Buses to Sicily! Direct and convenient bus connection San Vito lo Capo – Palermo Airport
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Palermo, dominated by the polychrome marble of the buildings, with Moorish domes, the colorful Vucciria market or the Kalsa district and lush green areas: the Parco della Favorita, the Villa Giulia and the Garden of Garibaldi. In the historic center you find amazing monuments that bear witness to its illustrious past, including the magnificent Palazzo dei Normanni or Royal Palace with the Palatine Chapel full of ancient mosaics and decorations, the Church of St. John of the Hermits topped by five red domes; the Cathedral, imposing structure that houses the “Imperial and royal tombs.”
The beauty of the coastline is impressive for the fantastic colors ranging from deep sea blue to green vegetation, the dark colors of the rocks to the white sandy beaches. Among the most popular seaside resorts are distinguished Mondello, the beach of Palermo, the Island of Women, Cefalù which combines the monumental heritage to welcoming beaches and Sferracavallo, an ancient fishing village, now a paradise for divers. The island of Ustica is rich of archaeological remains and natural beauty: coves and caves. It is an island of fascinating seabed, a real paradise for scuba divers.
Palermo: capital of street food
In Palermo you can eat numerous and tasty culinary delights of Sicily. In particular rice croquettes and “pani ca ‘meusa“,
sandwich with veal offal, pasta with sardines, the “aneletti”, baked and tuna and “sfinciuni“. As desserts, the fruits of Martorana, the cassata, cannoli and mostaccioli. Remarkable production of wines including the Corvo di Casteldaccia and Partinico.
Events e Folklore
Palermo is a baroque city, plenty of festivals that are renowned for their traditions and folk costumes. The feast of Santa Rosalia, the patron saint of the city prayed from thousands of devotees and pilgrims. Striking is also the “feast of the dead”, which still retains an ancient ritual, which sees the ghosts of the dead relatives to bring toys and gifts to children. Even the sea is at the center of some festivals, like the one of Madonna of Altavilla Milicia, which cater families or sailors who have been pardoned, or the feast of san Cosimo and Damiano in Sferracavallo, a a small fishing village not far from Palermo.
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