1 day in Province of Palermo Itinerary

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Termini Imerese


Termini Imerese

Termini Imerese is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo on the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy.HistoryAncient HistoryThe site of the town has been populated since prehistoric times, as many archaeologial excavations have shown through the years. Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at La Bottega nella Roccia, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese, and then steep yourself in history at Scalinata di Via Roma.

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Catania to Termini Imerese is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Termini Imerese

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Province of Palermo travel guide

Churches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
Palermo is a city of Southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Metropolitan City of Palermo. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old. Palermo is located in the northwest of the island of Sicily, right by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.The city was founded in 734 BC by the Phoenicians as Ziz ('flower'). Palermo then became a possession of Carthage, before becoming part of the Roman Republic, the Roman Empire and eventually part of the Byzantine Empire, for over a thousand years. The Greeks named the city Panormus meaning 'complete port'. From 831 to 1072 the city was under Arab rule during the Emirate of Sicily when the city first became a capital. The Arabs shifted the Greek name into Balarme (بَلَرْم), the root for Palermo's present-day name. Following the Norman reconquest, Palermo became the capital of a new kingdom (from 1130 to 1816), the Kingdom of Sicily and the capital of the Holy Roman Empire under Frederick II Holy Roman Emperor and Conrad IV of Germany, King of the Romans. Eventually Sicily would be united with the Kingdom of Naples to form the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies until the Italian unification of 1860.