Its eternal springtime makes it very attractive. Situated in the middle of a magnificent bay, the Conca d'Oro, facing the blue Mediterranean Sea, amid luxurious tropical vegetation and surrounded by a crown of limestone mounts, Palermo shows marvellous scenery.
The place of Quattro Canti, the municipal palace and, nearby, the church of la Martorana, is an unsual example of medieval arabic art with its typical cupola.
The Massimo theatre has been restaured recently and has recovered the purity of its original Liberty style. One of the main theatres of Sicily, it has a very good program of special events, mostly operas.