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Area: 161 km2 | Population: 663401 | Elevation: 14 above sea level

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Bourbon Arsenal and the Sea Museum

St John of the Hermits

The Chinese mansion

The Church of Santa Maria della Catena

The Botanical Garden

The Church of San Domenico

The Cathedral of Palermo

The Basilica della Magione

Palazzo Sclafani

The Catacombs of the Capuchins

Interlude Hotels & Resorts – Dream, Feel and Be Amazed

Accommodation

AGRITURISMO MONACO DI MEZZO - >Palermo

AGRITURISMO MONACO DI MEZZO

Palermo

Ai Cavalieri hotel - >Palermo

Ai Cavalieri hotel

Palermo

AMARCORD HOTEL - >Palermo

AMARCORD HOTEL

Palermo

HOTEL DEL CENTRO - >Palermo

HOTEL DEL CENTRO

Palermo

Centrale Palace Hotel - >Palermo

Centrale Palace Hotel

Palermo

Cristal Palace Hotel - >Palermo

Cristal Palace Hotel

Palermo

HOTEL CONCORDIA - >Palermo

HOTEL CONCORDIA

Palermo

Grand Hotel Wagner - >Palermo

Grand Hotel Wagner

Palermo

ASTORIA PALACE HOTEL - >Palermo

ASTORIA PALACE HOTEL

Palermo

Hotel Plaza Opera - >Palermo

Hotel Plaza Opera

Palermo

B&B al Galileo Siciliano - >Palermo

B&B al Galileo Siciliano

Palermo

Grand Hotel Federico II - >Palermo

Grand Hotel Federico II

Palermo

B&B Alla Vucciria - >Palermo

B&B Alla Vucciria

Palermo

Bed And Breakfast Palermo ART LINCOLN - >Palermo

Bed And Breakfast Palermo "ART LINCOLN"

Palermo

ADDAURA HOTEL RESIDENCE & CONGRESSI - >Palermo

ADDAURA HOTEL RESIDENCE & CONGRESSI

Palermo

Genoardo Park Hotel - >Monreale

Genoardo Park Hotel

Monreale (5 Km)

Aspra Mare - >Bagheria

Aspra Mare

Bagheria (13 Km)

Hotel Sport Club Portorais - >Carini

Hotel Sport Club Portorais

Carini (14 Km)

Furnished with taste, a fusion between the style of Sicialian antiques and the modern one, the Hotel Sport Portorais Club offers to 39 comfortable rooms and 5 suites all with sight on the splendid sea of the city of Carini. For vacations or business travel, it offers an equipped private beach, swimming pool, conference hall with 100 places,a restaurant and free wireless connection available in the public areas of the structure.

Villa Scaduto Residence - >Bagheria

Villa Scaduto Residence

Bagheria (14 Km)

Hotel Azzolini - >Carini

Hotel Azzolini

Carini (16 Km)

ALBERGO BAIA DEL SOLE - >Santa Flavia

ALBERGO BAIA DEL SOLE

Santa Flavia (17 Km)

The hotel is situated in the picturesque village marinaro of Porticello where it develops him one of the most famous markets of the fish full of bawls and of colours. Neighbouring to the inhabited center they are raised the ruins of the ancient Solunto that it was one of the principal cities puniche of western Sicily; of notable archaeological interest. To the I center of the bay of Porticello, that extends him from the rocks of Capo Zafferano from the clear waters, to the medieval castle of Solanto, there is the hotel Baia del Sole. Placed to 100 ms by the sea the hotel i

B&B Il Bracco - >Partinico

B&B Il Bracco

Partinico (20 Km)

Florio Park Hotel - >Cinisi

Florio Park Hotel

Cinisi (20 Km)

Magaggiari Hotel Resort - >Cinisi

Magaggiari Hotel Resort

Cinisi (22 Km)

Hotel Villaggio Vacanze Torre Normanna - >Altavilla Milicia

Hotel Villaggio Vacanze Torre Normanna

Altavilla Milicia (24 Km)

Hotel Costa Azul - >Balestrate

Hotel Costa Azul

Balestrate (28 Km)

Bed and Breakfast Casa Ruffino - >Balestrate

Bed and Breakfast Casa Ruffino

Balestrate (29 Km)

