Palermo: The power of diversity, drawing together different cultures and times!
Palazzo Butera View Ambra in Palermo: The mooring pier of Società Canottieri Palermo Patio BUTERA Palermo, the capital of Sicily, is located in northwestern Sicily, on the sea, and has a natural harbor that has attracted conquerors for thousands of years. Palermo is a unique city where today you can breathe all the richness and variety of its long history. Palermo Porto Hello from the mooring pier of Società Canottieri Palermo, in the heart of the historic center near the Vucciria and Ballarò markets and the Arab quarter of Kalsa. The Club has four piers for mooring boats, for a total of about 150 seats, mainly sailing boats. Most of the seats are reserved for members only! Grazie mille al Presidente EDUARDO TRAINA & PASQUALE GIARDINA – V. Presidente for having us! La bellezza di Palermo TOP 8 THINGS TO DO IN PALERMO PALAZZO BUTERA, MY No.1 !!! Massimo Valsecchi, one of Europe’s most prominent art collectors, bought Palazzo Butera (Via Butera 18) to exhibit his collection (which includes works by Gerhard Richter and Gilbert & George, plus site-specific pieces by Anne and Patrick Poirier) to the public. The power of diversity, drawing together different cultures and times! Today we had a private guided tour of the three restored halls of the noble floor of Palazzo Butera, where part of the collection of Francesca and Massimo Valsecchi is exhibited. The three halls, usually for private use and not open to the public are “incantevole” Collection of Francesca and Massimo Valsecchi Private Tour PALERMO CATHEDRAL The cathedral is one of the most prominent examples of Norman Arab architecture in Sicily that incorporates other architectural elements from the past that are highly admired by visitors from around the world. NORMAN PALACE (PALAZZO DEI NORMANNI) This is an impressive site that was once [...]