Palermo is Sicily's capital city and is known for its extraordinary natural beauty and for being a famous cradle of artistic culture.
Among the principal monuments of interest, you have the Cathedral which contains the graves of Norman kings and its bas-reliefs by Gagini, the Norman Palace, seat of the first Parliament in modern history which has incorporated Palatina Chapel, the Martorana and its precious mosaics, the Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti, typical Isalamic architecture, the Zisa, the Abbatellis Palace and the Massimo Theatre.
The landscape found between Mount Pellegrino and the famous Montello beach is exceptional.
As a result of its position, Palermo enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers.
You can reach Palermo by plane (Palermo International Airport), by train, by ship and by car. Nearby you can find Monreale and Cefalý. Ustica Island is also just a short trip away by boat.