Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Jun 11, 2015, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Jun 11, 2015

A travel blog entry by b_vdn

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A walk around Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A walk around Palermo

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... . Less pricey is the Diego pizzeria on Via Enrico Albanese which is great on a Sunday- really buzzing and packed and excellent food. We had to admit that the food we had in Sicily was the best we have had in Italy- but you have to love fish and ...

Last Day At Sea, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Last Day At Sea

A travel blog entry by hlavine

... •9pm dinner... Service and food not good tonight .violinist show How much R and R can YOU pack into a day��?? Tonight, as we were eating dinner, the ship passed through a very narrow strait between Italy and Sicily! It was ...

Travel to Agrigento from Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Travel to Agrigento from Palermo

A travel blog entry by elisehaugh

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Full day of travel on the bus, but very enjoyable. Weather was very windy and cold most of the day. First stop was Erice. It is a town at the top of a mountain! The road was very narrow and windy with a lot of "switchbacks!" Once we got to Erice we ...

Erice / Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Erice / Palermo

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Sunday, September 23, 2007 Erice / Palermo   A new guide this morning, Juliette. She is fabulous. Been guiding for 29 years, and really knows the history of the Island. She was able to tell the history like it was a story, making it very ...

Ponowne podejście do Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ponowne podejście do Palermo

A travel blog entry by aniarybicka

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... zestawem ciastek i ruszyliśmy w drogę powrotną do aut. Nasza trasa obfitowała w kontrastowe widokówki z Palermo: najpierw bogaty Tearto Massimo, tuz za rogiem wąska uliczka z obdrapanymi kamienicami i wiszącym praniem, za ...

Train to the capital of Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Train to the capital of Sicily

A travel blog entry by bclapp

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Saturday: Up at 7am to get the 8:10 train to Palermo to see the famous mummies, I bet they didn't think they would be hung on the walls for tourists to gawk at, the oldest was 1599 up to 1922. Had lunch at a little street cafe and saw the sights. had ...

Visitando Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Visitando Palermo

A travel blog entry by gilberto-rosana

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O dia amanheceu ensolarado mapa na, ,mao e rumo a vista ao centro histórico , compramos passagem de ônibus , mas após uma hora de espera não resistimos paramos um tuque – tuque e la fomos nos!! Visitamos a catedral, Palazzi di Normandi, em fim ...

La Aurora, Palermo, Italy travel blog

La Aurora

A travel blog entry by ataritouchme

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... filth and a hurricane of black pigeons that wade in putrid water. You could very easily, however, take out "New York" and put in "Palermo". As clean as Jakarta and about as much fun, this is one place in which you don't want to waste time. I was honestly ...

Weekend away Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Weekend away Sicily

A travel blog entry by braso11

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Monreale and Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Monreale and Cefalu

A travel blog entry by footloose-too

We started the tour by visiting Monreale, a short drive form Palermo, to see the massive Cathedral built in 1174. The wall paintings were incredible and were like a book to educate the population about the old and New Testament stories. Mind you there was ...

Ortigia to Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ortigia to Palermo

A travel blog entry by steve.chappo

Drove to Villa Romana de Casale hunting lodge - 4th C. Amazing mosaics.. Drove to Polermo, via side roads as highway blocked. Stayed in Polermo at Villa ...

Taormina, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Taormina

A travel blog entry by kurian

... , you succumb to reserving in advance, which in effect surrenders you to a schedule.   Ricardo and Marco spoke highly of Palermo when I asked for destination recommendations and deciding to take them up on their suggestion, thought it wise to use the ...

A long long trip, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A long long trip

A travel blog entry by deb_and_john

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Well, we have finally arrived in Palermo. The trip was uneventful but the wait in Rome was way too long. We arrived an hour ahead of schedule, walked straight though immigration and our bags were first off! Never happens when you are in a hurry! Anyway, ...

The bottom of Italy’s boot, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The bottom of Italy’s boot

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... was hyped to be the bees knees. After parking in a not so bees kneesy’ aire costing 18euros we headed into town. Palermo has a dusty and somewhat dingy façade apparently evidence of its dodgy past with mafia running around. With a walk around town ...

day to ourselves around Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

day to ourselves around Palermo

A travel blog entry by oz09

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... not open to the public.  Mont Pellegrino is famous for being the final resting place of Santa Rosalia, the Patron Saint of Palermo.....it was also the place where someone found her mortal remains back in the 1600's and in a vision that same person ...

