Palermo is the capital of Sicily, located in the north of the island. It is a very important tourist destination, especially because of the many monuments from the times of Arab and Norman rule. Due to the large number of parks, gardens and greenery, Palermo is known as a "city of gardens". Tourists will appreciate the fact that the city is suitable for active and relaxing holidays.
Palermo is a playful, noisy city and full of winding streets. In its historic heart, you can easily navigate through two streets - from north to south leads Via Maqueda, perpendicular to it is Via Vittorio Emanuele. The intersection of these streets is formed by Quattro Canti, a Baroque square that is famous mainly for its octagonal shape. In the center there are countless monuments, such as the Palermo Palace with the famous chapel, the Prettoria Square with the dominant fountain or the funeral catacombs of the Capuchins. For lovers of greenery and nature, Palermo offers botanical gardens, Mondello beach or the Capo Gallo nature reserve.