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Recommended accommodation - Palermo, Sicily, Italy

 
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Tourist information

Palermo is the capital of the Italian island of Sicily, situated on the northern shoreline. Palermo flight terminal is settled around 30 kilometres to the west of the Palermo and has air travels inbound from many other Italian towns and major European airports on a daily basis. Easily accessible by sea, and located in a valley, it has constantly been a target for intruders and an apparent foothold into Italy. Therefore it has turneded into one of the most overthrown and occupied towns in the Europe. The remarkable street scheme of Palermo has preserved its authentic Arab attributes, with sealed streets and slim alleys. These passages branch from two principle streets which in meeting, split the town into 4 historical quarters. Every quarter has twisting streets, developed to enclose housing for whole families which become totally closed up areas during the night. Even though Palermo is a fair-sized town, the majority of the fascinating attractions around the heart of town can quickly be reached by walking.

Beaches in Palermo

Palermo is a dynamic town with a lot of historical attractions, however among the most popular causes for a trip to this stunning Italian town are the beaches. The beaches of Palermo are appreciated by travelers throughout the Italy and Europe. A historical and economic center of Italy, Palermo draws in 10000s of travelers all over the year. Most of the guests to Palermo are there for one single cause: the town attractions and the beaches. Palermo have the tendency to have all year, pleasant, Mediterranean weather condition, and lots of sunligh t! There are a number of beaches in Sicily that are in or really close to Palermo featuring Mondello, Cefalu, San Vito Lo Capo, Aspra and Arenella. Each and every of these beaches are situated either straight in the town of Palermo or within one hour's of driving drive from the center of town. Mondello is the biggest beach in Palermo and is the nearest to the town while Cefalu and San Vito Lo Capo are both about an hour of driving far from the Palermo's town heart.

Nightlife in Palermo

Palermo night life offers you a variety of choices for night fun. Do keep in mind that the typical Italian dinner hour is 8 pm, so the majority of the unplanned night life in the Palermo does not get in progress till 10 pm or later on. Excellent gathering places are Piazza Olivella and Borgo Vecchio, close to the market place stalls between Piazzas Sturzo and Ucciardone.

Journey to Mt Etna From Palermo

Besides many of its own natural sights, Palermo is additionally practical to explore many of Sicily's most fascinating places. One that dominates the town and emerges large in the everyday life of the island is Mount Etna. Mount Etna trips are rather favored, although exploring the volcano can be very risky. In contrast to the "dead" volcanoes that typically make fantastic postcard photos, there is absolutely nothing lifeless regarding Mt Etna. Italy watches with cautious eyes as the volcano smokes, blows ash, oozes lava, and produces threatening grumbles.

Cultural attractions in Palermo

Palermo has lots of cultural sights, its numerous buildings mirroring the town's rough and unique past, and the numerous historical and natural tourist attractions, can provide an fantastic experience to visitors. The churches in Palermo are a amazing and they are a wonderful tourist attraction. Entry to the lots of churches is totally free. At many churches, there are official tours with English guides, or, at the minimum with English travel booklets. Flash photos may be restrained, both out of consideration for the sensitive art and basic pleasantness. The Cathedral of Palermo, the main historical attraction in Palermo is well-known for its several different styles, as it has been remodelled, added to, or changed each century because it was constructed at the end of the 11th century! Baroque, Romanesque, Gothic and Modern styles combine and compete here.

Climate

Palermo has a hot-summer Mediterranean atmospheric conditions. Winter months are gentle and damp, while Summer months are very hot and dry. Palermo is among the hottest towns in Europe (primarily because of its hot summer evenings), with an average yearly air temperature of 19 C. It gets roughly 2,530 hours of sunlight annually. Snowfall is unusual but not unimaginable!

Accommodation options in Palermo, Sicily

Hotels and apartments in Palermo are available in all forms and dimensions and have great rates and many late minute discounts to fit every budget plan. Guests will be spoilt for selection with the wide range of great-value 3 and 4-star hotels located in the heart of the town and, with a array of exceptional 5-star hotels and luxury villas near to all the tourist attractions, so you will never be too far from the action. Whatever type of accommodation you go for, the accessibility and comfortableness of the majority of Palermo apartments and hotels will ensure a hassle-free vacation!

Similar tourist destinations in Italy: Verona, Catania, Siracusa, Pisa, Alghero, Trapani, Lazise.
 
