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Agrigento and Valley of the Temples Day Trip from Palermo

Agrigento and Valley of the Temples Day Trip from Palermo

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Spend a day exploring the ancient sights of the Valley of the Temples with this day trip from Palermo. Travel to Agrigento for a quick coffee break (own expense) before visiting the fascinating site for a 1-hour tour. See the temples of Hera, Concordia and Apollo. Take a midday break for lunch (own expense) before stopping at the archaeology museum for a 1-hour self-guided visit.
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  • 9 hours
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$77.38
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$77.38

Palermo No Mafia walking tour: discover the Anti-mafia culture in Sicily

Palermo No Mafia walking tour: discover the Anti-mafia culture in Sicily

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Explore Palermo’s key sights on foot on this walking tour of the Sicilian capital. Meet your guide in a convenient location in central Palermo, and set off. Visit popular landmarks ranging from the Palermo Cathedral and Palazzo Pretorio to the Massimo Theater. Learn about the city’s long entanglement with the mafia, and meet the shopkeepers and other individuals who have pioneered a local anti-mafia movement.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.98
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$36.98

Segesta Erice and Salt Pans Full Day Excursion

Segesta Erice and Salt Pans Full Day Excursion

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Visit some of the most beautiful parts of Western Sicily with this day trip from Palermo to Erice, Segesta, Nubia and the Trapani Salt Pans. Visit an archaeological excavation at Segesta. Take in the excellent views from the hilltop town of Erice. See how sea salt is still collected off the Sicilian coast at the Salt Pans of Trapani.
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  • 8 hours
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$77.38
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$77.38

Monreale And Cefalù Half Day Excursion

Monreale And Cefalù Half Day Excursion

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Spend time exploring the glorious Duomo of Monreale, Cathedral and Cloister and the Medieval town of Cefalù during this half-day trip from Palermo. Travel to Monreale for a 1-hour Duomo tour. Next, travel to charming Cefalù for a tour that includes the Duomo, Medieval lavatory, Mandralisca Museum and more.
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  • 6 hours
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$77.38
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$77.38

Etna And Taormina Full Day Excursion from Palermo

Etna And Taormina Full Day Excursion from Palermo

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Spend an unforgettable day exploring Mt Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, on this day trip from Palermo. See the looming mountain up close and learn about its unique landscapes, studied since the Greek period.
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  • 12 hours
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$135.41
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$135.41

Palermo Catacombs and Monreale Half-day Tour

Palermo Catacombs and Monreale Half-day Tour

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Discover two of Palermo’s most distinctive landmarks on this immersive, private tour. Set off from your accommodation—hotel pickup and drop-off are included—and venture first to the Capuchin Catacombs: a macabre destination home to thousands of mummified bodies, many of them priests. Next, discover the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Monreale, famous for its fusion of Norman and Arabic architecture. A break for Sicilian coffee and nibbles is also included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.35
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$107.35
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Private Monreale, Cefalù & Castelbuono Tour, from Palermo area

Private Monreale, Cefalù & Castelbuono Tour, from Palermo area

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On this full-day tour from Palermo, you’ll be driven to three of Sicily’s most stunning and history-packed destinations. Enjoy free time to explore the castle town of Castelbuono, the hillside town of Monreale, and the originally Greek seaside hub of Cefalu. Discover the region’s Arab-Norman roots with optional visits to the opulent Cappella Palatina and 14th-century Castelbuono.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$217.94
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$217.94
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Palermo Old Town Bike Tour

Palermo Old Town Bike Tour

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Capital of Sicily, Palermo is a city of rich history and impressive architecture—with hidden secrets round every corner. On this bike tour, hop onto the saddle, escape the tourist trail with your guide, and see sides of Palermo many visitors miss. Spin along peaceful back-streets and through pretty squares, sample Sicilian street food, and experience life in Palermo away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist traps.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.48
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$52.48
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Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food

Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food

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Indulge all your senses on a walking tour of Palermo's rich street food traditions. Join a knowledgeable guide for a walk through the historic part of the city and its vibrant outdoor markets. Sample some of Palermo's unique street foods, such as 'panelle' and 'meusa.' Watch the lively scenes all around you, observing what seems like another time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.52
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$46.52
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Palermo Street Food Walking Tour
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Palermo Street Food Walking Tour

