Palermo is a historic city in Southern Italy
. Numerous tourists are attracted to the city for its good Mediterranean weather, its renowned restaurants, its Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque churches, palaces and buildings, and its nightlife and music. It’s a perfect place for a holiday and has accommodations for families, couples, and singles. Choose from a selection of villas and apartment rentals
Palermo’s main attractions include the restaurants, the art venues, the historic sites and the local music scene
, as well as a variety of villa rentals and accommodation (vacation rental, villa rental, apartment rental, etc.). The architecture is a mix of styles. Romanesque buildings stand alongside others which are decidedly Gothic. Baroque churches tower over parts of this city, which has been the seat of local rulers Christian, Muslim and Pagan alike. Choose a condo rental, villa rental or apartment rental
in the heart of this region and get set to explore.
The Palermo Cathedral
is the city's cathedral and main church. San Giovanni degli Eremiti (St. John of the Hermits) is a church near the Palazzo dei Normanni. San Cataldo is a church building on the central Piazza Bellini. It is a notable example of Norman architecture. San Giuseppe dei Teatini is a Baroque church located near the Quattro Canti, and is considered one of the most outstanding examples of the Sicilian Baroque in Palermo.
Palazzo dei Normanni
is one of the most beautiful Italian palaces and houses the famous Cappella Palatina
. Zisa and Cuba are magnificent castles/houses used by the kings of Palermo for hunting. The Museo Archeologico Regionale is one the main museums of Italy: it includes numerous remains from Etruscan, Carthaginian, Roman and Hellenistic civilizations. Many of the accommodation and vacation rental options are close enough to walk to these historic sites.
Palermo has its own football team. The Targa Florio was an open road endurance car race held near Palermo. Palermo was home to the grand depart of the 2008 Giro d'Italia. Whether you are a sports enthusiast, history or art lover, or a culture fanatic, Palermo is a great holiday spot for everyone. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals has one of the largest selections of accommodations and lodging, including vacation rentals, condo rentals, villa rentals and apartment rentals.