Palermo is the historic and vibrant capital of Sicily situated on the northern coast of the island. If you enjoy the presence of beautiful religious buildings, with a bit of ancient history, and a few beaches to provide relaxing contrast, then Palermo may be the place for you. The renowned Palazzo dei Normanni is here along with Palermo Cathedral, and if you take up car hire in Palermo there are some fantastic escapes; Monte Pellegrino is a thrilling drive and Cefalu has some wonderful beaches. Hiring a car in Palermo is available from the town itself, Palermo Airport and nearby Trapani Airport, amongst others.