Casa Ruffino is a delightful bed & breakfast situated in the centre of Balestrate, a small sea town, not far from Palermo, famous for its long sandy beaches and crystal clear sea. This luxurious bed & breakfast occupies part of the 19th century Palazzo Ruffino, a supremely elegant Sicilian residence the graceful interiors of which contain valuable items of antique furniture, exquisite stuccoes, and attractive "graniglia" floor tiles in various hues. From the moment they pass through the entrance doors of Casa Ruffino, the warm hospitality and courteous attention offered by the owners of the

Marina Holiday Resort & Spa - >Balestrate

Marina Holiday Resort & Spa

Balestrate (29 Km)

Art and culture

Li.Art. - >Palermo

Li.Art.

Palermo

Museo Geologico G. G. Gemmellaro - >Palermo

Museo Geologico "G. G. Gemmellaro"

Palermo

The museum was founded in 1860 and it is housed in the department of geology and geodesy of the University of Palermo. The museum boasts a collection of 600,000pieces among which you can see paleontological findings, fossils and casts.

Museo Archeologico Regionale A. Salinas - >Palermo

Museo Archeologico Regionale "A. Salinas"

Palermo

Created as a national museum in 1866 after the seizure of religious orders, it houses Egyptians, Phoenician, Greek and Roman findings. Of particular interest is the structure of patterns that reflect the rich art of the '500 and '600 in Palermo.

Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna E. Restivo - >Palermo

Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna "E. Restivo"

Palermo

Born in 1910 in the foyer of the Politeama, today it is located in the monumental complex of St. Anne. It houses a permanent collection, comprising 214 works including paintings and sculptures, ranging from Neoclassicism to Italian and Sicilian twentieth century.

Museo del Risorgimento V. E. Orlando - >Palermo

Museo del Risorgimento "V. E. Orlando"

Palermo

Opened in 1918 with a collection of objects collected during the Great War, it was reopened after extensive renovations in 2010. The exhibit includes many findings such as weapons, garibaldine uniforms and the parliamentary bench of Crispi.

Teatro Massimo - >Palermo

Teatro Massimo

Palermo

the monumental theatre is in neoclassical style and it was opened in the late 1800. It has a capacity of 1400 seats and here are held operas, ballets and concerts. There is a program of guided tours behind the scenes, on stage and in the royal lounge.

Palazzo Asmundo - >Palermo

Palazzo Asmundo

Palermo

The building of 1615 owes its name to the Marquis Giuseppe Asmundo. It houses the Martorana collection, consisting of porcelain, pottery, weapons, carriages and sedans, as well as a rich display of postcards.

Museo d'Arte e Archeologia - >Palermo

Museo d'Arte e Archeologia

Palermo

Owned by the Fondazione Banco di Sicilia, 1958 there are on display findings from, mostly, the necropolis in Sicily. In addition, it owns ceramics, collections of numismatics and philately.

Teatro Politeama “Garibaldi” - >Palermo

Teatro Politeama “Garibaldi”

Palermo

One of the oldest theaters in the city, here are held theater productions of various kinds. Officially opened in 1891 with Verdi's Otello, it hosted the maestro Toscanini as conductor. Remarkable is the architecture and the works that adorn it.

Teatro Libero - >Palermo

Teatro Libero

Palermo

Active in the city since 1968, here are held contemporary theater productions also by unpublished authors. See the 'Incontroazione/ Teatro Festival', which welcomes representations from all over the world. It houses the theater workshops and numerous university seminars.

Teatro Biondo - >Palermo

Teatro Biondo

Palermo

Originally it was placed in an intermediate position between the gorgeous Massimo andpopular Politeama. Built in traditional style with Art Nouveau accents, it was opened in1903. Today it boasts a rich program of dramas.

Teatro Nuovo Montevergini - >Palermo

Teatro Nuovo Montevergini

Palermo

Located in the church of Santa Maria di Montevergini, it welcomes local contemporary artists with the intent to exploit the emerging realities. It hosts the Palermo Teatro Festival,  where Palermitan actors of national importance, meet up.

