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Palermo No Mafia walking tour: discover the Anti-mafia culture in Sicily

  • Ideal for travelers to Palermo who are interested in history and the Mafia
  • Meet locals who are part of a civic movement resisting the Mafia
  • See a side of Palermo most other tours don’t focus on
Palermo No Mafia walking tour: discover the Anti-mafia culture in Sicily
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Saturday tour
3 hours guided tour
From US$37.01
Palermo, with its mix of high culture, street drama, and time-worn elegance, is a charming city for a walking tour. This Palermo small group walking tour stands out by focusing on the history of the Sicilian Mafia and the anti-Mafia fight. Visit Palermo’s historic center with a guide and meet local business owners who resist the Mafia protection rackets.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Palermo in front of Teatro Massimo, one of Europe’s largest opera houses, for your walking tour.
Walk with your guide around Palermo’s historic center, passing Palermo Cathedral, Palazzo Riso, and Palermo Court.
At each stop, your guide tells you about the history of the Mafia and the civic movement against Mafioso power led by local hoteliers, restaurant owners, farmers, and businesspeople to resist protection rackets.
Your tour ends at Antica Focacceria San Francesco—one of the oldest restaurants in Palermo—famous for street food characteristic of the region.
Reviews (44)
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Reviewed 26 October 2018
A very interesting tour.

Stephano took us on an amazing history and culture tour of how people are rising up against the Mafia. He was detailed, interesting and dedicated. It is a 3 hour tour but Stephano made sure we rested well during it. We went through old streets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 13 October 2018
Walking tour Anti Mafia

The tour is a must when visiting Palermo. Our guide presented a informative narration on the history of the mafia and of the anti mafia movement, whilst we visited some of the historical sites in the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile
Bravo! History and Social Action

Spent the late morning and early afternoon with Ermes on the Anti-Mafia walking tour. Informative, enlightening, and, dare I say given the subject, enjoyable. The guide is a committed, well informed, and involved man with a strong sense of dignity and ethics! PS, he will...More

Thank thomasbQ405MU
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile
Excellent and fascinating walking tour with a passionate tour guide

We joined the evening tour leaving Teatro Massimo at 18:30 and it was the perfect way to finish off a day in Palermo before heading out for food and drinks. The tour is intense and Stefano is obviously very passionate. The information about the history...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 4 June 2018
Bravo Addiopizzo!

I highly recommend this walking tour for its interesting and very important focus on the history of the Anti-Mafia movement in Palermo. Our tour guide was outstanding and I was happy to have the opportunity to support the good work of this organization. As far...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ciaonina
Addiopizzo T, Isola delle Femmine at Addiopizzo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

We’re really happy that you enjoyed the tour and always welcome the recognition of our wonderful tour guides. Your right that Saturday morning is the regular time for this tour. However it is also possible to book the tour privately for an alternative date. Additionally,...More

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