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Palermo Small Group Walking Tour: Discover Sicily's Capital City and its Anti-Mafia Culture

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  • 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
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Palermo Small Group Walking Tour: Discover Sicily's Capital City and its Anti-Mafia Culture
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Palermo Small Group Walking Tour: Discover Sicily's Capital City and its Anti-Mafia Culture
From US$37,73
Overview

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 Francescoone of the oldest restaurants in Palermofamous for street food characteristic of the region.

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1 - 5 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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

Thank Ciaonina
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile
Great tour...Perfect into to Palermo!

We really enjoyed the tour, the guide was competent and passionate. Strongly recommended! Wishing I’d have known about antipizzo before I booked my accommodation. Well I know what to do next time!

Thank Shaulina
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile
A Fantastic insight to the Mafia and a tour of the City

Veronica was our excellent tour guide! She explained in detail the dark and fearful powers the Mafia had in Palermo whilst showing how resistant the local Sicilians currently stand. Amongst this interesting insight to the Mafia in Palermo, you get to see beautiful and typical...More

Thank dreamin317
Reviewed 2 January 2018
Excellent tour, informative and excellent value

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Palermo. Chiara was our guide and she was very obviously passionate about the anti-mafia movement and new laws, which have progressed despite many assassinations and great intimidation over the years and is still in its...More

2  Thank mrclonkey
Reviewed 23 December 2017
Wonderful tour--maybe the highlight of our trip

This was an amazing tour. I didn't know any of the history beforehand, aside from stereotypes from he Godfather movies. What we loved was that this not only gave us understanding of the mafia, and its past and continuing impact on Sicily. But it also...More

3  Thank SoulofaCitizen
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tony n
9 May 2018|
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Response from dreamin317 | Reviewed this property |
It lasts around 2/3 hours
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