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Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food provided by Europass - Street Food Tour

Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food

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Discover the signature street food dishes of Palermo, the Sicilian capital, on a walking tour led by a foodie guide—a must for anyone who’s serious about Italian cuisine. Taste a range of dishes from local vendors who would be difficult to stumble on independently. While you eat, learn more about Italy’s complex history and the reason its food varies so much by region.
You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Teatro Massimo
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Mercato del Capo
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Dainotti's Street Food
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Via Beati Paoli
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Cattedrale di Palermo
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Quattro Canti
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Quattro Canti
Via Maqueda, 90133 Palermo PA, ItalyThe tour ends at 1.30 pm at the Bar Ruvolo in via Maqueda, 50 meters far from the Quattro Canti and 20 minutes far from the port.
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  • Discover Sicilian cuisine and culture on a walking food tour of Palermo
  • Tour typical Palermo markets, sampling street food as you go
  • Taste traditional Italian foods, ranging from arancini to cannoli
  • Sip included water, or a glass of wine, beer, or Coca-Cola
What to Expect
Greet your guide in the heart of the Old Town—or, if you’re on a cruise ship, enjoy pickup from near the port—for your street food and market walking tour. Discover varous markets such as Capo Market (Mercato di Capo), in some of the oldest areas of Palermo. As you wander, learning about food as you go, sample Palermo specialties with the city’s signature rustic flavors. Try treats like sfincione (Sicily’s answer to pizza), panelli (chickpea fritters), crocchè (potato croquettes), arancini (stuffed rice balls), caponata (an eggplant dish), and cannolo (a ricotta-filled pastry). Along the way, you have the opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine, beer, water, or Coca-Cola. Your tour finishes in central Palermo.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza Olivella, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy ibis Styles Palermo President, Via Francesco Crispi, 230, 90139 Palermo PA, Italy
Return Details
Quattro Canti, Via Maqueda, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
  • Food tasting
  • Drink (water or glass of wine or beer or coca cola)
  • Local guide
  • Pick-up at the port for cruise passengers
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi
  • Entry/Admission - Mercato del Capo
  • Entry/Admission - Dainotti's Street Food
  • Entry/Admission - Cattedrale di Palermo
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Drop off to the port
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro Massimo
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passengers arriving by cruise ship must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Wheelchair accessible: please, when you book the tour communicate there is a partecipant with wheelchair
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Free Child applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults (2 adults with 2 free child maximum).
  • On request also tour in Italian language
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • If you are solo traveller contact us to know if there is a tour already organized.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Louise M wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
We did this walking tour the first morning we arrived in Palermo, and it was a great introduction to the city. Fabrizio gave us a good overview of the different areas of the city centre, and presented interesting historical and cultural anecdotes and events as we walked around
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Date of experience: February 2020
Chris Alex wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
Fabrizio certainly knows how to promote his home city. I liked the way he presented little bits of the history of Palermo and Sicily. And the fact that we could taste the local food and sweets like arancina and cannoli (and many others which I don't remember now - but believe
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Date of experience: February 2020
Bill F wrote a review Feb 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri4 contributions1 helpful vote
Fabrizio is a gem. His good humor, historical knowledge, frankness, and willingness to share interesting and helpful cultural tips made for a very pleasant two-hour trek around historic Palermo. While street food is not our favorite, we'd still recommend the tour as a nice intro
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Date of experience: February 2020
Stephen K wrote a review Feb 2020
Naples, Italy3 contributions
A small group walking tour with delicious food along the way. Frabizio was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I recommend for anyone interested in the history of Palermo and a taste of the local cuisine.
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Lori M wrote a review Feb 2020
Johns Creek, Georgia13 contributions6 helpful votes
Loved the knowledge of Fabrizio and saw a lot of the city. He certainly knows his history and language.
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Date of experience: February 2020
About the operator

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Wonderful local food experience
Marco and Guliana treated us to an amazing food experience in Palermo. We had fun picking out all the fresh fish a
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Great local guide with excellent recommendations
Fabrizio was very informative and flexible. He shaped the tour to our interests (Namely food and history! We got to
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A wonderful introduction to Palermo!
We spent our first day in Palermo on Fabrizio’s tour. It was a very informative and entertaining three hours where
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A great way to see historic Palermo
I can't recommend this tour highly enough. It is both a street food tour and a tour of the historic center of Paler
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Palermo Surprise!
Amazing tour. Glad we did this on our first day in Palermo. Fabrizio balanced his tour with two couples. One Americ
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Great Tour with Manuela
We really enjoyed our tour with Manuela today - she is very knowledgeable about the multicultural history of the ar
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What an experience!!
We did not have only a cooking class, we had a fantastic experience at Palermo, de felt at home with the hospitalit
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Don't miss this unique, educational and completely enjoyable experience!
When I travel one of the first things I do is take a food walking tour. This was one of the very best!!
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Thank you Fabrizio
We had a wonderful walking tour with Fabrizio! He navigated us through the busy streets of Palermo and spoke with
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Street Food and History Walking Tour
My husband and I really enjoyed our afternoon tour with Fabrizio. We loved walking the streets of Palermo and enjo
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The best memory from Palermo
This tour was amazing with excellent guide Fabrizio! We were walking during 3 hours, listening to his interesting s
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Jake G
Great start to a great city
My partner and I booked this tour for the morning after we arrived in Palermo. Given that it was off season and mid
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Highly recommended
Fabrizio our tour guide made this tour very enjoyable with a combination of delicious street food and interesting h
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Rick H
Palermo food and walking tour
What a fun and educational tour with Fabrizio! He was very knowledgeable and you really felt like a local going thr
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Spontaneously unique
We met at the Capo street market and decided what to make for pranzo (lunch)based on my likes and dislikes, as well
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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