Palmero is the capital city of Sicily, the beautiful island off the southern coast of Italy, known for its architecture, culture, Italian cuisine and history. The port town has stunning Botanical Gardens to stroll, popular golden sand beaches of Modello Lido and bustling street markets to explore. You'll find purple artichokes, piles of blood-red oranges, the odd giant octopus and painted Sicilian ceramics. Wander the crumbling staircases, leading to gilded ballrooms at Cappella Palatina Chapel, discover the crooked side streets dotted with youthful artisan studios. Enjoy Arab influenced dishes, lemon granita, spicy fish and famous calzonie. You'll fall unexpectedly in love with Palermo.
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When to visit
The best time to visit Palermo would be late spring (May to June) and early autumn (September to October) due to the favourable temperature in those months, and fewer crowds than July and August. In spring, temperatures range from 16°C in the night to 26°C during the day, making it a great time to visit the city. July, Palermo becomes warmer making it a good time to go swimming and the beach resorts get busy. The Scirocco winds do bring winds and some rainfall. Temperatures average 30°C in summer. Autumn, is when the vineyards begin to harvest and the best time to go wine tasting. September sees reduced temperatures that range from 27°C in the day to 12°C in the night.
What is the main airport called?
Palermo Airport (PMO)Opens external site in a new window. Also known as Falcone Borsellino Airport (PMO). It is located at Cinisi, 35 km west northwest of Palermo, the capital city of the Italian island of Sicily.
Arriving in Palermo
The welcoming staff at Palermo Airport will greet you when you land to help with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are multiple transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Palermo from Palermo Airport
With a range of transport options available at the airport, getting to your destination is easy. Choose from public transport, taxi, car rental, limousine or a pre-arranged driver. Car rental companies are located inside the arrivals hall. The parking area of car rental companies is located in front of the arrivals hall and can be reached via a path marked by dedicated totems. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach the city centre by car. There is a bus with stops located at the exit of the terminal on the ground floor of the arrivals area. Buses run to Palermo station, Perla del Golfo resort, Terrasini, Città del Mare and surrounding towns in Sicily. Car sharing is available from the airport, along with a taxi service lpcated at the arrivals exit. There is a train service that runs every day from the airport to the city centre, with the station located at the basement of the terminal.
Getting around Palermo
The top ways to get around Palermo are walking, taxis, car, motorcycle, along with public transport. Walking is the best way to experience central Palermo's atmosphere and architecture. Palermo's port is a 10-minute walk from Piazza Politeama, heart of the new city. Bike hire is available, or you may wish to join a bike tour of Palermo's historic centre. If you hire a car, be sure to check if your hotel has parking as there is limited street parking. For public transport there are city buses and trams, though the city buses can be quite slow, so it’s best to use the tram. To take a taxi, call ahead or wait at one of the taxi zones.
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What is the main airport called?
Singapore Changi Airport, commonly known as Changi Airport (SIN).Opens external site in a new window The airport is a major civilian airport that serves Singapore and one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. The airport is located in Changi, at the eastern end of Singapore, approximately 20 km from Marina Bay, Singapore's Downtown centre.
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