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Il Giardino di Ballarò
B&B and art venue in Palermo

We are waiting for you

Welcoming our guests by making them feel at home is one of the main purposes of Il Giardino di Ballarò, a historic home of charm in the ancient heart of Palermo. Annalise and Aurora, assisted by the staff of Il Giardino di Ballarò, are at your disposal to respond to any kind of information and request about the B&B, rooms, services, and the city.

Il Giardino di Ballarò has an osmotic soul connected with the true heart of Palermo, which means life, sound, and movement. We will be glad to offer you a warm, attentive, and comfortable hospitality experience in the most authentic heart of Palermo.

Book your stay, we will wait for you!

Reception Hours



8:00 – 14:00

16:00 – 20:00

Sundays and Holidays

8:00 – 14:00

19:00 – 20:00



tel: (+39) 091 212215
cell:(+39) 3792423616
whatsapp:(+39) 3792423616

B&B Il Giardino di Ballarò

Via Porta di Castro 75-77 Palermo

If your arrival at Il Giardino di Ballarò is planned outside of the above schedule, please contact us.

Updated to  04.08.2020

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Il Giardino di Ballarò

is in Palermo historical center

Reaching us is easy!

The historic home Il Giardino di Ballarò is located in a truly central location, in the historical and oldest area of Palermo close to the main monuments of the city.
All the main landmarks to visit are reachable in the time of a walk. The advice of our staff will give you new experiences, to help you discover a charming Palermo.


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Palermo Historical Centre

Il Giardino di Ballarò offers the best solution for guests who want to visit the city by foot: walking, admiring, discovering the immense historical and cultural heritage of Palermo. Our historic home is in the ancient district of Ballarò where you will find the famous Arab market of Ballarò, the oldest in Palermo. Palermo Cathedral is also remarkably close (it is 350 meters away, only five minutes by walk) one of the main attractions of the city, a must-see for every tourist. The Palatine Chapel, on the first floor of the Norman Palace is a magnificent building that attracts many people from all over the world, six minutes from Il Giardino di Ballarò. The Quattro Canti can be reached in 8 minutes, as well as Porta Nuova and Corso Vittorio Emanuele, famous for its many noble palaces. San Giovanni degli Eremiti, a church of Norman origin dating back to the 6th century, is 6 minutes from the B&B. Casa Professa, one of the most important Baroque churches in Sicily, can be reached in just 3 minutes. Pretoria Square or ‘Shame’ Square is just 9 minutes away.

Palermo Central Station

The historic home Il Giardino di Ballarò is only a few minutes from the Central Station of Palermo, where the central railway trains and urban and extra-urban buses depart and arrive. Thanks to the location of our B&B, you can reach Palermo Central Station in just 12 minutes by foot. The Central Station of Palermo, in Piazza Giulio Cesare, was built by the architect Perez, in the southwestern part of the city. The building opened in 1886, has a U-shape and three orders of columns, with a portico at the bottom. In Piazza Giulio Cesare there are the historic buildings that form the monumental entrance of Via Roma and the equestrian statue dedicated to Vittorio Emanuele II. In the direction of Corso Tukory there is the Vicari Gate, the monumental entrance of Via Maqueda and the Convent of S. Antonio da Padua, which still has original machinery of the 1800s. The Central Station is the destination of many urban bus routes, perfect for visiting Palermo using public transport. Furthermore, at the central station there are the offices of the travel companies that travel to Palermo Airport "Falcone and Borsellino".

University of Palermo

Il Giardino di Ballarò is a great solution for teachers or families looking for a B&B in Palermo in the University area. The university citadel is just 8 minutes away, and there are numerous detached departments such as Law, Political Science, Biology, Medicine that are located close to the Il Giardino di Ballarò.
The University of Palermo is in Viale delle Scienze, in the area of the Royal Palace and Piazza Indipendenza. The university citadel is partially located within the park of villa d’Orléans, home of the Presidency of the Sicilian Region, a garden with a small zoological area, open to the public with the entrance in Via Re Ruggero. Part of the park has been entrusted to the University for the installation of the experimental garden of the faculty of Science, and today it still presents interesting architectural elements such as the neo-Gothic hunting shack, built in the early 1800s, from which access to the Qanat, the underground water channels built during the Arab period.

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