THE BEST OF PALERMO AND MONREALE

  • Port

    Palermo

  • Level of difficulties

    Moderate

  • Type

    Cultural, Tasting

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR55.0

  • Duration in hours

    4.5

  • Shore excursion code

    0235

Description

A visit to two of the most famous, majestic and valuable religious buildings in the province: the Cattedrale di Palermo and the Duomo di Monreale.



What we will see
  • Cattedrale di Palermo
  • Monreale and its Duomo
  • Arancina tasting


What we will do
  • From the port, our guide will accompany us through the historic centre of Palermo on a panoramic walking tour, during which we can visit the stunning Cattedrale.

- A coach will then take us to Monreale to visit its key architectural highlights: the Duomo, a classic example of Norman art, with Arabic, Nordic, classic and Byzantine elements, the inside of which is illuminated by magnificent gold mosaics.

Besides the beauty of the Cathedtal of Palermo and the Cathedral of Monreale do not miss the unique taste of the “Arancine” (speciality of the Sicialian cuisine).

The best combination between culture and gastronomy: discover the beauty of art in Byzantine style and the tasty “arancine” (speciality of the Sicialian cuisine).

  • At the end of the visit we will have a little free time to buy souvenirs.

What you need to know
  • Dress code that is appropriate for the places of worship to be visited is recommended.
  • The excursion to the Cathedral of Monreale involves walking up and down stairs.
  • During religious functions the visit to the Cathedral of Palermo and the Cathedral of Monreale will only be tours of the exteriors. In this case, the tours of the interior are replaced by tours of the Martorana Church in Palermo and the Benedictine Cloister of Monreale respectively.