Our car rental Palermo Port office is opposite the main entrance of the Port of Palermo. Rent a car in Palermois the best way to move freely, to discover the many destinations that offers Sicily and in particular the west coast and the Conca d’Oro plain on which the city of Palermo lies, lying between the mountains and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
If you only have a few days to visit the city, the car rental in Palermo city center is the best choice to not miss any of the treasures. Getting around by public transport is not easy, the capital is unfortunately also famous for the delays of its buses. During your trip to Palermo two are the trips to the surroundings that you must do: Monreale and Mondello, which are 20 minutes by car from the historic center and are not well connected by public transport.
The capital of Sicily, Palermo is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Italy. Renting a car in the port of Palermo means discovering a city of ancient origins, which thanks to its history has inherited a remarkable cultural and architectural heritage.
The port of Palermo is an excellent starting point to explore with your rental car the northern coast of Sicily. You can admire enchanting landscapes and unique artistic beauties.
The attractions are countless and range from the city gates, to the Arab-style residences, continuing to the splendid Baroque churches and numerous monuments. Palermo is an excellent starting point to explore the north coast of Sicily with your rental car. You can admire enchanting landscapes and sunbathe on beautiful beaches.
We start by skirting the sea to the west, to reach the beautiful village of Erice, among the most famous tourist destinations in the whole of Sicily. The Port of Palermo is connected by hydrofoils to the Aeolian Islands and Ustica, but also through ferry-boat services with Genoa, Naples, Livorno, Cagliari, Tunis and with cruise ships with other places in the Mediterranean.
Why should you start your journey from car rental Palermo Port?
Palermo is an open-air museum and you will realize it with a simple walk in the historic center. But many of its monuments are located at the gates of the city and can be reached in 10 – 15 minutes by car. Not to be missed near the port of Palermo: the church of Santa Maria dello Spasimo, the church of Magione, Villa Giulia, Porta Felice, Piazza Marina, the Botanical Garden, Palazzo Chiaramonte and the church of Santa Maria della Catena.
The port of Palermo is the birthplace of many settlements, boasts a millenary history and has been the landing place of many civilizations. It is enough to reflect on the meaning of the word Palermo to understand the reason that many ancient civilizations chose it as their settlement: the name of the city is in fact from the Greek Panormus, or all port.
Since 2008 Palermo has been participating in the Festival “Le Vie dei Tesori”, one of the largest Italian festivals, dedicated to discovering the cultural heritage of the city. An extraordinary opportunity for tourists, who can choose from over 500 treasures to visit on tour or in complete autonomy.
And after a load of culture, the hunger begins to feel! In Palermo don’t miss the gastronomic tours inside the market of Ballarò, taste the arancine, bread with panelle and crocchè and bread with spleen. End with a cake and a coffee, try the Sicilian cassata and the cannolo, typical specialties that nobody knows how to replicate. The activities are not lacking, book now your rental car and come to Palermo.
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