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Palermo: Street Food and History Walking Tour

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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.


  • Taste 5 typical street foods, arancine, panelle, crocché, sfincione and a cannolo
  • Enjoy a walk through Palermo and admire the Capo Market,
  • Learn about local culture, history, and food traditions from your guide
  • See Piazza Beati Paoli, the Cathedral, the Quattro Canti and Pretoria fountain


Embark on a walking tour through the center of Palermo and feel like you are visiting an open-air museum. Marvel at a range of different architectural styles and see the Capo street markets that are a true mix of culture, customs, and food traditions. Taste five local food specialties and a drink to wash them down tastefully. Blend a historical and foodie walking tour into one. See and learn about historical landmarks, including Opera dei Pupi (traditional puppet theater), Piazza Beati Paoli, the Cathedral, the Quattro Canti, and the Pretoria fountain en route. Walk through the bustling Capo Street Market, offering a wide selection of local meats, seafood, produce & Sicilian bites. Then, taste some local specialties from Palermo. Tuck into some 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). Refresh yourself with a drink, to close off your tour in style.


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 Visit of the Quattro Canti Pick-up at 10:00 AM for cruise passengers (on request) Suggestions about more attractions to visit in Palermo or about more food to eat during your meal

Important Information

  • Dietary restrictions can be accommodated. 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 AM inside the port, just outside the cruise terminal. Please send a message to the tour guide to request the pickup. If your cruise ship arrives later, an alternative pickup time can be organized A dress code is required to visit the cathedral Men cannot wear shorts, and tank tops Bermudas and T-shirts are allowed Women cannot wear shorts, miniskirts, and tops Bermuda shorts and T-shirts are allowed At the entrance of the cathedral, you can buy a light jacket (1€) to cover your shoulders and legs

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