Would you like to visit Palermo but don't know where to start? Start immediately with renting a car all to yourself and travel independently by creating a truly special car itinerary. Here are the stops not to be missed.
What to visit in Palermo
Palermo , the capital of Sicily is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and travelers from all over the world. To help you better organize your trip to this wonderful city, here are some useful tips for your holiday and above all the most important places to visit during your stay.
The city is truly full of places rich in history and culture that preserve immense artistic beauty. Visiting them all from first to last would be impossible. We have therefore created a list with the major tourist attractions in the city. Your trip to Palermo will be an unforgettable experience.
So what are the best places to visit in Palermo ?
1. The Norman Palace
To begin with, we cannot fail to suggest the wonderful Palazzo dei Normanni located in Piazza Indipendenza . It is a building built to house the Arab emirs, later occupied by the Normans who expanded it to make it truly imposing.
Later the construction passed into the hands of the Spaniards and currently the palace is the official seat of the regional assembly of Sicily. A visit inside will allow you to enjoy a unique spectacle: the room of King Roger . The mosaics in this room are truly a masterpiece.
2. St. John of the Hermits
Another indelible imprint of the Norman style is impressed inside of the church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti. You will easily recognize the structure thanks to its bright red domes.
3. The Ballarò market
If you are looking for stalls and good food, go to the Ballarò Market . Here you will find the best products from all over Sicily, all at unique and very affordable prices.
4. The Cathedral of Palermo
The best place to visit in Palermo is undoubtedly the Cathedral . You can't miss a tour inside. In the Cathedral you can access the ancient crypt which houses a beautiful treasure: a collection of royal jewels near the tomb of the king and queen.
5. The Massimo Theater
Another place of interest in the city of Palermo is obviously the very famous Teatro Massimo . It is the largest Italian opera house. It is recognized worldwide. Tickets are not exactly cheap but if you don't want to spend a lot, you can still access the theater, not as spectators but through guided tours inside and over the roofs of the structure to admire a wonderful landscape of the city.
6. Archaeological Museum
Near the theater you can easily reach the beautiful Regional Archaeological Museum . In this case, access to the museum is completely free. You can fully enjoy the wonderful courtyards and tree-lined avenues that the hotel offers, as well as, of course, the beautiful art collections from various historical periods including Greek, Egyptian but also Etruscan and Roman.
7. Art gallery
If you are passionate about art, the next stop will surely be the Art Gallery of Palermo . The regional museum has an important collection of paintings, statues and frescoes.
8. Foro Italico
For nature lovers, it is possible to go to the Foro Italico . It is a huge public garden including a children's playground and huge lawns. From here it is also possible to relax by taking a walk along the promenade under the shade of the trees. A few steps from the Forum you can also reach the Botanical Garden of Palermo which is home to many plant species typical of the area.
Itinerary by car
With a car all to yourself, you can create a satisfying itinerary that will allow you to visit not only the city of Palermo but also the beautiful surroundings full of places to explore.
Palermo is the Italian capital of street food . Street food, Sicilian pastry and all the typical products of the area will make you dream. After stopping to enjoy good food, don't forget move by car to the most beautiful beaches in the area located in the immediate vicinity such as Mondello and Ustica . Palermo is also a seaside city, traveling by car from the city center to the beach and vice versa will really be a walk with a rental car .
How to rent a car in Palermo
Renting a car in Palermo will allow you to fully enjoy the city and visit the beaches and the most evocative places in the area. In fact, getting around on public transport is not very easy and would make your holiday really limited by timetables and stop restrictions. Furthermore, not all the most beautiful places can be reached by city transport.
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