Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Visite de Palerme, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Visite de Palerme

A travel blog entry by ludomillou

Tout d'abord quelques suggestions : note globale : 9/10. Hôtel très propre et confortable. Un poil trop loin du centre (15 minutes à pied). Très belle ville, dépaysante. Pas de toute propreté :-s Voir les places principales de jour ET de ...

palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

palermo

A travel blog entry by frdrick

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apres un peu plus de 3 heures a sillionner la sicile, nous somme arriver a palerme. une ville qui ressemble plus a naples qu'a syracuse.. C'est dimannche, tout est fermer, nous avons eu du mal a trouver de quoi se faire a souper, mais nous somme ...

Cappuchini Catacombs, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cappuchini Catacombs

A travel blog entry by swissandy

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... ones out as they lock the doors - at 5:40pm (a little premature methinks). Leanne pops to the toilet, and discovers one of Palermo's many toilets-senza-paper. We really must start carrying a toilet roll around with us. And so, we begin the long trek back ...

Rayal Apartm, a funeral, puppets and getting lost, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Rayal Apartm, a funeral, puppets and getting lost

A travel blog entry by juneauwoman

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... heavy. There is no charge, but we give him some money since it was such fun. We return to the cathedral. www.cattedrale.palermo.it. It is busy as preparations are underway for a funeral. There is lots of police security including someone on the roof. ...

Marvalous Monreale and Getting a Big Fine, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Marvalous Monreale and Getting a Big Fine

A travel blog entry by juneauwoman

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... we don't get any bad vibes. Tickets say Fabbriceria del Duomo di Monreale aka Catterdrale di Monreale. 8Km southwest of Palermo. According to Lonely Planet it is “considered the finest example of Norman architecture in Sicily, incorporating Norman, ...

DAY 202 BIG TRAVEL DAY ...TO NAPOLI, Palermo, Italy travel blog

DAY 202 BIG TRAVEL DAY ...TO NAPOLI

A travel blog entry by juliebell

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... cue up for the next train to the airport and to be told we have to get a bus ...the joys of italy ...expect confusion ...bus all good and Palermo looks way better than last time I drove through it ...maybe the bus takes the scenic route ...cause last trip ...

First leg back to Rome, Palermo, Italy travel blog

First leg back to Rome

A travel blog entry by lawlerb

We drove back to Palermo, form Syracuse via Enna. Very hot in the middle of the island when we stopped for a wee break. We got hammered for excess lugage by windjet again this time we paid for 6kg extra. Flight to Rome was uneventful, On the train into ...

Three weddings in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Three weddings in Palermo

A travel blog entry by lawlerb

... and seemed to be roped off. The outside of the building was impressive. Next the teatro massimo (theatre) but we encrouching on Palermo's lunchtime so we walked on looking for a cafe. A owner of small trattoria cornered us with his wife offerring home ...

Oodles of Religious Art, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Oodles of Religious Art

A travel blog entry by juneauwoman

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... following on the front cover: Pago Chinon Paga (Pay Who Doesn't Pay) The Addiopizzo Guide For the Critical Consumer www.addiopizzo.org Visiting Palermo and want to be sure you don;t pay any money to the Mafia? This map help you do it. In the backside ...

The Road to Catania, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The Road to Catania

A travel blog entry by swissandy

It's finally time to say goodbye to Palermo, and I couldn’t be more pleased. This town seems full of people not interested in you speaking Italian to them – they still don’t understand you, and make you ask them in English anyway, which ...

Post-modern Palermo pizza and pippies., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Post-modern Palermo pizza and pippies.

A travel blog entry by runewoodman

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... rest of the afternoon simply wandering, admiring and, like the teenagers under the trees in Giardino Inglese, discovering our new love - Palermo. * It is possible that I've said in other posts that we found the best food of the holiday in other cities ...

Giardino Inglese, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Giardino Inglese

A travel blog entry by swissandy

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After a thoroughly-enjoyed sleep-in following a night of too many beers and cocktails on my behalf, it appears we have missed breakfast. To be honest, I'm not sad to do without yet another morning meal of nutella and bread, and it appears Leanne shares a ...

RossoPomodoro!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

RossoPomodoro!

A travel blog entry by swissandy

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... of us were really that hungry - and so we head to RossoPomodoro (red tomato). We have walked past it many times on our adventurous around Palermo, so it seems natural we should finally try it. Leanne can't decide, so I order for both of us. My my, what a ...

Photo Album of The Magnificent Grand Hotel Igiea, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Photo Album of The Magnificent Grand Hotel Igiea

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy

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... coasts. And here it was - right at our doorstep at the Grand Hotel Igiea. And it was the sparkling coast line of Palermo with its beautiful bay and our wonderful opportunity to stay at the Grand Hotel Igiea that motivated me to include a photo album of ...