Anniversary, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Anniversary

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

The scenery on the train ride from Agrigento to Palermo was really lovely, although slightly spoiled by the fact that we forgot to validate our tickets and were facing a 50 euro fine if caught - luckily Bill managed to jump of the train at a station and ...

Umbria to Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Umbria to Sicily

A travel blog entry by footloose-too

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We were picked up by Francesco to drive us to Rome airport. His perfect English turned out be not surprising as he was born in Blackpool to an English mother an Italian father and was married to an American girl. When we got to the airport we found that ...

Taormina and blue balls., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Taormina and blue balls.

A travel blog entry by kurian

June 16th 2014. One of the reasons I chose Taormina as a destination was because of its proximity to Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano. I was excited at the prospect of a possible excursion to the crater rim and went about researching tours ...

Sunday in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sunday in Palermo

A travel blog entry by robynbee

It was a hot day and we decided to walk into the central city, avoid taking the car! We just wanted to see the culture and life and streets. We headed to the waterfront first , on the way we found a park with statues in a fountain, we stood in the water ...

Palermo and Monreale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo and Monreale

A travel blog entry by jane.bezzina

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... and off on our tour of Palermo and Monreale. First visit is the Casa Professa one of the most important baroque churches in Palermo. An amazing church buried in a labrynth of alley ways. The church officially known as 'Chiesa del Gesu' is totally covered ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by melyandd

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... allowed me to pass out while being fully aware).  We arrived so early that we were still able to trek around all of Palermo by foot and seeing a lot of the city. During the city’s closed hours (most of Italy shuts down between 1-4 give or ...

Palermo - don't be put off by first impressions!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo - don't be put off by first impressions!

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

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... to Sicily's multicultural history. Next we headed to the wonderful 12th Century Cathedral of Monreale (Royal Mountain), above Palermo, which was built by Sicilian and Byzantine craftsmen, again resulting in a magnificent fusion of eastern and western ...

Day 9 - Palermo markets and street food, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 9 - Palermo markets and street food

A travel blog entry by sonpow

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... such an incredibly vibrant city and nowhere is that more evident than at the markets. Today we experienced the delights of Palermo's street food with Marco Romeo who runs the StreatPalermo tour of Palermo's market district. Palermo's markets are both mind ...

Dia 6, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Dia 6

A travel blog entry by jordi3b

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... que els reis feien servir. Després d'aquesta visita es dinarà a Ai Normanni Di Giulivi. Aquest restaurant és bastant conegut a Palermo pel seu plat especial: Sppaguetti ai Normanni. Aquest plat està format per gambes, albergínies, tomàquets, ...

To sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

To sicily

A travel blog entry by pabarnes1

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... and am told oh about 60 seats!! So they suck people in to pay more for this "privilege". Enough of Ryanair! We get to Palermo and it's beautiful in an ugly sort of way. Our Hotel Centrale Palace is grandiosely ostentatious and we've been upgraded to the ...

Are you talkin to me??, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Are you talkin to me??

A travel blog entry by phillipcoleman

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... on them, Ben explains that they are shops that refuse to pay the protection money, which many place still pay today.  That night we sat in the bar and watched a Palermo football match before getting an early night the catch the flight the next ...

Last Day, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Last Day

A travel blog entry by janbroom

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... away.  We stopped at the airport (would you believe) for a toilet break as there were no Autogrills on the way into Palermo.  It was quite handy actually as we were able to see where we have to check in tomorrow and where the passenger assist ...

Sicily: Day 5 & 6 – Palermo/Piazza Armerina, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily: Day 5 & 6 – Palermo/Piazza Armerina

A travel blog entry by ernstandretha

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... thousands of mummies mounted against walls or lying in see-through caskets. Later that afternoon we took a stroll through Palermo’s historical city centre, with the Pretoria Fountain (probably not named after Andries Pretorius!) being a highlight. ...

Monreale and Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Monreale and Palermo

A travel blog entry by suzieb2

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... we never felt unsafe.  And some of the sites, like the Cathedral, and some of the other churches were spectacular.   Palermo has so much history, having been ruled by many different empires,  e.g., roman, greek, arabs.   Of interest to ...

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