Palermo Traditional Street Food Tour

Sicily is famous for its food - find out for yourself why Palermo Street Food is a favorite!

€ 42,51

Overview

A walking tour through the main squares and street markets of the city center that allows travelers to taste the best Palermitan street food. Along the walk participants enter places hung out only by real Sicilians, such as bakeries and old inns. All places have been selected to offer travelers the most authentic street food.

Availability: Monday to Saturday at 10:30am.

Length: Winter tour (October to May) 4 hours / Summer tour (June to September) 3 hours

Tour Price includes:

> Winter tour (October to May). A relaxing 4 hour walk through the main squares, markets and monuments of the city center to taste the best palermitan street food. A perfect combination of food, art, history and culture.

  • Guided walking tour with licensed local guide
  • Visit of the historical attractions: piazza Verdi, Capo market, piazza S.Domenico, Vucciria market, Quattro Canti, piazza della Vergogna, piazza Bellini, Cathedral. The visit of the Cathedral is free. The visit to Ballarò market will be decided by the guide depending on the timing of path or requests of the participants of the specific tour.
  • Food: tasting of five street food specialties and other Sicilian seasonal products (eg. olives, cheese), glass of local wine, fresh cannoli.
  • Personal Foodie's Passport

> Summer tour (June to September): Due to the high temperature of the Sicilian summer,  from June to September we run the short tours. A relaxing 3 hour walk around the Capo and Vucciria market to taste the best local street food. Travelers are led around the alleys where authentic gems of the old city are hidden. The summer tour gives the chance to taste another palermitan specialty, the ice-cream sandwich!

  • Guided walking tour with licensed local guide
  • Visit of the historical attractions: piazza Verdi, Capo market, piazza S.Domenico, Vucciria market.
  • Food: tasting of five street food specialties, glass of local wine, ice cream or granita.
  • Personal Foodie's Passport

Tour Price does not include:

  • transfer from/to hotel
  • entrance fees to museums and monuments
  • tips and extras in general
  • anything not specified under “Tour Price includes”

Participants: minimum 2, maximum 10.

Languages: English, Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian and Arabic.

Important: please inform us about any specific nutritional need of participants, such as vegetarianism, allergies or similar. Gluten free option is not available.

We recommend wear comfortable shoes, walking on heels can be tricky on rainy days.

The program may be modified.

In respect of all customers and for the success of the tour, we request your punctuality. We will allow a maximum delay of 10 minutes, after which the group will move. Latecomers can still join the group along the way contacting the guide by phone.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations up to 15 business days before departure: 10% penalty
  • Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable

 

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Before You Book

IMPORTANT: please notify us of any specific nutritional needs of the participants (allergies and/or food intolerances, vegetarianism etc.). The tour can be customized according to nutritional and organizational needs of the participants. The gastronomic offer is not suitable for those allergic to gluten.

Intro

Discover the delicious traditional street foods (savory and sweet) of the city of Palermo with this walking tour through the main squares and street markets of the city center. You’ll experience places visited by real Sicilians only, such as bakeries and old inns. All places have been selected to offer travelers the most authentic street food.

Palermo Traditional Street Food Tour

Palermo street food is renowned worldwide not only for its unique flavors but also for its large variety. Discover the delicious traditional street foods (savory and sweet) of the city of Palermo with this walking tour through the main squares and street markets of the city center. You’ll experience places visited by real Sicilians only, such as bakeries and old inns. All places have been selected to offer you the most authentic street food. The group will be formed by a maximum of ten participants in order to let people enjoy the walk and interact with their local tour guide.

Your guided tour is not just about food! Itineraries are designed to offer you a complete overview on the history, arts, food and traditions of Palermo. Your tour guide provides historical information on the monuments and churches visible along the walk (the winter tour also includes the visit of the Cathedral) and shares the secrets of local cuisine and habits with you. Participants have the chance to discover the hidden artistic gems of the markets, not always easy to find otherwise.

At the meeting point, each participant receives a personal Passaporto del Mangione (“Foodie's Passport”), a special souvenir that will be stamped with the official StrEat Palermo Tour stamp after each tasting stop. A great way to take memories back home!

> Winter Tour (October to May): a relaxing 4 hour walk through the main squares, markets and monuments of the city center to taste the best Palermo street food. A perfect combination of food, art, history, and culture.

>Summer Tour (June to September): due to the high temperatures of the Sicilian summer, the tours from June to September are shorter. A relaxed 3 hour walk around the Capo and Vucciria market to taste the best local street food. Travelers are led around the alleys where authentic gems of the old city are hidden. During the summer tour you’ll have the opportunity to taste another Palermo specialty - the ice-cream sandwich!

Cancellation Policy

Once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation we can refund the cost of unused tickets minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee) up to 2 business days before the visit. No refund is possible for a cancellation less than 24 hours before the visit, and for no-shows.

Prices Detail

Full: 42.51, Fare applied whenever no reduction may be applied

Timetables

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