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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.
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.
Capital of Sicily, Palermo is a city of rich history and impressive architecture—with hidden secrets round every corner. On this bike tour, hop onto the saddle, escape the tourist trail with your guide, and see sides of Palermo many visitors miss. Spin along peaceful back-streets and through pretty squares, sample Sicilian street food, and experience life in Palermo away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist traps.
Take a half-day cooking class with a local chef, Antonio, for a typical experience in a Sicilian home. Learn to prepare delicious dishes and take home recipes to make at home. Possible dishes may include fish or meat, with vegetarian options available with advance notice. Top off your lesson with a 4-course dinner of the foods you helped to make, accompanied by wine, coffee, and limoncello.
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.
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.”
The ideal introduction for first-time visitors, this small-group walking tour of Palermo covers the highlights of the picturesque seaside Sicilian capital. Cover top attractions like Massimo Theater and the Cathedral, and observe a slice of local life with peeks at traditional markets and cafes. Tours end at the storied food market, Antica Focacceria San Francesco, where you’re free to grab a bite on your own.
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.
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.
Sicily has lain at a crossroads of civilizations for thousands of years—and its food is a delicious reflection of the island’s diverse cultural mix. On this morning tour of Palermo’s street food markets, get off the typical tourist trail and follow in locals’ footsteps. You’ll visit three of the city’s key markets—Capo, Ballarò, and La Vucciria—will enjoy numerous samples, and learn more about Sicily’s history from your guide.
Discover one of Sicily’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites with an entrance ticket to the Monreale Cathedral Complex. Learn about the building’s architecture and art including mosaics depicting scenes from the Old and the New Testament. Visit the Cathedral’s Roano Chapel and relax in the peaceful setting of the cloister.
Palermo is known for its distinctive cuisine, still served overwhelmingly in private homes that are not accessible to most visitors. With this cooking class, explore the city’s culinary landscape with a guided visit through a historic Capo market followed by a hands-on lesson to prepare classic dishes with the help of a local chef. Make a full meal from appetizer to dessert, and then sample your handiwork over lunch.
Discover the flavors of Sicily with this olive oil, salt, and wine tour from Palermo. Taste delicious local wines at a vineyard in Marsala, admire the distinctive salt-producing lagoon in the Stagnone Nature Reserve, and enjoy a lunch of cheese, meats, olives, local bread, and homemade olive oil. Visit an impressive Doric temple in Segesta before your tour concludes.
Cover three of Sicily’s most iconic locations in this full-day tour of Monte Etna, Taormina, and Castelmola. Explore the slopes and lava fields of the UNESCO-listed volcanic crater, with optional cable car or all-terrain drives to the top. Then, organize a visit to the famed Greek-Roman Theatre or simply relax in a cafe, topped off by a stop at Castelmola village.
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.
Visit some of the most beautiful parts of Western Sicily with this day trip from Palermo to Erice, Segesta, Nubia and the Trapani Salt Pans. Visit an archaeological excavation at Segesta. Take in the excellent views from the hilltop town of Erice. See how sea salt is still collected off the Sicilian coast at the Salt Pans of Trapani.
Sicicla Bike Rental offer you a big choice of Full Carbon Road/Race bikes; Italian brands like Wilier and naturally international ones like Trek, Giant, Cervelo or Cannondale. Tell us your height and we will check if the correct framesize will be available for the request period.
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.
Pick up at the hotel. Departure to Erice and free time to visit the medieval village.
Continue to Trapani and visit the Saline di Nubia in a charming and colorful atmosphere. Possibility to visit the Salt Museum. Free lunch.
Departure for Segesta and visit of the Archaeological Park (where you can admire the "Temple" and the "Greek Theater").
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The rugged mountains and forest trails of the Monte Pellegrino Nature Reserve lie just north of Palermo and afford spectacular views along the coast. On this mountain bike tour, enjoy a scenic route that climbs high into the hills; visit the Grotto of Santa Rosalia, a sacred site at the top of the mount; and discover WWII ruins dotted along the coast. Stop along the way for refreshments, including the chance to try Palermo street food snacks.
Spend time exploring the glorious Duomo of Monreale, Cathedral and Cloister and the Medieval town of Cefalù during this half-day trip from Palermo. Travel to Monreale for a 1-hour Duomo tour. Next, travel to charming Cefalù for a tour that includes the Duomo, Medieval lavatory, Mandralisca Museum and more.
Discover the ancient origins of Sicily during this private sightseeing tour from the Palermo region. Visit the town of Erice, famous for its sweet confections and for being associated with the goddess of fertility. Then, see ancient Greek ruins in the towns of Segesta and Selinunte and learn about the indigenous people of Sicily. This is not a guided tour but a private, English-speaking driver is included.