Palermo


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Palermo

Area: Palermo surroundings

Palermo, varied and multi-ethnic, a UNESCO treasure of art and architecture. City full of churches, fortresses and royal courts, curious squares, museums, theaters, palaces and grandiose mosaics.
The streets and alleys of the old city hide monuments that vary from the characteristic Arab-Norman period up to the magnificent Sicilian Baroque.
Palermo is dominated by Mount Pellegrino and bathed by a splendid sea.
Characteristic are the local markets and street food on every corner of the streets.
A city rich in history , culture and good food.

What to see

Bonanno Villa in Palermo

Bonanno Villa in Palermo

Church of Magione in Palermo

Church of Magione in Palermo

Museum of Geology in Palermo

Museum of Geology in Palermo

Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi in Palermo

Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi in Palermo

Massimo Theater of Palermo

Massimo Theater of Palermo

Villa Zito Picture Gallery in Palermo

Villa Zito Picture Gallery in Palermo

Giuseppe Pitrè Ethnographic Museum in Palermo

Giuseppe Pitrè Ethnographic Museum in Palermo

Branciforte Palace Museum in Palermo

Branciforte Palace Museum in Palermo

Oratory of Most Holy Rosary in Santa Cita in Palermo

Oratory of Most Holy Rosary in Santa Cita in Palermo

Tower of San Nicolò di Bari in Palermo

Tower of San Nicolò di Bari in Palermo

Florio Villa in Palermo

Florio Villa in Palermo

Majolica Museum in Palermo

Majolica Museum in Palermo

Malfitano Villa in Palermo

Malfitano Villa in Palermo

A Mare Castel in Palermo

A Mare Castel in Palermo

La Cala of Palermo

La Cala of Palermo

Felice Gate in Palermo

Felice Gate in Palermo

Palermo Diocesan Museum

Palermo Diocesan Museum

Cubula in Palermo

Cubula in Palermo

Sferracavallo Beach

Sferracavallo Beach

Isle of Females

Isle of Females

Utveggio Castle in Palermo

Utveggio Castle in Palermo

Caves of Addaura in Palermo

Caves of Addaura in Palermo

Pellegrino Mount

Pellegrino Mount

Mondello Beach

Mondello Beach

Palace of Quattro Pizzi in Palermo

Palace of Quattro Pizzi in Palermo

Punic Necropolis of Palermo

Punic Necropolis of Palermo

Butera Palace in Palermo

Butera Palace in Palermo

Park of Orleans in Palermo

Park of Orleans in Palermo

Ecomuseum Mare Memoria Viva in Palermo

Ecomuseum Mare Memoria Viva in Palermo

Alliata di Villafranca Palace in Palermo

Alliata di Villafranca Palace in Palermo

Church of Santa Maria della Catena in Palermo

Church of Santa Maria della Catena in Palermo

Church of the Holy Savior in Palermo

Church of the Holy Savior in Palermo

Catacombs of Porta d'Ossuna in Palermo

Catacombs of Porta d'Ossuna in Palermo

Favaloro Villa in Palermo

Favaloro Villa in Palermo

Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti

Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti

Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia in Palermo

Sanctuary of Santa Rosalia in Palermo

Church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria in Palermo

Church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria in Palermo

Church of the Gesù in Palermo

Church of the Gesù in Palermo

Antonio Salinas Archaeological Museum

Antonio Salinas Archaeological Museum

Botanical Garden in Palermo

Botanical Garden in Palermo

Pretorio Palace in Palermo

Pretorio Palace in Palermo

Pretoria Fountain

Pretoria Fountain

Abatellis Palace in Palermo

Abatellis Palace in Palermo

Chiaramonte Steri Palace in Palermo

Chiaramonte Steri Palace in Palermo

Church of San Cataldo in Palermo

Church of San Cataldo in Palermo

Zisa Castle

Zisa Castle

Martorana Church in Palermo

Martorana Church in Palermo

Palatine Chapel

Palatine Chapel

Catacombs of Capuchins

Catacombs of Capuchins

Piazza Quattro Canti

Piazza Quattro Canti

Royal Palace in Palermo

Royal Palace in Palermo

Chinese Building in Palermo

Chinese Building in Palermo

Castle of Maredolce in Palermo

Castle of Maredolce in Palermo

Oratory of San Lorenzo in Palermo

Oratory of San Lorenzo in Palermo

Admiral's Bridge in Palermo

Admiral's Bridge in Palermo

Garibaldi Garden in Palermo

Garibaldi Garden in Palermo

Cuba palace

Cuba palace

Puppet Museum in Palermo

Puppet Museum in Palermo

Church of San Giuseppe dei Padri Teatini in Palermo

Church of San Giuseppe dei Padri Teatini in Palermo

Mirto Palace museum

Mirto Palace museum

Palermo Cathedral

Palermo Cathedral

Villa Giulia in Palermo

Villa Giulia in Palermo

Favorita Park in Palermo

Favorita Park in Palermo

Porta Nuova in Palermo

Porta Nuova in Palermo

Foro Italico in Palermo

Foro Italico in Palermo

Piersanti Mattarella Park in Palermo

Piersanti Mattarella Park in Palermo

Valguarnera Gangi Palace in palermo

Valguarnera Gangi Palace in palermo

Ballarò Market of Palermo

Ballarò Market of Palermo

Things to do

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What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Palermo

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

Where to stay

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Nearby Places


Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Palermo. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!

Monreale

Palermo surroundings

Altofonte

Palermo surroundings

Ficarazzi

Palermo surroundings

Torretta

Palermo surroundings

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Palermo

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