"Mondello" Mondello by Paisleypaul

Mondello Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 53 photos

Mondello - beach area of Palermo

The reality here was that we showed up from our city hotel in Palermo in ferragosto and walked from one end to the other looking for the 'quiet bit' (oh, stop it.....) Didn't fancy paying Eu22 for two beds and an ombrellone for the afternoon, so went about trying to secure enough space to lie two beach towels side by side. We succeeded but only by inconveniencing the rest of the sardines. We did not go back.
Pity, as, you will agree from the picturesit has some lovely views and pleasant cafes. Seems it is also the spot for the passageiato of an evening, but high season was just a no go

View from the fountain

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Pretty views away from Palermo's traffic
  • Cons:Claustrophobic for lonely sardines
  • In a nutshell:Would be very nice out of season
  • Last visit to Mondello: Aug 2005
  • Intro Written Sep 14, 2005
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  • chicogringosegundo's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2007 at 11:07 PM

    PaisleyPaul, Excellent photography. My favorite is the view from Piazza Mondello. May i copy your photos for my novel, based in Mondello Sicilia,italia?

  • Propermark's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2006 at 9:46 AM

    Visiting Mondello in May or June is much better! Now It is perfect.. not crowdy at all:)


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