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Villa Malfitano

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  • Excellent64%
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5 Oct 2018
“Beware parties of school children”
8 Jun 2016
“Splendid villa from 1880s just outside the city center”
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Via Dante 167, 90141, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Built in the 1880s by Joseph Whittaker (was it him or his family that made their fortune in the Marsala wine trade and that also excavated the island of Motya off the coast at Marsala?), this estate was originally in the countryside outside the city...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I was very happy that I made the short trip from the city center to this villa. One can visit the ground floor of the villa and gardens. The inside of the villa contains lovely furnishings and beautiful painted walls/ceilings. It will not take a...More

2  Thank wanderlustnyc45
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Thankfully Palermo has just in time realised this is another jem! It is run by a trust endowed by the original family, the Whittakers, but it is far from rolling in cash to keep it up. Do not expect an NT standard of decoration, repair,...More

1  Thank Tricia H
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

The Garden around the villa is lovely. The villa itself is a bit expensive (6 €). It is a collection of art pieces from around the world I think. No explanation was given. you need to ring the bell in order to get in.

1  Thank Stijn W
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Lovely grounds , sadly neglected , villa was closed ....I think it looks like long term closure with sign stating this, shame ! I would love to have seen inside.

1  Thank mjofab
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Like many places in and around Palermo Villa Malfitano is sadly neglected. If you are passing do enter and walk around as there is no charge. The day we visited the villa was closed, and the grounds were in need for regular maintenance. What was...More

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