Downtown shopping

shopping-palermo-hotel-plaza-opera-gucciHotel Plaza Opéra is surrounded by the boutiques of the most exclusive international fashion designers: along via Libertà, a few hundered meters one from the other, you will enjoy the shop windows of Gucci, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, but also of the best Made in Italy companies like Tod's, Alviero Martini, Max Mara, Falconeri, Fratelli Rossetti. If you wish to shop like a real Palermitan would do, the neighbourhood also offers some five-star boutiques with a long tradition, each with its own featured maisons, like Torregrossa (Chanel, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce e Gabbana, Marni), Dell'Oglio (Marc Jacobs, Burberry London, Givenchy, Stella Mc Cartney), Harrison (Fay, Church's, Cucinelli, Moncler) but also Stefania Ardizzone and the whole series of Giglio stores, each of which is dedicated to a different segment (casualware, pret-à-porter, accessories, kidswear), besides some historical jewelleries like Palumbo & Gigante and Fecarotta Antichità. 

In the other streets close to the hotel, crossing via Libertà and via Gaetano Daita up to via Isidoro La Luimia, there are many shops you cannot miss: Casa e Putia (an inspired mix of womenswear and home design), Passione del Tempo (prized watches and design jewellery), La Plumetille (chic kidswear), Valsi (bags, hats and accessories for every season), Link 02 (menswear and womenswear for the younger generations), Luan (colourful and unconventional womenswear), Modusvivendi (independent bookshop with a lively programme of readings, presentations and talks), Loredana Natalé (exclusive womenswear), Dress and Tacco 22 (footwear).

Do not forget to check out the latest fashion in home decoration at Scillufo and Longho and end your walk in downtown Palermo with a visit to the Rinascente, the capital of Italian shopping, whose Palermo mall is based in an amazing building in via Roma. After visiting its four floors and discovering the latest news from planet style, you can take a seat in the charming food hall and in summer enjoy the breathtaking view over piazza San Domenico and its church, Palazzo Moncada and via Roma from its terraces.


The HotelSphere Events

Discover the summer season of Teatro Massimo in Palermo with The HotelSphere, Hotel Principe di Villafranca and Hotel Plaza Opéra, Supporter of the Opera, Ballet and Concert season for a decade. Special discounts dedicated to our guests!
The HotelSphere is once again a partner of the Fondazione Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana for its 2019/2020 Season. Discover the concerts, book your seat and enjoy the show!