“I could not describe in words the vaporous light floating around the coasts when we arrived in Palermo in a beautiful afternoon.
The purity of the contours, the whole sweetness, the degrading of the tones, the harmony of the sky, of the sea, of the earth … who has seen them once will not forget them for a lifetime.” (J.W. Goethe)

Welcome to Palermo!

City of strong contrasts, lying between the sea, the promontory of Mount Pellegrino and the citrus groves of the Conca d’Oro, its special geographical position had favored over the centuries the meeting of many people and civilizations that had left their unforgettable marks in a match of flavors and traditions, art and gastronomy, making unique this land even today.

Listed in the top ten for its “street food”, Palermo boasts an artistic and architectural heritage of great value that allows it, together with Monreale and Cefalù, to join officially the UNESCO Heritage for its Arab-Norman itineraries. A reason of pride for the whole city, but also a confirmation of its beauty and cultural, artistic and historical importance.


You will be hosted in the elegant and exclusive area of the city,  bordered by Via Libertà and Via Ruggero Settimo, frequented in the past by the rich and middle class, now embellished with rich shop windows and all kinds of shops for your needs. From the great theatres, Politeama and Massimo, to Borgo Vecchio, one of the oldest historical markets of the city together with Capo, Vucciria and Ballarò.

In the evening the whole area is full of people and life thanks to the numerous pubs, nightclubs as well as fine restaurants. Moreover, a few minutes walking, you can easily reach the port, the bus station to get the airport, taxi and bus to reach the main tourist sites, including Monreale and the renowned beach of Mondello.

How to get

A few meters from the port, the bus station to and from the airport, well connected to the main bus stops and the most prestigious shopping streets (Via Roma and Via Ruggero Settimo), Amaltea House will allow you to visit easily the city on foot, reaching in a few minutes the old town center leaving its daily life and walking through its most frequented streets.

  • From Punta Raisi (Falcone e Borsellino) Airport: Prestia e Comandè Service www.prestiaecomande.it (ticket cost about € 6,00), get off at Via Amari n.170 stop (Politeama Theatre). From there Casa Amaltea is few meters walking.
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  • Via Michele del Bono, 1-3 | Palermo, Sicilia
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  • info@casamaltea.it

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