Palermo Walking Tour - Baroque and Aristocracy
Palermo Walking Tour - Baroque and Aristocracy
Palermo Walking Tour - Baroque and Aristocracy

Palermo Walking Tour - Baroque and Aristocracy

In this sublime walk between history and amazement, you will have the opportunity to discover the wonders of the center of Palermo.

Please note:

- Visits to the monuments indicated may undergo changes without notice due to the Covid-19 emergency.

- Visits to the monuments indicated may be subject to changes on public holidays.

- The visit inside Palazzo Gangi is not included in the itinerary.

Available locations

  • Via Maqueda, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

  • Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Italy


  • Prices from €66 / person


From 3 h

Number of Participants

1 - 12 participants

Operating Hours

available daily

Cancellation Policy

There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product



This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Quattro Canti, Corso Vittorio Emanuelle Via Maqueda, 90100, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Meeting at the Quattro Canti or Teatro del Sole, an elegant Baroque building.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Alliata di Villafranca, Piazza Bologni 18, 90134, Palermo, Sicily Italy

From the Quattro Canti you will travel the ancient axis of the city to reach and visit the Palazzo Alliata di Villafranca, one of the richest residences of the Palermitan aristocracy which among its admirably restored halls preserves a beautiful Crucified Christ by Van Dick.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Pretoria, Piazza, Palermo, Sicily Italy

The famous Pretoria or "della Vergogna" fountain will be the backdrop for popular stories.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Bellini, Palermo, Sicily Italy

In Piazza Bellini you will admire the domes of San Cataldo from the XII century. from the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher, and here is a surprise visit to the Church of Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio known as "la Martorana" where Baroque and the Middle Ages coexist among the most beautiful mosaics of the Norman era.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church and Monastery of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Piazza Bellini 2, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

A particularly interesting visit will follow, the Church of Santa Caterina recently returned to the city but for centuries reserved only to the young cloistered nuns, girls of the highest foreclosed aristocracy who lived among lapis lazuli altars and precious stones in contrast with the Baroque and Spanish society of Palermo.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palazzo Valguarnera-Gangi, Piazza Croce Dei Vespri 6, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

You will walk the alleys of the guilds of the craftsmen and the judges who accompanied the Inquisites to Death.

You will be introduced to the stories of the Leopard admiring from the outside the terrace of the Gangi palace, location of the famous Visconti film

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Church of San Francesco of Assisi -Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, Piazza di San Francesco d'Assisi, off Via Paternostro, Palermo, Sicily Italy

Step to the small square decorated by the splendid Gothic rose window of the church of San Francesco d'Assisi.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Marina, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

You will discover the richest and darkest centuries of Spanish Sicily by reaching Piazza Marina to admire a centuries-old ficus magnolioides of the Garibaldi Garden, once a place reserved for the Condemnations and Tortures of the Holy Inquisition

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: La Cala, Via della Cala, 90133, Palermo, Sicily Italy

The walk will end between traditional ice cream and cannoli in the neighborhood of the old port La Cala.

Duration: 10 minutes


  • Guida professionale

Not included

  • Biglietti d'ingresso ai monumenti

  • Ingresso - Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi

  • Ingresso - Chiesa e Monastero di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

  • Ingresso - Palazzo Alliata di Villafranca

  • Ingresso - Palazzo Valguarnera-Gangi

  • Ingresso - Piazza Bellini

Important information

  • Distanziamento sociale applicato durante l'esperienza

  • I viaggiatori devono avere una buona forma fisica

  • Maschere per il viso obbligatorie per i viaggiatori nelle aree pubbliche

  • Maschere per il viso obbligatorie per le guide nelle aree pubbliche

  • Non accessibile in sedia a rotelle

  • Puoi presentare un voucher cartaceo o elettronico per questa attività.

  • Riceverai una conferma al momento della prenotazione

  • Si garantisce il rispetto delle normative igienico sanitarie legate all'emergenza Covid 19. I viaggiatori dovranno a loro volta attenersi all'osservanza delle regole di sicurezza e di distanziamento sociale e portare con sé mascherina e gel disinfettante.

  • Tour/attività privati. Vi parteciperà solo il tuo gruppo

  • Veicoli di trasporto regolarmente sanificati

  • Vicino ai trasporti pubblici

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Meeting point

Piazza Quattro Canti, Via Vittorio Emanuele, 80146 Palermo PA, Italy

Departure time

2:00 PM

Return details

Via Cala, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy

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