San Giovanni degli Eremiti of Palermo

San Giovanni degli Eremiti is a beautiful church built in 1132 on the ruins of an ancient mosque, which is still visible in a part of the building. The church represents one of the finest examples of...

Capo of Palermo

On the north side of Piazza Indipendenza lies Porta Nuova, a spectacular representation and celebration of the enterprises of King Charles V in Tunisia. The door is decorated on the west side with ma...

The Cathedral of Palermo

Founded in 1185, the Cathedral is a perfect symbol of Norman art, though it has been built in various ages with inevitable readjustments. The original structure was strongly Arab Norman, with the thr...

Theatre Massimo of Palermo

The largest theatre in Italy, worldwide renowned for the perfect acoustic of the horseshoe-shaped hall. The theatre was built in the last decades of the 19th century in neoclassical style, dominated ...

The Cuba of Palermo

On the south side of the main street Calatafimi lies the Cuba, a fine rectangular-shaped building, tall and compact, which stands on the place where a huge Arab Norman pavilion once stood, which was ...

Zisa of Palermo

Crossing Corso Calatafimi you will pass by a Convent which hosts a macabre collection of 8000 mummies. After the convent stands the magnificent Zisa (from the Arab word el aziz , which means “t...

Palermo Surroundings

If a quiet and relaxing environment far from the city bustle is what you look for, then you should visit one of the numerous villages and resorts around Palermo, which are very beautiful and easily r...

Siracusa – Sicily

Probably the most beautiful of all Sicilian cities and one of the finest in Europe, Siracusa has been recently included in the list of Unesco World Heritage sites. Siracusa was a political and commer...

Ionic coast in Sicily

Probably one of the most crowded and photographed locations in Sicily, appreciated for its vegetation, the fantastic views and the gorgeous sea. Messina is a transit place, a city where almost every ...

South Coast in Sicily

The main destination of this shore is the amazing Valley of the Temples, near Agrigento, but the western and eastern ends of the south shore also offer some of the most enchanting beaches of Sicily. ...