• Location: Palermo, Italy
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 89.48 View price calendar

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Discover two of Palermo’s most distinctive landmarks on this immersive, half-day 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, you’ll 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.

Highlights

  • Get up close and personal with two of Palermo’s most distinctive destinations

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off make getting around seamless

  • Learn about the long history behind both landmarks from your guide

  • All entrance fees are included in the tour price

What You Can Expect

Palermo Catacombs and Monreale Half-day Tour

Le Catacombe dei cappuccini

Customer Reviews

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

We loved our tour and Barbara was superb. We felt well informed and like best friends by the end of our tour.

jacqueline p

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Great Tour, Thank you to Barbara for educating us!

Joseph S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Manuel was the most personable person we met. He was informative, funny and thoroughly entertaining. His English was perfect and by the end of the day we felt like family. He made us so comfortable and entertained we retained his service again. Consuela was very good and maintained our interest throughout the tour. The Catacombs were strange but fascinating and she explained everything although obviously uncomfortable in this location. In Monreale she was at ease and as well very informative. She is an expert guide but it was Manuel that was the life of the party. If you want to enjoy your time in Sicily, I highly recommend you retain Manuel who will not only entertain you but show you places you would not know to see. He is also great at suggesting local authentic restaurants where you will find real Sicilian food which is delicious.

John M C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Barbara is a brilliant guide. I'm really glad this tour was on my first day in Palermo because she gave us a fantastic introduction to the city.

Joseph C H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

An absolutely fantastic tour and our tour guide, Barbara, made this tour our favorite of our holiday. She was so friendly and had so much to tell us about all aspects of the tour - from the glorious decor of Monreale Cathedral to the unusual sights in the Catacombs. A must if you are in Palermo.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

So thrilled with our experience and tour guide! Barbara was simply FABULOUS! With curbside pick-up in the crazy city of Palermo, she started the tour off with a pleasant smile and cooled off car! She is so passionate about the city and it's history we enjoyed learning from her and listening to her stories. The catacombs were interesting and a must see if you visit Palermo. The city of Monreale is lovely and quaint you feel removed from the city. The history of the monastery was very interesting and the setting provided great photo backdrops! We ended the tour with a delicious gelato or two!! Thanks to Barbara this was a highlight of our Palermo trip!

ronen b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

the tour was excellent and our guide Barbara went out off her way to make the best out of the tour

richard h

4 star rating: Recommended September 2017

Barbara was excellent and really enjoyed the trip. It was informative and well organised although it would have been nice to spend some free time in Monreale.

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