Balestrate Tourism

Balestrate (Sicilian: Sicciara) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of Palermo. As of 31 July 2015, it had a population of 6,505 and an area of 3.9 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi).


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Balestrate, Italy. The nearest major city to Balestrate is Palermo. Add Palermo to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Palazzo Dei Normanni, Palermo Cathedral, Monreale Norman Cathedral. Also, to reach Balestrate, you'll have to take a flight to Palermo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Balestrate can generally be of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Balestrate.

  • Know the pollution level of Balestrate before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 86.67 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • How safe is Balestrate for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balestrate.

    • Burglary and Theft 50.66 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.34 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.43 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 55.41 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 61.49 (High)
    • Attacks 38.16 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.59 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.39 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.03 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.27 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.53 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Balestrate is 129.16 (High)

    • Safety Index 50.2 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.63 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 73.34 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.13 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.5 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.49 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.75 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.19 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Balestrate

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.04 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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