Best Things To Do in Palermo, Italy

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  • 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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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Palermo, Italy

Must see places in Palermo ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Palermo and point of interests to visit.

  1. Palazzo Dei Normanni

    # 1 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 1056 times in trip plans
    Palazzo Dei Normanni

    Tags: Historical Site, Plaza, Architecture , Neighborhoods

    Address: Piazza Indipendenza, 1, 90129 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 08:15 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the 12th century by William II, this Norman castle is famed to be one of the most superlative Arab-Norman structures around the globe. Worth admiring for the visitors are the magnificent Mosa...Read more

  2. Palermo Cathedral

    # 2 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 1187 times in trip plans
    Palermo Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 90040 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is an architectural complex dedicated to Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo. The church was erected in early 12th century and has been restored, renovated and modified several times by several...Read more

  3. Monreale Norman Cathedral

    # 3 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 724 times in trip plans
    Monreale Norman Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti, 20, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    A classic Norman building in the province of Sicily, this place is famous for its golden Mosaics. Constructed in the 12th century as an extension to the royal complex of Palermo, Monreale Norman Cathe...Read more

  4. Teatro Massimo

    # 4 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 1135 times in trip plans
    Teatro Massimo

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Architecture

    Address: Piazza Verdi, 90138 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you want to explore the place where the final scene of the movie Godfather was shot, you have to visit Teatro Massimo. Dedicated to king Emanuel 2, this is the largest theatre in Italy and third la...Read more

  5. Catacombs Of The Capuchins Or Catacombe Dei Cappuccini

    # 5 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 601 times in trip plans
    Catacombs Of The Capuchins Or Catacombe Dei Cappuccini

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Piazza Cappuccini, 1, Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    ‘Catacombs of the Capuchins’- the one of its kind museum of Mummies and has a strange but unique charm that makes it one of the most visited places in Palermo.  Initially only the mon...Read more

  6. Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana

    # 6 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 847 times in trip plans
    Santa Maria Dell'ammiraglio Or La Martorana

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele, 32, 90015 Cefalu Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:15 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in Romanesque style and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this Chiesa della Martorana in Palermo dates from 1143 and is famed for its spectacular mosaics.  The official name for La Martorana is...Read more

  7. Orto Botanico Di Palermo

    # 7 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 988 times in trip plans
    Orto Botanico Di Palermo

    Tags: Botanical Garden

    Address: Via Lincoln, 2 2/A, 90123, Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Set up in 1875 on a design by architects Leon Du Fourny and Venanzio Marvuglia, it is one of the most significant botanical gardens in Europe for the richness and abundance of vegetable specimen comin...Read more

  8. Oratorio Del Rosario Di Santa Cita And Chiesa Di Santa Cita

    # 8 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 1084 times in trip plans
    Oratorio Del Rosario Di Santa Cita  And Chiesa Di Santa Cita

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Via Valverde, 3, Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This Oratory is dedicated to Virgin of Rosary. It was constructed in 16th century to embark the gratitude for the Virgin’s help at the Battle of Lepanto fought against the Turks. The walls of th...Read more

  9. Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri

    # 9 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 979 times in trip plans
    Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri

    Tags: Historical Site, Plaza, Neighborhoods

    Address: Piazza Marina, 61, 90133 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Built in early 14th century, this was a home and fortress to Chiaromonte family. The place went under a renovation and second floor was added. The wooden ceiling has decorated beams has mythological s...Read more

  10. Oratorio Del Rosario Di San Domenico

    # 10 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 543 times in trip plans
    Oratorio Del Rosario Di San Domenico

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Via dei Bambinai, 18, 90133 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Founded in the late 16th century is this Oratory of the Rosary of St. Dominic that flaunts itself in the colorful Vucciria. Various artists have left a legacy of their works in the construction of thi...Read more

  11. Galleria D'arte Moderna Sant'anna

    # 11 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 986 times in trip plans
    Galleria D'arte Moderna Sant'anna

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Via Sant'Anna, 21, 90133 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Gallery of Modern Art Empedocles Restivo is a museum of ' modern art located in Via Sant'Anna, in the district Kalsa the historic center of Palermo. The museum complex consists of two buildings jo...Read more

  12. Palazzo Riso Or Museo D Arte Contemporanea Della Sicilia

    # 12 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 1038 times in trip plans
    Palazzo Riso Or Museo D Arte Contemporanea Della Sicilia

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Architecture

    Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele, 365, 90134 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The Palazzo Riso, or RISO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia (RISO, Contemporary Art Museum of Sicily also known as Palazzo Belmonte Riso), is a regional contemporary art museum located i...Read more

