Palermo and Monreale

See the capital of Sicily, and the largest cycle of Byzantine mosaics extant in Italy at Monreale's Norman cathedral.

Overview

Visit Palermo, the capital of Sicily, one of the historically and artistically richest cities on the island. In the afternoon, you’ll discover nearby Monreale’s Norman Cathedral with its splendid 12th century mosaics and the cloister of the Benedictine monastery with Moorish architecture.

 

Tour Price includes: pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Palermo, private car and driver, fuel, highway tolls (if needed).

Tour Price does NOT include:

  • entrance fees to museums and monuments
  • local guide
  • lunch (unless specifically indicated)
  • the driver's lunch is not included in the price and must be paid for by the clients at the time (€ 18.00)
  • tips and extras in general
  • anything not specified under “Tour Price includes”

 

Full day experience.

Maximum number of participants: 3

All services are for the exclusive use of the clients.

Comfortable shoes are advised and appropriate clothing is needed to enter churches (no bare shoulders, miniskirts or shorts).

The program may be modified.

ATTENTION: Availability subject to reconfirmation at the moment of placing of order.


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Palermo and Monreale

Your day-long tour of Palermo and Monreale begins with your driver picking you up at your hotel in Palermo. Visit Palermo, the capital of Sicily, one of the historically and artistically richest cities on the island. During the walking tour in the historical center you will see the Cathedral, the Royal Palace of Palermo Palazzo dei Normanni with its Palatine Chapel (1132, with rich gold mosaic), the "Quattro Canti", the Martorana Church and Pretoria Square, with its ornate fountain.

At this point you’ll have free time for lunch.

In the afternoon, you’ll discover nearby Monreale’s Norman Cathedral, built by Roger’s grandson William II. Its splendid 12th century mosaics, the largest cycle of Byzantine mosaics extant in Italy, and the cloister of the Benedictine monastery with Moorish architecture are an oasis of beauty and peace, as well as one of the most important sites in Sicily.

At the end of your tour, your driver will take you back to your hotel in Palermo.

Cancellation Policy:

> Cancellations up to 15 business days before departure: 30% penalty

> Cancellations from 14 to 3 days before departure: 60% penalty

> Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable

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