Teatro Politeama Garibaldi

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Palermo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-hour Ticket

1. Palermo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-hour Ticket

Discover Palermo, the chief town of Sicily, on an open-top, hop-on hop-off bus tour! Start from the terminal outside the Politeama Theater, cruise past the Massimo Theatre, and continue towards Piazza Quattro Canti and the nearby Vucciria Market. The tour continues towards the botanical gardens, passing near Palazzo Steri. After a quick glance of the central station, you'll find yourself in the vicinity of the Royal Palace, the Flea Market, and the Cathedral. Then return to the terminal along the ancient via Roma. The second route takes you to the beautiful villas of Palermo. Starting from the terminal outside the Politeama Theatre, admire the gorgeous English Garden and then continue towards Villa Malfitano and the wonderful Zisa Castle. The tour passes near the Mercato del Capo and the Massimo Theatre, towards the port, and then returns to the terminal in Politeama Square.

Palermo: Art and Architecture Walking Tour

2. Palermo: Art and Architecture Walking Tour

Discover the historical monuments of Palermo on a small group half-day tour, and learn the fascinating history of the city, from its birth under the Phoenicians through the Roman Republic and the Byzantine Empire to the modern day. Wander the winding streets of the Politeama sestiere (district) to see iconic buildings such as the Teatro Politeama and Teatro Massimo, one of the largest opera houses in Europe. Learn about the Arab-Norman era and religious rites at sites such as the 12th-century Cappella Palatina (Palatine Chapel) in the Palazzo Reale. Look in wonder at the splendid façade of Palermo Cathedral, characterized by different architectural styles, from the Gothic through the early Renaissance and Baroque. Learn more about the hidden treasures of the historical center and hear amazing stories that take you on a journey through time.

Palermo & Cefalù

3. Palermo & Cefalù

This tour takes you to the discovery of the Sicilian capital: Palermo and Cefalù. Transfer by Gran Turismo bus and stop along the way. Once in Palermo, walking tour with guide to visit Churches, Byzantine buildings and ruins that the city preserves. The visit will begin passing by Palazzo dei Normanni, the Cathedral of Palermo, the Quattro Canti, the Church of the Martorana and Piazza Pretoria, the Vucciria market, via Maqueda, the Teatro Politeama and finally the Teatro Massimo. During the tour there will be free time for lunch or “Street Food”. After lunch, departure towards Cefalù. Visit of the historic center and the Norman Cathedral with the famous “Gesù Pantocratore”, illustrated in the mosaics inside. In the afternoon return to the places of origin.

From Sciacca: Palermo and Monreale Day Trip

4. From Sciacca: Palermo and Monreale Day Trip

Program: Authentic Palermo: First stop is at the Catacombs, you will have about 30 minutes, ask for Massimo for an explanation, very helpful person. We continue further to the center of Palermo from where the free walking tour will begin, after which we will leave you in front of the Palatine Chapel where you can also ticket to the Royal or Norman Palace. Further on, a few hundred meters away, you will find the beautiful Cathedral and then continue through the streets of the center of Palermo where you will still have 3 hours, enough time to visit the points of greatest interest that you will find marked on your map such as: The 4 Canti, the Church of the Martorana, Piazza Pretoria (or Piazza della Vergogna), Palazzo Steri, Teatro Massimo and Politeama and above all the nearby markets that are very characteristic of Palermo such as the Capo, the Vucciria where you can taste typical Sicilian street food. Monreale: Later, at 2:30 pm, you are scheduled to Depart from Piazza Politeama for the magnificent Cathedral of Monreale and on the way you will have a chance to admire other aspects and beautiful places of Palermo. Second is the visit to Monreale, which takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes, where you will visit the Cathedral and its magnificent Cloister. Finally, we recommend a good ice cream with brioche at Bar Italia and, before returning, a look from the Belvedere, it has a beautiful view of the whole of Palermo and, if you are lucky, you will be able to see the Aeolian islands as well.

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What people are saying about Teatro Politeama Garibaldi

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(409 reviews)

It was excellent, I was able to choose where to stop to take photos and learn about the history of Palermo in my language.

Yes, they didn't charge me twice, they charged me on 2/27/24; 40 euros and on 02/29/24 ;44 euros for the same service

It's very complete. Some information is missing about Palermo, the life of the inhabitants...

We enjoyed the bus tour. We were able to sit on top and see everything from there.

very beautiful and evocative tour. highly recommended.