It isn't the hotel; it's the town. Theresa Maggio's book the Stone Boudoir a memior of her travels in search of Sicily's villages and hill towns lead us to Polizzi Generosa. She mentioned Albergo Itria as the only place to stay. It was; we did. Three rooms, small, very simple, clean, b'fast in family kitchen. 50e double. The town is small. pop.5,000 stretched out on a ridge overlooking farm lands on all sides. Charming up and down streets and alleys. Big open plaza and pedestrian street for the nightly town walk. The real Sicily. Accessable by car or SAS bus from Palermo main train station. A few streets away from Albergo Itria is Pizza/Tratoria Itrea also know as Ristorant-Pizzeria Guiseppina David (Via Beato G. Gnoffi, 8). Cozy, family run, wood oven pizza, salads, pasta. Inexp.
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- Albergo Itria Palermo, Sicily