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Snack your way through the streets of Palermo on this Sicilian food tour. Explore backstreet markets and food stalls specializing in local delicacies like stuffed rice balls and chickpea fritters as your guide fills you in on local history, culture. Plus, this small-group tour has a limited number of participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.41
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$64.41
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Private Etna & Taormina Tour, from Palermo area & Cefalù

Private Etna & Taormina Tour, from Palermo area & Cefalù

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Cover three of Sicily’s most iconic locations in this full-day tour of Monte Etna, Taormina, and Castelmola. Explore the slopes and lava fields of the UNESCO-listed volcanic crater, with optional cable car or all-terrain drives to the top. Then, organize a visit to the famed Greek-Roman Theatre or simply relax in a cafe, topped off by a stop at Castelmola village.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.09
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$282.09
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Great Full Day Excursion in Sicily to Cefalù and Castelbuono From Palermo

Great Full Day Excursion in Sicily to Cefalù and Castelbuono From Palermo

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See two of northern Sicily’s most characterful destinations when you embark on this full-day trip from Palermo. In the morning, your guide picks you up from your accommodation; board an air-conditioned minivan and head to the medieval village of Castelbuono, located in the Madonie Mountains. See the Castle of Ventimiglia and visit a local pastry shop before continuing to Cefalù, home to a UNESCO-listed cathedral and impeccable seaside views.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$292.24
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$292.24
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Half Day Excursion in Palermo and Monreale from Palermo and Cruise Ship

Half Day Excursion in Palermo and Monreale from Palermo and Cruise Ship

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Spend half a day exploring Monreale and Palermo. Begin with an hour-long tour of the Monreale Cathedral, beloved for its mosaics dating back to the 12th century. Head to Palermo’s historic center to see the Palazzo de Normanni and its lovely gardens, the historic Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the elaborate fountain in the Piazza Pretoria, and more. Return to your hotel or port after a morning of incredible architecture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.63
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$127.63
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Discover Palermo

Discover Palermo

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Walking tour in the heart of the city of Palermo, discovering historical markets, churches and squares. A journey through the history and culture of a unique city in the world.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.33
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$45.33

Private Segesta, Erice & Selinunte Tour, from Palermo area

Private Segesta, Erice & Selinunte Tour, from Palermo area

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Discover the ancient origins of Sicily during this private sightseeing tour from the Palermo region. Visit the town of Erice, famous for its sweet confections and for being associated with the goddess of fertility. Then, see ancient Greek ruins in the towns of Segesta and Selinunte and learn about the indigenous people of Sicily. This is not a guided tour but a private, English-speaking driver is included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$241.79
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$241.79
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AGRIGENTO Valley of Temples Private Tour - with Local Guide -starts from Palermo

AGRIGENTO Valley of Temples Private Tour - with Local Guide -starts from Palermo

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Although Sicily is an island, crossing distances between the capital and destinations along the coast—especially along the south and west sides—can be tiring and time-consuming. With this tour to Agrigento from Palermo, let a guide take care of the roughly 2-hour drive between coasts, and then take you on a private tour of the strikingly well-preserved Valley of the Temples archeological site.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$406.21
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$406.21
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Full Day City Tour in Palermo , Monreale and Mondello, from Palermo

Full Day City Tour in Palermo , Monreale and Mondello, from Palermo

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Maximize your time in Palermo with this sightseeing tour, which showcases the best of the city and the surrounding region. Visit the hillside town of Monreale, known for its Norman cathedral and 12th-century mosaics, and explore Palermo’s historic center. Enjoy beach time at the seaside resort of Mondello and venture up Monte Pellegrino to view the 17th-century Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia cave shrine.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$238.56
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$238.56
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The best of the West Segesta, Erice, Trapani Saline, Full-Day Tour from Palermo

