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... box, where Al Pacino sat during the movie. Palermo's opera house is the largest in Italy and the 3rd largest in the world.
In the afternoon, we took a bus up to Monreale, a city on a hill above Palermo. It is most known for it's beautiful Duomo which was built in 1147. We climbed to the top and had some beautiful views of the city below. When we got down, there was a wedding taking place in the cathedral. Apparently ...
... then very easy to remove the skin and seeds. Our desert, Biancomangiare, was a custard type pie. It was delicious and very easy to make. Lunch was served in the formal dining room of the house, with servants in white gloves. It was quite an experience. After lunch, we were taken on a tour of the home to see the various antiques. It was a beautiful home. We enjoyed our cooking class in Sicily, and learned about traditional foods and techniques used to prepare them. It was a great ...
Tom had found a sailboat excursion in Tripani, a town about an hour from Palermo that we were going to do today, but it had to be canceled because there needed to be at least 6 people and we were the only ones. They said the seas had been rough and there had not been as much business. We decided to head to Tripani anyway and do some side trips along the way. First , we stopped at Segesta, an ancient city with a standing Greek temple. The ...
Today, we knew we were going stir crazy and longing for the hectic pace of our lives at home when we scanned the cruise daily newsletter searching for activities to occupy every last hour of our day. Our agenda for the day looked like this: •late breakfast with made to order omelettes • Eternal Rome enrichment lecture • watch ...
... at the top of Monte Pelligrino and therefore has stunning views of the city of Palermo and the sea.
Catacombs He said it's freaky, but given how crazy I am, Pepe said I should see it. I was enticed. The moment I got in, I felt the hair on my skin stand. Skeletons clothed in robes, some monks, some priests, some officials, others, civilians -- and all sorts of people of different ages -- all hung from the walls. It was eerie! I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet