal.
Spend a day exploring the ancient sights of the Valley of the Temples with this day trip from Palermo. Travel to Agrigento for a quick coffee break (own expense) before visiting the fascinating site for a 1-hour tour. See the temples of Hera, Concordia and Apollo. Take a midday break for lunch (own expense) before stopping at the archaeology museum for a 1-hour self-guided visit.
On this two-for-one, full-day private tour, you’ll discover top historical sights in both Monreale—famous for its mosaic-filled 12th-century cathedral—and stunning, seaside Cefalù. Travel comfortably by air-conditioned minivan, with bottled water and hotel transfers included. You’ll also enjoy free time to browse local boutiques.
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