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Palermo Travel Guide

the center of the mediterranean

Palermo is at the exact center of the Mediterranean, and its origin is very ancient. Has been found Paleolithic art in the area, and in the VIII B.C., the Phoenicians made Palermo one of the most powerful cities of that time.

Where to sleep in Palermo

Here a list of the best hotels in the city.

Fly to Palermo

The Falcone–Borsellino Airport is located at Punta Raisi, 22 mi west-northwest of Palermo.

Connections with the city.
The airport's railway facility, Punta Raisi railway station, is the northwestern terminus of Palermo metropolitan railway service. It links the airport with Palermo Centrale railway station.

A typical timetable on work days is a train every 30 minutes in each direction between early morning and around 10.00 pm.

There are several private bus companies, which stops on bus station outside the terminal building and connect the airport with nearby Palermo city.



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What to do in Palermo

Palazzo dei Normanni
Cappella Palatina
San Giovanni degli eremiti garden
The old town
Foro Italico
Mondello beach

Climate in Palermo

Thanks to its location the city enjoys a mild coastal climate all year round, with moderate and wet winters and hot and dry summers.

Spring is perfect for who love hiking and biking, while in Winter the temperatures are very mild, especially when compared to other areas in western Europe.

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Where to eat in Palermo

Eat in Palermo is wonderful. Here a list of traditional dishes you must try.
Arancini, you can find different variety at bar Alba in Piazza Don Bosco 7.
Pasta con le sarde, pasta con il nero di seppia, tonno con cipollata, stigghiola, cassata siciliana.

Shopping in Palermo

Mercato Ballarò e Vucciria

Transport in Palermo

With the PMOCard you have free access to all the public transports and discount on private transports.

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