Visit Palermo - Best of Palermo

The city of Palermo is found in Insular which is the capital of Sicily and also the Palermo province. The city is estimated to be over 2700years and is situated in the North West side of Sicily. The population of this city is slightly below a million and is a tourist centre. It is rich in culture; art and history, there are so many things that can entertain you in this city.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Palermo

  • Save 7% Mt Etna and Taormina Day Trip from Cefalu
    Mt Etna and Taormina Day Trip from Cefalu7 Reviews

    Duration: 13 Hrs

    Visit Europes tallest active volcano, Mt Etna, and the charming Sicilian resort town of Taormina on this day trip from Cefalu...

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  • Save 9% Transfer Service Palermo Hotels or Airport
    Transfer Service Palermo Hotels or Airport

    Duration: Flexible

    Why spend your precious vacation time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines; travel confortably and in style from Palermo Hot...

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  • Save 7% Sicilian Countryside Day Trip from Cefalu Including Lunch
    Sicilian Countryside Day Trip from Cefalu Including Lunch3 Reviews

    Duration: 12 Hrs

    Enjoy a change of scenery on this day trip from the Tyrrhenian coastal town of Cefalu, just east of Palermo, to the rugged Ma...

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  • Save 7% Palermo Street Food Walking Tour
    Palermo Street Food Walking Tour136 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Bite into delicious Sicilian snacks on a 3- or 4-hour small-group food tour around Palermo. Accompanied by a local guide, tak...

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Facts and Stats for Palermo*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palermo

    Know the pollution level of Palermo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 61.54 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 83.33 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 70.83 (High)
  • Palermo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palermo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palermo.

    • Burglary and Theft 49 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.17 (High)
    • Car Stealing 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.21 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31 (Low)
    • Drug offense 36.46 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54 (Moderate)
  • Living in Palermo - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Palermo is 139.81 (High)

    • Safety Index 54.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.63 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70.23 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.5 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.5 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.46 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.04 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 81.52 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palermo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palermo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.67 USD

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

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