The best of the West Segesta, Erice, Trapani Saline, Full-Day Tour from Palermo

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Discover a number of western Sicily’s most popular destinations on this full-day tour from Palermo. Meet your guide at your accommodation, climb aboard a climate-controlled minivan, and head first to Segesta, where you’ll explore the ancient Greek amphitheater and temple (entry own expense). Then, discover the medieval town of Erice, enjoy a traditional Sicilian lunch (own expense) in Saline, and finish with a walking tour of the elegant city of Trapani.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.20
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$298.20
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Private Palermo & Monreale Historical Tour

Private Palermo & Monreale Historical Tour

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Palermo is rich in historic and cultural treasures, but getting around the city and nearby Monreale with public transportation can be stressful and time consuming. Save hours by exploring with a private driver, skipping the hassle of crowded buses and trains and taking in highlights like the Norman palace, Zisa Castle, and Ballarò and Vucciria markets in just hours. Afterwards, set off to nearby Monreale to admire its magnificent cathedral.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.37
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$185.37
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Best Excursion in western Sicily to Erice, Trapani Salt Flats from Palermo

Best Excursion in western Sicily to Erice, Trapani Salt Flats from Palermo

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Explore Western Sicily from Palermo easily without having to rent a car with this tour of Erice, Trapani, and the salt flats. Travel comfortably from stop to stop by air-conditioned minivan as a guide tells you all about the area and its history as you go. Plus, round-trip transport from your Palermo hotel is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$274.34
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$274.34
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Nature and History: Agrigento and Scala dei Turchi

Nature and History: Agrigento and Scala dei Turchi

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Highlights during the excursion: Visit of the Valley of the temples with a private local guide A very unusual meal : a picnic in the nature A visit to Scala dei turchi
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$554.50
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$554.50
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Private Agrigento & Scale of the Turks Tour, from Palermo area

Private Agrigento & Scale of the Turks Tour, from Palermo area

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Discover ancient ruins left over from the Greeks on this private excursion. Enjoy pickup from the Palermo area and head to Agrigento where you can find the UNESCO-listed Temple Valley. Learn about its ancient history and explore its many sites before heading to the seaside to see the white cliffs dubbed as the ‘Turkish Stairway.”
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$241.79
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$241.79
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Scopello and Tonnara di Scopello departing from Palermo, Private Tour

Scopello and Tonnara di Scopello departing from Palermo, Private Tour

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Treat yourself on our tour to admire unique panoramas such as the Zingaro Nature Reserve. Enjoy Scopello, a true corner of paradise that preserves all its uniqueness intact. Admire its beautiful beam. An enormous arch marks the entrance threshold and opens the doors in the presence of an ancient oak, witness of past civilizations. Walk through its lonely alleys where it is pleasant to get lost in the smell of "cunzato bread" that you breathe in the air. Visit the famous Tonnara di Scopello! Here was one of the most famous scenes from the movie "Ocean's twelve"! And then Commissioner Montalbano who in one of the episodes comes here to spend the holidays with his beloved Livia. And still many other fiction! We would let you taste the cassatelle, excellent fried sweets, with a delicious filling of ricotta and chocolate chips inside. They are typical Sicilian sweets and precisely of the province of Trapani, but loved and sold throughout Sicily.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.27
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$161.27
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CEFALU' and MONREALE Exclusive Tour - with Local Guide - starts from Palermo

CEFALU' and MONREALE Exclusive Tour - with Local Guide - starts from Palermo

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Cefalù and Monreale are the jewels in the crown of northern Sicily, with beautiful architecture and rich Arab, Byzantine, and Norman history to explore. When your cruise ship docks in Palermo, spin through the Madonie Regional Natural Park by air-conditioned minivan and reach both sites in one day. Discover top attractions including the Norman-style Cefalù Cathedral and Monreal’s UNESCO–listed Norman-Byzantine cathedral, and see the best of Sicily with ease—with round-trip travel from the port in Palermo included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.20
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$298.20
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Palermo

