New Unesco Sites  : Palermo , Monreale  And Cefalu Between Culture And Gastronomy  _251103

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Palermo, Monreale, And Cefalu: Between Culture And Gastronomy

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Duration
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Difficulty
Easy
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Travel to Monreale, the Norman Mons Regalis, to have a look at the majestic dome, built in the 12th century by the Norman King William II. You'll also visit Cefalù, known for its long golden beaches, as well as its many other monumental and artistic jewels.

What to expect?

  • The majestic dome of Monreale is 6340 square meters of polychrome and gold mosaics, and is a magnificent testimony of the Norman conquest of Sicily.

  • Transfer to Cefalù, and visit the Norman Duomo, the Osterio Magno that was the probable residence of King Roger II. A visit to Cefalù cannot exclude a walk along the lanes in the historical center, where you can linger among the numerous shops of ceramics and souvenirs.

  • In the early afternoon, head back to Palermo, tasting five different Sicilian treats along the way, including panelle (chickpea fritters) and arancine (deep-fried rice balls). After we arrive, we'll do some sightseeing in Palermo, an ancient town that has been a crossroads for civilization in the Mediterranean for ages. We will see the Cathedral, Quattro Canti Square, and the Massimo Theatre.

What is included?

  • English-speaking driver & guide
  • Ground transportation
  • Visits as per itinerary
  • Licensed guide in Monreale
  • Invoice and VAT
  • Taste of 5 Sicilian treats

Is this experience for me?

  • All are welcome

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves & a coat (dependant on weather)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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$169