Many of Palermo’s attractions can be found within easy driving distance of Bagheria, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Guttuso Museum and Villa Giulia are just two of the popular destinations in the area. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find nearby Bagheria are the Palermo Botanical Garden and the Piazza della Kalsa.
To really understand Palermo, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Discover the various museums and exhibit spaces the International Puppet Museum and the Regional Archaeological Museum. Culture vultures can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as Teatro Massimo and Teatro Politeama. Aspiring artists should see the exhibits at Regional Gallery.
If you have time in and around Bagheria, stop by Gancia, Cappella Palatina and the Cathedral of Palermo. Palermo is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to Fontana Pretoria, the Palermo New Gate and the Palace of the Normans. Those with a passion for faith and religion will appreciate the care and devotion that has gone into creating the San Francesco d'Assisi Church, the Chiesa di San Domenico-Palermo and the Church of the Jesus.
If you love food and shopping, amble through the various stores at Vucciria Market and Capo Market.
Renzo Barbera Stadium is the perfect place to spend an afternoon enjoying soccer, and to see local legends, the Unione Sportiva Città di Palermo, in action. On weekends the stadium overflows with pink and black, as soccer fans come together to get behind their beloved team.
For a real taste of Bagheria, consider staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Take your pick from the Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes, the Centrale Palace Hotel, or the Ambasciatori Hotel.