Discover what they say about Palermo...

Palermo is difficult to describe
Palermo is sensual and fascinating
Palermo is chaotic
Palermo is an Arabian city not Muslim
Palermo is a city that changes continually


Palermo has blinding light
Palermo is a bridge between east and west
Palermo is a hell of traffic and smog
Palermo is near yet exotic
Palermo is the most European of North African cities


Palermo is not clean
Palermo in summer is an experience on the edge of reality
Palermo in spring and autumn is an experience on the edge of paradise
Palermo is exuberant
Palermo is a city of contrasts


In Palermo public transport works badly
Palermo has an eclectic, multiform beauty
Palermo has marvellous gardens, although they are more than often hidden
In Palermo you can eat anything, any time, any place 
In Palermo you come across fantastic markets


In Palermo you can get around on foot
Palermo is a huge bazaar on the border of Europe
Palermo can be frightening but it is not dangerous
Holidays in Palermo are exciting
Palermo is sweet and sour, like many of its culinary dishes


In Palermo hospitality does not know the meaning of the word ‘private’
Palermo is a province with cosmopolitan scars
Palermo is by the sea, but sometimes this goes forgotten
Palermo is a word of Greek origin which means ‘all port’
Palermo is made of layers like an onion


Palermo has beautiful, dusty museums
Palermo is conflict between pleasure and boredom
Palermo is its Baroque churches and its Arabian water system
In Palermo there is the mafia, but the mafia is not like it is in the films
Palermo always seems different from what others have you told you it is like


About Palermo, in fact, there are many rumours going around.

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