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Vucciria Market: Our most recommended tours and activities

Palermo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-hour Ticket

1. Palermo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-hour Ticket

Discover Palermo, the chief town of Sicily, on an open-top, hop-on hop-off bus tour! Start from the terminal outside the Politeama Theater, cruise past the Massimo Theatre, and continue towards Piazza Quattro Canti and the nearby Vucciria Market. The tour continues towards the botanical gardens, passing near Palazzo Steri. After a quick glance of the central station, you'll find yourself in the vicinity of the Royal Palace, the Flea Market, and the Cathedral. Then return to the terminal along the ancient via Roma. The second route takes you to the beautiful villas of Palermo. Starting from the terminal outside the Politeama Theatre, admire the gorgeous English Garden and then continue towards Villa Malfitano and the wonderful Zisa Castle. The tour passes near the Mercato del Capo and the Massimo Theatre, towards the port, and then returns to the terminal in Politeama Square.

Palermo: Street Food and Local Market Tasting Tour

2. Palermo: Street Food and Local Market Tasting Tour

Be part of the first ever street food tour in Sicily and explore the main markets and squares of Palermo city center with a licensed guide. Escape the usual tourist traps and discover venues loved by the locals for a fully immersive experience in small groups of no more than 12 people. Venture down secret alleyways to chat to street food vendors and colorful characters. Enter the oldest working class bar downtown and share a drink with Palermitans. Take the best tips from your local guide, and receive a unique food passport souvenir to take away.                      

Palermo: Small Group Night Street Food Tour

3. Palermo: Small Group Night Street Food Tour

Meet your local guide at the main opera house and get to know the other travelers. You'll then walk through the streets before having a welcome toast. Enjoy a glass of fresh Sicilian wine and some interesting bites that you won't normally find in touristy places. On this tour, you'll get to know the real Palermo, its food, its people, and its secrets. Learn about the Sicilian lifestyle as you stroll towards the old port of Palermo. Stop at street food stalls in the heart of Vucciria and sample the best bites selected by your guide. You will get to try the famous spleen sandwich and hear some interesting facts about its origins. The small group allows for easy interaction with your guide and the rest of the group. Your guide will then show you hidden spots and discuss several topics during the walk, from history to art to social issues. Feel free to ask your guide whatever you want. The walk ends at the old port of Palermo for one last sweet treat, a Brioche with ice cream. This will the memorable end to the tour and your last chance to get some tips to help you enjoy the rest of your stay as much as possible.

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What people are saying about Vucciria Market

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 92 reviews

Angelo is a fantastic tour guide! Very funny and full of positive energy, I was quite surprised that the tour turned out to be very diverse not only in terms of the food experience but also learning about the city and its culture. Amazing wine, beer, and different bites (I also had vegetarian alternative to some of them), which Angelo was taking care of extremely professional! Only positive vibes and my highest recommendation. Ask for Angelo - he will make your experience unforgettable and full of laughs! Anastasia from Ukraine

Angelo was so engaging and made everyone feel welcome. He was so knowledgable about the history of the areas we were walking through, the architecture and, of course, the food history. Such an interesting tour and definitely value for money.

Raffa was a brilliant guide. The food was delicious and this tour is a fantastic way of discovering Palermo, it's markets and some of the best street food!

Ideal for visiting Palermo and making stops given that access by car is prohibited. Very interesting

Great host. Very knowledgable and friendly. Helpful. Food as expected. Thank you Angelo.