Tour Palermo and Monreale (Four hours tour)
Explore Palermo and Monreale on a guided visit. The small town of Monreale (8 Km from
Palermo) is the leading tourist attraction in the area around Palermo. It is famous for the beauty of
the landscape and for its Norman Cathedral with its 6340 square meters of Byzantine mosaics
built in the 12 th c. and part of the Sicilian UNESCO sites since 2015.
The tour continues with the visit of Palermo, the largest city in Sicily, rich in History, Art, Culture
and Food. It was founded by the Phoenicians in the 8 th c. B.C. and later conquered by the Arabs in
831 a.d., and a thriving period commenced.
You will visit the Norman Cathedral (12 th c.) example of the cultural syncretism of Palermo. You
will then visit the city’s main sights, including Quattro Canti (the Four Corners of the city),
Pretoria square ( the Fountain of Shame) and Bellini Square.
Free-Time for shopping.
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