Shore Excursions From Palermo To Palermo, Monreale and Cefalu'
Let you discover the Arab and Norman spirit of Western Sicily with this excursion, which is lasting for 8 hours.
Today we will visit Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù, where precious inventive facts remains from five centuries of history, that of the Arab and Norman governance in Sicily between the 9th and 14th centuries A.D. Starting from your hotel, our cars will drive you first to Palermo, the capital of Sicily, with its captivating Arab-Norman monuments.
At our driversâ direction, you can visit the Royal palace, known as âPalazzo dei Normanniâ, with its fabulous rooms, especially its private chapel or âCappella Palatinaâ, full of incredible mosaics. Then, by car, we will stop at the city cathedral, with its typical architecture, the âQuattro Cantiâ, a corner of Palermo with great historical interest, the âpiazza della Vergognaâ, a square with a Renaissance fountain, the via Roma, the popular local market, the Martorana Church and the two theatres of Massimo and Politeama.
On this trip our cars will be always on our hand that allows you to visit in comfort each monument, and then be driven to the next point of interest. We will then drive to Monreale where, you will visit the cathedral completely covered with glittering gilded mosaics in Byzantine style.
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Here, at an additional cost, you can stop at a local restaurant to taste typical dishes.
We will then drive to the delightful fishing village of Cefalù, founded in the 4th century B.C. The name derives from the Greek word âKephaleâ, which means headland, because of the shape of the circular promontory where the ancient Greek colony was founded, with its medieval pebble-stone streets and outstanding Arab-Norman cathedral. At the end of visiting this day full of history, artistic tradition and tastes, one of Sicily Airport Transfer comfortable cars will take you back to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.
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