Private Palermo Sky Walk

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Embark on a captivating tour that seamlessly blends a visit to Palermo Cathedral with a delightful walking exploration of the city's most iconic sites, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich history and marvel at its architectural wonders.

Commencing your adventure at the Palermo Cathedral, an extraordinary example of Norman architectural brilliance that has endured for countless years, symbolizing the rich cultural and religious legacy of the city. Accompanied by an expert guide, you will embark on a thorough and all-encompassing expedition, delving into the depths and exploring the magnificent exterior of this majestic cathedral.
Prepare to be launched into an environment brimming with reverence and a rich historical backdrop. Cast your eyes upon the lofty ceilings that appear to reach the heavens, and the walls adorned with exquisite marble and intricate inlays. The murals that grace the surroundings narrate tales of unwavering belief and dedication, unveiling the deep-rooted religious and artistic legacy that saturates every corner of this magnificent edifice.

As you continue your exploration, you will come across Piazza Bellini, where you can marvel at the magnificent Martorana and San Cataldo churches from the outside. The vibrant atmosphere of Piazza Pretoria awaits, famous for its "Shame Square" fountain adorned with statues that bare it all. Our journey then takes us to Quattro Canti, a symbolic intersection adorned with Palermo's finest decorations. Just before we continue towards the church of Santa Caterina, you will have the delightful opportunity to indulge in one of Sicily's irresistible treats that captivates every visitor: choose between a refreshing and perfectly chilled granita or a delectable cannolo that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Prepare to be captivated as we embark on a tour of the Church and Monastero of Santa Caterina D' Alessandria, the true highlight of our journey. Nestled discreetly within the bustling city, this church is a hidden treasure, exuding both beauty and spirituality, patiently awaiting discovery. As you step foot into this sacred space, a sense of tranquility and devotion will wash over you, providing a serene sanctuary amidst the chaos of urban life. The grandeur of the Gothic arches and soaring cross vaults will mesmerize you, while the interior of the church will delight your senses with its intricate details. Marvel at the frescoes and ornate decorations that narrate tales of unwavering faith and virtuous deeds. The altars and side chapels, adorned with masterful sculptures and artistic masterpieces, will effortlessly capture your attention and ignite your imagination.
Conclude your exclusive tour by ascending to the monastery's terraces, where you will be treated to an unparalleled panoramic vista of the city. Witness the majestic unfolding of the city's splendor and embrace the harmonious convergence of sacredness and urban vitality.
Make the most of this advantageous viewpoint to capture souvenir photos that will astonish your loved ones upon your return home!
Embark on an indelible adventure as we delve into the cultural and architectural marvels of Palermo. Together, we will forge enduring recollections while unveiling the enigmatic treasures that grace this mesmerizing city.

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  • English speaking fully licensed Art&History guide
  • Interior and exterior tour of the Palermo Cathedral
  • Cannolo or Granita tasting
  • Visit of the Santa Caterina Church and Monastery and walk on the terraces of Santa Caterina Monastry

Private Palermo Sky Walk

Cancellation Policy

When clients decide to cancel their activity with a prior notice of at least 48 hours, they will be eligible to receive a complete refund or credit. For the full price, you will be charged if you do not show up for your activity.

Meeting Point

Via Vittorio Emanuele, 494, Palermo

Via Vittorio Emanuele, 494. Look for our tour guide in front of Bar Marocco

To remember

We cannot wait to welcome you!

Clients are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Tours will start at the exact scheduled time.

Please take this into consideration when arranging your travel schedule. No delay, even for a few minutes, can be tolerated and missing the experience won't entitle you to any refund, not even a partial one.

We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements. No backpack and big bags are allowed.

The itinerary inside the Santa Caterina Church and Monastry may slightly vary depending on restrictions decided by the museum board. The inclusions and the tour quality will always be preserved.
Please note the number of steps to reach the top of each monument:
Terraces: 130 Due to the presence of narrow stairs and lift, this tour is not suitable for those with heart problems and/or claustrophobic.

Comfortable shoes suggested.

Children / teens under 18 y.o. must always be accompanied by at least one adult. If this requirement is not met, we reserve the right to exclude the under age partecipant and no refund will be due.

Please note that pets are no allowed on this tour.