Sicily is an ideal destination for those who want to spend a full immersion holiday made of art, history and culture. It is a place unique in the world.
Let’s go and discover the beautiful cities and small towns of western Sicily, we will be fascinated!
Palermo, the main city of the Island, embodies all the artistic, historical and cultural wealth of the civilizations that have crossed it: Greek, Punic, Roman, Arab, Norman and Swabian.
The Cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin and there is already an evidence of the cultures stratification: the Catalan Gothic façade and the apse with Arab Norman decorations; inside, there are royal remains, Roger II and Frederick II, along with the relics of Santa Rosalia, who is Palermo’s saint protector.
The Cathedral Treasure is exposed in the Sacristy: sacred vestments from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, monstrance, chalices and precious golden crowns taken from Queen Constance of Aragon’s grave are an example of medieval jewelry.To absolutely visit Museo Diocesano and Orto Botanico.