  13. Monreale

    # 13 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo | Added 2 times in trip plans
    Monreale

    Address: Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    You can get a bus and head to Monreale, which rises above the city and offers amazing views of the Golden Shell. You will however need some time so that you can get to tour the royal tombs where they ...Read more

  14. Hotel Posta Palermo

    # 14 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo
    Hotel Posta Palermo

    Address: Via Antonio Gagini, 77, 90133 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The hotel is situated in the historical central area and is opposite the Archaeological museum. it is also close to a lot of city attractions. Hotel service is just brilliant and the guest rooms are s...Read more

  15. Hotel Casena Dei Colli

    # 15 of 886 Things To Do in Palermo
    Hotel Casena Dei Colli

    Address: Via Villa Rosato, 20/22, 90146 Palermo, Italy

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a beautiful villa set located about fifteen minutes drive the Central Business District. The landscaped gardens offer a breath taking view. The hotel has got about 93 guest rooms and the rooms...Read more

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  • Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri

    Piazza Marina 61

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Piazza Marina

    Piazza Marina

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Villa Malfitano

    Via Dante Alighieri 167

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Cappella Palatina

    Piazza Indipendenza

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Piazza Pretoria

    Piazza Pretoria

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Catacombe dei Cappuccini

    Piazza Cappuccini 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Palazzo Mirto

    Via Merlo 2

    Museums
  • Museo Internazionale delle Marionette Antonio Pasqualino

    Piazza Antonio Pasqualino 5

    Museums
  • Museo Diocesano

    Via Matteo Bonello 2

    Museums
  • Museo Zoologia Pietro Doderlein

    Via Archirafi 16

    Museums
  • Palazzo Abatellis

    Via Alloro 4

    Museums
  • Museo Del Risorgimento

    Piazza San Domenico 1

    Museums
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  • Galileo Park

    Via Galilei 55

    Amusement Parks
  • Boom Zone

    Viale Strasburgo 193

    Amusement Parks
  • Acqua Park Monreale

    Via Pezzingoli 172

    Amusement Parks
  • Parco Avventura Madonie

    Località Gorgonero

    Amusement Parks
  • Tiska Tuska Topolino Club

    Via Palagonia 111

    Amusement Parks
  • I.T.R. Impianti Turistici e Ricreativi SRL

    Via Marcianò 45

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  • Orient Express

    Via dell'Autonomia Siciliana 51

    Restaurants Bars
  • Taco Loco

    Via Giovanni Campolo 25

    Mexican Pizza Bars
  • Malox

    Piazzetta della Canna 8

    Bars
  • N Pasticceria Alba SRL

    Viale Margherita di Savoia 2

    Bars Bakeries Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Ohana

    Via Sammartino 150

    Restaurants Bars
  • Drinkeria Cavour

    Via Spinuzza 47

    Restaurants Bars
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  • Scuola Croupier Palermo

    Via Principe di Granatelli 36

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Parco della Favorita

    Viale Diana

    Natural Parks
  • Rag. Salvatore Lauricella SRL

    Via Marchese di Villabianca 101

    Natural Parks
  • Escursioni Nella Riserva di Monte Pellegrino

    Natural Parks
  • Riserva Naturale Regionale Isola di Panarea e Scogli Viciniori

    Via Libertà 97

    Natural Parks
  • Area Marina Protetta Capo Gallo-Isola delle Femmine

    Via Francesco Crispi 153

    Natural Parks
  • Legambiente Comitato Regionale Siciliano

    Corso Umberto I 64

    Natural Parks
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  • Parco delle Palme

    Viale del Fante

    Playgrounds Dog Parks
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  • Mondello

    Viale Regina Elena

    Beaches
  • Riserva Naturale Orientata di Capo Gallo

    Via Piano Gallo

    Beaches
  • Baia del corallo

    Via Plauto

    Beaches
  • Lido Balneare Sferracavallo

    Via Torretta 49

    Beaches
  • Sconzajuoco - Spiaggia

    Viale dei Saraceni

    Beaches
  • Bar L'ombelico Del Mondo

    Beaches
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  • Armeria di Carlo - DC Gun

    Via Zara 13

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Larte della Pesca di Viola Eleonora

    Via Emiro Giafar 82

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Mare Blu di Federico Domenica

    Via Messina Marine 105

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Tarantino Giuseppa

    Via Papa Gregorio Magno 2

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Associazione Siciliana Caccia e Natura

    Via Agostino Gallo 46

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Federazione Italiana Sport Disabili

    Via Terrasanta 93

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Stadio Renzo Barbera

    Viale del Fante 11

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Velodromo Paolo Borsellino

    Via Giuseppe Lanza di Scalea

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Wisser Club

    Via Maurizio Ascoli 3

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Campetti Mickey Club

    Via Michele Beltrami 17

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Color Line Stadion

    Stadiums and Arenas
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