Palermo (Sicily)

Italy

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Cruises To Palermo

Become enchanted with Palermo's unique mix of Romanesque, Arab, Norman, and Byzantine monuments which represent the city's historic past. All of these cultural influences are represented in the magnificent Palermo Cathedral, which houses the jewel collection of the Sicily Kings. And no visit to Palermo would be complete without experiencing one of the city's outdoor markets, which vibrate with the energy of this unique city.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Palermo
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Italian. Say "how are you?" in Italian: "como stai?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Souvenirs, perfumes, leather goods and clothing.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Walking distance to downtown Palermo. Hop on/off buses & horse carriage available.
    • Famous For
      As a top tourist attraction, Palermo is overflowing with stops including the Palazzo dei Normanni, Cappella Palatina, Martorana, Catacombe dei Cappuccini and more.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The fertile volcanic soil provides prime agricultural conditions for it's main products: citrons, oranges, lemons, olives, olive oil, almonds and grapes.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Sicily and its surrounding islands are home to a number of active volcanoes. Mount Etna is a very active, having last erupted in 2011.

Palermo TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Agrigento Temple Valley - A UNESCO Site

One of Sicily’s must-see sites is undoubtedly the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this impressiv...

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Palermo's Noble Past

Visit the exclusive and unique Palazzo Conte Federico, you'll be welcomed by the owners as they show you their beautiful...

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Erice & Segesta

Discover the dramatically beautiful medieval town of Erice and enjoy some free time to explore on your own. You'll also ...

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Scenic Drive & Wine Tasting

Among Sicilian hills, experience and attention for the environment give life to elegant wines with distinct personaliti...

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