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Palermo Cruise Reviews

Palermo Cruise Port
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Palermo is a city of contrasts and most people either like it or hate it. It's a place that's ugly and pretty, thick with smog but surrounded by mountains and the blue/gray sea, with a good number of ...
jmaddock
06/15
Went to the beach - enjoyed the day. Read more
star64
06/15
Visted town centre on own which is walking distance from ship. Not much to see here but enjoyed the coffee ... Read more
tomonthebay
06/15
Really not that much to see here, but it is nice to get off the ship and just walk the streets and experience ... Read more
rahali
06/15
a short walk and you are into the city center. easy stroll through town . get a free map showing the main ... Read more
AWHW
05/15
Nothing to see, one of the worst ports in the Med though because it is on the way there have been many ... Read more
wherestheship
05/15
We walked from the ship, only a couple of blocks to City centre and then walked up to the palace and the ... Read more
WH59
04/15
Manic! Yes it's tatty and grimy but we want to go back for a longer stay. Although ships berth seemingly ... Read more
looksatsmallthings
04/15
We caught the City Sightseeing Hop-On-Hop-Off bus which had two major loops through the city for 24 euros per ... Read more
Holidayqueen 2
03/15
We arrived into Palermo in the pouring rain! Luckily the ship docks right up at the port. So we got off the ... Read more
iayesh
09/14
Book excursions outside the cruise to save money. Read more
J-T-Travellers
01/14
We took the wiki-train tour around Palermo because every review I read said that we'd be pickpocketed before ... Read more
arboreal
12/13
We simply got a taxi at the port and used that to tour around... there are a zillion touts right where you ... Read more
Poezestrepe
12/13
Tip: if you're going to wake up early once during your cruise, do it here!Arriving in Palermo is magical; the ... Read more
Bobaloo66
10/13
Walked extensively to points & routes recommended by the Excursion Director. Could also get free wifi at ... Read more
kennbrandt
09/13
The port was actually Messina, but it's not listed on the drop down menu. We took a cab to Tourmina about 20 ... Read more
cubsfan1032
09/13
You can walk in straight form the ship, on a sunday many of the shops are shut but I found an interesting ... Read more
navigare-con-me
09/13
MSC Cruises needs to drop this port from the itinerary. This city is ugly, dirty and very poor! I took a city ... Read more
elsbeth28
09/13
Lovely Spanish town walk straight off the ship into the town Read more
Cruisedog123
08/13
Did both the red and blue Hop on/off bus. Good way to see the old and newer parts of this very busy city. Do ... Read more
Where,s Granda
08/13
Stay on the ship. What a dump!Heaven knows why ships stop here, it's a midden. Read more
bas2013
05/13
I walked from the ship to a nature reserve and this was north of the port and about an hours walk. I ... Read more
Leo Price
04/13
Palermo was an excellent port. Plenty to do. We used the red bus for a hop on hop off tour and it was ... Read more
DutchBunny
04/13
We walked of the ship directly into the city centre. We used the hoho bus which gives you the opportunity to ... Read more
shopaholic1
03/13
A short stroll from the ship took us right into the town, and we had a gentle stroll for about an hour before ... Read more
Lakalyr
12/12
Walked in town center. Aggressive sellers and horse taxies, lots of horse shit in streets, whole town smelled ... Read more

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