Monte Pellegrino

Monte Pellegrino, Palermo: Address, Phone Number, Monte Pellegrino Reviews: 4.5/5

Monte Pellegrino
4.5
Mountains • Lookouts • Scenic Drives
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AlexSwallow
Sheffield, UK1,352 contributions
A lot of visitors to Palermo probably don't visit this- you should!
Jan 2020
Our morning trip up this peak overlooking the city was a delight. First, we caught a bus from the centre of the city all the way up the winding road (magnificent views) to Santa Rosalia's shrine.

After spending some time at the shrine we decided to walk back down instead of taking the bus and we took the path rather than the road which follows a slightly different routes. The final bit with lots of switchbacks is particularly dramatic, but the whole thing is amazing.
Written 2 September 2020
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Nicked2016
Cobham, UK571 contributions
It's quite a walk/climb!!
Feb 2020
A very steep walk but very rewarding for the views. You can get a bus but the pathway up is the old road so it's pretty easy walking except for the slope. Access to the pathway is to the North of the city and is pretty obvious.
Written 2 March 2020
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Vjnitti
110 contributions
Well worth the scenic drive and fabulous views!
Oct 2019 • Friends
Traveled up to Mont Pelegríno to see the shrine of Saint Rosalia patron saint of Palermo and the wonderful views of Palermo and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Written 8 November 2019
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צביקה א
Tel Aviv, Israel10 contributions
The view is beautifull.
Sep 2019
go straight to the end of the road and waik the rest 50 meters behind the gate.
we think it is the only interesting thing to do in this area.
we saw people climbe the hundreds steps instead of riding a car.
Written 5 October 2019
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mnz M
Rome, Italy12 contributions
Unusual and unique shrine on top Monte Pellegrino. The Saint (Santa Rosalia)
Aug 2019 • Friends
Unusual and unique shrine on top Monte Pellegrino. The Saint (Santa Rosalia) seems to have taken refuge there. As you drive up to the top, you have some wonderful views of Palermo. It's very cool at the top, nice place to relax.

Seems to have taken refuge there
Written 25 August 2019
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ianshamshey
New York City, NY972 contributions
worth it to see the grotto of Santa Rosalia
May 2019 • Friends
This was part of an optional excursion with our group and I am glad that most of us went. We drove to the top in our motorcoach but you can also hike to the top or take the bus [1-1.5 hours-allot enough time to get back] It is a good day trip if you have the time in your itinerary. The highlight for me was seeing the grotto of Santa Rosalia-the patron Saint of Palermo and visiting the cave where her remains were found. It was well worth seeing.
Written 29 June 2019
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Elena
Bucharest, Romania8 contributions
Nice view
Oct 2018
We took a moto and went straight to Monte Pellegrino where we could enjoy fresh air and great view, even though in the evening it may be a bit cold.
Written 12 February 2019
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Heidi M
West Quantoxhead UK266 contributions
Long drive up
Dec 2018 • Friends
Coached barely able to pass each other on a treacherous road to the top. Glorious view of the city and port. Many Sri Lankan people near the summit.
Written 9 December 2018
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Vladimir
Kempten, Germany9 contributions
Beautiful way with ugly summit
Dec 2018 • Solo
There are at least two ways to the top. I used normal road to get there and old road (which is way shorter) to go down. Summit of the mountain is ugly and full of arials or antennas. Almost the whole way is pavement.
It is doable within 2-3 hours. Without any hiking equipment.
Written 1 December 2018
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Lovetotravel6365
Northwood, UK304 contributions
Fantastic day out !
Sep 2018 • Couples
Well worth the visit and the best way to do it is to climb the track right up the top. Takes about 1.5 hours and it’s not too difficult. The views of Palermo as you climb up are fantastic and once at the top there is of course Sactuario Rosario- the little cave church which is beautiful. The way down of course takes less time. Allow around 4 to 5 hours - for the climb, coffee at the top, visiting the sanctuary and then the way down. Or you can take bus 812 from Palermo central or Roma Stabile but then you miss the best views. A must do when in Palermo.
Written 16 October 2018
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