Day Tour

Cruise Shore Experience - Marionette private show in Palermo (4 Hours)

Onirikos, Italian Experiences Designer

Palermo, Italy

Valid for Travel Now Through: 31 Dec 2018

Cruise Shore Experience - Marionette private show in Palermo (4 Hours )

Palermo, Italy

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations

Meals

None

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Easy

Description


Marionette private show in Palermo


You will meet your guide at ship dock or at tender mooring; he will wait for you handling the Onirikos arrival board.

The guide will introduce you to your driver. They will escort you in the Palermo downtown in order to enjoy a unique experience.

Palermo – the capital of Sicily hosts International puppet museum "Antonio Pasqualino".

Established in 1975 by the Association for the preservation of popular heritage, the museum collects over 3500 items from all over the world. Among the museum’s various initiatives, particular attention is given to the theatrical project aimed both at the production of innovative shows and the preservation of the traditional opera dei pupi, the Sicilian puppet play.

The opera dei pupi is the marionette theatre of Southern Italy and is made of three separate traditions: Palermo, Catania and Naples. The Palermitan puppets are 80 centimeters tall, have jointed knees and are manipulated from the side of the stage. The subjects are lengthy chronicles presented in installments over a period of many months and based on epic-chivalrous literature, most particularly on the Carolingian chronicle. The repertoire also included the lives of bandits and saints, historical events and Shakespearean dramas. The show of the day was traditionally advertised using decorated panels. In Palermo they were painted on canvas and divided into squares, usually eight, which depicted various scenes.

After the Museums visit you will enjoy a private show at the International puppet museum "Antonio Pasqualino" Theatre. The traditional opera dei pupi will be perfumed just for you.

After the visit your driver will escort you back to the Port.



About Us

We offer unique access to some of the most unavailable & undiscovered experiences one can imagine. A Milan shopping experience in a fashion designer’s showroom? A private dinner in Venice on the roof terrace of Peggy Guggenheim? Quad bike trekking on the active Etna volcano with an extreme-sport guide? Whatever your client can dream, we can deliver. We focus on designing non-Googleable experiences—watching the Palio di Siena horse race from a hot-air balloon; visiting the private castle where the Godfather trilogy was shot. Kids love visiting an ice cream factory, while big kids clamor for a chance to drive a Maserati or Lamborghini.

Insider Tip

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Terms & Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS AND CANCELLATION CONDITIONS (general policy)

Please ALWAYS refer to the specific payments terms and cancellation policy clearly stated in the booking form. The payments terms and cancellation fees might depends on seasonality and on the specific service booked (i.e. an after hour private visit can be NON refundable already at the time of the booking)

Villa-Apartments Rental, Yacht Charter, Private Jet and Helicopter Charter:

- from time of confirmation to 121 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 120 and 61 days prior to arrival 60% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 60 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.

Hotel Bookings:

- from time of confirmation to 61 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival 50% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 30 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.

All other services:

- from time of confirmation to 121 days prior to arrival no penalty will be charged;

- between 120 and 61 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival 75% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 30 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.



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By: EBC


Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

The guides were knowledgeable and easy to understand. We enjoyed them very much.
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By: Michael


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2018

Well I guess I could have taken a cab or a train to get to my destinations, but I felt it would be easier to book a car service. I would not recommend another car service beyond Onirikos. They were always on time, with a clean and comfortable car. The time between cities went by so quickly, and was a great way of seeing Italy. I would recommend them to anyone who wants to pay a little bit more for stress free, efficient transport within Italy.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Rasmussen

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By: Dolomites


Reviewed on: 27 Jul 2018

Stefano took very good care of us and made my baggage appear after I got the run around by the airport. They treated us like we were their only clients and like they were our personal concierge service. AMAZING.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Hartman