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Palatine Chapel and Norman Palace private tour provided by SicilyWonders tour by Simon

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Palatine Chapel and Norman Palace private tour

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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The guided tour of the Palatine Chapel and the Palazzo dei Normanni, two masterpieces of Arab Norman art, will allow you to discover the history, legends and myths of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the city of Palermo. Let yourself be carried away by the stories of Simon, an authorized expert guide of the place, on a journey through time from the Norman Arab period to the Bourbon period.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Piazza della Vittoria, 299
    Piazza della Vittoria, 299, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy
    The meeting point is near the ticket office of the Royal Palace.
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  • 1
    Norman Palace
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Piazza della Vittoria, 299
    Piazza della Vittoria, 299, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy
    The meeting point is near the ticket office of the Royal Palace.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza della Vittoria, 299, 90134 Palermo PA, Italy
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Authorized tourist guide
Exclusions
  • entrance ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Norman Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Helmer C wrote a review 3 Nov.
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Our tour guide, Simon, was very friendly and his knowledge of the whole complex is second to none. We enjoyed our tour greatly and highly recommend it to anyone visiting Palermo. Helmer Cuartas (London)
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Alexander Woywodt wrote a review Oct. 2020
Lancaster, United Kingdom253 contributions127 helpful votes
We did this as part of a week long stay in Palermo. We really enjoyed the tour and got to see a lot loved the Capella Palatina. Simon was friendly and competent and we are happy to recommend.
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Simon M wrote a review Aug. 2020
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Our tour of the Palatine Chapel and gardens with Simone was first class. He was knowledgable and his passion for the chapel is communicated in every sentence. It was our 3rd visit to the chapel but easily the most rewarding.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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By: SicilyWonders tour by Simon
Pwoywodt
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Spooky but great experience
We did this tour during a week long stay in Palermo in Sept 2020. This is a very unusual and spooky attraction. The
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kiki210281
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Places we would've missed.
Simon, our accomplished guide, showed us some of the main and well known sights in Palermo and made sure to include
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kiki210281
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Knowledgeable and passionate guide.
This is the kind of place that really benefits from having a knowledgeable and passionate guide and Simon is just
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57deborahc
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Capuchin Catacombs
Simon, a tour guide with Wonders of Sicily, gave us a fantastic tour of the catacombs. He was very knowledgeable an
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Paul1669
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Don’t miss out take the tour
A visit to Palermo old town without doing this tour would be a missed opportunity. This tour was fabulous, Simon wa
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JamseA23754322
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warm and friendly guide
Simon knowledge of Palermitano history and his passion for his home city were fantastic- highly recommend going on
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a_angelina92
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This should definitely be on your list!
This was definitely one of the main highlights of my Palermo stay! Simone is a very knowledgeable, friendly and pro
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AworldTravelLover80
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A wonderful tour guide in Palermo!
We spent a nice morning in the company of Simon, our tour guide in Palermo. A really beautiful city, rich in histor
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Rose71s
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Palermo, a city to discover!
Attracted by the positive reviews, we decided to visit the beautiful city of Palermo in the company of a local tour
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tiash1
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Best city tour
Great experience with Simone in the old town of Palermo. He drove us through all best spots where you can live hist
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JDelPrato
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Simon is a Kind and knowledgeable tour guide
Simon is a such kind and patient and knowledgeable professional. We really enjoyed and appreciate he explained to u
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Kathi G
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Palermo at its Finest
Simon is great. A life time resident and lover of Palermo. He made the city special for us too. Highly recommend
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CityXcape
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Simone is just great!
Friendly, kind and professional! One of the best tour guides you can find, I highly recommend a tour with Simone! :
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Roberta O
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amazing!
With a local guide, it's a whole different thing! The Palermo of mysteries, history, monuments, Arabic domes, the
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I_am_Jack_92
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Palermo beautiful place
Palermo, wonderful! I booked this tour for me and my girlfriend because we were attracted by the title related to
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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