Palermo, Italy

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Palermo is the capital of the main Italian island of Sicily, located on the north coast of the island. Capital of Sicily, founded by Phoenicians under the name of "Ziz" (= Flower, but the meaning is still doubtful), later renamed by Greeks "Panormos" which means "all port", it reached its golden age during the Arab domination.

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5-Day Eastern Sicily Tour from Palermo to Taormina: Mt Etna, Syracuse and Agrigento

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Starting in Palermo and ending in Taormina, this 5-day tour shows you the best of eastern Sicily. Immerse yourself in Sicilian history, culture and food as you... Read More

Sicilian Cheese and Wine Tasting in Palermo

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Come and taste the best wines and Sicilian cheeses, introduced by an expert of wines and typical local products. Meet at the time more convenient for you and then... Read More

Erice and Segesta Day Trip from Palermo with Sicilian Food and Wine Tasting

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Discover the best of western Sicily on a day trip to Erice and Segesta from Palermo. Be wowed by the views from Erice, a walled medieval mountain town that... Read More

Private Arrival Transfer: Palermo Airport to Hotel

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Book a private arrival transfer from Falcone–Borsellino Airport to your Palermo accommodation so you won't spend extra time waiting for a taxi or public... Read More

Agrigento Day Trip from Palermo

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Leave Palermo behind for a day trip to Agrigento, home to Sicily’s most fascinating archaeological area. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Agrigento, where an... Read More

Palermo Catacombs and Monreale Half-day Tour

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Visit the Catacombs of the Capuchin friars and the Cathedral of Monreale on the slopes of Mount Caputo. You'll visit the underground cemetery of the Capuchin... Read More

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Cost of Living in Palermo

Daily Budget:

42 - 60

Weekly Budget:

290 - 416
Item Description Estimated Price
Fast Food Meal
Cheap Local Restaurant Meal
Mid-range Restaurant Meal
Coffee at a Cafe
Beer at a Bar
Bottle of Wine from a Market
Ticket to a Movie
Ticket on Public Transportation
Taxi (1km)

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Palermo Weather: Average Temperature

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