If you want a holiday by the sea, an Italian holiday atmosphere with all that it implies, the opportunity to go to Palermo and shop and be independent of the car... then we highly recommend Isola delle Femmine. Isola delle Femmine is a small town located nearly 15 km from Palermo. From Isola delle Femmine it is very easy to get to Palermo because there is train service between the two cities. The trip takes about 30 minutes. During the summer there are also frequent buses between Isola delle Femmine and Palermo.
In the Isola delle Femmine town there are several shops such as supermarkets, fishmongers, butchers and several greengrocers. Not far from Isola delle Femmine you will find the village of Capaci, which has a lively piazza - square in the summer. In Capaci you will also find several shops.
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