 

Town is recommended for

Suitable for older people, Adventure and Sport, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic trips, Families with Young Children, Tourists without a Car, Families with pets, People with Disabilities
 

Palermo, Italy - General details

Arboretum, atm, botanical garden, speleology, churches, duty free shop, fitness centre, walking paths in forests, supermarkets, hospital, library, marina, water parks, theme parks, zoo, wine vault, rich gastronomic offer, tennis clubs, swimming, walking paths, sailing, rent a bike, fishing, horse riding, ski resorts, golf courses, surfing, water ski, mountain biking, mountain paths, paragliding, scuba diving, hunting, bird watching, casinos, hiking paths, rafting, snorkelling
 

Palermo, region of Sicily - Distances

 
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    Palermo - Napoli: 312 km
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    Palermo - Cagliari: 389 km
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    Palermo - Rome: 428 km
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    Palermo - Monreale (3+ apartments): 8 km
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    Palermo - Mondello (55+ villas): 10 km
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    Palermo - Sferracavallo (8+ villas): 12 km
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    Palermo - Bagheria (10+ apartments): 12 km
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    Palermo - Capaci (7+ apartments): 13 km
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    Palermo - Santa Flavia (15+ apartments): 14 km
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    Palermo - Isola Delle Femmine (3+ villas): 14 km
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    Palermo - Piana Degli Albanesi (1+ accommodation units): 15 km
  • Airport "Birgi", town of Trapani (Air One, Alitalia, Ryanair, Meridiana): 80 km
  • Airport "Punta Raisi", town of Palermo (Darwin Airline, Air Berlin, Air France, Air One, Alitalia, Blue Panorama Airlines, Ryanair, Air Italy): 24 km
 

Salerno -> Palermo - road routes

 
  • 1. Head southwest on Via del Carmine toward Via Gaspare Mosca.
  • 2. Take the 1st right onto Via Gaspare Mosca.
  • 3. Turn right onto Via Centola Giovanni.
  • 4. Turn left onto Via Marino Paglia.
  • 5. Continue onto Via Lorenzo Cavaliero.
  • 6. Continue onto Via del Risorgimento.
  • 7. Turn left to merge onto A3 toward Reggio C./Caserta/Salerno/Napoliari/Tangenziale/Aeroporto (429 km)
  • 8. Take exit Villa S. Giovanni toward Porto Sicilia.
  • 9. Merge onto E45.
  • 10. Turn left to stay on E45.
  • 11. Turn left to stay on E45.
  • 12. Take the Villa San Giovanni - Messina/E45 ferry to Messina. Toll road. (8.0 km)
  • 13. Continue straight onto E45.
  • 14. Turn right to stay on E45.
  • 15. Turn right onto Via Giuseppe la Farina. Entering toll zone. Leaving toll zone.
  • 16. Turn left onto Via Luigi Rizzo.
  • 17. Continue onto Via Vittorio Emanuele II.
  • 18. Turn left toward Via Giuseppe Garibaldi.
  • 19. Take the 1st left onto Via Giuseppe Garibaldi.
  • 20. Slight right onto Via Cavour.
  • 21. Take the 1st right onto Viale Boccetta.
  • 22. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Palermo and merge onto A20. Toll road. (173 km)
  • 23. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for E90/A19/Palermo and merge onto A19/E90. Partial toll road. (43.8 km)
  • 24. Continue onto E90.
  • 25. Take the exit toward Pa-Sciacca.
  • 26. Slight left toward Via Ernesto Basile.
  • 27. Take the ramp onto Via Ernesto Basile.
  • 28. Keep right to stay on Via Ernesto Basile. Entering toll zone.
  • 29. Turn left onto Corso Tukory.
  • 30. Turn left onto Via dei Benedettini.
  • 31. Turn left onto Piazza della Pinta.
  • 32. Turn right onto Corso Re Ruggero. Leaving toll zone.
  • 33. Continue onto Piazza Indipendenza.
  • 34. Turn right onto Corso Calatafimi.
  • 35. Continue onto Via Vittorio Emanuele. Entering toll zone in 400m at Via Matteo Bonello.
 

Tourist attractions and sights

 
  • Church San Francesco of Assisi, 0.1 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
  • Museum Stanze al Genio, Palermo, 0.5 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
  • Church del Gesu, Palermo, 0.6 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
  • Church Santa Chiara, Palermo, 0.7 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
  • Island Ustica, Palermo, 0.9 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
  • Piazza Armerina, Palermo, 1.2 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
  • Monte Pellegrino, Palermo, 14.5 km from the centre of town of Palermo.
 

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