Palazzo Mirto - >Palermo

Palazzo Mirto

Palermo

It belonged to the family Filangeri Palace; Palazzo Mirto witnesses history and Sicilian society. In fact, all the objects on display belonged to the inhabitants of the palace. The collection includes, among other things, weapons, ceramics, glasses, paintings.

Palazzo Ziino - >Palermo

Palazzo Ziino

Palermo

The building opened in 1895 was acquired in 1985 by the city and following a radical restructuring, it now houses a collection of plaster casts of artists from Palermo's GAM.On the second floor temporary exhibitions are held.

Palazzo Vanni - >Palermo

Palazzo Vanni

Palermo

Palazzo Sambuca - >Palermo

Palazzo Sambuca

Palermo

Palazzo Roccella - >Palermo

Palazzo Roccella

Palermo

Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri - >Palermo

Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri

Palermo

Palazzo Speciale-Raffadali - >Palermo

Palazzo Speciale-Raffadali

Palermo

Fontana Pretoria - >Palermo

Fontana Pretoria

Palermo

Villa Malfitano - >Palermo

Villa Malfitano

Palermo

Villa Napoli - >Palermo

Villa Napoli

Palermo

Cappella Palatina - >Palermo

Cappella Palatina

Palermo

Torre Saracena - >Palermo

Torre Saracena

Palermo

Castello della Zisa - >Palermo

Castello della Zisa

Palermo

Castello della Cuba - >Palermo

Castello della Cuba

Palermo

The building was build on 1180 and originally used as a leper’s hospital.its actual intention as to why it was built is however not clearly known.

Palazzo dei Normanni - >Palermo

Palazzo dei Normanni

Palermo

Palace of the Normans is heart and pinnacle of the Palermo city. The palace is a gigantic building built in the 11th century. The tourists who allowed in are restricted to some small sections. Palantine Chapel makes the Palace of Normans famous. The chapel was built by Roger II and represents the architectural skills of Normans, Byzantine, and Arabs. Though small, the chapel stands out as exceedingly beautiful.

San Giovanni degli Eremiti - >Palermo

San Giovanni degli Eremiti

Palermo

Famous throughout the world thanks to its five red domes. Church of 'charming oriental style, it would suit even to Baghdad or Damascus. Wonderful is also the cloister with its lush garden.

Chiesa della Magione - >Palermo

Chiesa della Magione

Palermo

One of the oldest churches in Palermo it was founded in 1191. Altered over the centuries, it is now a fine example of Arab Norman art. The name comes from when in 1197 it was awarded to the Order of Teutonic Knights.

Cattedrale di Palermo - >Palermo

Cattedrale di Palermo

Palermo

In an area previously occupied by an Arab mosque in 1185 it was erected the magnificent complex of the Cathedral Palermo. With the side door in the Catalan Gothic style, the façade and the apse in fifteenth-century Arab-Norman style.

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Catena - >Palermo

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Catena

Palermo

In the place where initially there was a votive chapel, it was erected in 1520 the present church, a perfect match between the Catalan Gothic late Renaissance style. Inside two wonderful works by unknown authors.

Chiesa di San Domenico - >Palermo

Chiesa di San Domenico

Palermo

Second-biggest church in Palermo after the Cathedral. A typical baroque-style church of the middle of the nineteenth century; it became the pantheon of illustrious Sicilians who began to be buried in this sacred place, so fascinating.

Palazzo Sclafani - >Palermo

Palazzo Sclafani

Palermo

Built in 1330 by Matteo Sclafani it has a beautiful facade with high arches and fine lancet windows. The famous fresco of the Triumph of Death painted in the fifteenth in the courtyard.

Palazzina Cinese - >Palermo

Palazzina Cinese

Palermo

Created in 1799, it has arched arcades on the ground floor and two side towers with spiral staircases. The terrace has wooden beams carved at the top dominate the building, a curious pagoda-shaped roof with decorated ceiling.

Le Catacombe dei Cappuccini - >Palermo

Le Catacombe dei Cappuccini

Palermo

Museo del Mare - >Palermo

Museo del Mare

Palermo

Casa Museo Stanze al Genio - >Palermo

Casa Museo Stanze al Genio

Palermo

Chiesa Martorana - >Palermo

Chiesa Martorana

Palermo

Santuario di Santa Rosalia - >Palermo

Santuario di Santa Rosalia

Palermo

A.R.I.S. srl  - >Palermo

A.R.I.S. srl

Palermo

A.R.I.S. S.r.l.  - >Palermo

A.R.I.S. S.r.l.

