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  • Excellent23%
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1 Jul 2018
“An Underrated Part of Palermo”
7 Oct 2018
“Nice port area but rather run-down”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via della Cala, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

The main basin of the port, with many nice restaurants around, is full of yachts etc. However, they really have let the surrounding parts of the port go to seed. There's an opportunity here to make this a really nice area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This area is near a lot of great "street" food restaurants and Palazzo Chiaramonte and Piazza Spirito Sancto. It is lovely to walk around and feels miles from Palermo center although being literally only a few steps.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We expect something more.....this old port is beautiful but, I have seen much better......Good to take a walk

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LauraWilly33
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good Morning 😄😄😄 The secret is to wake up in the morning, decide that the day will be happy and fight to make it happen and enjoy the mature gives us. Good morning! 😜 The Cove is what remains of the old port, Arabs and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Rijards
Reviewed 5 January 2018

a nice marina in the old part of the city with many restaurant around. really nice landscape. a little break after visiting many interesting places around

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank humbyWhitby
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great little harbour, lots of boats & bars to sit and watch the world go by.... recommended whilst your in Palermo

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A lot of boats and the sea, but not comparable to other harbours we have seen in Italy. A romantic athmosphere is not found at the place. You ll find some expensive bars at the end, where we had the worst Apperol Spriz ever.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JMichelCM
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Palermo is I think the only seaside city I've visited that hasn't its seaside promenade to walk, dine and have some cool time by the sea. This, La Cala is a bad try for that. Its a small bay with a marina and a very...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank B1714D
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit in the evening with the port having some orangey lighting making a pretty spooky cool affect. I would take caution visiting at night though as there were some shady guys hanging around when I went

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank meejay4
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Our cruise ship was berthed at the port for the day and so we spent the day wandering around Palermo. There are parts of Palermo, particularly, adjacent to the port, which are really quite seedy. As we were walking back to our ship along the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank BigHugh51
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