Category: Experiences

4 things to do on rainy days in Palermo!

What happens if you have booked your holiday on rainy days? First of all DON’T BE DISCOURAGED! Palermo is rich in history, ancient buildings, bars and exhibitions. Here are 4 original ideas for visiting Palermo in the dry! 1 – A good coffee and a typical sweet to start the day well With a short […]

Rendez-vous at Teatro Massimo

Among the many things to see in Palermo during your visit, the Massimo Theater is always on the list. We often pass by to reach the historic center as it marks the beginning of the pedestrian area and the historic center, in its most precious and well-known heart. It is the largest theater in Italy […]

Sweet Sicilian Fairy Tales

An original idea for gift is Alessandra Lo Curto’s book “Dolci Fiabe Siciliane” (Sweet Sicilian Fairy Tales). A journey to discover Sicily’s flavors and traditions and an easy homemade desserts for the Christmas holidays 🙂 If you want to “taste” our tradition, contact us to buy the book on display at “A casa di Amici”. […]

Artist’s residence – Carlo Gori

This November just ended gave us a special and very interesting restyling! We had the pleasure of having among our guests Carlo Gori, “multidisciplinary artist and curator” as he defines himself. At A Casa di Amici we love that various artists literally leave their “mark”. Sometimes it is the inhabitants of the hostel themselves who […]


This year, an important mission for our Christmas tree which has been named “Wish”. Wish is not just a tree but “The tree of wishes” 😊 ready to tell us many stories 😊 Each person is free to write what wish and we hope it can become reality !!! Thanks lovely Travelers

Drum Circle with Claudia and Santo Vitale

In a new place of Palermo city center call Xinergie, Claudia and Santo, will make a Drum Circle on 6 November 2021 🙂 EFFECT OF DRUM CIRCLE Through Drum Circle we are able to create our artistical and musical  expression. It is an experience of connection, wellness and joy. Drum Circle is a circle of people […]

Are you ready for a sailing trip?

Don’t lose this experience! You can’t say that you have been in an island if you have never had an experience on boat! Go with our sailors and skippers to discover Mondello and Capo Gallo. Beside sun and sea a lot of tasting food and cocktail to “turn down the temperature”!!! Book your room at […]

Piana degli Albanesi – ManuAle Experience

Do you know nowadays in Palermo we have 126 different citizenships? From the very beginning the city “all made of harbour = pan ormos” greeted many populations looking for a new home. One of these groups arrived in Sicily is the one of the Albanian, from which the small city in the hinterland Piana degli […]

We don’t have tourists, only friends!

Hostel’s Diary A Casa di Amici, Check-in time year 2021 yes,…there is still the pandemic The interphone rings and a tinkling and energetic voice answers from the reception: “ A Casa di Amici!”. At the beginning you don’t know who will stand in front of you: a crazy musician, an old-timer globetrotter, a guy in […]