SICILIAN TRAVEL TIPS: 5 IDEAL THINGS TO DO IN PALERMO

  If you’re seeking a city break with a difference, to bring some colour and excitement to an otherwise drab year, then Palermo might be just the place for you. The capital of Sicily is a tangle of chaos, a bundle of energy, and a place of great dichotomy, with noble, opulent buildings and rugged...

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