The Province of Palermo is part of the island of Sicily and it is formed out of 82 comuni. The territory is characterized by the magnificent coastline, Palermo being a very famous destination among tourists. The most frequented beach is Mondello, the most visited town is Cefalu and the best place for scuba diving is the ancient fishing village of Sferracavallo. For an unforgettable landscape, tourists often visit the Madonie Regional Park, but there are more sites to be seen here. The Solunto ruins, the archaeological area of Monte Jato, the many historical villas are all part of Palermo's charm.
The city of Palermo is Sicily's cultural and touristic capital. Art, culture, music and food are just a few of the things tourists are attracted to. Of course, given its location, Palermo also has the perfect Mediterranean climate so if you're looking forward to spending a few days under the warm sun in winter, Palermo is the place to be.
Palermo is quite renown for its Norman buildings, churches, castles and museums. The Palermo Cathedral is the city's main church and it's different architectural styles give the cathedral a special charm. The Arab influences on the city are noticeable when you visit the San Giovanni degli Ermiti Church. The red domes are the elements that make this church special. A lot of other churches are worth...