Mondello beach and Pellegrino mountain

The small town of Mondello provides a beautiful beach and seaside area close to Palermo’s city center. Its beach lies between two cliffs called Mount Gallo and Mount Pellegrino. During the last years of the 19th century the town grew into a favourite tourist destination. It won the favor of the most influential local families. Because of that visitors can find numerous Liberty style villas on the seafront promenade and a beautiful Liberty bathhouse. Mondello is considered one of the gems of Art Nouveau in Europe. Mondello beach, the long summer of Palermo The official bathing season in Mondello begins in late June and ends with August. During this period seasonal bathhouses are open all along the promenade. The beach[…]