Palermo

Museo Regionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - >Palermo

Museo Regionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

Palermo

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Sicily is housed in palace Riso. It boasts a permanent collection of contemporary artists and it is home to the Regional Office for Contemporary Art in Sicily for promotion and dissemination of contemporary art.

Torre Capo Rama  - >Terrasini

Torre Capo Rama

Terrasini (24 Km)

Torre Toledo Diroccato - >Terrasini

Torre Toledo Diroccato

Terrasini (23 Km)

Torre Alba - >Terrasini

Torre Alba

Terrasini (24 Km)

Duomo - >Monreale

Duomo

Monreale (5 Km)

It makes one of the magnificent monuments in Palermo. The Monreale was built in 1172 by King William II. With Moorish-Norman art, the building is one to marvel at. Though the exterior part is attractive, the splendour within is unimaginable. The Romanesque bronze doors conspicuous and one can easily notice them while touring the area.

Villa Valguarnera - >Bagheria

Villa Valguarnera

Bagheria (16 Km)

Torre Muzza  - >Carini

Torre Muzza

Carini (17 Km)

Castello di Carini - >Carini

Castello di Carini

Carini (14 Km)

Torre Ciachea - >Carini

Torre Ciachea

Carini (12 Km)

Torre Molinazzo - >Cinisi

Torre Molinazzo

Cinisi (23 Km)

Torre dell' Orsa - >Cinisi

Torre dell' Orsa

Cinisi (21 Km)

Palazzo Filangeri - >Villafrati

Palazzo Filangeri

Villafrati (26 Km)

Chiesa della SS. Trinità - >Villafrati

Chiesa della SS. Trinità

Villafrati (26 Km)

Fontana a due cannoli - >Villafrati

Fontana a due cannoli

Villafrati (26 Km)

Museum - >Bagheria

Museum

Bagheria (15 Km)

Castello o Palazzo Ram (Ramo) - >Partinico

Castello o Palazzo Ram (Ramo)

Partinico (20 Km)

Museo della Casa Contadina - >Bolognetta

Museo della Casa Contadina

Bolognetta (19 Km)

Museo Etno-Antropologico - >San Cipirello

Museo Etno-Antropologico

San Cipirello (22 Km)

Tomba di Ercole - >Giardinello

Tomba di Ercole

Giardinello (13 Km)

Sea

La Marsa Vacances - >Palermo

La Marsa Vacances

Palermo

Noleggio Barche Sicilia - >Palermo

Noleggio Barche Sicilia

Palermo

Spiaggia Acapulco - >Palermo

Spiaggia Acapulco

Palermo

Auto Europa - >Palermo

Auto Europa

Palermo

Cuccia Pietro Yacht Broker - >Palermo

Cuccia Pietro Yacht Broker

Palermo

Spiaggia Cala Rossa - >Terrasini

Spiaggia Cala Rossa

Terrasini (23 Km)

Spiaggia Magaggiari - >Cinisi

Spiaggia Magaggiari

Cinisi (23 Km)

Spiaggia di Capaci - >Carini

Spiaggia di Capaci

Carini (12 Km)

Spiaggia Rosa Marea - >Isola delle Femmine

Spiaggia Rosa Marea

Isola delle Femmine (14 Km)

Pashark&ro-seaservice - >Terrasini

Pashark&ro-seaservice

Terrasini (23 Km)

PASHARK&RO: Our society offers sea-services: boat excursions and tour along the caves and bay of the wonderful “Cala Rossa” (red cove), diving&snorkeling, small boat rental and assistance for fishing activities. We fix today our goal thanks our Interesting and Love for the Sea, our experience in free diving, fishing and diving&snorkeling : the best satisfaction of our costumers offering the possibility to live a FULL day on board in full relax and great fun!

