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Palermo 3-Hour Street Food and History Walking Tour

Palermo 3-Hour Street Food and History Walking Tour

Activity provider: Cavallaro Fabrizio
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From US$ 44.31 per person

Enjoy a delightful walk around the streets of Palermo’s old town, admiring its landmarks, and visiting a variety of markets. Stop to taste a selection of street foods as you learn about local gastronomy.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Taste 5 typical Street Foods, arancine, panelle, crocché, sfincione and a cannolo
  • Enjoy a walk through Palermo and admire the Capo Market, the Piazza Beati Paoli, the Cathedral, the Quattro Canti and Pretoria fountain
  • Learn about local culture, history, and food traditions from your guide
Full description
A walk through the center of Palermo is like visiting an open-air museum, where you’ll experience a range of different architectural styles. During the 3-hour walk you’ll see the Capo street markets that is a true mix of culture, customs, and food traditions, the Cathedral, the Quattro Canti and Piazza della Vergogna. The walk will also provide an opportunity to taste some specialties of Palermo. Some of the particular tastes of street food you might enjoy include sfincione (dough topped with onion, bread crumbs, tomato, and oregano), panelle (fried chickpea flour), crocché (potato croquettes), arancine (rice croquettes stuffed with meat or butter), and cannolo (crunchy shell with sweet-cheese). If you want you can ask to taste the bread with “meusa” (bread with spleen). You can ask also availability of tour in Italian language.
  • 5 street food tastings
  • Dessert tasting of cannoli
  • 1 drink (a beer, a glass of wine, water or cola)
  • Professional tour guide
  • Visit to Capo market
  • Visit to the Cathedral of Palermo
  • Pick-up at 10:00 AM for cruise passengers (on request)
  • Museum admission fees
  • Tips/gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

At 10:30 AM in Piazza Olivella, in front of the entrance of the Salinas Archeological Museum, 100 meters from the Massimo Theater. For cruise passengers, at 10:00 AM in front of the IBIS Hotel, 100 meters just outside the port (on request).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Dietary restrictions can be accomodated. Please note any dietary restrictions in the checkout page when booking this tour
  • A minimum of 2 adults are required for each free child
  • For cruise passengers there is a pickup at 10:00 AM just outside the port. If your cruise ship arrives later, an alternative pickup time can be organized
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 438 reviews

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We used Getyourguide's tour with Fabrizio as our guide. He is an excellent guide - interactive, funny, intelligent, informative and knowledgable. His sense of humor had us in splits of laughter! He encouraged questions and went out of his way to give us detailed history on Palermo. Highly recommend Getyourguide as a professional company and Fabrizio as a guide.

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April 23, 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of Palermo and learning of its history and culture. The experience was captivating from the beginning and our guide, Fabrizio, was entertaining and informative throughout. My kids thought this was a great activity and enjoyed the food and sights offered during the journey. I would definitely recommend this!

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April 13, 2022

Fabrizio was an excellent guide as he shepherded our small group, pointing out interesting sites and information. The main focus of the walk was Copa market, but I also enjoyed seeing the location of the traditional puppet theatre and workshop as well as Palermo Cathedral. Fabrizio had a great sense of humor as well and was very entertaining as he explained Palermo traditions and various Sicilian customs. The market was fascinating and the street food delicious.

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March 24, 2022

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