Piazza Magione, Italy

Piazza Magione, Italy: Our most recommended tours and activities

Palermo: NO Mafia Walking Tour

1. Palermo: NO Mafia Walking Tour

Discover the top sights in Palermo from a unique angle on this guided walking tour. Every stop is a chance to pause for reflection on the realities of the Mafia and consider the civic movement against Mafioso power. Meet your guide and begin your mafia-themed adventure thorugh the streets of Palermo. Explore Teatro Massimo, the open-air market "Il Capo", Piazza Della Memoria (Memorial dedicated to prosecutors and judges killed by the Mafia). Stroll by sights like Piazza Beati Paoli, the Cathedral, the City Hall, and Piazza Magione. Meet shopkeepers who avoided paying the Pizzo and who have subscribed to the ethical consumer campaign ‘Pago chi non Paga’ (I pay who does not pay).  Learn about how this campaign is promoted by Addiopizzo to support those that have decided to rebel against the Mafia. End the tour at Antica Focacceria San Francesco, one of the oldest restaurants in Palermo, famous for its tasty street food. Find out how the owners had the courage to speak out against extortion. Lunch is not included but if you decide to stay you can taste some specialties like, "pane con la Milza" (sandwich stuffed with beef spleen and ricotta cheese), "Arancine" (rice balls). Have the option to purchase some "Panelle" (chickpea fritters), "Anelletti al Forno" (baked ring-shaped pasta), "Involtini di Melanzane" (eggplant rolls), "Sarde a Beccafico" (sardine rolls) and or some famous Cannoli.

Palermo: Anti-mafia Bike Tour

2. Palermo: Anti-mafia Bike Tour

Discover how Palermo is healing from wounds inflicted by Mafia violence that peaked with massacres in 1992 with this group bike tour. Ride through the pedestrian areas of Palermo's old town and along the bike paths connect to the outskirts. Hear about how anti-mafia campaigners where inspired to take collective action. Be inspired by how young people today are still committed to improving society and pushing for change by volunteering in grass-roots movements like Libera and Addiopizzo. Learn more about these movements and their tactics as you ride through the city.

Palermo: Guided Night Walking Tour & Botteghe Colletti Pub

3. Palermo: Guided Night Walking Tour & Botteghe Colletti Pub

Meet us at 7.00PM at the majestic gates of Porta Felice and join us in an intriguing walking tour of Palermo by night! Have you ever enjoyed a drink near what used to be the bed of an ancient river? Let us take you through the streets of the historical town centre and enjoy the lively atmosphere of movida made in Palermo, in which history and modern times combine. Walk through the ancient Arab district of the Kalsa and we’ll take a look at amazing examples of street art, with plenty of murals along the way. We’ll then enter into Piazza Magione and Piazza Rivoluzione and we will take a look at the main local nightlife spots! Finally, go to the famous pub Colletti, where you’ll enjoy a nice Sicilian aperitif Then go back to the initial meeting point, passing by the gorgeous Basilica of S. Francesco.

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What people are saying about Piazza Magione, Italy

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 133 reviews

It was great to try so many traditional sicilian dishes at the local Market with our amazing guide Angelo. He made everything about the tour amazing even left us his contact details so we could ask where to get the best takeaway pizza and gave us a fantastic recommendation. I would absolutely recommend this tour!

We found this visit very interesting and informative. We really enjoyed our guide Chloe. She explained to us the history of this no mafia movement the links of the mafia with the church. Thanks to her and congratulations to all those people who dare to say no

The most exciting visit of our trip. Discovering Palermo through the anti-Mafia struggle is extremely interesting, and our guide Chloé sent us her story in perfect French and with a very particular involvement. Thanks to her and to the Adiopizzo association!

The tour was absolutely AMAZING and doing this by bike is a great idea. Me and my father enjoyed this very much and recommend this tour to everyone!

Really enjoyable way to see parts of Palermo and understand some of its history and challenges. Informative and spectacular.