Sicily: Monreale and Cefalù Half Day Tour from Palermo109 Reviews
Explore the Norman cathedral of Monreale on the slopes of Sicily’s Monte Caputo on a 6-hour tour from Palermo. Go to the historic town of Cefalù and learn about the city’s Greek origins. See city highlights, such as the Mandralisca Museum, Duomo and more.
- Explore one of the greatest ecclesiastical landmarks in southern Italy
- Take an audio guide tour of the Duomo di Cefalù
- Stroll down some stone steps to find a cluster of medieval wash basins
- Drive along the scenic north coast of Sicily
- Admire Greek and Arab pottery in the Mandralisca Museum
DescriptionEscape the hustle and bustle of Palermo city center on a half-day tour to Monreale and Cefalù. Marvel at a Norman cathedral on the slopes of Monte Caputo, and learn the Greek and Medieval history of one of Sicily’s most beautiful towns. Following a pick-up from your hotel or the port of Palermo, transfer to Monreale where you will have approximately 1-hour to tour the Duomo. An official audio guide is included to learn the history of the 12th-century building, considered one of the greatest landmarks of medieval ecclesiastical architecture in the south of Italy. Then, drive along the north coast of Sicily, on route to the beautiful town of Cefalù. Sit back and relax on the 1.5-hour journey, and on arrival go to the 12th-century Duomo. See traces of the Middle Ages at the Osterio Magno. Get panoramic views from the Porta Terra. Discover Greek and Arabic pottery in the Mandralisca Museum, and walk down some curving stone steps to a picturesque cluster of 16th-century wash basins at the Lavatoio.
IncludesHotel or port pick-up and drop off Transportation by air-conditioned minivan Driver/guide Audio guide in the Duomo of Monreale Entrance fees Food and drinks Lunch Gratuities (recommended)
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