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10 intriguing facts about Palermo

Palermo is the cultural capital of Sicily for 2018, with a great choice of places to eat, museums, art and entertainment we can see why. Here are 10 facts about the amazing location:


1. Location and population

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and Palermo is Sicily’s largest city, with a population over 680,000. It is on the northwest coast of the island and looks over the Tyrrhenian Sea. The main beach in Palermo is Mondello and is perfect for snorkelling and swimming in the clear turquoise waters.


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7 days in Abruzzo – A week in series

Abruzzo has a diverse landscape and is often a forgotten destination for a holiday, which has preserved the rustic villages and desirable, slow-paced Italian lifestyle. The wild and mountainous terrain contribute to the rugged and breath-taking scenery on offer. The region gives you the chance to slow down, relax and truly absorb the wonders around you. The variety of natural beauty is endless, with thick woodlands, flowering meadows, sandy beaches and mountains all just a short drive from one another, you can see so much on your holiday.


mountains, 7 days in Abruzzo