Your holiday in Palermo

Sicily is undoubtedly one of the most coveted destinations for tourists from all over the world; just think, for instance, of Palermo, considered a true open-air museum. 
If you've also decided to explore Sicily up close, starting from its capital is definitely a wise choice! What are the must-see locations that you should include in your itinerary? Let's analyze them closely, also offering an excellent accommodation solution located in the historic center! Palermo and its beaches: 

Palermo and its beaches

One of Palermo's most iconic beaches is Mondello, where there's a perfect blend of crystal-clear water, excellent beach facilities, restaurants, and beautiful venues. The beach is just a few kilometers from the center of Palermo and is easily reachable by public transport in a few minutes. Not far from Mondello lies the Addaura beach, an ideal place if you prefer cliffs to sand.

Palermo's Monuments

The historic center of Palermo is dotted with monuments of incredible historical interest, such as the Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Mary Assumption, a UNESCO heritage masterpiece and an open-air testament to the passage of numerous populations in the Sicilian capital. 
Not far from the Cathedral stands the Norman Palace, the Church of Martorana, and the Quattro Canti Square, a unique octagonal space. It's worth mentioning the Teatro Massimo, Italy's largest opera house based on a neoclassical building with a towering dome, as well as the Capuchin Catacombs, the world's largest collection of mummies divided into galleries spanning about 300 square meters.

The Good Palermo Food

Palermo is known worldwide not only for its monuments and beaches but also for its traditional and succulent dishes. In the city center, there are 3 traditional markets: Capo, Vucciria, and Ballarò, which offer tourists the chance to taste Palermo's street foods, such as arancine, pane e panelle, pani ca meusa (sandwiches stuffed with pieces of spleen and calf lung), boiled octopus, etc. 
Palermo's culinary riches also extend to first courses: think of sarde a beccafico, pasta alla norma, stigghiole, caponata, and eggplant parmigiana, not to mention the wonderful Palermo desserts, such as cannoli and cassate.

The Residenza dell'Alloro

An excellent option for your stay in Palermo. Before planning an itinerary to visit Palermo, it's essential to book accommodation that allows you to start getting to know the city from a privileged area. This is precisely the case with the holiday homes at Residenza dell'Alloro: located about 1 km from the Cathedral and the Pretoria Fountain, a stone's throw from Vucciria, Ballarò, and Capo markets, as well as the brand new trapezoidal dock, all destinations within walking distance, the property allows you to stay in an area characterized by the countless presence of restaurants and venues and to immerse yourself in the true Sicilian atmosphere. The environment is comfortable, functional, and able to meet the needs of any tourist, as each room is structured to make the guest feel at ease. 
Moreover, you can avail of a 10% discount coupon when booking on the official website of the property, namely, simply by entering the code PROMOSOCIAL.

In short, Palermo is a wonderful city that deserves to be explored! 

Staying in a centrally located property will allow you to do so effectively and could be the first step towards an unforgettable vacation!