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Agrigento and Valley of the Temples Day Trip from Palermo
"These Temple are worth a visit, our driver Joshua was very attentive towards everyone in the group he even went the extra mile and took us to the Turkish steps even though it was not part of the itinerary. Joshua was very polite and this is the first time that a driver on a tour did not ask for a tip at the end of the journey. Thank you Joshua keep up the good work."..."
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Palermo No Mafia walking tour: discover the Anti-mafia culture in Sicily
"Really enjoyed the tour and got a lot of great insights into this field I didn’t know much about. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide."..."
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Segesta Erice and Salt Pans Full Day Excursion
"Great tour, although the weather was quite bizarre (rain, sun, rain again), the tour itself is a very nice one"..."
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Monreale And Cefalù Half Day Excursion
"Very beautiful..we loved Cefalù…and Michael was fantastic. Very thorough and explained well… The trip was all I imagined and even more. This was also thanks to Michael."..."
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Etna And Taormina Full Day Excursion from Palermo
"The tour starts early in the morning from Palermo. But it has to, if you want to see Etna and Taormina in one day. The driver/guide Joshua was great. Fluently in Italian, English and German he could share some of his knowledge of Sicily and the places we visited. If you go to the Etna, it is recommended to buy a ticket for the whole tour: Cable car and trucks taking you as close as possible to the summit of the volcano. Interesting experience. Also the visit to Taormina was worth the time, although I wouldn't stay there for more than one day. Nothing to do ... If you are in Palermo and want to visit the Etna, I can definitely recommend this tour."..."
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Palermo Catacombs and Monreale Half-day Tour
"Our guide was very knowledgeable about the sights we saw. He showed us things which we would never have seen. He was very responsive to our questions and we even discussed subjects in present day Sicily."..."
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Private Monreale, Cefalù & Castelbuono Tour, from Palermo area
"We are very enjoy the trip and the guide really take care of us. Water also serve to us even we don't ask for it. Highly recommended trip"..."
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Palermo Old Town Bike Tour
"Our tour guide was also a history teacher! Obvious from the wealth of info we received! Literally saw all we needed to see in Palermo on this 1 bike tour"..."
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Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food
"Great to mix history lesson with food markets and several amazing sites with local food tasting at selected food stores."..."
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Palermo Street Food Walking Tour
"Angelo was a knowledgeable, excellent guide with a great sense of humor. Great variety of food to try and see, as well as great background information of Palermo and Sicily. I would recommend this tour!"..."
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Great Full Day Excursion in Sicily to Cefalù and Castelbuono From Palermo
"Wonderful day trip. Very knowledgeable guide. Stopped for a fabulous local lunch. Would highly recommend this trip."..."
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Half Day Excursion in Palermo and Monreale from Palermo and Cruise Ship
"Our family of six could not have been more delighted with our tour of Palermo. Our driver, Cristian, was good humored, helpful and obliging and our guide, Salvatore di Bella, was incredible. His in depth knowledge of history provided us with background to the various sights, and his description of the relationship between the sects and important personage while viewing the Monreale Cathedral was awesome. I cannot begin to describe the enriching effect that his sincerity and humanity had upon our trip."..."
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Private Segesta, Erice & Selinunte Tour, from Palermo area
"There were 8 of us, including 3 children. We enjoyed the trip and the areas we visited. Our driver was very pleasant, a good driver, and very knowledgeable. Definitely recommend the trip. We would have liked more time in arrive, but no fault of our driver."..."
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AGRIGENTO Valley of Temples Private Tour - with Local Guide -starts from Palermo
"Mimmo is the best tour guide. He is smart, funny, courteous, punctual and just wonderful to spend the day with. I highly recommend any tour with Mimmo and we will be using him again next time we are in Sicily."..."
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Full Day City Tour in Palermo , Monreale and Mondello, from Palermo
"We loved learning the history of the area, seeing so many beautiful churches, and lunch in Mondello! A great day out!"..."
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The best of the West Segesta, Erice, Trapani Saline, Full-Day Tour from Palermo
"Sal and Umberto were great hosts. Lots of info and free time for lunch and shopping. We had a comfortable van and took lots of photos. 3 of 4 of us are from Italian/Sicilian heritage."..."
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Private Agrigento & Scale of the Turks Tour, from Palermo area
"Our driver, Giovanni, made this trip so enjoyable! He picked us up at our hotel in a comfortable car, gave us water, and provided stories, tips, and history throughout the drive, and even after the trip. Well worth the price. Adequate time for seeing top destinations. Highly recommend- ask for Giovanni!"..."

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