Posts Tagged ‘Palermo’

holidays » Public transport in Palermo

First of all let’s make something clear: Palermo is a highly-populated and lively city, and its inhabitants tend to use the two or four wheels even for a few minutes’ destinations. The result is a busy city where roads are often meant for vehicles rather than pedestrians. Tourists will anyway enjoy the city in a better way by walking throughout the area – an advice that suits any touristic destination. Of course, travelling by feet is not always possible: other means of transport may be required. If you wish to rent villas in Palermo or its environs for your holidays [...]

Sicily Information » Ten things to do in Sicily

1. Palermo & Monreale Palermo is a city rich in art and history and represents a must step of your tour in Sicily. Palermo and Monreale boast splendid churches, monuments, palaces and squares narrating centuries of history. As you visit the city, you will enjoy shopping in lively markets and quarters full of colours and sounds over the streets. You will surely get fascinated by special flavours and aromas of “street food” and you may also appreciate plenty of cultural events and numerous shopping opportunities this wonderful city offers. 2. San Vito lo Capo and Zingaro Nature Reserve San Vito [...]

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Tyrrhenian Coast

CEFALU’ La Brace Via XXV Novembre 10, 90015 Tel 0921-423 570 At this restaurant near the Cathedral, you can enjoy local specialities like stuffed aubergines. Ethnic theme nights on Wednesdays offer Spanish paella, while on Fridays the menu includes cous cous mezzo Tunisino (half Tunisian), the other half being the chef’s own interpretation. Mostly Sicilian wines. Closed Mon; Christmas. CEFALU’ Taverna del Presidente Via Lungomare G. Giardina 163, 90015 Tel 0921-921 359 On Cefalù seafront, this restaurant offers views of the sea and the town, as well as terrace dining in warm weather. The fish, meat and vegetables are all [...]

Sicily from inside » Tyrrhenian Coast

Approaching Stromboli

During the warmest season, a lot of beautiful resorts and beaches along the Tyrrhenian coast between Palermo and Milazzo are crowded both by local people and tourists. A well known seaside resort in this area is certainly the small fishing village of Cefalù, representing one of the most important tourist destinations in Sicily today. Lying within a natural gulf with its massive crag “Rocca” on the background and two high towers from its Norman Cathedral rising from the charming historical centre, Cefalù is a good starting point to visit all the beauties set within the Tyrrhenian Coast. Proceeding East from [...]