Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Our apartment is located in via Gaetano Abela, 11 in the heart of Palermo, just a short walk from Politeama Square where it is possible to catch the shuttle to and from the airport or a bus to Mondello beach and the main places of interest of the city, or to board an open-air sightseeing double-decker and enjoy a tour of Palermo.
Very close to via Roma and via Maqueda, the two main streets of the old city, and to via Ruggero Settimo and via Libertà, the two most important shopping streets in Palermo, the apartment is conveniently situated halfway between the most beautiful historic squares of Palermo, Piazza Politeama and Piazza Massimo, and a short step from Capo, Vucciria and Ballarò, the three historic city markets.
Palermo Central Station, serving destinations all over Sicily, along with Monreale and several other important places, is a 10-minute walk away. Visitors may choose to experience a full tour of the city on foot or by public transportation. The apartment makes the ideal location for a holiday exploring Palermo's many tourist attractions – museums, churches, parks, theatres, historic markets, etc.
The apartment has been totally renovated and is beautifully furnished with careful attention to detail. It is equipped with air conditioning/heat pumps, washing machine, iron, ironing board, internet wi-fi and TV and includes a spacious living room with a full-sized sofa bed, kitchen, bathroom and shower, two comfortable double bedrooms and a folding bed (5+1 beds in total). The building is equipped with a lift.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mondello 9 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Falcone e Borsellino (Punta Raisi) 25 km, Nearest railway: Palermo Central Station 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment has been totally renovated and is beautifully furnished with careful attention to detail. It is equipped with heat pumps/air conditioning, TV, washing machine, iron and iron board, microwave, toaster and includes two comfortable double bedrooms, a spacious living room with a sofa bed, kitchen, bathroom and shower, (5 beds in total + 1). The building is equipped with a lift.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartament is located in a quiet street with trafic and noises very limited
We need down payment. The payment of the rest of the price on arrival plus 100 euros of security deposit which we will refund you at the end of the stay.
The Sicily region
Nature and history have combined to give Sicily its most striking feature: impressive monuments of the past set against backgrounds of astonishing natural beauty. Climb the hill to the 3rd century BC Greek amphitheater at Taormina and experience a setting where nature enhances art: on one side stretches the dramatic, jagged coastline of the azure blue Ionian Sea, on the other, snow capped Mt. Etna. The 12th century cathedral at Monreale, a masterpiece of Norman architecture famous for its dazzling mosaics, commands unsurpassed views down the Conca d'Oro Valley, with Palermo and its bay visible in the distance.
With its location in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily became a bridge between the civilizations of the East and West. Peoples from the southern Mediterranean, including the Phoenicians, were the earliest settlers, but the island's growth, prosperity and cultural development began with Greek colonization in the 8th century BC. The powerful city-states of Syracuse, Catania, Selinute and Agrigento competed with each other to construct the most spectacular temples. The hauntingly beautiful Valley of the Temples, built parallel to the sea at Agrigento, are some of the best preserved outside of Greece. The Romans arrived in the 2nd century BC, followed by the Arabs, Normans, French, Spanish and finally the Bourbons. Churches, temples, gardens, palaces and theaters from these civilizations are scattered throughout the island. However, it was during the Arab domination in the 9th and 10th centuries when Sicily's influence in trade and culture expanded, while the Norman occupation in the 11th and 12th centuries was a major artistic influence, leaving behind exquisite churches and palaces of Arab-Byzantine style.
Sicily has a remarkably varied landscape, with a mountainous interior, hills and plateaus, and a wildly beautiful coastline of rocky promontories, sheer cliffs, fine sand beaches, tiny coves and clear waters. Off shore are groups of smaller islands, some of volcanic origin; Stromboli, off the northern coast, has an active volcano. Breathtaking vistas abound: the semi-tropical landscape of lemon groves and pine forests; miles of sparkling sea shore dotted by small fishing villages; and towering mountains framed by a brilliant blue sky. With its mild climate and volcanic enriched soil, Sicily is an important agricultural center, growing vegetables and citrus fruit, including the famous blood oranges, and producing olive oil and wine. Luxuriant gardens with exotic plants grace the major cities, including Palermo, the capital.
It’s a city of the south of Italy, on the northwestern coast of Sicily, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It’s the capital of Sicily, an independent region of Italy. It has got 689.193 inhabitants and 158,88 km2 Palermo has got the largest port of Sicily. In the city there are many buildings that they have to go back from the period when Sicily was a Norman kingdom. There are also Arab, Byzantine and Spanish influences. Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC and was a Carthaginian colony. It was taken by the Romans in 254 BC. It subsequently passed into the hands of the Goths (AD 440), the Byzantines (535), the Saracens (831), the Normans (1072), and the Holy Roman emperors.
It is a trading centre for the island's agricultural produce and has factories engaged in food processing,
shipbuilding, and the manufacture of furniture, leather products, glass, chemicals, cement, textiles, and paper.
This a very beautiful city for its monuments, its nature as the mountains, the sea, the trees and many other things. The most beautiful places in Palermo are the Cathedral, the Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti, the
Royal Palace with the Palatine Chapel and a lot of other places.
Near the centre of Palermo, in Saint Pellegrino Mountain, there is the sanctuary of Saint Rosalie, the patron saint of the city.