Luxury Apartments & holiday homes for your stay in Palermo - Holidays in Sicily!
The city of Palermo is characterized by its lively atmosphere, no doubt a product of its rich history, which has seen settlers from Arab, Norman and Spanish cultures. You're sure to enjoy a break in this multi-cultural city, soaking up the best of all of its diverse influences. More than just the capital of Sicily, Palermo makes up the cultural, touristic and economic hub of the infamous south Italian island. Shaking off its dark past and its links to the Mafia, Palermo is emerging as a popular tourist destination, attracting more and more European travellers, year after year. With a unique architectural history, largely influenced by buildings created during the Norman occupation of the 10th century, Palermo is a veritable treat for those who wandering around and admiring the architecture and with domed roofs displaying Arab and Oriental influences, as well as Gothic towers and dreamy spires, there are all manner of architectural styles on display in this fine city.
Explore a unique cultural metropolis - enjoy the Sicilian sizzle
The Palazzo dei Normanni and the Capella Palatina consist of various historical artefacts, imposing castles and sites of religious interest, each of with their own stories to tell. Historians will appreciate the museums too but in order to get a true idea of Palermo' vast array of cultural influences, simply climb to the top of Monte Pellegrino and enjoy the breath-taking panoramic view of the city below. The sizzling Sicilian sun after all is a big factor in attracting people to the region and how better to enjoy the weather than by spending a relaxing afternoon on the beach. Lively and with plenty of activities to keep the kids occupied, you're sure to have a fab time on Mondello beach, Sicily's most popular seaside town, with all the shops and amenities you could ever wish for just round the corner. And why not buy some local specialities to prepare a great meal in your villa in Palermo? You will really feel like a local!
Visit the surrounding region from your comfortable holiday home
If you wish to swap the vibrant beach-side atmosphere of Mondello for a more relaxing and indulgent day, why not make the most of the sun from the privacy of your Palermo villa or apartment? With lots of comfortable Palermo accommodation to choose from you will surely find your favourite! With romantic terraces perfect for a barbecue or for watching the sun set slowly into the sea, our Palermo holiday homes are perfect for a bit of well-deserved peace and quiet.
And if that weren't enough, Palermo possesses ferry connections to several Italian cities including Naples, Livorno, Cagliari and Salerno. Some will take several hours to reach, but surely an exciting trip to combine with your Palermo holiday. For those wishing to stay on Sicily a visit of the nearby city Catania is an interesting diversion as well and we recommend visiting the Aegadian Islands at the western shore of Sicily, why not do some island hopping in Italy?