Palermo Bike Tour

Palermo by bike gives you the opportunity to take part in a visit of Palermo that combines movement, food, folklore, culture and nature.

The tour is usually tailored on your specific needs and interests, but the general structure of the trip is easy and circular bike-ride that starts from the large Art Nouveau avenues, passes through the narrow streets of the old town and continues along the bike-paths at the seafront. You will be able to see unconventional streets and yards, to get to know more about Sicilian lifestyles and to taste traditional food. The Palermo bike tour is the best way to discover the countless souls of the city and to enjoy Palermo in a dynamic and sustainable way.

 

There are four possible itineraries:
 

  1. Tour of the historic center and the city center
    The guide will take you through the small alleys and main streets of Palermo downtown and old city while telling you interactively about the squares, buildings, characters that animate the city.The itineraries will unveil a thousand souls of Palermo in a blaze of stories, faces, facades, courtyards, unusual experiences, myths full of charm, smells and flavors. The tour will follow this route: Via Libertà, Via Ruggero Settimo, Capo market, Ballarò market, Jewish ghetto, Vucciria, Rione degli Spersi, Kalsa, Foro Italico, Cala.
     
  2. Tour of ancient crafts
    The tour will lead you to the discovery of the ancient and the new artisan crafts in the streets of the historic center of Palermo. You will be accompanied inside the ateliers and the ancient shops that still keep alive the artisan tradition regenerating it and adapting it to the times and you will meet the craftsmen who will explain you the techniques adopted and show you the process of making the product.

     
  3. Tour by the sea (Mondello)
    You will discover the village of Mondello, where white sand and clean water accompany the telling of the story about the village, its history, its traditions and the transformations that have influenced the relationship between the sea and the inhabitants of Palermo.

     
  4. Street Art Tour
    If done on foot, the tour starts from the Kalsa district and ends up at the Vucciria market. By bike, the tour crosses the Albergheria, Kalsa, La Loggia and Borgo Vecchio districts.

 

Duration

3h

Language

  • italian
  • english
  • french
  • spanish

When

    Monday: 9-16

    Tuesday: 9-16

    Wednesday: 9-16

    Thursday: 9-16

    Friday: 9-16

    Saturday: 9-16

    Sunday: 9-16

Included

visita guidata, bike rental

Not included

museums entrance fees, transport