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Palazzo Conte Federico

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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A personal tour

The Palazzo was located just behind our hotel, tucked away down a tiny side street, but we could... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Epsom, United Kingdom
Great place, i needed more time inside so much history

Great to meet owner of the place, and i liked lady who is selling tickets, i found class in their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The palazzo is in the center of the old city only a few steps away from the Norman Palace. the Cathedral and the Market Ballarò. The oldest part of the palace is an Arab-Norman Tower of the 12th century. You can observe verious architectural styles...more
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Piazza Conte Federico 2, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 651 1881
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Reviewed yesterday

The Palazzo was located just behind our hotel, tucked away down a tiny side street, but we could not miss it with the bright red vintage sports car parked in the entrance. Our tour was led by the count's son, Nicholas, which added a nice...More

1  Thank Fotoragtag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to meet owner of the place, and i liked lady who is selling tickets, i found class in their menners. A lot of original family history inside, but i needed more time, it was over so quick.

1  Thank KarolSVK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful palace with parts dating back to 1100’s and still a family home, we were escorted round by the Count’s son who was charming and knowledgeable. A must

1  Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful tour by the son of the Palazzo Federico. Lots of information in excellent English (and Italian). A magnificent peek into the history from past till present day by a proud occupant and his family.

1  Thank Jvdrunen013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing 1 hour tour with the son Federico that disclosed with interesting details the history of the marvelous palace and of his family. Incredibly well preserved palace .

1  Thank alessio a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a tour group and were given a tour by the Countess. She was delightful as she gave us a tour of her home and some of her personal story. Cool glimpses into this historic structure including one of the few remaining Arab-Norman...More

3  Thank MinnesotaCabinGirl
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I have just spent a wonderful hour in the company of the Count's son Nicholas. Every review has said you should not miss this palace. Well words can not do this tour justice. This place is staggering! The depth of knowledge that Nicholas has of...More

2  Thank Roy W
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The best experience in Palermo! Visiting Palermo and not visiting Palazzo Conte Federico , is loosing the oportunity to know the most valuable history of Palermo .

1  Thank vlora k
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Guided tour byt the son of the Conte. The family lives there so as you are walking from room to room and learning the history the areas are not roped off. You really get a feel for how the aristocracy lives

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to have arrived when the 45 minute English tour conducted by Contessa Federico was ready to begin. The price for the tour was 10 euros and well worth it. The Contessa was very personable and explained that she was originally from Austria,...More

1  Thank minnesotans4
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March 31, 2018|
Response from Alw2000 | Property representative |
Tours start every day at 11 -12 - 13 - 15. You can always check the timing on tripadvisor
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February 6, 2018|
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about 45 min
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September 15, 2017|
Response from Alw2000 | Property representative |
The tour takes 40 min and the cost is €10 per person. We do always accompany the guests ourselves (in Italian, English, French or German). The number of participants depends on the request! Right now there are about 5-8... More
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