Villa Giulia in Palermo – Picturesque & first public park opened during 18th century in Palermo

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is a good holiday destination with beautiful attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas, holiday resorts & beachfront villas in Palermo which let you enjoy a great holidaying with family, friends. One of the picturesque and family-friendly park you shall visit in Palermo of Sicily is Villa Giulia(Villa del Popolo) and also known as Villa Flor in Palermo. Villa Giulia of Palermo was built during the year 1778(18th century) and enlarged during the year 1866(19th century). Do yo know? Villa Giulia is the first public park of Palermo and thus, located at the ‘heart of Palermo city’ and just 1.5 kilometre away from Palermo’s city centre. The interesting part of Villa Giulia is dodecahedron fountain, featuring a statue of a dodecahedral marble clock and it was created by mathematician Lorenzo Federici. Each face of the dodecahedron features a sundial and a picture in front of the sundial will remain your ‘Iconic Palermo moment’. Also, don’t miss admiring the beauty of Fontana del Genio a Villa Giulia(Genio di Villa Giulia) which shows the Genius of Palermo, and also now the emblem of the city. Villa Giulia of Palermo is picturesque with sculptures, green spaces, trails to walk, colorful garden with various types of flowers and possess peaceful ambience to spend some leisure time, when you’re holidaying in Palermo.

Piazza Marina in Palermo – Beautiful and picturesque square in Palermo city

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy have beautiful attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas, resorts & beachfront villas in Palermo which will let you enjoy a great holidaying in Palermo with family and friends. A simple but lively destination of Palermo which is a main square of Palermo to visit when you’re holidaying in Palermo is the Piazza Marina, a beautiful plaza filled with trees and picturesque views. You can’t miss Piazza Marina in Palermo, because, it’s located at ‘heart of Palermo city’ and can be reached by walking few hundred metres for few minutes following the directions. Piazza Marina possess a verdurous ambience, by the presence of beautiful garden called Garibaldi Garden(19th century) and it’s also famous for the presence of biggest ever Australian banyan tree of the entire European region. You can find beautiful cafés, restaurants and shall click your ‘iconic Palermo moment’ when you visit the Piazza Marina while holidaying in Palermo.

Giardino Inglese(English Garden) in Palermo – Beautiful 19th century garden in Palermo

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is a good holiday destination with beautiful attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas, holiday resorts & beachfront villas in Palermo which let you enjoy a great holidaying with family, friends. A beautiful urban park in Palermo with verdurous ambience and picturesque views is the Giardino Inglese(English Garden) which is located 4 kilometre away from Palermo’s main city. Being built during the year 1851 of 19th century, the ‘English Garden’ of Palermo is presently addressed as Piersanti Mattarella park in Palermo. Giardino Inglese(English Garden) of Palermo is a beautiful destination with play area for kids, walking trails, gardens, fountains, pond, sculptures, natural shades made by trees surrounding the park and also a good ‘photo spot’ to click beautiful and iconic pictures, that’ll boast about holidaying in Palermo.

Ballaro Market in Palermo – Amazing & Oldest Sicilian street market in Palermo

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy have beautiful attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas, resorts & beachfront villas in Palermo which will let you enjoy a great holidaying in Palermo with family and friends. If you’re looking forward to feel the ‘liveliness’ filled with rich traditional & cultural related to Palermo along with local-made food, products of Palermo then you must head to the beautiful, popular Ballaro Market which is located just 1 & ‘kilometre away from Palermo’s main city centre. The Ballaro Market is one of the oldest street markets in Palermo which lives up to the scale for typical and authentic Sicilian street markets that exposes colors, liveliness, & the enchanting scents of fresh products such as fruits, vegetables, meat and fish all over & Ballaro Market is one of the best place to taste the traditional and delicious Sicilian street food such as sfincione and panelle, and many other types of foods, dishes which is available in the series of food stalls. Palermo do have another amazing open air market called Vucciria but Ballaro Market is the largest one among the street markets in Palermo. Visiting the Ballaro Market is great cultural experience which you can’t miss in Sicily’s Palermo.

Palermo’s Palatine Chapel – Norman Palace’s royal chapel in Palermo

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is a good holiday destination with beautiful attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas, holiday resorts & beachfront villas in Palermo which let you enjoy a great holidaying with family, friends. Palermo have many beautiful chapels built during past centuries which adds more beauty to ‘Palermo city’ and one such beautiful chapel which you can’t miss when you’re holidaying in Palermo is the Palatine Chapel, the royal chapel of Palermo’s Norman Palace. Palatine Chapel is a stunning beauty that is built by blending 3 different types of architectural style such as; Byzantine, Norman and Fatimid architectural styles and also possess an amazing interior, exterior works, mosaic paintings and ceilings. The Palatine Chapel in Palermo is located at the ‘heart of Palermo city’, as you can reach it by travelling less than 2 kilometres from Palermo’s main city centre. People of Palermo city, do refer the Palatine Chapel as ‘Palace church’ & also as ‘Palace Chapel’. You can also take guided tours to know about the history of Palatine Chapel and do click pictures in front of this picturesque chapel to cherish the memories about your holidaying in Palermo.

