The Experiences

Are you planning a holiday in Palermo and you would you like it to be unforgettable? Give a look at our proposals.

Music lovers can take part in the DRUM CIRCLE, or the ARTISTIC LAB OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS”, it often happens to wake up with the sound of the piano or go to bed after a fun improvised jam session twitter our friends.

DRUM CIRCLE
The drum circle was born in the United States, with the aim of bringing back together people of different ethnicity, age, social class, even if they have never played an instrument. It is a circle of aggregation in which the aim is to share the energy of the rhythm in harmony with the group. Choose a percussion from our collection and enjoy!!

    • Duration: 1 hour
    • Price: 7,00 €
    • Emotion: Community

ARTISTIC LABORATORY
Take part to our artistic lab of La Bottega delle Percussioni made by Santo Vitale, who creates the collection of the instruments that you’ll play at the hostel 🙂 You can choose to make a Tamburello Siciliano, a Djembe or a Cajon… choose the instrument that you like most it will become your new companion of adventures!!

    • Duration: 3 days
    • Price: 400.00 €
    • Emotion: Creativity

If you are organizing a group trip you can also reserve all the hostel for EXCLUSIVE use. If you are the human resources manager of your company, choose one of our TEAM BUILDING focus on art and music. If you are a school teacher, try our proposal for a new format of EDUCATIONAL TRIP.

SCHOOL TRIP
We propose you an innovative travel experience with an educational goals, that involves STUDENTS AND TEACHERS and gives a strong impulse to the creativity of the individual to oppose and eventually neutralize isolation, violence, physical-bullying and cyber-bullying.
We really want to help people with difficulties in relationships, provide an alternative to people with antisocial behavioral  to be more tolerant and open, to learn more effectively, to set a goal and achieve it, be able to team up, to improve one’s ability to solve problems, listen and express themselves.

    • Duration: minimum 3 days
    • Price: ask for a quotation
    • Emotion: Harmony and trust

INCENTIVE TRAVEL
We use art as a tool to develop leadership qualities, to raise awareness of listening and the way of relating to others.
Art therapies in companies are used with the aim of improving interpersonal relationships within the team, they help to relieve mental stress and emotional tensions, creating an atmosphere that encourages the participants to experience group synergy with joy and harmony.

Give your team an experience with us … when you are happy you work better!

    • Duration: minimum 3 days
    • Price: ask for a quotation
    • Emotion: Wonder and gratification

The thing that must not be missing and that combines everybody is that all travelers is sharing a good meal, for this reason every week we offer a tasty SOCIAL DINNER, and an itinerary with tasting with theSTREET FOOD TOUR .

SOCIAL DINNER
To share a good meal is what put together all the travelers. Spaghetti alla “Norma”, Sausage and baked Potatoes, Fennel and Orange salad, Sardine a “Beccafico”, Caponata, Arancine…. What will our chef cook for us? A typical dish of the Sicilian tradition that changes according  with the seasons, which will leave satisfied all palates 🙂

    • Duration: from 20:00
    • Price: 5,00 €
    • Emotion: Tasting

STREET FOOD TOUR
A walk in the old town of the beautiful Palermo through the small streets of the markets, where everything smells of legends and traditions. It’s on these districts that you can feel the unique life style of Palermo, colors, tastes, congeniality, friendship, all the characteristics of the true Palermo. Seeing to believe!!!

    • Duration: 3 hours
    • Price: Adults 44,00 €, Children 19,00 €
    • Emotion: A stomach full of history IHIHIH

If you prefer, you can discover the history of Palermo from the top of a bus with the CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR, or walking through the hidden alleys with an expert guide, with the WALKING TOUR or join us at the ITALIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL.

ITALIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL
To get to know the local culture you will have to learn Italian 🙂 A casa di Amici collaborates with an Italian school for foreing where you can attend a course according to your level. Are you ready for this new experience ??? Write us for more information.

    • Duration: 1 to 4 weeks
    • Price: from 90,00 to 360,00 € more or less
    • Emotion: be a local

WALKING TOUR
A casa di Amici cooperate with several guides. What kind of traveler are you? When will you be in Palermo? What’s your Language? Our Staff will be able to suggest you the best experiences, according with your interests and curiosity  😉

    • Duration: 2/3 hours
    • Price: for all wallets!!!
    • Emotion: Fall in love with Palermo

We also offer you alternative experiences compared to the usual tours, such as the exciting walk in the blue sky of Sicily, with TANDEM PARAGLIDING , you will see panoramas from other points of view but above all you will experience sensations unknown until then difficult to forget; Or why not, an adventure in the sea,SAILING BOAT TRIP, to discover the wonderful coast of Palermo, between crystal clear sea, landscapes to be left breathless, relaxation and fun.

