Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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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 ...

Our day in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Our day in Palermo

A travel blog entry by geoffbro

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A Bit about Palermo, Sicily, Italy Palermo is a cultural feast, a fascinating combination of East and West, Arab and Norman that is quite unlike any other European city on the Mediterranean. A simple stroll can serve to illustrate Palermo's rich heritage. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Day three in Cisternino, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day three in Cisternino

A travel blog entry by robynbee

This morning being a Sunday we thought we would drive to the seaside village of Polignano a Mare. We knew there were plenty of eateries open there and a very renowned restaurant called Grotta Palazzese, that did a Degustation menu of five courses for ...

Cisternino, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cisternino

A travel blog entry by robynbee

We are staying six nights here as it is a good base for interesting sights around the area of Puglia. In the morning we went into Cisternino to buy a sim card for network coverage as no wifi here. We walked around the streets and bought some lunch to ...

First time to Italy, Palermo, Italy travel blog

First time to Italy

A travel blog entry by raewallace

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Today we are in Palermo, Italy and I've organised a private tour. The port is very busy as there is another cruise ship in and two ferries that have just arrived. Before our tour we went in search of a post office as we wanted to send some of our ...

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 ...

Taormina , Palermo, Italy travel blog

Taormina

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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After Palermo we left the nice apartment in Palermo for a seaside and touristy town of Taormina. On our way out of Palermo the GPS , when we needed it the most , decided to say 'battery low' and die! God we would have to figure out how to get out of town. ...

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 ...

Iniciando a viagem na Siciia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Iniciando a viagem na Siciia

A travel blog entry by gilberto-rosana

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... na feira no dia seguinte , fiquei penteado com o vento que horror !  A  viagem segue tomamos outro Ferry rumo a Palermo , via Cefalu , indicação de nosso compadre Alberto , muito linda e com praia de areia ,  Chegamos a Palermo..... ...

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 ...

Valley of the Temples, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Valley of the Temples

A travel blog entry by traipsingshorts

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... was a prepared picnic lunch in the gardens - lovely surrounds, very peaceful and lots of trees. The sea was very rough after leaving Palermo - tried to get a picture of a ship we passed; after all that time in the Indian Ocean we get rough seas off ...

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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