Ferry tickets to Palermo

Gothic palaces, baroque monuments, open-air markets and the unmissable Italian cuisine are some of the things you will experience in this low budget destination.

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Palermo, the Cosa Nostra land

It’s the capital of Sicily and a cultural meeting point. The city has been occupied by the Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Arabs and the Normans, all influencing the culture, the language and the architecture of the port. The ancient Greeks named the port Panormos. Palermo is also known as the Cosa Nostra land, as Mafia has always been very active in this area.
Gothic palaces, baroque monuments, open-air markets and the unmissable Italian cuisine are some of the things you will experience in this low budget destination. Book ferry tickets to Palermo through Let’s Ferry.

Baroque monuments in Palermo

Baroque monuments in Palermo

Attractions in Palermo
• Τhe Palazzo dei Normanni is at the city center and it is the oldest royal residence in Europe.
• Very close from there you can visit Cattedrale di Palermo (Palermo Cathedral).
• Τhe Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele is the third largest theatre in the world.
• Travel to Monreale,a small medieval city, 12 km from the port. Visit the Cattedrale di Monreale (Monreale Cathedral), which has been declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• Visit the amazing Catacombe dei Cappuccini (Capuchin Catacombs) and experience the macabre sighting of corpses and mummies of monks from the 16th century till the 20th.

Beaches in Palermo
Mondello is one of Palermo’s most famous beaches. It’s 20 min from the port and it is a big, organized beach. Here you can do water sports, like windsurfing.
• Very close from there you will find the sandy Spiaggia Libera. At the end of the beach, you can visit the seafront monument, Palazzo Liberty.
• The Spiaggia di Magaggiari has transparent waters, sand and it is well-organised. It’s 30 km from the port.

Activities in Palermo
Stroll at the Botanical Garden Orto Botanico dell' Università degli Studi di Palermo.
Hike at the protected area Riserva Naturale di Capo Gallo.
Organise a tour at the Sant’ Elia Swim at the small beach that is formed by a narrow cove. The village is 25 km from the port.

Palermo, Access: You can reach the port by bus, train, car, plane or ferry. Palermo has two airports: Palermo–Boccadifalco is 9 km from the port and Palermo Airport Falcone e Borsellino is 30 km away.
Only in Palermo: Only here you can live the unique experience of the Festival di Morgana. It’s an international puppet festival that was first established in Palermo in 1975. Puppet artists from all over the world join this event, which takes place at the Antonio Pasqualino International Puppet Museum.

Information about the port of Palermo

The port is connected to Genoa, Cagliari, Livorno, Napoli, Salerno, Civitavecchia, and Tunis.
Facilities at Palermo port: Free Wi-Fi, ATM, taxi, café, restaurant, car, boat and scooter rentals, paid parking.

Useful phones, Palermo:
Port: +390916277111
Hospital: +390917036619
Police: +390916218505

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