Take your iconic ‘Palermo moment’ picture in front of Fontana Pretoria(Praetorian Fountain) in Palermo

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Fontana Pretoria(Praetorian Fountain)

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is one beautiful holidaying city filled with classic ‘old town’ touch all over and amazing holiday villas, resorts which let you enjoy spectacular holiday in Palermo with family and friends. There are many beautiful ancient and medieval architectures found in Palermo, which are ‘evergreen’ viewpoints and sightseeing tourists’ spots in Palermo that you can’t miss when you’re holidaying in Palermo. One such beautiful destination to visit in Palermo is the popular Piazza Pretoria(Pretoria Square) and when you’re here, you shouldn’t miss admiring the famous Fontana Pretoria(Praetorian Fountain). Though built in the city of Florence during the year 1554 but then, during the year 1574 it was transferred to Palermo city’s Piazza Pretoria(Pretoria Square). The Fontana Pretoria(Praetorian Fountain) was disassembled into 644 pieces and then transported and replaced in Palermo city. With beautiful sculptures that represents 12 Olympians, mythical animals, rivers of Palermo; interesting ‘disassembled’ history and rich medieval architectural style, a visit and picture in front of Fontana Pretoria(Praetorian Fountain) is a ‘must’, when you’re holidaying in Palermo.

Start your sightseeing tour with Piazza Pretoria(Pretoria Square) in Palermo

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Piazza Pretoria(Pretoria Square)

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is a good holiday destination with beautiful attractions and you can also find amazing holiday villas, holiday resorts & beachfront villas in Palermo which let you enjoy a great holidaying with family, friends. One simple and probably the first destination you’ll get to visit in Palermo is the Piazza Pretoria(Pretoria Square) also called as ‘Square of shame’ which is located very close to Palermo’s city centre (i.e.) at the heart of Palermo city. The Piazza Pretoria in Palermo looks so beautiful with a famous fountain(Fontana Pretoria) built during 16th century and medieval built Church of St. Catherine, town hall and medieval architectures that appears beautiful in white-washed manner. The touch of ‘old town’ in Palermo is the main reason for it being a classic destination to visit and enjoy and it can be rightly felt when you kick start your holidaying by visiting the Piazza Pretoria(Pretoria Square) in Palermo.

Plan your visit to the picturesque Cefalù town near Palermo in Sicily

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is a good holiday destination with beautiful attractions and amazing holiday villas, holiday resorts and beachfront villas which let you enjoy a great holidaying with family and friends in Palermo. When you’re in Palermo, you shall definitely make a visit to a beautiful and picturesque small sea-side town called as ‘Cefalù’ located on north coastline of Sicily island. From Palermo city, you must drive for an hour towards the north-most east coastline of Palermo to reach the Cefalù town, which is definitely a worthy visit while holidaying in Palermo, Sicily. The Cefalù town holds a scenic beauty you get to see in postcards and Internet often and the seafront views with old town backdrop will spread peace into your mind and add happiness to your holidaying in Palermo. Do visit the Cefalù Cathedral, which is a proud UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sicily island. There are many shops, cafés, restaurants with seafront views lined in the cobbled streets and that’s where you shall click the iconic pictures of your ‘holiday trip’ in Palermo, Sicily.

Popular 18th century garden in Palermo-Orto Botanico of Palermo

Palermo, Sicily’s capital in Italy is one beautiful holidaying city filled with classic ‘old town’ touch all over and amazing holiday villas, resorts which let you enjoy spectacular holiday in Palermo with family and friends. One beautiful as well as authentic ‘old town’ garden you shall visit in Palermo is the Orto botanico di Palermo, an amazing 18th century botanical garden in Palermo, Sicily. The Orto botanico di Palermo is also called (or) addressed by both locals & tourists’ as ‘Orto Botanico’. From Palermo’s city centre, you can reach the Orto Botanico by travelling less than 3 kilometres straight to the sea-front direction. The Orto Botanico in Palermo is set in a beautifully elevated way over a slope which is nearly 33 ft high above the sea level and it consists architectures, statues, ponds that represent the 17-18th century’s architectural style beautifully. Do visit Orto Botanico, when you’re in Palermo, as it’s one of the best destination suitable for all ages and also an iconic destination of Palermo.

Massimo Theatre in Palermo-Visit the largest theatre of Italy in Palermo

Palermo, the capital of Sicily island in Italy offers a lot of rich, historical architectures and destinations to visit and enjoy holidaying in Palermo city with family and friends. One of the amazing opera house and a historical landmark you shall visit in Palermo city is the popular Massimo Theatre(Teatro Massimo) also known as Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele, which is located just 2.3 kilometres away from Palermo’s city centre. Massimo Theatre(Teatro Massimo) is one of the largest in Europe continent and the only largest in Italian nation and it was opened during the year 1897. Massimo Theatre(Teatro Massimo) looks picturesque with amazing architecture it has been built by incorporating both Roman and Norman architectural style in Palermo city.