By Griffin Smith
Delicious Since 1944
Start your trip with a traditional Italian meal at Ferro di Cavallo. Family owned and operated since the end of WWII this restaurant will let you start your trip with a full stomach and give you a taste of what Palermo has to offer.
An Italian Eden
After your delicious lunch take a walk through the beautiful Orto Botanico di Palermo, the botanical gardens of Palermo. Here you will be able to enjoy both the sights and smells of rare and beautiful flowers.
Once you are done enjoying the botanical gardens, head to Volo to let your taste buds revel in the best seafood the city has to offer. Try to get a seat on the outdoor terrace where your meal will be lit by glowing lanterns.
Outdoor Social Hot Spot
Grab a bottle of wine and head to Piazza Castelnuovo to drink and relax with the locals. If you get bored with that you can finish the wine and head to the nearby bars to mingle with music.
Start your morning by visiting a magnificent, architectural melting pot by seeing Palermo Cathedral. Besides the architecture there is a lot to see with access to the treasury of Royal objects as well as the Royal and Imperial tombs.
A Sicilian Street Market
At the Ballarò Market grab some lunch at one of the stalls and examine all the different wares for sale. Jump into this noisy market and get ready to haggle over the souvenirs that you are trying to buy.
Hit the beach at Mondello and take in some sun while watching the array of windsurfers fly over the water. Take time to soak in this magnificent beach.
Casual, Friendly Dinner
Spend your last night in Palermo choosing from tasty seafood, rich pastas, and 25 different styles of pizza. At Antica Trattoria del Monsu’ dine surrounded by friendly faces and old photographs.
Art and Alcohol
Agricantus is a wonderful experiment in promoting ethnic diversity. Grab a drink at the bar and then head over to the stage or exhibition hall to experience art in all its forms.