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Palermo Walking Tour and Street Food

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Enjoy and taste the street food in the old markets of Palermo observing people, products, colors and characters from another time. The smells and the flavors will accompany you during three unforgettable hours.
  • Discover Sicilian cuisine and culture on a walking food tour of Palermo
  • Tour three 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 three separate markets: Capo Market (Mercato di Capo), Ballaro Street Market (Mercato Ballarò), and La Vucciria—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 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, not far from La Vucciria market.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Piazza Olivella, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
2: Hotel ibis Styles Palermo President, Via Francesco Crispi, 230, 90139 Palermo PA, Italy
Departure Time
10:30 AM
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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you are solo traveller contact us to know if there is a tour already organized.
  • 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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Reviewed today via mobile

Fabrizio was a great guide: informative, funny and friendly. Proud of his city, he has lots of local knowledge to pass on to visitors. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wander635948
Reviewed yesterday

We had a very good time being led around central Palermo with Fabrizio. He is quite knowledgeable about Sicilian and Palermo history, food, and the Sicilian language versus Italian. We learned a lot about all these subjects. We highly recommend the three hours spent with...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Warrenvietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Book this tour now! We are not big tour people and we enjoyed every minute. Fabrizio was very engaging from the second the tour started - he was thoughtful and attentive every step of the way. The group size was perfect. Fabrizio was very informative...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sarahmarie1021
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was great! The guide was very knowledgeable and went out of his way to accommodate us. It’s great to get the history along with the food. Would HIGHLY recommend this tour!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ellenkdb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought Fabrizio was really good and really engaging. His knowledge was excellent and came away feeling like I knew more about the island. I think we maybe chose the wrong day with it being rainy and one of the markets closed but there really...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ryan A
Streets4food, Owner at Europass - Street Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ryan, thank you for the review. I do not remember which market was closed. On Monday all the markets are open.

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12 August 2019|
Response from Streets4food | Property representative |
The name of the company is Europass Progetti di Viaggio Palermo. You can find us in internet. I looking forward to hearing from you. Fabrizio
3 August 2019|
Response from Streets4food | Property representative |
The maximum is 12. But normally 5 or 6. If you want reserve the tour you find our contacts if you looking for Europass Progetti di Viaggio Palermo. I look forward to hearing from you. Fabrizio
2 August 2019|
Response from Streets4food | Property representative |
Sorry for delay. You can park the car in the “Parking Amari “ inside the port and only 15 minutes walking from the meeting point . The price is 1€ per hour.
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