The Florios of Sicily tour and family origins
History & heritage tours

The Florios of Sicily tour and family origins

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Saturday and Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Discover the origins of one of the most celebrated families in Sicily, the Florios
  • Explore the Palermo known in the Belle Époque
  • Visit Casa Florio – Palazzina dei Quattro Pizzi
What to expect

Inspired by the Italian bestseller 'I leoni di Sicilia' (The Florios of Sicily: A Novel), this tour gives you the opportunity to discover one of the most important Sicilian families, the Florios. The family were famous industrialists who dominated Palermo during the Belle Époque.

The tour starts on foot from the historical center to the Arenella area. You will feel like a citizen of the Belle époque thanks to the history of a great family of entrepreneurs and barons who lived in Palermo between the 18th and 20th centuries.

You'll also have the opportunity to visit the celebrated Casa Florio – Palazzina dei Quattro Pizzi to understand more about the history of the family. An English or Italian speaking tour guide will lead you along the way and will help you get the most out of the tour.

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What's included
  • Walking tour of the historic center
  • Transport by car or minivan to Arenella
  • English or Italian speaking tour leader
  • Entrance ticket to Casa Florio - Palazzina dei Quattro Pizzi
What's not included
  • Entrance ticket to other monuments
  • All extras not specified
Reduced price
  • Children (0-5 years): free

Piazza S. Domenico, 90133, Palermo PA

Meeting point:

Meet your tour leader in piazza S. Domenico.

What to remember
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance
  • Maximum 6 and a minimum of 2 passengers, including children, are allowed on the means of transport
  • The tour will end at Piazza Marina in Palermo
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  • Saturday and Sunday at 3.00pm
  • Blackout dates: December 24,25,26,31; January 1,3,6; April 12,13,25; July 11,12; August 15,16; November 1,2
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.

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