Sicily is the largest island in Mediterranean Sea and is part of Italy, but is an autonomous region with a special constitution and particular laws like the right that allows it to keep 100% of all taxes. This island is also one of the most popular tourist sites in Italy and Europe, annually being visited by millions of vacationers looking for relaxing beach holidays and rich cultural events. Tourists have the opportunity to rest on stunningly beautiful beaches bathed by the clear waters of Mediterranean Sea and benefit on great accommodation amenities in luxury hotels. Furthermore, there are numerous historical points of interest and a multitude of archaeological remains from all cultures that have been prevalent once on the island. Most resorts in Sicily are set on or very close to seashores, feature classy amenities and are served by friendly and helpful staffs.
In Sicily are a large number of vacation places to book package holidays, all featuring many things to do, landmarks and attractions. Some of the most visited holiday resorts in Sicily are Palermo (the capital city), Catania, Agrigento (with Pelagian Islands), Cefalu, Siracusa, Messina (with Aeolian Islands), Taormina, Trapani (with Aegadian Islands and isle of Pantelleria), and Mount Etna, a volcano that is perhaps the most popular landmark of Sicily. Palermo draws many tourists with numerous historical landmarks, comfortable lodging in luxury hotels, but it is also attractive due to the short distance to the island of Ustica, where can be practiced very successful aquatic sports such as scuba diving, sailing, snorkeling, yachting, fishing, and others.
An important role in the local economy is played by the numerous lodgings and holiday properties for rent. Hotels in Palermo are some of the best accommodations in Sicily, and as result during the peak season most of them are occupied up to the last room. In Palermo are set many high-rise resorts such as Grand Hotel et des Palmes, Hotel Villa Igiea Hilton, Hotel Excelsior Palace Palermo, Hotel Mondello Palace, Hotel NH Jolly Palermo, Hotel Vecchio Borgo Palermo, Quality Hotel President Palermo, Hotel Politeama, and Hotel Torres Artale Relais, but also plenty of excellent budget hotels such as Hotel Villa Esperia, Hotel Azzolini, Hotel Tonnara di Trabia, Torre Artale Hotel and Villas Palermo, Hotel Gallery House, Hotel Villa d'Amato, Hotel Palm Beach Palermo, and Hotel Athenaeum Palermo.
While holiday in Palermo, voyagers have the chance to lounge the whole day on awesome Sicilian beaches, but in the capital city are also many opportunities to admire the cultural and architectural points of interest. Some of the famous tourist attractions in Palermo are old churches like The Cathedral of Palermo, San Giovanni degli Eremiti, San Giovanni dei Lebbrosi, or Santa Maria dell'Ammiragliato, museums such as Palazzo Chiaramonte, Palazzo dei Normanni, Palazzo Abatellis, Museo Archeologico Regionale, the opera house (Teatro Massimo), and other landmarks such as Orto Botanico di Palermo (a botanical garden), the Capuchin Catacombs, and Vucciria, which is a colorful fruit, vegetable and fish market. The Sicilian food is very tasty and restaurants in Palermo offer traditional cuisine containing fresh seafood, pastries, or local cheeses sprinkled with the famous Sicilian wines.
Package holidays in Palermo running out very fast and most tourists have not enough time to take day trips to other vacation places in Sicily like Cefalu, Trapani, Agrigento or Taormina. For this reason, many of them return sometimes to this magic island in Italy to explore more of its treasures.
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