Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo MGallery by Sofitel€205Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo MGallery by Sofitel€205
On the island of Sicily, located in the northwest on the coast is the beautiful Palermo. Palermo is the capital of the island, and has over the centuries been in the hands of multiple dynasties, including the Normans, Arabs, Byzantines and of course the Romans. Although many old buildings were lost during the Second World War, the influence of all is still apparent in the architecture. Check out the fountain and the beautiful theatres, amongst other gems. You’ll discover this and more during a wonderful holiday in Palermo.
Want to wake up to the sound of the sea lapping up the shore? Book a three or four star resorts right on the beaches of Palermo. Almost all Palermo’s beach hotels have their own restaurant, free WiFi and tours desks that can help with booking tickets for museums and boat trips. In addition, many hotels also have sports and spa facilities, and swimming pools. And just because you want to stay on the seafront it doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on the town; the Palermo’s Old Town is just a short walk from the beach. Visit the Archaeological Museum or marvel at the city’s churches: the baroque church of San Domenico or the 13th Century San Agostino Church.
If you want to taste the authentic atmosphere of this city, choose one of the hotels in the historic centre of Palermo, around Piazza Castelnuovo. A two star hotel in the heart of the city you book usually come with a restaurant, free internet, and some even have a pool and gym. There are also a number of family-friendly hotels around Palermo, offering childcare and facilities to keep the little ones entertained.
It’s not hard to find real luxury in the centre of Palermo. Live like royalty in a lavish five star hotel, ideal for romantic holidays for two. Make the most of the luxury, with a generous breakfast included, a sauna with a gym, mini-bar and air conditioning in the room.