Palermo's grand neoclassical opera house took over 20 years to complete and has become one of the city's iconic landmarks. The closing...
Museo Archeologico Regionale
This splendid, wheelchair-accessible museum has been undergoing renovations since 2010, with no dependable reopening date in sight....
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino
The centrepiece of the Capo quarter is the imposing monastery of Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, which ran the region in medieval times.
This puppet theatre is a charming low-tech choice for children (and adults), staging traditional shows with fabulous handcrafted puppets.
Tucked into the upscale neighbourhood between Teatro Massimo and Teatro Politeama, this venerable and always bustling corner bakery has...
Via Bara all'Olivella 76 · interesting places nearby
Trattoria Basile information
At this unpretentious, cafeteria-style eatery, pay first, take a number at the window for your pasta (€2.50 to €4) or main course (€3.50 to €7), then sidle over and choose three antipasti for €2 or six for €4. While enjoying your appetisers, listen for your number – they'll bellow it out (in Italian) when your order is ready.
Avoid the busy period between 1pm and 2pm when every workman in town is elbowing in for his plate of pasta.