THEPalermo-Punta Raisi Airport it is the second largest airport in the region Sicily by number of passengers. In the last year it has seen an increase in commercial traffic equal to 16 per cent, exceeding 5 million passengers, reflecting how the recent works carried out at the Palermo terminal have paid off.
The airport of the Sicilian capital is dedicated to the memory of the magistrates Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino. Compared to the center of Palermo, is about 30 km.
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What to see in Palermo: Cathedral, Martorana and Palazzo dei Normanni
Palermo it has known during its history the domination of Romans, Greeks, Arabs and Normans. The main tourist attractions of the capital of Palermo tell the tourists of today about the glorious past of the city.
La Cathedral of Palermo it was first conceived as a Christian basilica, only to be transformed into a mosque in the XNUMXth century, then the return to Christian worship during the reign of the Normans in the second half of the XNUMXth century. There Martorana Church (or Martorana) is a masterpiece of Arab-Norman art, built in the twelfth century, inside which are preserved Byzantine mosaics of inestimable value.
Another symbol of Palermo's fascinating history is the Norman Palace. The building was built by the Arabs in the XNUMXth century and then transformed by the Normans upon their arrival. From the postwar period to today, the Norman Palace has hosted the Sicilian Regional Assembly.
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Palermo between culture, markets and sea
Not everyone knows it but Palermo hosts the third largest opera house in Europe. We are talking about the Theater Massimo, built in neoclassical style, just behind theParis Opera and to the famous Staatsoper of the city of Vienna.
Famous throughout Italy, the local markets of Palermo describe the very essence of the inhabitants of Palermo, among scents and colors that mix in the neighborhood alleys. The most famous are the markets of Ballarò e Vucciria. The first was the inspiration for the title of a successful show.
The beaches of Palermo
Palermo, however, is also sea. There beach most famous is Mondello, which is located just 10 km from the city center and can be reached thanks to arented car at Palermo airport. The other most beautiful beaches of the Sicilian capital are those of sferracavallo e Crucicchia.
TheIsland of Women, whose beaches are among the most popular in the whole Sicily region. Lovers of diving and the snorkeling they will find their paradise at the cliff of Addaura.
Car Rental in Palermo Airport without Credit Card
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