Palermo Street Food Morning Tour

Starts in PalermoAvailable Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayClick on 'check availability' to view the calendar
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Our Palermo Street Food Morning Tour is a relaxed walking tour where you’ll get to know the real Palermo through its famous street food. Perfect for those with a sense of adventure, your enthusiastic guide will take you through two of Palermo’s markets, so well known for their bustling interiors. Your guide is there to make you feel like a local as you eat your way through some well-known – and lesser-known – delicacies. Learn about the unique history of Palermo’s food scene, so intricately balanced between North African and European influences. Come away feeling like you’ve really gotten under the skin of Palermo’s food culture and people. This tour is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday(varies seasonally) and leaves with guaranteed departures.

Our Palermo Street Food Morning Tour gives you an insider guide to the best street food in Palermo. It’s a laid-back morning 3-hour walking tour where you’ll visit two famous markets, Capo and Vucciria, both in the center of the city. You’ll get to try 4 or 5 local specialties from street food vendors dotted around the markets. Your experienced local guide will tell you all about the history of Palermo’s street food scene which is rich with tradition. Learn about the recipes then try arancini, sfincione which is a tomato focaccia, panelle and cazzilli fritters, a veal offal roll, and cannoli or a famous ice cream sandwich. You’ll also get to visit a local inn where you can indulge in a glass of wine or beer and chat with the local patrons.

This is a perfect morning out for the adventurous foodie who wants to feel more like a local than just a visitor!

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Palermo Street Food Morning Tour Highlights

  1. Stroll through two of Palermo's most famous markets, sampling street food as you go
  2. Try some of the local specialties, including the best arancini in town
  3. Visit an old inn for a glass of local wine or beer and toast with the locals
  4. Learn about the history of Palermo's street food with an experienced local guide
  5. Finish your tour with a 'food passport', documenting the best street food in the city
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Palermo Street Food Morning Tour Itinerary

11:00 - Pickup from Palermo
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location in Palermo. Please be there 10 minutes before departure time.
Guided Street Food Tour of Palermo
  • Meet your local guide and head towards both the Capo and Vucciria markets in Sicily's center.
  • Try some of the most authentic street food delicacies of Sicily. Learn about the history of street food in Sicily and pick up a few recipes.
  • Sample the most authentic arancini, in Palermo, focaccia, fritters, or some challenging specialties, such as the pani ca’ meusa a veal lung and spleen sandwich, and more.
  • Visit an old inn for a glass of local wine or beer.
  • End your day with something sweet such as an ice cream sandwich or cannoli.
  • Meet some locals, make friends with some of the street vendors and learn about the history of Palermo.
  • Feel like a local, not just a visitor.
14:00 - Drop off at Palermo
  • The tour ends at the Piazza San Domenico in Palermo.
NB - all timings on Palermo Street Food Morning Tour are approximate
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Fully guided tour
Street food samples & seasonal desserts
Beer or wine
Food passport
Extra food and drink samples
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes & comfortable clothes (please dress according to the weather)
Hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
Essential Information
The tour is not suitable for vegans, celiacs and those allergic to dairy products.
It is only possible to provide alternative samples to vegetarians/pescatarians. Only specific product allergies can be taken into consideration
The tastings are based on seasonal products
The drinking age in Italy is 18 years old
This tour is not suitable for those with mobility issues or wheelchair users
Cancellation Policy
Cancelation up to 72 hours before the start time of trip , will be refunded 95% (5 % handling fee.) Cancelation less than 72 hours before the start time of trip , will be fully charged
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