Where is Palermo?

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If you want to know where is Palermo, you are in the right place!

In this article, we will show you where is Palermo located in Sicily. But, we will also give you all the tips you need to know when you plan your holidays. For instance, we will show you how to reach the main cities in Sicily. Finally, we will also suggest some of the best tours in Sicily.

Now, let’s find out where is Palermo, in Sicily.

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Where is Palermo?

Palermo is the capital of the autonomous region of Sicily. Also, it’s the main city of the Metropolitan City of Palermo. It is located on the North-West coast of Sicily. Palermo is a coastal city, and it’s easy to reach the main cities on the island from it. Indeed, it’s one of the most important cities in Sicily, for its architecture, history and culture. Moreover, the city is famous for its beaches, restaurants and nightlife.

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How to reach Palermo?

Now that you know where is Palermo, let’s see how to easily reach the city center. First of all, you can book a flight to Palermo airport, the Punta Raisi Airport. From there, you will need only 40 minutes by car to reach the center.

We would suggest booking a private transfer. Among the advantages, you will not need to worry about anything. Indeed, you will find a driver waiting for you. They will drive you directly to Palermo Center, or your favorite place in the city.

If you arrive to Sicily by car, you can take a ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina. Then, you can drive from there to Palermo. Despite the total journey takes around 2:30 hours, we are sure you will love the landscape. Indeed, all the way from Messina to Palermo is near the sea. So, if you would like to go by car, we would suggest even stopping by, and take a break in one of the best beaches in the Northern Sicily.

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What to see in Palermo

As we already said, Palermo is one of the main cities in Sicily. There are a lot of things to do and see. To start, you cannot miss the main Cathedral. It has been nominated for Unesco World Heritage, and it is really worth a visit. Then, we suggest seeing Mondello Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the area. Finally, you should take a nice walk in the center and try a typical Italian Ice Cream! For sure, you will love it!

You can find more tips and things to do in our article: 10 things to do in Palermo.

Where to go from Palermo

Now that you know where is Palermo, you will be able to plan your visit. Indeed, since Palermo is in the North of Sicily, you will be able to reach the main coastal cities from it. For example, we suggest a visit to Cefalu. Here, you will enjoy some of the best beaches in the northern Sicily. Or, you can book a transfer to San Vito Lo Capo. Indeed, you will reach it in less than 2 hours! Finally, if you would like to enjoy a 1-day excursion, you can go to Bagheria. This is one of the most typical cities in Sicily.

Cefalù, Tindari and Santo Stefano

Since you know where is Palermo, now let’s see the best way to visit the surroundings. First of all, you can book a 1-day tour. Among our tours, we would suggest the Cefalù, Tindari and Santo Stefano one. During this private tour, you will see three of the most beautiful places in Sicily. Indeed, Tindari was one of Sicily’s last Greek Colonies. Then you will stop at Oliveri-Tindari lagoon. This is a small strait of water of exceptional beauty. Then, you will reach Cefalù. Here you will have the time to enjoy a walk in the center. Afterwards, you will take the coastline way, and stop at Santo Stefano di Camastra.

How to book your Private Tour

Now that you know where is Palermo, book one of our Private Tours. First, choose your favorite, and then book from the dedicated section.

Also, you can contact us to create your own.

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