Welcome to Panormus Limousine Service
PLS car service, leader in the Cauffeur driven car rental service in Palermo, put at your disposal our services for private tours and excursions. We offer a refined and exclusive service with a vast range of top quality cars to fulfil your needs proposing tours and short tours of Sicily with personalized itineraries.
We put at your disposal our professionality and experience giving you on request drivers who can speak foreign languages such as English, French and German and qualified Tour Guides. We also organize one day tours for those who want to have a brief but intense cultural, monumental and enogastronomic tours of Sicilian towns. The main places are: Palermo, Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Agrigento with its Valley of the Temples, Siracusa, Modica, Noto, Taormina, Cefalù, Catania and the volcano Etna and many other places.
From airports, ports and hotel to and from any place in Sicily.
The tour guide of Palermo will make you fall in love with its monumental and artistic heritage given by the several civilizations and peoples. Many are renown as national monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Just to mention a few:
The Palatine Chapel, basilica with three naves within the Royal Palace.
The Royal Palace, known also as the Norman Palace, once the seat of the King, nowadays the seat of the Sicilian Regional Assembly.
The Massimo Opera House, the largest one in Italy and the third in Europe after the Opéra National in Paris and the Staatsoper in Vienna.
The Palermo Cathedral, main place of worship of the catholic religion in Palermo.
The Pretorian Fountain, known by locals as Square of Shame for the nakedness of its statues, made in 1554 by Francesco Camilliani in Florence and brought to Palermo in 1584.
The Quattro Canti is the name of the octagonal shaped square at the crossroads of the two main roads in Palermo: Via Maqueda and the Casserto, nowadays Corso Vittorio Emanuele (ancient Phoenician road, connecting the acropolis and the Norman palace to the sea).
The Botanical Gardens, museum and scientific institution of the Department of Botanical Sciences of the University of Palermo.
The Capuchin Convent in Palermo, 16th century. Famous for its Catacombs, a vast underground burial area which attracts many tourists for the hundreds of corpses exposed in a surreal and mystical atmosphere.
The Duomo of Monreale, Santa Maria La Nuova, famous for its Byzantine mosaics. A World Heritage Monument since July 3rd 2015.
VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES
The Valley of the Temples is an archaeological site located in Agrigento, which is the ancient Akragas with its exceptionally well-preserved Doric Temples. It has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1997. Among the Temples worth noting:
The so-called Temple of Concordia, to this day still unknown to whom it was dedicated, but its name was recorded by one of the first Sicilian historian-archaeologist.
Temple of Juno, Greek goddess protector of the marriage and of birth, built in the 5th century B.C. and set fire to by the Carthaginians in 406 B.C.
Temple of Heracles, the earliest one, or Hercules, destroyed by an earthquake, with only eight columns still standing.
Temple of the Dioscuri (Castor and Pollux), symbol of Agrigento, built in honour of the twins born from Zeus and Leda, of which only four columns are still standing.
Monreale – Cefalù
We will drive to Monreale and the see the beautiful Arab-Norman Cathedral.
Inside you will the wonderful Byzantine mosaics of the old and new testament.
Then we will drive to Cefalù where you can see another Arab-Norman Cathedral and the medieval town. It is also one of the largest seaside resorts in the entire region.
Both Cathedrals are part of the Arab-Norman World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Palermo – Monreale – Mondello
Palermo, capital of the Mediterranean rich in history and culture to be discovered in all its beauty. I will accompany you with my car near all the monuments and let you taste the typical dishes of street food in Palermo.
You will see the Cathedral, the Royal Palace, San Cataldo, Martorana, Quattro Canti, Fontana Pretoria, Capo and Ballarò historical markets.
Monreale Cathedral was founded by the Norman king William II, around 1180. You will see the beautiful Duomo and its mosaics.
Mondello (Munneddu in Sicilian) is a tourist resort of Palermo, enclosed by Monte Pellegrino and Monte Gallo. Detached from the city by the Parco della Favorita.
The area is renowned for its beautiful beach, which is one of the most coveted beaches in Sicily, for its numerous Art Nouveau villas, known as the best expression of Art Nouveau in Italy.
Segesta – Saline di Trapani – Erice
Founded by the Elimi and located in the north-western part of Sicily, in the province of Trapani, Segesta is a beautiful archaeological site with a 5th century BC Doric Temple and a Greek Theatre.
We will drive to the Trapani Salt Pens, inside an important WWF oasis, surrounded by nature with a breathtaking landscape. It is possible to admire specimens of Heron, Swans, Pink Flamingos.
Then we will drive up to Erice, a medieval town located at 1000 meters above sea level, with a breathtaking view of the city of Trapani, the Egadi Islands and the salt pan, the Zingaro Reserve and the marble quarries of Custonaci.
Erice is famous for the Castle of Venus, and for its almond sweets and cakes.
It is a town located in central Sicily and renown for its famous mosaics of the Roman Villa del Casale, a late roman imperial building and a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1997.
The town is also known for its medieval quarters in its historical centre and its beautiful Palazzi from the Renaissance and the Baroque period, like Palazzo Trigona, the Aragonese Castle which are over looked by the Duomo.
Every year the four Medieval quarters compete against each other in the famous Norman Palio, a competition to win the patron saint’s banner, St. Mary of the Victories, from 12-15 August
Do you have Sicilian origins? Have you ever asked yourself who were your ancestors?
I can drive you to your ancestors’ hometown and help you at the local Town Hall look for documents and /or eventually for relatives still living there.
As long as you have some information about them I can help you out.
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