Chiara Ceccarelli – Residence of Artist 2022

In November we had the pleasure of having Chiara Ceccarelli with us for the Artist’s Residence who embellished the two largest dormitories of the hostel with her paintings. We will briefly tell you about her experience and explain how the artist residency works. Who is Chiara Ceccarelli: “I arrived at A Casa di Amici one […]

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 […]

Is Palermo Jazz? Or is Jazz Palermo?

Is Palermo Jazz? Or is Jazz Palermo? Friday night. The rain washed away the stone pavers in the old town. Embraced by the yellow light of the street lamps, they shone like pearls. They took us all the way to the Teatro Santa Cecilia. Where the famous drummer Dave Weckl, together with the Jazz Orchestra […]

Christmas in Palermo

Christmas in Palermo Even though the government has imposed restrictions on us, there is a Christmas air on the street. Candies, hugs and thoughts for the people we love most. The decorations, the trees, the lights and the artisans’ market give a feeling of celebration that is a pleasure to take with you and that […]

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 […]