Activities

“Baroque and the aristocracy” walking tour of Palermo

Free cancellation
Language : English, Italian
Availability: Every day except Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Validity: Duration upto 3 Hours
What to expect

Walk along the ancient axis of the city from Quattro Canti to Palazzo Alliata di Villafranca, one of the richest residences of Palermo's aristocracy. Here, among its beautifully restored halls, you will get the chance to admire a Christ Crucified by Flemish Baroque artist Antoon Van Dyck.Reach Piazza Bellini, where you'll see the 12th-century domes of San Cataldo and explore the Church of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, also known as "la Martorana", where Baroque and Middle Ages styles coexist among the most beautiful mosaics of the Norman period. Walk through the alleys of the Guilds of Artisans and Judges and explore the Church of Santa Caterina, recently returned to the city. For centuries, the church has been a place reserved to young cloistered nuns, usually girls of the highest aristocracy.Admire the terrace of Palazzo Gangi, where Visconti's "The Leopard" was filmed, and reach the small square decorated by the splendid rose window of the Gothic church of San Francesco D'Assisi. Admire the centuries-old ficus magnolioides at the Garibaldi Garden and conclude your walk among in the district of the old port la Cala.

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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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