Treasures of the Conca D'Oro: Monreale & Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Treasures of the Conca D'Oro: Monreale & Cefalu

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy

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... , with no obvious tacky tourist shops and our whole tour made for a very pleasant afternoon. Driving back to Palermo through lushly vegetated coastal countryside interspersed with towering volcanic plug outcrops, our conversation turned as it often did to ...

Our disastorous trip to Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Our disastorous trip to Cefalu

A travel blog entry by jessnuto

... city of Cefalu was really beautiful and seemed really lovely, but the day was ruined by this experience. We couldn't wait to get to Palermo, found our hotel and just relax. Steve's back is really hurting him, so we might try find a cheap massage place. ...

From the North to the South and back to the North., Palermo, Italy travel blog

From the North to the South and back to the North.

A travel blog entry by jessnuto

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Palermo, a city of many faces. The last few days we have spent in Palermo have been really interesting. The first night, we tried our hardest to find a resturant that had the most recommendations online, only to find it was shut and they were on ...

Birth place of the Mafia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Birth place of the Mafia

A travel blog entry by youngadventure

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... lip biting pain). After wrapping up my foot so it looked a little like a mummified limb we hit the public transport for Palermo.  After an hours ride into town we again were really impressed with how simple the pubic transport was and how helpful ...

Palermo: A Quilted History, A Fusion of Cultures, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo: A Quilted History, A Fusion of Cultures

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy

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... , with the west wing assigned to the Italian army. Today, it also is the seat for the Astronomical Observatory of Palermo. The famous Palatine Chapel however is undoubtedly the centre peice of the palace and a major tourist attraction for the city. ...

Agrigento to Palermo - The Sicilian Way......., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Agrigento to Palermo - The Sicilian Way.......

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy

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... afternoon. Our first glimpses were of the beautiful marina with its striking array of brilliant white yachts and the lovely Palermo Bay, followed by a brief orientation tour of the city. Our Grand Hotel Villa Igiea was aesthetically beautiful. Located on ...

A week in Sicily...pittoresque and delicious, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A week in Sicily...pittoresque and delicious

A travel blog entry by frenat

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... booth, here you go problem solved they could figure out themselves. We made it fine. Jul 20th - Next day was spent walking around Palermo, visited the main sites, the highlight was lunch at a "non-tourist" cafe where they only had one item on the menu ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by jomeyer

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Nearly home time, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Nearly home time

A travel blog entry by kay_douglas

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... learnt at home!!! Given my hotel is quite some distance from the city, I unfortunately haven't had the opportunity to see anything of Palermo. Tonight, my teacher is taking me to town for dolci (dessert) and we are having a sweet known for this region - ...

Ready for the next class...., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ready for the next class....

A travel blog entry by kay_douglas

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Yesterday (Saturday) was spent travelling from Catania to Palermo and settling in. I decided to take the bus rather than use a travel agency booked transfer. The buses leave every hour and are large touring coaches, with air conditioning etc so it ...

Mt. Etna, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mt. Etna

A travel blog entry by robynbee

... every where there is so much bread being pushed at you it's good to get back on track with fresh vegetables and a nice bottle of Insolea which only cos 3.99€ at the Ingrosso . Off to bed and catching the ferry tommorrow to Italy! From Robyn in ...

Heiße Nächte in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Heiße Nächte in Palermo

A travel blog entry by dualfex

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House Shopping, Palermo, Italy travel blog

House Shopping

A travel blog entry by a2travel

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Back to reality Last night on the boat and we are happily exhausted. We have an appointment with Marie the Real Estate Agent at 10.30 in Termini. So we check off the boat and head off by train to Termini the next large town about 1 hour away by train. ...

We hopped-on, hopped-off in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

We hopped-on, hopped-off in Palermo

A travel blog entry by skip.wood

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We didn't sign up for any excursions in Palermo, opting to explore on our own using a hop-on, hop-off bus. ...

Blisters, Mafia and Sardines, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Blisters, Mafia and Sardines

A travel blog entry by lizzie01

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... duty band aids. Somehow with my limited Italian and a very lovely pharmacist we agreed on the required first aid!! Palermo greeted us with perfect travelling weather and some very unexpected southern hospitality. The host at our B&B was delightful. ...

Palermo- Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo- Sicily

A travel blog entry by anneo

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... ! Priests, altar boys and children with red roses. Rose petals were thrown from the high windows overlooking the parade. Visited the Palermo Cathedral, most impressive inside and out. We have never see so many churches in such a small area, we wonder if ...

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