Guided tours in and around Palermo

Hire a local expert guide to make the most of your holiday in Palermo. Here is a list of private tours in and around Palermo. Each itinerary can be customized to your needs and interests

 

 

 

Palermo highlights

See the highlights of Palermo and Monreale in a full day tour: the Palatine Chapel, the Church of St. John of the Hermits, the Cathedral and the  the Norman Duomo (Cathedral) of Monreale

 

The Baroque period in Palermo half day tour

A revealing tour of the monuments that make Palermo the Baroque capital of western Sicily:  the Church of Casa Professa, the Quattro Canti  (four corners) octagonal square,  Palazzo Mirto, the Oratorio del SS. Rosario and the Oratorio di Santa Cita.

 

The unknown side of Palermo and environs full day tour

Visit some of the most unusual monuments in the world: Piazza Pretoria with its beautiful Renaissance fountain, the Church of La Martorana  the gruesome Capuchin Catacombs,  the Zisa Castle and Bagheria with the Prince of Palagonia's villa

 

Palermo's Renaissance
A half day tour focusing on Renaissance Art in Palermo.  See Pretoria Square with its marble post-Renaissance fountain,  Palazzo Abatellis which houses the Regional Art Gallery, famous for Antonello da Messina's painting of the "Annunciation", the 15th century Church of Santa Maria delle Catene and the Church of San Giorgio

 

Botanical tour                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Palermo has always had a botanical calling. On this tour, you can visit the Botanical Gardens, Villa Giulia, Villa Malfitano, English Gardens

 

Cefal├╣: a medieval jewel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A place of passionate myths, linked to Daphnis, Hercules and Diana, the town stands by the sea dominated by a promontory called "La Rocca"

 

Jewish Palermo

See Palermo and its monuments through Jewish eyes. We will take you to the ancient Jewish quarter, the Norman Palace, the Zisa castle for a deeper understanding of the Jewish contribution to the Sicilian cultural heritage

 

Madonie Mountains

Visit rural and isolated towns that dot the highest mountain range on the island of Sicily: Polizzi Generosa, Petralia Soprana and Sottana

 

Palermo Food and Wine

Half day tour of Palermo. Try out the food and the wines that have made it famous all over the world.

 

Corleone Wine and country tour

Admire places sadly known for Mafia events for their natural beauty and monuments. Stop at a winery for wine tasting.

 

Segesta and Eryx tour

Myth, legend and almond cookies.

 

Sciacca day tour

Excursion to Sciacca famous for  its hot baths and ceramics

 

Hometowns tours

Learn more about towns of origin in the Palermo area. Hire a local tour guide and/or driver to visit Alia, Aliminusa, Baucina, Bisacquino, Borgetto, Campofiorito, Campofelice di Fitalia, Camporeale, Capaci, Cinisi, Castellammare del Golfo, Chiusa Sclafani, Contessa Entellina, Marineo, Montelepre, Montemaggiore Belsito, PartinicoPiana degli Albanesi, San Giuseppe JatoTermini Imerese, Tusa, Valledolmo, Vallelunga Pratameno, etc.