Palermo, Cefalu And Monreale

€ 450.00
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Palermo is the Sicily capital city and its history spans over 2,700 years. In its territory, the enchanting Cefalu' is one of the major tourist attractions in the whole Sicily and portrays a unique combination of small Italian towns' charme with artistic, cultural and historical features of the Italian heritage. Monreale, another historical little town is known for the legendary tale of ‘Golden Temple’ and its wonderful Cathedral which stands on the edge of its hilltop old town.

Departing from your Hotel or Apartment in Palermo (pick up and drop off are obviously included, with Private English-speaking Driver), you will drive to Cefalu', arriving in approximately 1 hour.
Once in Cefalu', get off the car and relax walking through the streets of this little town of Greek origin near the sea with a beautiful harbor, from which it is possible to observe the characteristic seafront, one of most iconic in Sicily, other than a marvelous and imposing Norman Cathedral, that dates back to 1131. You will have time to visit some restaurants as Cefalu' is also very famous amongst in the region for serving delicious foods!

Upon your return to Palermo, you will admire watching this city founded in the 8th century BC by Phoenician tradesmen around a natural harbor while you'll be reaching the town of Monreale, in the outskirts, located up on a scenic hill. Visit the Cathedral of Monreale, a masterpiece among all churches in Italy and one of the greatest existant examples of Norman architecture in the world. No doubt that great part of its fame is also due to the impressive glass mosaics covering the interior which make this church so splendid (admission fee not included: Euro 6.00 per person).

Driving downhill back to Palermo, you'll finally have the chance to see the valley in which the city of Palermo is built and that was called in ancient times "Golden Shell", referring to the thousand riches of this noble city.

The Golden Shell and Palermo, Cefalu', Norman Cathedrals, Monreale

- Private English-speaking Driver at disposal as per Itinerary 

Private Licensed Guide for being escorted during the day-tour: ask us for a quotation if you want to hire one!
- Any Entrance or Admission not mentioned in the Itinerary (Optional, pre-reservable in advance on request)
- Lunch / meals
- Gratuities

8 hours

Tour is also available from other towns in Sicily: please contact us to get a bespoke Itinerary and quotation!