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Palermo Old Town Bike Tour

  • Explore Palermo by bike and cover the ground with ease
  • Head off the beaten trail with your guide and see the real Palermo
  • Traditional street food-tastings along the way
Palermo Old Town Bike Tour
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Capital of Sicily, Palermo is a city of rich history and impressive architecture—with hidden secrets round every corner. On this bike tour, hop onto the saddle, escape the tourist trail with your guide, and see sides of Palermo many visitors miss. Spin along peaceful back-streets and through pretty squares, sample Sicilian street food, and experience life in Palermo away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist traps.
What to Expect
Departing from the local office (Discesa dei Giudici n.21), cycle through Palermo at a relaxing, leisurely pace. Palermo is very flat, so the 3-hour tour is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.

You will pass through the architecturally impressive Piazza Bellini and Pizza Pretoria with their examples of Arab, Norman, Byzantine, and Spanish art. Then, ride across the “Cassaro” to see San Francesco church, Piazza Marina and the oldest giant Ficus tree in Europe. You will also see the ancient palaces from the Spanish Inquisition and the amazing Spasimo church.

Ride along the waterfront, on the huge grass overlooking the sea and the harbor, heading to the first Arab castle on the charming port of Cala. Afterwards, stop for a tasting of unique, regional street food.
Reviews (32)
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Reviewed 15 October 2018
Informative and fun trip round beautiful old Palermo

We had a fun, informative trip round old Palermo. The guide was a history teacher who was very well informed. He introduced us to places we would never have found on our own and we tried some local food. He did especially well as there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tassel2018
Reviewed 3 October 2018
Great fun !

We booked this with trepidation from hearing horror stories of traffic in Palermo, but it was all incorrect as the traffic is very well behaved with cyclists (compared to London where we live) and we had a fabulous experience ! We visited all the local...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Excursion296879
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile
Fabulous way to see the city!

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Laura. She was friendly, funny and gave us lots of great info about the city, it’s history and lots of top tips. Antony was very helpful when booking, notifying us instantly that our intended day had to be cancelled...More

Thank LP29
Reviewed 19 September 2018
Fun exploration

We had a great time exploring the old city. Lara was a great guide. Her explanations were excellent. Bikes were a great way to see the old city since it is relatively flat. We'll thought out tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile
Great experience

This was a really good tour. Our tour guide was brilliant, very informative and friendly, would definitely recommend anyone to try it

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Marilyn S
26 September 2018|
Response from SocialBike | Property representative |
we have E-bike
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21 August 2018|
Response from SocialBike | Property representative |
Dear, is possible to start the bike tour from the port. We have a point in front of the port
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