Sicily is one of the largest italian regions, full of history, culture, sun, lively people and good food. With this itinerary we will focus on great spots between Palermo and Terrasini, you can easily reach by car.
Leaving Palermo, coasting along, you may not want to forget to pay a visit and a stroll through Mondello the best beach in Palermo. Crystal waters, white sandy beaches and a beautiful promenade excellent for a relaxed walk, running or simply enjoying a gelato, or some typical sandwiches from the Touring Cafè Beach. Don’t forget to pop by the the ancient Charleston Beach Resort now hosting a famous restaurant.
From Mondello continue coasting along and reach the small fishermen village called Sferracavallo. Sferracavallo gets its name from the typical horseshoe shape of the gulf. Enjoy cheap and delicious typical Sicilian sandwiches while in front of the sea and enjoying its fresh breeze at the “Panineria da Emanuele”.
Continuing your journey coasting along, have a stop by the Isola delle Femmine a nice little village owing its name to the small island few hundreds meters away from shore, once a female prison, today a natural reserve. Stop at a free public beach where you can enjoy beautiful clear waters and sandy beaches.
Get back on track, and reach up to Terrasini a very beautiful village with great restaurants, ice cream places and beautiful terraces over the sea. Go back a few kilometers to the nearby village of Cinisi where you can trace back the history of a young man battling against the “Mafia”, Peppino Impastato, killed by this criminal organization, and his mother who battled until the end, getting the truth come out in court.
To conclude a great day in the surrounding of Palermo, reach Calarossa, and treat you with a beautiful sunset, maybe a dive into deep blue water and an aperitif at the IClub with seaview and sunset view.