Destination guide

The historical area of Palermo awaits your stay

Come and experience Palermo and its monuments, history and culture. Renowned for its cathedral, cafes and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. Teatro Massimo, Regional Archaeological Museum and Palace of the Normans are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Palermo

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Palermo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hammam (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Villa Airoldi Golf Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Mondello Minigolf (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • AcquaPark Monreale (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Bioparco di Sicilia (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Palermo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Palermo is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Villa Bonanno (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Villa Trabia (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • D'Orleans Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • English Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Foro Italico (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Palermo Botanical Garden (1 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Palermo

Fly into Palermo (PMO-Punta Raisi), the closest airport, located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Palermo Palazzo Reale-Orleans Station, Palermo Central Station and Palermo Notarbartolo Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Palermo by jumping on the metro at Giachery Station, Fiera Station or Imperatore Federico Station.

Where to stay near Palermo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,428 holiday rentals near Palermo. From 631 Houses to 365 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palermo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palermo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Palermo:

  • Centro Storico: 1,132 holiday homes
  • Castellammare: 1,002 holiday homes
  • Kalsa: 894 holiday homes
  • Sferracavallo: 35 holiday homes
  • Addaura: 152 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palermo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Palermo. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palazzo Belmonte Riso: 2,754 holiday rentals
  • Ecomuseo Mare Memoria Viva: 2,720 holiday rentals
  • Teatro di Verdura: 2,739 holiday rentals
  • San Nicolo all'Albergheria Tower: 2,761 holiday rentals
  • Palazzo Branciforte: 2,733 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palermo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palermo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 631 Houses in Palermo. Our other popular types of Palermo holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 365 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,229 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palermo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 258 holiday homes with pool available in Palermo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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