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Palermo and its Gardens and a Cooking Class

Durations: 1 Day(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+


Languages: English

Visit the stunning gardens in Palermo followed by a cooking class!

From £ 311.85 per person

  1. Tour Overview

    Meet our driver- escort to start the visit of Palemo.

    09h30 It’s time to meet our chef who will take you on an adventure exploring one of Palermo’s historic markets (Il Capo, La Vucciria or Borgo Vecchio) where you will purchase all the ingredients necessary to prepare your meal. Along the way, you will also taste some of Palermo’s typical foods, such as “panelle” and “pane con la milza”. Then enjoy a hands-on cooking class in his restaurant followed by lunch.

    The dishes you've prepared will be served with just the right Sicilian wine, and dessert accompanied by local biscotti and Sicilian dessert wine.

    Our visits of the afternoon includes a visit to Villa Malfitano , by special permission of the Whitaker Foundation. Villa malfitano was constructed in the late 19th century by the archaeologist , botanist , and ornithologist – Joseph Isaac Whitaker. The Villa is surrounded by gardens containing plants that Whitaker collected from all over the world. There is a marvellous variety of tropical, sub – tropical and Mediterranean plants here , including the rare blue palm Butia Capitata.

    We’ll continue to visit Palermo with the Cathedral, Quattro Canti square, etc. Walk through the streets of the historical center.

    We’ll visit also : The Botanic garden of Villa giulia . Opened in 1795, it is perhaps one of the most important botanic gardens in Eurpe. There are many exotic plants and trees here including magnificent examples of Ficus Magnoliodes , water lilies , yuccas, aloes and cycads. End of our excursion

  2. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : PALERMO and its GARDENS and a COOKING Class

    Highlights during this tour:
    A cooking class with a local chef
    A visit of one open market in Palermo
    a taste of street food 
    A visit of 2 beautiful gardens in Palermo

  3. What's Included

    English speaking Driver escort

    Vehicle with air conditioning

    Visit as per itinerary

    Visit of Palazzo Mirto and Botanical garden 

    Legal Invoice + Vat

    Cooking class + Lunch

  4. What's Excluded

    Licensed tourist local guide   

    Gratuities and Tips    

    Entrance fees to minuments

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    Please advice us if you have food allergies
    If you advice us we can do a menu based on your exigencies

  6. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 72 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 75% if booking is cancelled 6 days or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 10 days or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 25% if booking is cancelled 14 days or less before event

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