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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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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 persons each tour, so it is almost a private tour. It is not necessary to book in advance. Just arrive at the box office in Piazza Conte Federico n°2.