Tag archive for ‘Palermo’
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Top ten Italian cities for apartments

Incase you can’t decide on your ideal Italian city to settle in – we have made a list of the top cities for you to make the choice a bit clearer.  1. Rome – population 2,850,000 Italy’s brash, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Sicily Regional Guide: Part 2

Summers in Sicily are hot and the weather stays pleasantly warm throughout the winter… Read Part 1 of this series here Aerial view of the villages on the ‘lemons coast’ in Ionian sea of Sicily This More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 26th, 2016

Romance and picturesque rooftop views – Italia Moments Week 8

We love to see where you’ve made memories in Italy, whether it’s family holidays, romantic trips or adventurous journeys Tony Dye’s photo of the Juliet balcony June this year, what a romantic More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 12th, 2016

From Pisa to Palermo – Italia Moments Week 7

It’s that time of year when holidays seem like a distant memory yet some of our readers have been whisking themselves away to a land where summer never seems to end.. Castello Aragonese in Taranto, Puglia. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Sicily – Holiday on the Italian Island

Jane Keighley learns how best to enjoy the Italian island of Sicily in less than a week, from Palermo to the charming town of Trapani and beyond… In the words of a Sicilian proverb “He who goes to Palermo without More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Past Italia – Santa Rosalia

Italia! uncovers the story of Santa Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, travelling through the mists of time to a Sicily under threat from an indiscriminate killer – bubonic plague In 1159 Santa Rosalia or La Santuzza, More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Capuchin Monks of Palermo

In 1599, the Capuchin monks of Palermo made a macabre discovery: some of the corpses they had entombed in their catacombs had become naturally mummified. Then the monks decided to preserve one of their own… When More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Top Tips For Palermo

Feeling inspired to book a trip to Palermo, after reading 48 Hours in Palermo? Here’s our top tips on where to stay, where to eat and what to see and do. WHAT TO SEE AND DO ➤ il Convento dei Cappuccini Piazza More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

48 Hours in Palermo

Each region of Italy is unique, but there is none quite so different to the rest of the country as Sicily. James Miller finds he can’t keep away from its capital city… They say that Italy is a diverse cultural More...