Lido Cocorita Isola delle Femmine - >Isola delle Femmine

Lido Cocorita Isola delle Femmine

Isola delle Femmine (12 Km)

Lido Fondachello - >Santa Flavia

Lido Fondachello

Santa Flavia (18 Km)

Spiaggia Roca morena - >Isola delle Femmine

Spiaggia Roca morena

Isola delle Femmine (12 Km)

Country

Food and Wine

Sport and fun

Services and tourist information

Amp Capogallo -Isola delle femmine

Palermo

A.A.P.I.T. Azienda Autonoma Provinciale per l'Incremento Turistico

Palermo

A.A.P.I.T. Azienda Autonoma Provinciale per l'Incremento Turistico

Palermo

A.P.T. Azienda di Promozione Turistica

Palermo

Assessorato Regionale al Turismo

Palermo

A.p.t Palermo

Palermo

Comune di Palermo

Palermo

Assessorato Regionale per il Turismo, Comunicazioni E Traspo

Palermo

A.A.P.I.T. Azienda Autonoma Provinciale Turistica di Palermo

Palermo

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni E di Accoglienza Turistica

Palermo

A.A.C.S.T.Azienda Autonoma di Cura Soggiorno E Turismo

Palermo

aait Prov.Palermo

Palermo

Honorary Consulate of Latvia

Palermo

I.A.T. Ufficio Informazioni e di Accoglienza Turistica

Palermo

A.A.P.T. Azienda Autonoma Provinciale Turistica

Palermo

A.A.T. Azienda Autonoma di Turismo di Palermo e Monreale

Palermo

A.A.P.I.T. Azienda Autonoma Provinciale per l'Incremento Turistico

Palermo

Area Marina Protetta Isola di Ustica

Palermo

People's Bureau of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Palermo

A.A.C.S.T. Azienda Autonoma di Cura, Soggiorno e Turismo di Palermo e

Palermo

Porto Fossa del Gallo

Palermo

Comune di San Giuseppe Jato

San Giuseppe Jato (21 Km)

Comune di Marineo

Marineo (19 Km)

Comune di Misilmeri

Misilmeri (13 Km)

Comune di Montelepre

Montelepre (15 Km)

Comune di Terrasini

Terrasini (23 Km)

Comune di Cinisi

Cinisi (20 Km)

Comune di Giardinello

Giardinello (16 Km)

Comune di Godrano

Godrano (25 Km)

Comune di Casteldaccia

Casteldaccia (18 Km)

Comune di Monreale

Monreale (5 Km)

Comune di Partinico

Partinico (21 Km)

Comune di San Cipirello

San Cipirello (22 Km)

Comune di Valguarnera Caropepe

Valguarnera (115 Km)

Comune di Altofonte

Altofonte (8 Km)

Comune di Belmonte Mezzagno

Belmonte Mezzagno (8 Km)

Comune di Bolognetta

Bolognetta (19 Km)

Comune di Borgetto

Borgetto (20 Km)

Comune di Capaci

Capaci (11 Km)

Comune di Carini

Carini (14 Km)

Comune di Santa Flavia

Santa Flavia (17 Km)

Comune di Torretta

Torretta (9 Km)

Comune di Villabate

Villabate (10 Km)

Comune di Villafrati

Villafrati (26 Km)

Pro Loco Cinisi

Cinisi (20 Km)

Pro Loco Giardinello

Giardinello (16 Km)

Pro Loco Montelepre

Montelepre (16 Km)

Pro Loco Torretta

Torretta (9 Km)

A.A.P.T. Azienda Autonoma Provinciale Turistica

Cinisi (22 Km)

Porto Porticello Santa Elena

Santa Flavia (18 Km)

Porto Terrasini Pa

Terrasini (23 Km)

Comune di Cefala' Diana

Cefala'Diana (25 Km)

Comune di Isola delle Femmine

Isola delle Femmine (12 Km)

Comune di Piana degli Albanesi

Piana Degli Albanesi (14 Km)

Comune di Santa Cristina Gela

Santa Cristina Gela (14 Km)

Comune di Altavilla Milicia

Altavilla Milicia (20 Km)

Comune di Bagheria

Bagheria (15 Km)

A.A.P.T.Azienda Autonoma Provinciale Turistica

Cinisi (22 Km)

Porto Isola delle Femmine Pa

Isola delle Femmine (13 Km)

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