Located on a wide bay beneath the shadow of Mount Pellegrino, Palermo is the jewel in the crown of Sicily. In the 9th century, Palermo was famed for its wealthy courts and universities, and today boasts national treasures, historic monuments and impressive architecture.
Your panoramic drive delivers the sights of the city to you from the comfort of your coach. Travel the main streets of the charming and beautiful old city of Palermo and pass by sights such as Politeama Square; Via Ruggero Settimo; Massimo Opera House, one of the largest opera houses in Europe; Quattro Canti, a fashionable square dating back to the 16th century which divides the city into four; Via Roma, Marina Square, Foro Italico, Palermo Cathedral; Royal Palace; City Hall and much more.
After your city drive, you’ll head towards Monte Pellegrino, 1,900 feet above sea level, to capture wonderful views over the city and surrounding areas.
Your tour will continue to Mondello, a former fishing village, now an elegant summer resort. Here, you’ll stop for welcome refreshments at a local hotel.
This excursion will operate by coach. There is a limited amount of walking is on this tour, however passengers must be able to negotiate the steps onto and off the coach. The tour involves some winding roads and is therefore unsuitable for passengers with vertigo.