Hello, palermo

Capital of the beautiful region of Sicily, Palermo is a fascinating hidden gem and a busy port city that brims with energy. Continuously changing, this city has reclaimed its place among Europe’s cultural cities. Palermo is full of sights and treasures: from Baroque churches and glorious Norman-Gothic architecture to Art Nouveau villas and lively markets – the flamboyant spirit of Palermo can be found down every corner of the city's chaotic streets.


The Shopping to Visit

Fruit at Vucciria Market in Palermo

Mercato Vucciria

Mercato Vucciria is a historical market in Palermo. Some stalls selling fresh seafood, meat, vegetables, some creative handmade crafts can still be found, but not as many as in the past. On the other hand, plenty of stalls selling the most traditional street food and the decadent beauty of this area of the city still fill the streets of Vucciria. Try the boiled octopus seasoned only with freshly squeezed lemon juice and stop for an aperitivo at Taverna Azzurra.

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Mosaic in mercato del Capo, Palermo

Mercato del Capo

To truly experience Palermo, do not miss a stroll down the colourful Mercato del Capo. It is a food and flea market that imbibes the culture in Palermo with local delicacies, fruits, vegetables as well as souvenirs and houseware goods. Check out the beautiful mosaic of A Pupa ru Capu (Capo's sweetheart) at the entrance of Panificio Morello, too.

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Young man and woman choosing suit jacket during apparel shopping at clothing store

Forum Palermo

With 120 stores, Forum Palermo is the biggest shopping mall in Palermo. It features many luxurious boutiques, restaurants, services and other establishments making it a favourite shopping destination for many tourists. Shops such as Guess, H&M, Timberland, United Colors of Benetton, Pandora, Swarovski and Adidas, are all included here.

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Coppola hats

La Coppola

La Coppola manufactures modern Sicilian coppola, the traditional flat hats of the region. The stylish designs of the coppola are influenced by the modern and fashionable trends that are made up of high-quality fabric. This is a perfect souvenir to bring back home.

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Woman shopping

Boutique Torregrossa

Torregrossa is one of the first Italian prêt-à-porter multi-brand boutiques. Torregrossa offers a great array of fashionable clothing and accessories from internationally renowned luxury brands, making it a great choice to visit for fashion needs.

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Wine on display in a shop

Enoteca Picone

A wine bar and a store, wine enthusiasts will enjoy a visit at Enoteca Picone. With more than 7000 labels of wine and a wide selection of the best beers and spirits, it is a good place to buy or taste regional wines and liquors as well as matching them with high-quality cold cuts, cheese or sausage.

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