Palermo Bus Tour

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Type: Hop-on/hop-off bus tour
Duration: Ticket valid for 24 hours; Line A takes 60 minutes and Line B takes 50 minutes
Availability: All year round
Special information: Commentary is available in 8 languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian) and disposable ear phones will be provided; the buses are wheelchair accessible

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See Palermo’s main attractions with a hop-on/hop-off bus tour with audio commentary.

If you have just a short time to enjoy the attractions in Palermo then this CitySightseeing bus tour is the perfect option for you. It is one of the best ways to see Palermo’s famous sights and operates on a hop-on/hop-off basis, giving you the flexibility to see all the attractions you’re interested in. There is also an on-board audio-commentary so that you can learn about the city’s fascinating history and architecture.

If you have booked a Sicily cruise with us that includes Palermo and would like to find out more about our Palermo tour options, please contact a member of our friendly team on (UK customers) 01223 637331 or (US customers) 347-594-5500. Alternatively, if you’re still browsing for the perfect Sicily cruise package, why not take a look at our luxury cruises of Italy’s islands: click here to browse our most popular Italy island-hopping cruise packages.


Line A

Duration: 60 minutes

Main Attractions:

  • Teatro Politeama, Teatro Massimo and the opera house
  • Quattro Canti
  • Piazza Marina and Palazzo Steri
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Palazzo Reale and Cappella Palatina
  • The Cathedral (Cattedrale Madonna Assunta)
  • Mercato Vucciria
  • Plenty of Sicilian markets to investigate along the route

Line B

Duration: 50 minutes

Main Attractions:

  • Teatro Politeama and Giardino Inglese
  • Villa Malfitano
  • Castello della Zisa
  • Piazza Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
  • Teatro Massimo and the opera house
  • The port

Other tour to visit a nearby village:
Palermo – Monreale
Starting point:
The Cathedral on Line A
Note: Commentary not available on this route

This bus tour is priced from £20 / $26 per person for a 24 hours valid ticket and there is a £5 ($6.50) supplement to visit Monreale. If you are travelling as a family (two adults and up to three children) then we recommend our family ticket, which is priced from £50 / $64. If you would like to find out more about this Palermo bus tour, please contact a member of our friendly team on (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 347-594-5500. Alternatively, please click here to send an online enquiry and we will get back to you right away – typically within 24 hours.