What to do in town

Enrich your stay in Palermo and broaden your knowledge of the city by letting our concierges curate captivating guided tours of the historic center’s streets and colorful markets, engaging visits to the city’s most important monuments, and fun cultural and sports activities for you.


For information and reservations please contact concierge@hoteldespalmes.it

City tours

Walking Tour

Explore the city of Palermo accompanied by the stories of an experienced local guide who will take you on a discovery of the historic city center, the scents and flavors of the famous markets, the ancient streets full of churches, noble palaces, squares and monumental fountains, and the Arab-Norman sites.

Certified, multilingual guides will be at your disposal for a walking tour lasting about 3 hours.


Ape Tour

Characteristic and fun experience is the city tour aboard the legendary Ape Piaggio® motorcycle, the driver will take you to the heart of Palermo’s historic center and introduce you to the city’s main monuments.

The tour is available for a maximum of two people per vehicle.


Bike Tour

An experience to discover Palermo’s multitude of facets, a bike ride with a guide who will accompany you through the alleys where daily life, art and culture are intertwined and who can take you along the sea letting the sea breeze caress you in the ancient harbor.


Vespa and 500 vintage tours

Enjoy Palermo and the beauty of western Sicily through a unique experience on board a vintage car, in pure Dolce Vita style.

Cattedrale di Palermo

Eno-Gastronomic Experiences

Cooking classes

Indulge in the extraordinary experience of a cooking class discovering the flavors and recipes of traditional Palermo. Expert local chefs will reveal the secrets of their recipes and the tricks to recognize the freshest and tastiest produce at the market. You will learn to master the tools of the kitchen with the skill of a real chef and take home with you a wonderful memento of your adventure in Sicily to amaze friends and family with the delicious dishes you will have learned to cook.


Winery Tour

Dedicated both to expert connoisseurs of the world of wine and passionate curious, the experiences curated by principal Sicilian wineries provide a valuable opportunity to learn about, taste and appreciate the region’s wine-making tradition and history.

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