The Royal Palermo
Recently classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, explore the extraordinary Monreale Monumental Complex comprising the Royal Palace and Palatine Chapel. These exquisite buildings symbolise the unique exchange of many cultures and religions that took place in 7th-century Sicily. The Royal Palace, also referred to as the Palace of the Normans, is one of Europe’s oldest and most prized royal palaces and is a jewel in Palermo’s crown of architectural treasures. Located in the highest region of the town, the Monreale Monumental Complex provides its visitors with a rich and impressive history spanning 25 centuries. The site was transformed into a spectacular residence by the Normans and is also home to the city’s precious Palatine Chapel.