Hotel Bel 3
Travel Blogs from Palermo
... contest • destinations talk •Brasserie lunch with made to order salads •purchase extremely overpriced nail polish • manicures of ourselves on the windy upper deck •sunbathe on the less windy lower deck •5pm stretch and relax class in gym .walk the ship's perimeter on deck 5 •work out some more then hot ...
... statues and columns. We then saw some lovely old churches and from there the beautiful Opera House. We needed to be back at the hotel by 2.10 pm for a tour of the churches of Palermo. We were taken to three churches and they were so beautiful. All these churches were built around 8th century BC to 300 AD. They each took at least 40 years to build and the workmanship is magnificent. Imagine building such beautiful buildings inside and outside ...
... all marble basins, nymphs, gods and sea monsters it was created by the Florentine sculptor Francesco Camilliani in 1554 it's amazing how used to amazing things one can become, the fountain was a massive work but is deminished when there is so much else to see. I very much enjoyed just walking through the city there are beautiful buildings every where, there are city gates, dozens of churches.
Lastly we went to see the Royal apartments, Sala di Ruggero, which ...
... towards Palermo. The countryside was really very nice, a bit brown already and I guess going to get even drier but nonetheless very pretty. We had a picnic in the woods and slowly wondered through the hills past the (in)famous village of Corleone (Godfather claim) and before reaching Palermo called in at Montreale, which is really now a suburb of Palermo. It's famous for ...
... his Vespa. I loved the ride!!!
Palermo Centre Pepe gave me a map and showed me what I could visit for the afternoon. It wasn't much fun walking under the scorching summer heat in Palermo. I started at the Massimo Theatre. After going to Quatro Canti (four corners), the grand Fontana Pretoria, and the Norman Church of San Cataldo built in 12th century, I took a break for lunch at the rough neighborhood of Ballaro. The streets were ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility