Palermo is located in the north-western part of Sicily, an autonomous region of Italy. Sicily is an island off the country’s southern coast, separated by a narrow strait. It is home to approximately 720,000 inhabitants.
Palermo enjoys a moderate climate throughout the year. In summers, the average temperature is 28°C, while in winters it is about 12°C; the maximum rainfall is during winter. Palermo can be visited any time of the year, although summers can get uncomfortably hot.
Palermo is known as the most conquered city of the world, for the number of rulers that have reigned here. But, the country flourished largely under the Arab rule as is still reflected in the city. Parts of the city are not safe after dark and passports, money, cameras, etc. need to be guarded closely as pickpockets and purse snatchers abound.
Your contribution can be useful for other tourists
More Travel Guides in Italy:
Campofelice di Fitalia (About 21.4 mi)
More information Italy:
|Campofelice di Fitalia - 21.4 mi|
Campofelice di Fitalia is a commune or a municipality in the Palermo Province in the Italian region of Sicily. Situated almost 35 kilometers to the southeast of Palermo, the...
|Cefalù - 36.1 mi|
Cefalu, a historic coastal town located in the province of Palermo, is situated in Sicily, Italy. With a population of around 14,000 inhabitants, the town is a major historic and...