Palermo and Monreale Half-Day Historical Tour

Palermo and Monreale Half-Day Historical Tour

From $71.19 per person

Explore the highlights of Palermo's old town, and then visit the Norman cathedral of Monreale on the slopes of Monte Caputo on a half-day historical tour.

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Duration 4 hours
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English, Italian, Spanish


  • Visit the Cathedral of Monreale and marvel at its golden mosaics and carved columns
  • Discover the highlights of the old town of Palermo
  • Take a tour of the Teatro Massimo opera house
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Get to know the history of Palermo and Monreale on a half-day tour by air-conditioned minivan. Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or the port, and then explore the highlights of Palermo's old town. Go to the Teatro Politeama, home to the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana. Journey down Via Ruggero Settimo and see the Teatro Massimo, considered the most important theater in the city. Admire the impressive cathedral and proceed along Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Piazza Indipendenza to the Royal Palace. Depart Palermo for the hill-top town of Monreale. Get a wonderful view of Palermo from the hill, and visit the famous Cathedral of Monreale. Marvel at 6,000 square meters of golden mosaics representing scenes from the Bible. Take a look at the 228 columns of the Benedictine cloister, carved with representations of scenes from religion and mythology.
  • Hotel or port pick-up and drop off
  • Driver and guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities for both the driver and guide (recommended)
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  • Wheelchair users

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    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sun hat

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    • Pets
    • Smoking
    • Luggage or large bags
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    4 /5

    based on 3 reviews

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    Very beautiful destination and lots to see.

    The trip to Monreale was a great success. Great destination! It's nice to move around in a small group. It was not known in advance that, in addition to the English-language guidance, there was Spanish-language guidance. My husband doesn't speak Spanish. Spanish was used more in the trip than English and the guidance was almost better in Spanish. We have used Get Your Guide in many places before and it has worked well.

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    July 23, 2017

    Guida puntuale competente e gentile. Mezzo comodo.


    August 10, 2017


    Unclear description of the tour

    Unfortunately, this tour did not meet our expectations. The driver and guide are given, but only one driver came, so a taxi would have been much cheaper. If we had known this in advance, we would not have booked this activity!

    September 2, 2019

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