PALERMO

Palermo is a picturesque city that is dominated by its polychrome marble buildings, Arabian styled domes, the colorful La Vucciria market and the Kalsa district, and by the lush, green gardens such as La Favorita Park, Villa Julia Park and Garibaldi Gardens. The most recommended activity is strolling through the alleys and discovering the destination through the surprises that are waiting to be discovered around every corner. There are splendid monuments from the past, among which the most outstanding are the Palace of the Normans, the Royal palace with the Palatina Chapel, the church of St. John of the Hermits and the Cathedral. The splendid coastline, with its long beaches and rocky zones, offers visitors the chance to enjoy a relaxing stay by the sea, and opportunities for outdoor sports.

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Catacumbas de los Capuchinos
  • Monreale en Palermo
  • Pretorio Palace
  •  Norman Palace
  • Palatina Chapel
  • St. John of the Hermits
  • La Vucciria Market
  • Puppet International Museum
  • Church of St. Mary of the Admiralty (La Martorana)
  • Shrine of St. Rosalia

General Information

Altitude: 14 masl

Surface Area: 158 km2

Time Zone: UTC +1

Language: Italian

Currency: Euro

Voltage: 230 V

 

How to get there
    • Palermo’s main airport is the Falcone-Borsellino Airport, located 30 km north of the city. Transportation is also available from various Sicilian ports.

 

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