THROUGH THE STREETS OF PALERMO, WITH SEGWAY PT IN ONE OF THE MOST WIDE HISTORICAL CENTRES OF ITALY!
8 participants maximum
Modern and charming metropolis with marked characters, Palermo has been playing for centuries the role of capital of Sicily. The attentive visitor will discover the extraordinary liveliness of its urban fabric and the wealth of its Arab-norman, baroque and neoclassical monuments.
In via Francesco Crispi 230 -GPS 38°07’42.1"N 13°21’41.6"E-, next to Ibis Hotel, we’ll learn to use the Segway PT and then begin our tour, passing the Teatro Politeama-Garibaldi and covering the Ruggero Settimo street, we reach the Verdi Square, dominated by the Teatro Massimo, the largest opera house of Italy.
Once crossed the Arab flavoured Capo market, going on to Beati Paoli Square and Settangeli Square, we reach the Cathedral. From there we continue to the nearby Piazza della Vittoria, which is overlooked by the Norman Palace and the Bishop’s Palace and where, in the contiguous Villa Bonanno, traces of the Roman city are preserved.
Through via dei Biscottari we reach Bologni Square, where stand the Palaces Villafranca and Belmonte-Riso, together with the monument after Charles V. G. D’Alessi street leads to Bellini Square with the churches S. Cataldo and St. Mary’s of the Admiral also called Martorana, both in Arab-norman style. Then passing by the alley S. Caterina we arrive at the Town Hall Square with the Pretoria fountain and a view to the church S. Giuseppe dei Teatini and the Four Corners of the city.
Along the Discesa dei Giudici and crossing via Roma we reach S. Anna Square with the homonymous church and former convent of S. Anna that now houses the Gallery of Modern Art. Continuing on the square Croce dei Vespri, overlooking the Gangi Palace, and then on Aragona Square, we reach the church S. Francesco d’Assisi; close to it there is the oratory of S. Lorenzo decorated by Giacomo Serpotta.
With Merlo street we reach Mirto Palace and from there to the nearby Marina Square with the Garibaldi Garden and the Steri-Chiaramonte Palace. On the Alloro street there is the Regional Gallery of Abatellis Palace, from which through the Salvezza alley you come to the Oratorio dei Bianchi and the nearby church S. Maria dello Spasimo, examples of medieval architecture.
From there one goes to the direction of Kalsa Square, with the church of S. Teresa alla Kalsa, from which, passing through the Greeks’ Gate, you get to the Foro Italico, city’s seafront and from here you go to the garden Villa a Mare from which you can see the Mura delle Cattive, the Butera Palace, the Felice Gate, the Loggiato di S. Bartolomeo and the church of S. Maria della Catena.
Here begins the ancient port of Palermo said the Cala, you pass the church S. Giorgio dei Genovesi, XIII Vittime Square and the area of Castellammare. Continuing onto via Francesco Crispi passing the modern harbour and through the via Principe di Belmonte and the final part of via Roma you return to via dello Spezio where our Segway PT tour finishes.
CSTRents guarantees a top quality service and the high competence of the supplying team.
- 10.00 am
- 03.00 pm
From 01 May to 31 October tour starts:
- 10.00 am
- 03.00 pm
- 06.00 pm
Participate in one of our Segway PT Tours and discover the newest and most fun way to visit a city of art and its most important tourist sites. CSTRents guarantees a high quality staff, which lives up to the high standard of service. Have fun with us utilizing the most incredible transportation means of the XXI century! Don’t miss out on discovering the most beautiful cities riding a Segway PT.
THE CSTRents TOURS SERVICES
CSTRents provides tour services in several cities with different features.
GUIDED OPEN TOURS - TOURS WITH TOUR GUIDE (MIN 4 PAX)
There could be a minimum number of participants required for this special offer (generally at least four). It’s necessary to verify case by case in each tour schedule.
FREE OPEN TOURS - TOURS WITH AUDIO GUIDE/ESCORT (MIN 4 PAX)
There could be a minimum number of participants required for this special offer (generally at least two). It’s necessary to verify case by case in each tour schedule. It takes place without a tour guide. The assistance of a CSTRents staff member is guaranteed for the duration of the whole tour, even in the case in which the audio guide is not available (please keep in mind that the “audio guide” service is considered additional but free of charge, unlike the service option of an “escort”).
EXCLUSIVE VIP TOURS - TOURS WITH TOUR GUIDE
If You choose Exclusive Vip Tours you don’t need to ensure a minimum number of participants and you can have a fast confirmation of your reservation. These tours in particular suit people who want a superior service, attended only by the guide and without other and unknown participants.
GENERAL INFORMATIONS ON SEGWAY PT TOURS
The tours start with a 30-minute orientation session: we will practice in order to make every participant comfortable and able to perfectly handle the Segway PT, and to leave conquesting the best sites in the world. CSTRents escort will be present for the entire duration of the tours in order to guarantee fun with high safety. Once confident with the Segway PT, we will begin the tour, giving you the opportunity to visit the places of highest historical, artistic and tourist interest.
Prices and admission particulars are showed in the cards concerning each Tours.
OUR TOURIST GUIDES
All of our guides are qualified professionals and have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant subjects (art, history, foreign languages). This is to guarantee you the highest quality of service. In addition, they will delight you with amusing anecdotes and little unknown secrets of the city. We will provide you also with a set of headphones in order to more comfortably follow the explanations of your guide. The tours are provided in different languages depending on your requests.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE TOUR:
Segway PT rental
30 min. orientation
Tourist guide or audio guide or escort service
Set of headphones
Raincoat in case of rain
Riding Segway PT is not allowed to people younger than 16 years old (and to people who weighs less than 45 kg or more than 113 kg) and to those people whose disability doesn’t permit to step on or get off Segway easily and without help. The members of CSTRents attend directly to products here promoted and they assure success and quality of the services supplied.
Photos of this tour
Tour meeting point
Via Francesco Crispi, 230, 90139 Palermo, Italia
-GPS 38°07’42.1"N 13°21’41.6"E-