3 Day Palermo History and Food Tour

Visits PalermoStarts in PalermoAvailable Every Saturday, SundayClick on 'check availability' to view the calendar
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Our 3 Day Palermo History and Food Tour will take you on a sensational journey through the rich streets and local delicacies of this breathtaking city. Begin by exploring the multicultural side of Palermo, from the old center to Ballarò market, famous for its diverse foods. Visit noteworthy sites like Martorana Church and San Cataldo to discover great architecture and the Spanish, Arab, and Byzantine influences along the way. Continue your adventure with a bike tour to learn all about the famous anti-mafia movement. As you pedal your way through the historical streets, listen to your guide detail the heroic efforts of Sicilians who wouldn’t give up in their fight against the notorious mafia. Later, taste some of the best dishes this city has to offer like Sicilian cheeses, panelle fritters, and seasonal desserts. Enjoy the wonderful flavors and refreshing drinks to wrap up your 3 unforgettable days in Palermo. 

Our 3 Day Palermo History and Food Tour is best suited for foodies and history lovers who love active adventures. Walk, bike, and eat your way through this incredible city while learning about its rich history. Try delicacies you’ve only dreamed of and be guided by local experts the whole time. Choose your hotel accommodations from a hand-picked list we provide. This tour is available on Saturdays and Sundays all year round, so book your spot today!

3 Day Palermo History and Food Tour Highlights

  1. Discover the rich history of Palermo while visiting sites like San Cataldo, Martorana Church, and Mesquita Alley
  2. Visit the famous Ballarò market to engage in the rich cultures, languages, and diverse foods laid before you
  3. Note the incredible architecture and appreciate the Spanish, Arab, and Byzantine influences of the city
  4. Pedal your way through the beautiful streets of Palermo and learn about the brave anti-mafia movement
  5. Taste the rich delicacies of Palermo with a food tour and enjoy panelle fritters, Sicilian cheeses, and seasonal desserts
  6. Enjoy comfortable accommodations in a hotel of your choice from our hand-picked list
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3 Day Palermo History and Food Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Palermo Multicultural Walking Tour
  • Meet your local guide at a centralized location in Palermo
  • Walk through the old center and visit famous sites like San Cataldo, Martorana Church, Mesquita Alley, and the diverse Ballarò market. Learn about the history and influences of Spanish, Arab, and Byzantine settlers
  • Enjoy a free afternoon in the city after the tour ends
  • Overnight in Palermo
Day 2 - Palermo Bike Tour
  • Meet your specialist guide in the city center of Palermo
  • Ride around the old town center; discover the history, beautiful streets, and artwork of Palermo as you learn about the important anti-mafia movement
  • Explore Palermo on your own in the afternoon
  • Overnight in Palermo
Day 3 - Palermo Street Food Tour
  • Meet your local guide at a centralized location in Palermo for your Street Food Tour
  • Discover the alleys of Capo, Vucciria, and the vibrant markets. Enjoy samples of local foods such as the panelle (chickpea fritters), Sicilian cheese, seasonal desserts, and specialties like Pani Ca' Meusa (bread with spleen)
  • The tour finishes in Palermo's city center
NB - all timings on 3 Day Palermo History and Food Tour are approximate
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All touring and accommodation
Bike Tour: City bike rental, helmet & mechanical assistance
Street Food Tour: Street food samples (arancini, panelle and crocchè fritters, sfincione pizza, panino con la milza, baked delis, cheese, extra seasonal bites). The amount of food provided substitutes a full meal, seasonal dessert (gelato, or cannoli or other seasonal cakes), 2 drinks (beer and wine)
Anything not mentioned above
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Essential Information
Each day will be led by an local guide to provide an enhanced experience along Tourist Italy's values.
You can choose your hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process.
The order of the days might change because we optimize the itinerary to provide the best experience.
The street food tour is suitable for vegetarians & pescatarians. However, it is not suitable for to: vegans, allergic to dairy products or gluten, travelers on a low carb diet.
The minimum age required for the package is 7 years old due to the Palermo Bike Tour