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
Divina, Italy Spain France ex Palermo Return 21/10/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 25/11/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 02/12/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 09/12/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 16/12/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 16/12/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 23/12/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 30/12/19 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 06/01/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 13/01/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 20/01/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 27/01/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 03/02/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 10/02/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 17/02/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 24/02/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 02/03/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 09/03/20 7 nts
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain France ex Palermo Return 16/03/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 30/03/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 06/04/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 13/04/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 20/04/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 27/04/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 04/05/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 11/05/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 18/05/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 25/05/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 01/06/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 08/06/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 15/06/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 22/06/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 29/06/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 06/07/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 13/07/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 20/07/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 27/07/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 03/08/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 10/08/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 17/08/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 24/08/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 31/08/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 07/09/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 14/09/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 21/09/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 28/09/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 05/10/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 12/10/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 19/10/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 26/10/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 02/11/20 7 nts
Fantasia, Mediterranean ex Palermo Return 09/11/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 10/11/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 17/11/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 24/11/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 01/12/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 08/12/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 15/12/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 22/12/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 29/12/20 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 05/01/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 12/01/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 19/01/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 26/01/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 02/02/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 09/02/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 16/02/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 23/02/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 02/03/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 09/03/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 16/03/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 23/03/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 30/03/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 06/04/21 7 nts
Virtuosa, Mediterranean Cruise ex Palermo Return 13/04/21 7 nts
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