Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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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. ...

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 ...

The Trip Heads South, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The Trip Heads South

A travel blog entry by biznillage

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Along the coast from Palermo., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Along the coast from Palermo.

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... park. There were facilities of loos and showers and a bar on the beach and it wasnt too crowded so everyone happy. Returning to Palermo was very slow because everyone else was going back and there was also a Festival in the city which closed several roads ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by rliimata

Palermo ...

Visiting Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Visiting Palermo

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

We landed in Rome and then flew to Palermo.  Our first stop was Palazzo Abatelli to see a fabulous art collection.  Our hotel was the Politeama Palace.  I had a single room.  It was small with no ...

Palermo & Mondello, Sicily - Italy, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo & Mondello, Sicily - Italy

A travel blog entry by jacquiec

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... ;square of the city area of Palermo right near the Port - we joined a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus around the city. Palermo is noisy & chaotic with most of its buildings over 200 years old,  some dating back to 12th century - fought over ...

Palermo to Catania - Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo to Catania - Sicily

A travel blog entry by anngreen

... . We got some croissants and juice for breakfast - we drank the juice and ate some plum bread we bought yesterday. Arriving in Palermo, we were pleasantly surprised to see the train station clean and free of cigarette butts and litter. We wondered if the ...

Palermo Pre-Day, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Pre-Day

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Friday, September 21, 2007 Palermo   I wake rested and ready to explore. It is easy to cover a lot of ground in the city center, and I visit several outdoor markets and a couple of churches. I even manage to purchase my gifts for the farewell ...

Palermo, Sicily: never trust public transport, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, Sicily: never trust public transport

A travel blog entry by andrewmarnie

Day 139 - 140, 23rd - 24th October 2006, Palermo, Sicily: never trust public transport It was a very short drive today, only about 80kms but the traffic was awful going through Palermo, as we expected, it is often compared with Rome or Napoli traffic ...

A culinary delight - cannelloni with phlegm sauce!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A culinary delight - cannelloni with phlegm sauce!

A travel blog entry by pwong

... - excellent) and cassata (some type of Sicilian cake). It was also good, but the settevelli overpowered it a little. Palermo - there certainly is some stunning architecture here. Fountains, plazas, gardens ... it's a great place to walk. Absolutely ...

Rome, Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Rome, Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast.

A travel blog entry by kurian

... (Sorrento is on the northern side) for 50 kilometres to the city of Salerno. This jagged verge that is Italy’s most breathtaking coastline proffers a dramatic encounter between mountain and sea, their confrontations demonstrated through a succession ...

Ugly city with fantastic mosaics, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ugly city with fantastic mosaics

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... mosaics in the Palatine Chapel. I think these were even better than those of Monreale Duomo. What can I say about Palermo? It's a city; the 5th largest in Italy - and that's the most pleasant thing I can say about Palermo. It is an ugly, dirty, unloved ...

Da sud a nord della Sicilia..., Palermo, Italia travel blog

Da sud a nord della Sicilia...

A travel blog entry by karkade

... al mare ed evitare di vedere quella parte che offre templi e basta. Ritorniamo quindi a Catania e prendiamo l'autostrada in direzione Palermo. In mezzo alla Sicilia come mi diceva Marco c'è' il nulla... Appezzamenti coltivati, qualche paesino e ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by virginieb

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Day 1. First impression, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 1. First impression

A travel blog entry by elena.tkacheva

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Перелет оказался довольно тяжелым из-за ...

Boat ride and some Mummies, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Boat ride and some Mummies

A travel blog entry by aushiro

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... to help us through this struggle. This book was great. It heleped us come to a realization that there is no hotel available in Palermo, thanks to this guy at Hotel Lampedusa. He ended up calling all the hotels in town and found a vacancy at Hotel ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... wait for a train to pass us.  As soon as we got off the train, we checked in our bags and started our trek around Palermo.  We should have asked for a map first because we went to the wrong part of town. Windows were broken out of cars and the ...

Driving across Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Driving across Sicily

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... Palermo. The drive across from Catania via the A29 reveals a mountainous barren landscape with little cultivation. The arrival into Palermo is disappointing as the outskirts like any major city are full of the blocks of uninspiring apartments. However ...

Heartbreaking Decison, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Heartbreaking Decison

A travel blog entry by tomandscherie

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18 October -  21 October 2011 Istanbul - Rome Flight Alitalia Airlines Rome - Palermo - Night train Weather - sun shining of course it is we are leaving After the fiasco with Olympic Air and the Greek strikes rescheduling our flights to Greece two ...

Palermo., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo.

A travel blog entry by sicily101

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  The population of Palermo is 657,935. Italy infact is shaped like a boot. Our bridge crosses the Tyranian sea. Type of bridge- Beam bridge. ...

Long train to Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Long train to Palermo

A travel blog entry by skyisblu

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... dumped our bags and tried to leave, upon which the nonna accosted us for our room key. So we found ourselves on the streets of Palermo, with NO passports, NO way to get back into our room an NO IDEA what had just happened.    We did the ...

Cefalu to Palermo & Monreale & On Board, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cefalu to Palermo & Monreale & On Board

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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We took the coast road until just before Palermo and then visited a hillside community called Moneeale. There was a significant Norman influence in this settlement. On the way back we found a typical for us shopping centre but unusual for here. Finding ...

Décimo Segundo Dia - Chegada em Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Décimo Segundo Dia - Chegada em Palermo

A travel blog entry by paulabcferreira

Nosso plano inicial era, no caminho para Palermo, desviar para Piazza Armerina e Agrigento. Com as dificuldades que tivemos em Siracusa, o grupo se amotinou e ficou decidido que iríamos direto para Palermo.  Tomamos café com calma, Dario colocou as ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by gezvince1

1st day. Walked around city looking around the sites. Big monuments, busy streets, l Lots of people. Got some good practice of out Italian. Stopped for lunch at a cafe. Couldn't make our minds up as they mainly had big meals and we only wanted ...

palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

palermo

A travel blog entry by jasons_v

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Touring Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Touring Palermo

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

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We toured the Old City of Palermo including the Palatine Chapel dating to 1132.  the Palermo Cathedral dating back to the 9th century and the Monte ...

Godfather Weekend, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Godfather Weekend

A travel blog entry by cerwinsvoboda

Fresh Fish. Roman Ruins. and Food ...

DAY 25: The Streets of Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

DAY 25: The Streets of Palermo

A travel blog entry by mcham

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... di mare and frutti di mare) in the Albergheria - the former Arab quarter. This is the oldest part of Palermo, inhabited continuously since the Phoenicians landed in 800 BC. After lunch we returned to the Piazza Independencia to tour the Palazzo ...

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