Palermo off the beaten tracks
Enjoy the atmosphere of a multiethnic city. Discover the history of Palermo, a meltingpot of different culture since the Arabs, Normans, Spanish and many others have lived here. Learn about the Mafia and the civil antimafia movement whilst walking through the picturesque historic centre of Palermo. Discover a city that you’ll never forget!
- 2 hours
- minimum 1
- every Monday
- Piazza Bellini
- Enjoy the atmosphere of the multiethnic old center!
- Walk between the highlight spot and the secret alleys,you will retrace the origin of the different cultures cohexisting in Palermo
- Meet the shopkeepers who have said NO to paying the pizzo
- Embrace the colorful atmosphere at Ballarò market
Along the tour you will meet shopkeepers who have said NO to paying the pizzo, who have subscribed to the ethical consumer campaign ‘Pago chi non paga’ (I pay who does not pay). This campaign is promoted by Addiopizzo to support those that have decided to rebel against the Mafia.