A lazy start to our Sunday morning with a relaxing breakfast out on our terrace. Feeling ready to set off, we wandered through Palermo’s historic quarter, passing the vast Teatro Massimo and continuing along to the newer part of town with its designer shops. Soon, we arrived at the Teatro Politeama in the Piazza Ruggero Settimo. This theatre is the second most important in the city and is home to the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra.
Teatro Massimo, Palermo
Located just around the corner from this theatre is the bus stop to take passengers to the beach resort of Mondello. Buses leave at 20 minute intervals with AMAT services 806 and 833 (the latter being summer only). When catching buses in Italy please ensure that you are already in possession of a ticket, which is available from tobacconists (€1.40 adult single to anywhere within the city boundaries). The ticket needs to be…
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