Foro Italico Vacation Packages
Foro Italico is a great place to stay while you are exploring Palermo as a large number of the area’s main attractions are nearby. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Piazza della Kalsa and the iconic Villa Giulia. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Palermo Botanical Garden and Gancia.
There are plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Foro Italico. Join a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the fascinating displays at the International Puppet Museum and the Regional Archaeological Museum. For a great night out, head to Teatro Massimo and Teatro Politeama, one of the region’s most popular concert venues. Enjoy the wonderful exhibits at Regional Gallery.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Palermo, visit the nearby green spaces. When the sun is out, explore English Garden, where locals come to spend time outdoors.
Some of Palermo's popular sights are within driving distance of the Foro Italico area, such as Cappella Palatina, the Cathedral of Palermo and Quattro Canti. Learn about history by visiting Fontana Pretoria, the Palermo New Gate and the Palace of the Normans. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the San Francesco d'Assisi Church, the Chiesa di San Domenico-Palermo and the Church of the Jesus.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a snack, visit Vucciria Market and Capo Market.
Sports fanatics vacationing in Foro Italico should get tickets for Renzo Barbera Stadium to see the Unione Sportiva Città di Palermo playing visiting rivals. On match days follow the procession of pink and black, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Make reservations for the Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes, the Centrale Palace Hotel, or the Ambasciatori Hotel.