PARAGLIDING ON TANDEM
Have you ever dreamt about flying? We can reserve for you this unique experience with the association of Paragliding in Tandem, which the professional pilots from Aero Club of Italy, are selected among the best to allow you to realize this dream. The answer is blowing in the wind.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Price: from 150,00 to 200,00 €
    • Emotion: Freedom

SAILING BOAT TRIP
Don’t lose this experience! You can’t say that you have been in an island if you have never had an experience on boat! Go with our sailors and skippers to discover Mondello and Capo Gallo. Beside sun and sea a lot of tasting food and cocktail to “turn down the temperature”!!!

      • Duration: 1 day
      • Prezzo: 125,00 €
      • Emotion: Kissed by the sun

There are many ways to discover our area and we want you to do it in the best way, this is why another exciting and incredible experience cannot be missing through SCUBA DIVING, If Palermo seems too small to you and you still have a lot of curiosity to explore Sicily, look at rural life and its infinite landscapes with your own eyes, we propose you the TREKKING.

SCUBA DIVING
Dive into the crystal clear sea and become a fish. The bays of protected sea area of Capo Gallo and Isola delle Femmine offer you several opportunities for observing colorful and hidden native species. You will be guided and accompanied personally by qualified and experienced staff.

    • Duration: 2 ore
    • Price: 40,00 €
    • Emotion: Wonder

TREKKING
Would you like to spend a day in the nature? A different trip every week to discover Sicily.. and LET’S GOOO! for a new experience! The effort you will put in it will be rewarded by the beauty of the landscape. Bring with you water and packed lunch. For the rest, nature will take care of it 🙂

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Price: depends of the place 🙂
    • Emotion: Wellness

A Casa di Amici has been collaborating for about 10 years with the organizing committee of MAGNA VIA FRANCIGENA, We help pilgrims in the first steps of the path, giving them the credential with the first stamp and the wishes for departure. Having this credential will allow you to have the reduced price as a pilgrim in all the facility you will meet along the way. If your long trip has tired you or if you have decided to go on holiday to escape from frenzied pace of your life, this is right for you SHIATSU ON A CHAIR , the easiest way to feel good quickly, after the treatment you will feel light and relaxed. We are waiting for you in the Zen room 😉

MAGNA VIA FRANCIGENA
A slow experience on foot from Palermo to Agrigento or to Messina following the historical paths in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims. You will observe the hinterland of Sicily and you will have time to do an introspective journey inside the silence of nature.

    • Duration: minimum 3 maximun 15 days
    • Promo code on our online reception: francigene
    • Emotion: Sicilianity of other past

SHIATSU ON CHAIR
a delicate “language” that intervenes on parts of the body that are tired and need to be lightened and harmonized such as: neck, shoulders, arms and back.
Devote time to yourselves and let your emotions flow.

    • Durationa: 30 minutes
    • Price: 40,00 €
    • Emotion: Relax

Many people who have stayed here have left own mark , or rather,“PIECES OF ART”, such as paintings, photos, videos, murals and many other things, inspired by the emotions aroused by this place, we have called this experience an ARTIST’S RESIDENCE

ARTIST’S RESIDENCE
Our proposal is called “Leave your mark”, inspired by the principle that the American painter, TC, has brought into our lives: << Leave everything better than how you found it >>.
The spirit and inspiration of the artists, who wanted to express in all their performances, can be read inner the walls of the hostel.
We cannot accommodate all the ideas, unfortunately, because we are a small institution, but we invite all those who want to reinterpret the identity of the hostel, through the own energy and nature, to make a contribution and contact us
Our accommodation offer is for a minimum of 2 days to a maximum of 1 week.
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Those who are too tired or too lazy can also spend the time in the facility with the company of the magnificent members of the STAFF, who will teach you Sicilian and show you Palermo through their eyes *_*

ATTENTION, ALL THE GROUPS EXPERIENCES WILL BE CARRIED OUT STARTING FROM THE MINIMUM ACHIEVEMENT OF THE PARTECIPANTS. DURING THE BOOKING PHASE YOU WILL ONLY EXPRESS THE WILL TO TAKE PART, SO THAT WE WILL HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO ORGANIZE EVERYTHING AS BEST WE CAN. THANKS FOR COOPERATION.
THE EXPERIENCE ARE IN ENGLISH AND ITALIAN LANGUAGE.