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Private Tour for up to 2 (Not a per person rate.) $781 USD
Private Tour for up to 4 (Not a per person rate.) $949 USD
Private Tour for up to 6 (Not a per person rate.) $1019 USD
Private Tour for up to 8 (Not a per person rate.) $1246 USD
Optional half day guide in Palermo $340 USD
*Selections and optional choices will be made during checkout


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The layout of Cefalu has a unique integration of beaches and historic buildings which provides one of more memorable experiences in all of Sicily. The remarkable design of the famous Norman Cathedral gives the impression that you are entering a fortress that watches over the city.

From Palermo port, you are whisked away to the charming coastal town of Cefalù. Known for its massive Norman Cathedral and its picturesque seaside cliffs, this little town gives you a beautiful glimpse into life on the Sicilian coast. You’ll tour the Cathedral, which contains some of the best-preserved Byzantine mosaics in all the Mediterranean region!

Returning to Palermo, you’ll visit the charming Piazza Pretoria, a beautiful square with some wonderfully ornate fountains. Of course, no trip to Palermo would be complete without experiencing the “Four Corners.” This intersection is the traditional center of Palermo, and it perfectly captures the essence of this ancient city. Surrounded by 500-year-old baroque palaces left over from the heyday of Spanish rule, this intersection is one of the most famous in all Sicily.

After getting in some essential sightseeing, your guide will point you towards Palermo’s best shopping districts. Grab a cappuccino, eat some pizza, and stroll through its antiquated streets before returning to port.

See why Palermo was once known as the "City of Delights" before your return to the cruise ship pier.

  • This tour includes:
  • Round trip transportation from the cruise ship pier
  • English speaking driver/escort
  • Cefalu
  • Palermo
  • Norman Cathedral
  • Piazza Pretoria
  • Additional Languages Available
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish($)
  • *Possible upcharge at checkout for languages denoted with ($) symbol.

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 8:30 AM (8 hrs)
  • 9:30 AM (8 hrs)
  • 10:30 AM (8 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• There is a 3 Euro entrance fee if you are interested in entering the Cloister at the Norman Cathedral.
• Your driver will be English-speaking. If you want more information while in Palermo, you may add a guide for one-half day who will be able to walk you through the pedestrian area with historical knowledge.


• Please contact ShoreTrips if you are traveling with a wheelchair.