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About Palermo

Palermo is the capital city of the Italian island of Sicily. This picturesque and coastal city is over 2,700 years old and is known for its rich history, culture, and architecture.

Weather and Best Season to Visit

To be able to experience Palermo’s best weather, it is recommended to travel there during either the late spring or early autumn. Palermo has Mediterranean temperatures and during these times, it isn’t overly hot there. To steer clear of crowds, you will want to avoid the spring and summer seasons.

Things to Do

You’ll never be bored when visiting Palermo as there is much to do and see. The city is home to several historical buildings with exquisite architecture, some of which allow visitors inside for tours. The Capella Palatina is a chapel that is close to the centre of Palermo and features spectacular Byzantine artwork and architecture. This popular tourist attraction is covered in colourful and detailed mosaics that will leave guests in awe.

Those who aren’t afraid of the dark will want to explore the Capuchin Abbey and Catacombs. The abbey and its catacombs date back to the 1500s and is the final resting place of over 8000 bodies. In Palermo, you will find some of the best authentic Sicilian food. The city is recognized throughout the world for its street food culture. Traditional fare like arancini (fried rice ball) and sfincione (thick-crusted pizza) can be bought from street vendors and makes for a great snack after a long day of sightseeing.

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