We took the bus from Palermo, which was cheap but chaotic and overcrowded! Once up the mount though, the view is stunning and the church of Santa Rosaria built into the mountainside is incredibly beautiful.
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Monte Pellegrino stands out of Mondello beach and makes a very special atmosphere of the place. it is a part of the natural reserve and is really beautiful mountain
While visiting the Monte Pellegrino you need to see "The Little Chinese House". When you see it you will be amazed at the stunning edifice and the same is true once you enter and tour the rooms of this extraordinary gem of a house.(Villa?) Make...More
Not only on the way to visit the Sanctuary, but Montepellegrino has beautiful views anywhere you turn on the road, trees of different category and loads of cactus with fruits on it.
You can't go wrong once you've decided that you're not going to just sit on the beach all day and swim...you must visit some ancient sites and learn about the history of this great island. Take the time to drive the windy road up to...More
However you find your way up here there are some great views to be found. Don't forget to visit the St Rosalia chapel in the grotto. The best view is from the political research centre in the castello but sadly this isn't normally open to...More
Monte Pellegrino rises above Palermo on its western edge. You need around 30-40 min to reach it by car. There are two reasons you should visit it. First, are the breathtaking views of the entire bay, city and sea. Suggest to come afternoon when the...More