Monreale Sicily

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Monreale is essentially a suburb of Palermo that is set on a hill with a lovely view of the city and the surrounding valley. While it is itself a lovely town, it is also the site of one of the area’s largest, grandstand most important cathedrals and a hugely popular tourist site. Monreale’s Cattedrale di [Read more …]

Palermo

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Nowhere is Sicily’s blending more evident than in Palermo, the island’s capital, largest city and primary seaport and s a good example of the island’s mixture of cultures. Piazza Vigliena The city’s activities are centered around Piazza Vigliena and its Quattro Conti, a combination of four baroque statues and fountains that commemorate [Read more …]