Welcome to Sicily!

Sicily is a region of striking contradictions. Everything here is extremely beautiful or the exact opposite. This peculiar characteristic can be soon experienced by the visitor of the hour, who remai...

Palermo- Sicily

The Phoenicians couldn’t have chosen a better place to settle down on the island. Palermo lies in the middle of a wide gulf with a large fertile valley right behind. It’s the natural charm of its pos...

The Vucciria of Palermo

Situated East of via Roma and north of Corso Vittorio Emanuele, the Vucciria is best known for its market, one of the must see places if you look for something picturesque, lively and typical. In fac...

The Vucciria Market of Palermo

The Vucciria market is a good place to buy fruit, vegetables and fresh fish, and to eat. On both sides of the square are two restaurants which offer cheap menu of the day. In one of the lanes which l...

Kalsa of Palermo

South-east of Corso Vittorio Emanuele begins what in the past has been the cultural and intellectual heart of Palermo. The name is evidently Arab (from the word khalisa = “pure”), in fact...

Albergheria of Palermo

The popular borough of Albergheria is a mix of sumptuous palaces overlooking via Maqueda, like Santa Croce Palace, and narrow streets behind via Maqueda and Corso Vittorio Emanuele. Many of these str...

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 ...