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Villa Cattolica

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Museum of modern art

Museum of modern art of the 20th century and also 21st century accompanied with some temporal... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
Jindrich M
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Plzen
Villa Cattolica curently closed for renovation

We took the train from Palermo and walked the small distance to the Villa. As soon as we got there... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
Tanderra
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Adelaide, South Australia
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Sep 27, 2017
“Museum of modern art”
Jul 2, 2017
“Short drive from Marina d;Aspra...could walk”
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Museum of modern art of the 20th century and also 21st century accompanied with some temporal exhibitions (also with amazing exhibition of Sicilian painted wagons). Beautiful villa against ugly factory next to it, amazing!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jindrich M
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Beautiful and historic property in Bagheria which is about a 2 minute car ride or 20 minute walk from Marina d'Aspra.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DaveDalemuybuono
Reviewed May 5, 2016

We took the train from Palermo and walked the small distance to the Villa. As soon as we got there, it was obvious that it was under restoration. This was confirmed by a lady at the gate. Unfortunately my Italian isn't good enough to ask...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Tanderra
Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have always been a fan of Guttuso so I dragged my partner to this museum one very hot day in August. 5. euro entry feeThe train from Palermo takes about ten minutes and then its some ten minutes more from the station to the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank GDL1956
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Not much remains of the baroque character of this palazzo on the edge of Bagheria. Instead, the ample space has been given over to the work of local 20th century artists - especially Renato Guttuso. Since I had never heard of Guttuso before, much less...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank mattandmargot
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Another regional museum that is filled with surprises, housing the works of Guttuso, his personal collection of art and a few other surprises. The modern and traditional paintings are a varied, but impressive collection. Guttuso's photographs are revealing, and an exhibit dedicated to cart making...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed September 8, 2010

Fom the Marx Brothers to Federico Fellini . Posters associated with early modern films are featured prominently, with a large selection of movie-posters that range from 1927 through 1984. The exhibit was developed in large part due to the generosity of the Lo Medico brothers,...More

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speedigonzales
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Sight-seeing by bus/train or on escorted day tours (6 Replies)
Hi, I will be based in Palermo for 2 weeks in September and would like to visit the following places/sites: Monreale, Segesta, Cefalu, Selinunte, Siracusa, Bagheria and Valley of the temples. However, because I'm in a wheelchair (I can't walk at all) I don't know whether it'd be easier using public transport or organised day tours. My companion can lift me on/off vehicles and in/out seats if it'll help. Please could someone answer my queries below. I've searched the forum and know we...More
June 25, 2013|
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Hi Vagabonda, Thanks so much for your reply - I don't know what I'd do without you! Unfortunately though I still have more questions for you, for which I apologise. Due to being in a wheelchair I daren't leave anything to chance. Selinunte - The temples are spread out so cover North, East and Western sites. Do most people see them all? Does the tourist train connect ALL of them? I've read that there's a bus (Autolinee Salemi) from Palermo to Castelvetrano and then to Selinunte - is...More