PALERMO & SICILY SIGHTSEEING TOURS – FOR DELEGATES & ACCOMPANYING GUESTS
SATURDAY 26 & SUNDAY 27 MARCH 2022
Further details of the sightseeing tours will be provided soon.
THESE TOURS ARE INCLUDED IN THE DELEGATE & ACCOMPANYING GUEST RATES. PLEASE BOOK A PLACE WHEN YOU REGISTER.
EXPLORING PALERMO – 3/4 HOURS WALKING TOUR – FOR ACCOMPANYING GUESTS ONLY
TUESDAY 29 MARCH 2022
10:00 – Meet in Piazza Verdi, in front of the Teatro Massimo
Crossing the Arab Capo market, we arrive at the the Cathedral (UNESCO site), unique in its Arab-Norman magnificence. We then head to the church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti (UNESCO site) and, after the visit, we walk through Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the main street in the historic centre. We reach the Quattro Canti, an astonishing late-Renaissance square decorated with sculptures and fountains, and midpoint of the old city.
After that, we admire piazza Pretoria, with its Renaissance fountain, and piazza Bellini, with the red domes of San Cataldo and Santa Maria dell’Ammiraglio (UNESCO sites). Finally, we visit the fabulous baroque church of Santa Caterina and the ancient cloister of its monastery. Up on the rooftop, we admire Palermo from above.
At the end of the tour, we will head to Osteria Ballarò to taste some traditional Sicilian food.
THIS TOUR IS INCLUDED IN THE ACCOMPANYING GUEST RATE. PLEASE BOOK A PLACE WHEN YOU REGISTER.