Sicily was ruled by the Spaniards for a
long time and when the Baroque Italian innovation began, in
Palermo lived the Spanish viceroys and influenced the local
Palermo was a rich capital, able to
invest money and decorate beautiful churches quite often
built with a modest exterior and a unique baroque
magnificence inside. Coloured frescoes on the ceiling and
patterns with coloured stones make these churches very
interesting and attractive.
This tour includes la Chiesa della
Concezione inside the Capo Market, which is a little church
with one of the best Baroque sicilian master- craftsman
work, Santa Caterina Church and Casa Professa.
Entrance fees (not included):Chiesa della Concezione
approx. € 2,00 – Santa Caterina approx € 3,00 and Casa
Professa approx.€ 5,00
Duration of the tour: This is a half day tour, it
lasts 3 hours.