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Palermo

Overview

The Sicilian capital, is a lively city with mediaeval streets, bustling with food markets, elegant architecture, Baroque churches and the beautiful Norman palace, including the unmissable Palatine Chapel. The Normans also left their mark in the wonderful mosaics of the cathedral at Monreale, located just seven kilometres from the city centre. Palermo makes a memorable starting point for a visit to the island. The Kirker Concierge will assist with opera tickets for performances at the magnificent Teatro Massimo. Prices include flights to Palermo and return private transfers.

Hotels

Hotel

Villa Igiea
Deluxe

3 nights from £1,098

including Flights, Transfers

Highly Recommended
Palermo, Italy
Having reopened last year after lavish restoration by Rocco Forte Hotels, Villa Igiea has finally regained its position as one of Europe’s great ‘grand hotels’. Offering views over the Bay of Palermo and the marina, Villa Igiea is just 10 minutes’ from the city centre using the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service. When it first opened in the early 1900s, Villa Igiea swiftly gained a reputation as one of Europe’s most elegant hotels, with tiered gardens, seafront enfilade and the impressive turreted villa designed by Ernesto Basile. 

3 nights from £578

including Flights, Transfers

Palermo, Italy
Designed in Art Nouveau style by master architect, Ernesto Basile, the Grand Hotel et des Palmes reflects the history of the streets around Teatro Massimo.

Hotel

Federico II
Superior

3 nights from £598

including Flights, Transfers

Palermo, Italy
This classic early 20th century hotel in Palermo’s theatre district, well located for exploring the old and new attractions of the city, has recently been renovated in a style more fitting with the early 21st century.

Hotel

Grand Hotel Wagner
Deluxe

3 nights from £698

including Flights, Transfers

Palermo, Italy
The Grand Hotel Wagner is the result of recent renovation of a neoclassical Palermitan palace which was built in the early 20th century. The hotel has been furnished stylishly down to the last detail to recreate one of the city’s heydays.

Holidays

9 night low season price from£2,198

Agrigento, Italy
In Palermo, the island’s capital, you will have time to explore medieval streets and perhaps catch a performance at the magnificent opera house before heading south.

Tailor-made Holidays

West Coast Wonders

12 night low season price from£1,798

Agrigento, Italy
The long history and varied scenery of western Sicily encapsulate all that makes the island great.

Featured Tours

Cultural Tours & Music Holidays

Sicily: An Enigmatic Island

9 nights from £2,948

Agrigento, Italy
The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily’s strategic importance has given it a violent, eventful and colourful history. Doric temples, Roman mosaics, elegant and powerful Norman architecture and a wealth of Baroque and Renaissance palaces and churches are a reminder of its great past. Add to this the beautiful Sicilian landscape dotted with remote and traditional villages, the friendly people and an agreeable climate; few places can offer such an uplifting, cultural discovery.

Cultural Tours & Music Holidays

Sicily - An Enigmatic Island

9 nights from £2,948

Agrigento, Italy
The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily’s strategic importance has given it a violent, eventful and colourful history. Doric temples, Roman mosaics, elegant and powerful Norman architecture and a wealth of Baroque and Renaissance palaces and churches are a reminder of its great past.

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Norman Palace, Palermo

Palermo to Agrigento: a road trip along Sicily’s Wild West Coast

By Ben Williams, 21 February 2017

Flying into Palermo, it is clear that you could only be arriving on a volcanic island: the descent over the Tyrrhenian Sea stops just short of an imposing mountain. The airport takes its name from…

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