Via Maqueda Vacation Packages
Many of Palermo’s attractions can be found within easy reach of Via Maqueda, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Quattro Canti and Piazza Pretoria are amongst the many popular places to discover here. If time permits, be sure to also visit Fontana Pretoria and the Palermo City Hall.
To better understand Palermo, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Stroll around and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the International Puppet Museum and the Regional Archaeological Museum. To experience Palermo’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the gorgeous performance venues such as Teatro Massimo and Teatro Politeama. Visit Regional Gallery, to get your fix of art.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to one of the many nearby green spaces. Go for a walk in one of the local parks and gardens, which include English Garden and the Palermo Botanical Garden.
To really get a feel for the area, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as Gancia, Villa Giulia and Cappella Palatina. These spots are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Lovers of history will enjoy spending a few hours at the Palermo New Gate, the Palace of the Normans and the Zisa Castle and Museum of Islamic Art. Admire some of the sacred places such as the San Francesco d'Assisi Church, the Chiesa di San Domenico-Palermo and the Church of the Jesus. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and gain a deeper understanding of the role religion in Via Maqueda.
If you are ready to grab a bargain, visit the various stores that are part of Vucciria Market and Capo Market.
Watch much-loved sporting heroes, the Unione Sportiva Città di Palermo, take on their rivals at the iconic Renzo Barbera Stadium. On match days follow the river of pink and black, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
When it’s time to relax after a day spent exploring the delights of Via Maqueda, check in to one of the area’s convenient accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes, the Centrale Palace Hotel, and the popular Ambasciatori Hotel.