Palermo Walking Tour: Among Puppets And Puppetry

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:30 am ; 4pm
  • Departure Details :
    Quattro Canti, Piazza Villena, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Live authentic experiences!A curious itinerary into the heart of the historic city center of Palermo, aimed at discovering the history of the Sicilian theater in its various art forms.

An itinerary among art, culture and folklore that has the 'popular theatre' as its central theme.

The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the word.

The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo, the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where "putti", allegorical figures and "teatrini" (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer, making him the protagonist of the show.

The journey will continue in via Bara allOlivella with a visit at the Mimmo Cuticchios puppets workshop, assisting to a thrilling Sicilian puppets show.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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    From the vastasate, first expression of the Sicilian dialectal theater, from which the Opera dei Pupi originated, to the "teatrini", small stucco decorations made by Giacomo Serpotta, a famous artist of the eighteenth century, the same artist who also decorated some amazing oratories in Palermo.

    An itinerary among art, culture and folklore that has the 'popular theatre' as its central theme.

    The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the word.

    The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo, the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where "putti", allegorical figures and "teatrini" (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer, making him the protagonist of the show.

    The journey will continue in via Bara allOlivella with a visit at the Mimmo Cuticchios puppets workshop, assisting to athrilling Sicilian puppets show.

    Inclusions

    Professional guide

    Private tour

    Exclusions

    Hotel pickup and drop off

    Museum ticket and puppets show

    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    A maximum of 10 people per booking

    Wheelchair accessible

    Stroller accessible

    Service animals allowed

    Near public transportation

    Infants must sit on laps

    Infant seats available

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

    Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

    Most travelers can participate

    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    Social distancing enforced throughout experience