Palermo Worth the trip, the historic Michelin guide has given the city three Stars
Palermo wins the three Michelin stars after an objective evaluation based on the weighting of different criteria: from beauty, to fame, to charm
Apparently coming for a weekend to know Palermo and its many thousand-year-old beauties is an opportunity not to be missed.
To say it is the series of Michelin Guidebooks dedicated to short stays that is enriched with a new title right on the city of Palermo and north-western Sicily.
Signed with three Michelin stars, the capital of the island is among the cities that receive the highest recognition, or the destinations for which “worth the trip”.
For more than 90 years, Michelin has attributed its stars to cities and sites of tourist interest with the aim of guiding the traveler.
This is an objective evaluation, based on the weighting of different criteria: first impression, notoriety, wealth or natural wealth, historical importance, beauty, charm / authenticity, quality of management and maintenance, quality of reception and visit.
The Michelin Green Guides were founded in 1926 by a happy intuition of the brothers André and Edouard Michelin, they are an international reference in the tourist guide market.
Produced and marketed in eight languages (French, Italian, English, Spanish, German, Polish, Dutch and Czech), they have a catalog of over 200 titles divided into 4 collections.
Among these, the Week & GO, dedicated to short stays, is the one that in recent years has experienced the greatest commercial success, recording a dizzying growth that has led to a constant expansion of the catalog, which includes as many as 82 titles.
“Palermo & Sicily North-West”, this is the title of the new guide, is in good company, the other Green Guides are dedicated to: “Catania, Taormina & Siracusa”, “Florence”, “Genoa, Cinque Terre & Portofino” , “Milan”, “Naples & Pompeii”, “Rome”, “Turin, Langhe, Roero & Monferrato” and “Venice”.
The meaning of the stars: when the stars are three it means that “Vale il viaggio” are the “unmissable” places of clear artistic, historical or natural fame.
Two stars means that “Worth detour” are the places that deserve a detour during the journey.
A star means “Interesting”, it is an indication for those who want to deepen their knowledge of their travel destination.
It contains the essential information to make the most of a holiday weekend: the monuments to be visited with the Michelin star symbol, practical directions for travel and the cultural profile of the destination.
To stay overnight, eat, take a break or a shopping trip, you can tap into more than one hundred addresses of restaurants, bars, cafes, ice cream parlors, pastry shops, shops, hotels and hotels, selected directly by the Michelin authors in the field.
The first pages offer a series of images of the most beautiful sites and a selection of magical experiences that have struck the authors, unmissable for the traveler.
From the first moment, – Philippe Orain, Editorial Director of the Michelin Tourist Guides – “Palermo is breathtaking for the beauty of the site and the charm of monuments that tell a long and cosmopolitan story, the complexities but also the opportunities of its being a crossroads between North and South of the Mediterranean, East and West. ”
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