Travel to Palermo

Travelling to Palermo

The fascinating city of Palermo, capital of Sicily, is characterised by the fact that for centuries it has been home to many different cultures (Arabs, Normans, French, Spanish, Byzantines…) and they have all left their mark on Palermo making it a unique city for its mix of baroque and gothic/ renaissance elegance. When visiting Palermo you really are spoiled for choice between the marvellous buildings, beautiful beaches and of course, the great food!

Palermo Top Attractions:
The Palazzo dei Normanni
The Pretoria fountain
The Zisa and the Cuba, Arabic-Norman royal palaces
The Massimo theatre
The Vucciria market and other street markets
The Botanical garden
The Museum of Archeology
Quattro Canti, the simboli crossroads in the old town
La Martorana, beautiful church with byzantine mosaics
The Catacombs of Cappuccini
The Gesu Church

Palermo Special Tips & Events:
Festino di Santa Rosalia each year in July
Festival di Morgana, famous Sicilan puppet theatre, each year in November