Palermo Extension by car to Monreale
Same as S2.2 Palermo above with the addition of a visit to the hillside town of Monreale which lies just outside Palermo. This lovely town is best known for its Norman-Byzantine Cathedral, the Duomo di Monreale, which is an UNESCO World Heritage
site housing some 55,000 square feet of breathtaking Byzantine mosaics featuring scenes from the Old and New Testaments. Adjacent to the cathedral is its 12th century cloister boasting 228 double columns inlaid with fine mosaics, each having a unique pattern.
Availability: Year round
Days of operation: Daily
Duration: Approx. 5 hours
Pick-up at hotel: 9:00 am (and 2:30 pm optional pick-up June - September)
Price for Exclusive Private Tours: minimum 2 people/8 people maximum Adults €270.00 each for first 2 people €160.00 each additional adult. Children (6-14 years old) €85.00 Children (under 6 years old) FREE
CASH PAYMENT PREFERRED. PAYMENT WITH CREDIT CARD AVAILABLE WITH 10% SURCHARGE.
Included: Local guide in Palermo. Transportation.
Not included: Admission tickets to attractions and gratuity for your guide are not included. It is customary to offer a gratuity if you are pleased with your service. If you book this tour from another city, transportation to Palermo is not included. If you need assistance with travel arrangements to Palermo, we’ll be happy to organize flights for you from Rome or other major cities in Italy and car transfers from any city in Sicily.
Optional Lunch Add-on: After you have worked up an appetite, if you wish to avoid the touristy spots and have a quality, authentic Italian meal, you can add on lunch at one of the very best restaurants in the area. We’ll have a fixed seafood menu prepared for you for €39.00 (excluding drinks/wine/other food items, children’s menu for €32) or you can order off of the regular menu a la carte. (Note: ordering a la carte generally results in a higher price and takes longer.)