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Monte Pellegrino, Palermo
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Climb Monte Pellegrino to overlook the bay of Palermo and visit the sanctuary of Saint Rosalia. Stop at the top for great pictures, then head to the church, which was built inside a cave. You can take a bus to the overlook, or rent a car for a more personalized tour. Keep in mind that this scenic road has many twists and turns, so be prepared if you tend to get carsick. Put Monte Pellegrino on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Palermo trip generator.
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  • In the company of colleagues of Renault Italy during exposure of the fair of the Mediterranean we were awestruck admiring this opulent mount which rises almost to protect the city of Palermo, but which is also a problem for the landing of planes arriving in town!
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  • The ascent on foot to mount Pellegrino which dominates the city of Palermo and the Gulf of Mondello is a must better early in the morning, if the day is hot!
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  • We took the bus from Palermo, which was cheap but chaotic and overcrowded! Once up the mount though, the view is stunning and the church of Santa Rosaria built into the mountainside is incredibly beau...  more »