Palermo, Sicily. IT

Palermo is the principal city of Sicily, Italy as well as the capital of the Province of Palermo. Palermo has a noteworthy architectural heritage and is notable for its many Norman buildings, including churches, palaces and museums.

Palermo is a lively city which offers many attractions including the Quattro Canti, which is the heart of the old city center. Palermo’s Arabic quarter, Real Tenuta della Favorita park and the Orto botanico - Botanical Gardens are also worth visiting whilst in Palermo. A walk round the Vucciria market is also highly recommended; visitors will experience the unique, strongly Sicilian atmosphere as well as taste and smell typical local produce from the land and sea.

Things to See & Do

* Norman churches, palaces and museums
* Capuchin Catacombs
* Palazzo dei Normanni
* Vucciria market
* Quattro Canti

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 158 km²
Population – 688,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +39

Port Location – The port is located less than a kilometer from the centre of Palermo.

Travel Links – Palermo International Airport is located some 32 km west of the city at Punta Raisi and has flights incoming from other Italian centres and major European cities on a regular basis. Regular ferries steam between the port of Palermo and the Italian ports of Genoa, Civitàvecchia, Naples and Cagliari (Sardinia). Regular, quite fast trains to: Messina & Milazzo (for the Aeolian Islands)(more and quicker than the busses to these two), Catania, Trapani and Enna. Regular fast buses are available to and from Catania, Taormina, Trapani, Enna, Agrigento, and Syracuse.

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Cruises from Palermo, Sicily. IT

Cruise Date Duration
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 01/12/21 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 08/12/21 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 15/12/21 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 22/12/21 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 29/12/21 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 05/01/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 12/01/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 19/01/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 26/01/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 02/02/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 09/02/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 16/02/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 23/02/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 02/03/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 09/03/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 16/03/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 23/03/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 30/03/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 06/04/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 11/04/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 13/04/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 18/04/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy to Genoa, Italy 20/04/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 25/04/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 02/05/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 09/05/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 16/05/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 23/05/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 30/05/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 06/06/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 13/06/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 20/06/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 27/06/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 04/07/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 11/07/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 18/07/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 25/07/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 01/08/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 08/08/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 15/08/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 22/08/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 29/08/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 05/09/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 12/09/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 19/09/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 26/09/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 03/10/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 10/10/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 7 Night ex Palermo, Italy Return 17/10/22 7 nts
MSC Seaside, 5 Night ex Palermo, Italy to Genoa, Italy 24/10/22 5 nts