Hotel Vecchio Borgo
Travel Blogs from Palermo
... the wealthy have their weekend villas, and some were really impressive. Summer finishes on 15th September, so the beach was being dismantled of narrow wooden walkway, umbrellas, and any thing else associated with beach lounging. Unfortunately the bus could't stop, so we just had glimpses of the sandy beach. We were back at the hotel by 6.00, where we had a farewell meeting with Loredana. Last minute instructions. Then it was off to the harbour ...
... toured three of the City's markets (Vucciria, Capo and Ballaro), where we bought fruit and olives. We ate lunch (insalata di mare and friutti mare) in the Albergheria quarter. This is the former Arab quarter and the oldest part of Palermo, where p Pheonicia once had a city. After lunch we returned to the Piazza Independencia to visit the Palazzo dei Normanni (Norman Fortress). We arrived at 2:55 to find a sign posted saying they were closing at 2:45 today instead of 5:45. For ...
... With texts and assistance from the carribinerie, a gas station attendant, and two gentlemen with a broken down car, we finally found the guest-house where we were staying for the next two nights. The apartment we had booked was wonderful. The entire upper floor of a duplex, it had a full kitchen and living room, along with three bedrooms and a lovely veranda off of the kitchen. Fausto, our host, greeted us and gave us tips ...
This morning Peter, Joe and I were to be ready by 7.00 am as our private driver was taking us to Palermo. Our tour guides was Santo whom Joe met at the airport. We were to be escorted to and from Palermo in an air conditioned Mercedes Benz.
The trip to Palermo took 2 and half hours.
Palermo is the capital of both regions of Sicily and ...
... He brought me than 2 sec further where the Bed & Breakfast was, for 6 euro, well done Jule!
In front of the apartment block which rather looks like a prison from Victorian times, I wasn´t really sure if I should get inside. Some minutes later the owner arrived and left me in, even in there it looked like a chamber of horror, class but still scary. Up 350 steps as of course these kind of places always need to be on the very top floor all three of us sweating to **** and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility