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Inside Background
    Palermo's architecture reflects the many different styles of the numerous...
Last edited: June 23, 2006
    The history of Palermo, indeed the history of all of Sicily, is a record of...
Last edited: June 23, 2006
Midnight in Sicily by Peter Robb is a fascinating account of Sicily in general...
Last edited: October 22, 2012
Sito Palermo Turismo   Sportelli informazioni turistiche           Portale...
Last edited: March 12, 2010
Mild Climate     Palermo is blessed with a mild, Mediterranean climate. Warmest...
Last edited: June 25, 2006
Inside Transportation
By Air     Palermo has its own International Airport, located about 20 miles...
Last edited: July 29, 2011
By Bus     Palermo has a public bus system known as AMAT. Orange buses...
Last edited: July 26, 2010
When hailing a cab in Palermo, the best thing to do would be to ask at the...
Last edited: September 29, 2007
Inside Things to Do
Try a day at Cefalu, trains leave approx. every hour and take about an hour...
Last edited: May 03, 2007
Be careful travelling on public transport. Have to have validated ticket or a...
Last edited: July 29, 2011
Palazzo dei Normanni     This Norman Castle (or Palazzo Reale) is located on...
Last edited: December 10, 2009
Palermo's nightlife has grown dramatically in recent years.  Everything in...
Last edited: February 19, 2014
Museo d'Arte e Archeologia I. Mormino This is a fantastic museum, founded by...
Last edited: April 05, 2008
    Palermo has a few major venues for the performing arts. the Teatro Massimo...
Last edited: January 09, 2013
Palermo is a crossroad of peoples and cultures, an important strategic place of...
Last edited: July 15, 2013
Built at the end of the 19th century by the Whitaker, a wealthy English family...
Last edited: May 21, 2011
Biblioteca centrale della Regione siciliana"Alberto Bombace" The Central...
Last edited: January 11, 2010
Le Officine Ducrot are behind the Castello della Zisa, and contain forty sheds...
Last edited: January 20, 2010
This cathedral was started in 1184 to replace the Muslim mosque with a...
Last edited: November 23, 2009
Since 1824 the Duke of Salaparuta follows the wishes of its founder, Prince...
Last edited: January 05, 2010
The garden has its main entrance in Via Duca della Verdura, but the most used...
Last edited: January 19, 2010
Founded in 1975 by the Association for the preservation of local traditions...
Last edited: January 27, 2010
This is a lovely complex facing the bay.  One can eat there, drink, read, buy...
Last edited: July 29, 2011
Antonello da Messina was an Italian painter (his real name was Antonio di...
Last edited: January 21, 2010
Minigolf is one of those sports that excite easily: it revives Golf but on a...
Last edited: January 21, 2010
The museum was founded in 1910 by Giuseppe Pitre folklorist and scholar of...
Last edited: December 10, 2009
Orto Botannico The Botanical Gardens are part of the University of Palermo...
Last edited: December 10, 2009
The palace was built in the late eighteenth century and owned first by the...
Last edited: January 04, 2010
Palazzo Butera takes its name from one of the titles of the family of the...
Last edited: December 27, 2010
Built in the early fourteenth century the palace was the great mansion of...
Last edited: December 10, 2009
This Norman Castle was completed by William II during the 12th century, and is...
Last edited: February 03, 2010
The Massimo Theater designed by Basile opened its doors to the public on the...
Last edited: December 03, 2009
The great fresco was originally in the courtyard of Palazzo Sclafani. Palazzo...
Last edited: January 20, 2010
The ancients called the little volcanic island off the coast of Palermo Ustica...
Last edited: January 18, 2010
The Villino Florio all'Olivuzza is a building, with garden, located near Zisa...
Last edited: February 15, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
pane and panelle must try those in palermo there good.......one of the oldest...
Last edited: September 02, 2008
Arguably the best eating to be had in Palermo is the city's 'street food...
Last edited: April 20, 2012
Inside Italy: For Foreign Visitors
In Italy, as in most of  Western Europe, the official currency is the Euro...
Last edited: March 17, 2014
Border crossings When travelling between Italy and another Schengen country...
Last edited: January 17, 2012
 Parla Inglese?   Do you speak English?  Grazie  Thank You Prego  You are...
Last edited: October 16, 2014
In Italy you must always dial the area code AND the telephone number, even if...
Last edited: September 23, 2014
In Italy service, which usually ranges from 1 to 3 euros depending on the...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Thanks to the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, it is quite easy to know if...
Last edited: March 01, 2010
When you are out and about shopping, museum or church touring and suddenly, you...
Last edited: October 26, 2013
A little planning can make your trip go a lot smoother. At least a week or two...
Last edited: June 19, 2013
Reviews for some hotels in Italy show some guests claiming the reception staff...
Last edited: November 15, 2013
If you have an unlocked GSM cell phone that supports the GSM 900 and GSM 1800...
Last edited: October 05, 2014
This is a few key railway phrases in english & italian.: Aisle = corridoio...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
If you are planning on traveling from mainland Italy to Sicily you might want...
Last edited: October 20, 2013
Some international car hire companies in downtown Pisa close at 13.00 until...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
When you are leaving the country through the Rome Airport, here are some tips...
Last edited: July 27, 2012