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Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Palermo, Italy your home away from home

Palermo, on the Italian island of Sicily, has an undeniably eastern vibe, with bustling squares surrounded by sandstone architecture, influenced by the Arabs, Normans, Spaniards and Phoenicians, giving it a unique atmosphere and style, with fascinating sights at every turn.

Things to do in Palermo, Italy

It is hard not to get wrapped up in the energy of the Palermo city centre, where the maze of narrow streets overflow with shops, restaurants and Baroque churches, then suddenly open into flamboyant squares. The old city centre, the Quattro Canti, holds some beautiful historical gems, including the Cappella Palatina, the Norman Cathedral and the Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace), the finest medieval court in Europe.

The Convento dei Cappuccini catacombs make for mesmerizing viewing from a Palermo apartment, but it is best not to go around meal times as the corpse lines catacombs is more than slightly macabre.

However, if you would like a break from the break neck pace of life in Palermo city centre, the magnificent beaches of the Tyrrhenian Sea are waiting just a few miles from your self catering Palermo apartment. The atmosphere on Mondello Beach is quite different; relaxed and peaceful, where time seems to stand still, and you can while away many hours on the soft sand, listening to the water gently lapping the shore. Sferracavallo Beach is even more peaceful, and is backed by some excellent Palermo restaurants.

Places to go on holiday in Palermo, Italy

Climbing Mt Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, is a hugely popular activity from a Palermo apartment, but you must seek the advice of experts before embarking on any trip to Mt Etna as weather conditions can vary, and thus make the trip very dangerous.

Weather in Palermo, Italy

Average temperatures in Palermo never drop below 12°C, making it a perfect spot to escape the winter blues. Summer is hot and dry, with average temperatures of 28°C, making the beaches of Palermo an instant attraction.

Cheap flights to Palermo, Italy

Palermo International Airport (PMO) is 30km outside of the city centre, but there are regular busses which will take you directly to the front door of your Palermo accommodation rental. Flying London to Palermo takes only a few hours, and you can be settled in your holiday rental villa in Palermo very quickly after leaving the UK, provided by Ryanair.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (15 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    House #1941004
    15
    Viewed 261 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (36 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilets
      • Sleeps 6
      Apartment #6615450
      36
      Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (38 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 3 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Villa #393252
        38
        Viewed 99 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (16 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6750912
          16
          Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (16 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Chateau / Country House #6504174
            16
            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (23 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Villa #1876274
              23
              Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (16 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 1 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 4
                Villa #849273
                16
                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                  (10 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  House #6062366
                  10
                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                    (5 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 9
                    Apartment #1894718
                    5
                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (14 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 3
                      Apartment #6774773
                      14
                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (12 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 5 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Apartment #1986527
                        12
                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (6 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Villa #1708662
                          6
                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (8 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Multiple rentals Cottage #8050527
                            8
                            Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (13 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Apartment #841121
                              13
                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                Very Good! 4/5
                                (7 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #6546824
                                7
                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                  (11 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  Villa #843132
                                  11
                                  Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (5 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Apartment #6109746
                                    5
                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                      (32 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      House #6444289
                                      32
                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (16 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #6470403
                                        16
                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (13 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Townhome #115300vb
                                          13
                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (7 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Apartment #6101872
                                            7
                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                              (8 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Villa #6517090
                                              8
                                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Villa #6837189
                                                2
                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  House #1734157
                                                  4
                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (12 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                    Apartment #6684085
                                                    12
                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (77 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Apartment #1529877
                                                      77
                                                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 6 BR
                                                        • 8 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 14
                                                        Villa #1647213
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (34 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                          House #895947a
                                                          34
                                                          Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #6411472
                                                            4
                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                              (45 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Villa #55302
                                                              45
                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (30 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #6671551
                                                                30
                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                  Villa #6830525
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (29 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #6329413
                                                                    29
                                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (16 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #1512316
                                                                      16
                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (32 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #6864636
                                                                        32
                                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (36 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Villa #6658550
                                                                          36
                                                                          Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (38 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #1693260
                                                                            38
                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (16 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              Villa #6321453
                                                                              16
                                                                              Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (50 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #6458818
                                                                                50
                                                                                Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (10 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  Apartment #6726673
                                                                                  10
                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Villa #6818700
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Villa #821169
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                        (32 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Apartment #1672931
                                                                                        32
                                                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                                          House #1781694
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (9 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                                            Apartment #1895797
                                                                                            9
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Villa #6521019
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 90 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Villa #1082706
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Villa #1350859
                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                  Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #864029
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (40 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Apartment #6594322
                                                                                                      40
                                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      What a find!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is our fourth trip to Cefalu and our fourth apartment. What a find! The owners were extremely kind and helpful, meeting us and showing us around the apartment as has been described in other reviews. Everything was impeccably clean and - for the first time ever- we were given a change of bedding and towels after the first week - much appreciated. We were so comfortable and secluded that we rarely ventured out to eat. With stunning views, sunsets and cool breezes we were more than happy to eat on our terrace. (Having said that, Cefalu has many lovely places to eat). We can only endorse everything that has already been said and have no hesitation in recommending it to others. However, if steep steps or low ceilings prove an issue, you may want to consider somewhere else.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Wonderful home in wonderful part of Sicily

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a fantastic time staying in Caccamo. Our plane was delayed and we arrived late, so it was fantastic to arrive to find a feast of lovely cheese, meats, bread and wine. We also appreciated the tour of Caccamo the next morning and to be shown the best butcher and bread shop and restaurants. Caccamo is a small town; very Italian and very friendly. Palermo was great; we took the train from Termini as recommended by Anne and Doug which worked well. Dolce and Gabbana were staging their autumn show which added to the day. Another day we went to Segesta to see the temple and amphitheatre as we were taking one of our sons to the airport. Relaxing at the house was easy as it is very well equipped and really comfortable. The pool is lovely and you can choose sun or shade.We had not visited Sicily before and will definitely go again. Anne and Doug's lovely home is definitely a wonderful place to stay .
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017