whatsinport

Salerno Italy Cruise Port
Location:

The port is quite an attractive place to dock and you will be moored at the far western end of town. Most cruise lines will provide a shuttle to the Piazza della Concordia (4km). It's about a 15 minute ride. It is not allowed to walk around in the port and a free shuttle will be provided by the city of Salerno to the port gate, only a 2 minute ride.

Webcam

Printable map to take along.

Hotels near the Cruise Terminal

Cruise calendar for this port.

Watch a destination video.

Live Nautical Chart with Wikipedia Markers

Ship's Location in Cruise Port:

Sightseeing:

Salerno is a town in Campania (south-western Italy) and is the capital of the province of the same name. It is located on the gulf of the same name on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Salerno is the main town in the Costiera Amalfitana (the "Amalfi Coast on the Tyrrhenian, which includes the famous towns of Amalfi, Positano, and others) and is mostly known for its Schola Medica Salernitana (the first University of Medicine in the world).

Tours/Excursions/Transportation:

Once you are docked in Salerno, there is a shuttle (free or not) along the promenade. Where the bus drops you off is in the center of town near the Villa Comunale with beautiful botanical gardens.

At the bottom of the Marina is a small ferry terminal. You can take a ferry trip along the coast to Amalfi. It is about 8 euros return. the views are spectacular. If you go take your swimming gear as there is a very nice public beach.

Back to top

Nearby Places:
Shopping and Food:

The port area itself is not particularly attractive, but once you get onto the promenade things get better. Worth a visit also is the Historical Old Town, which has in recent years recovered from being a virtual no-go area to being one of the best preserved historical town centers, full of tiny little passageways and hidden corners.

Currency:

Euro

Currency Converter

Communication:

Language: Italian.

Emergency nr: 112

webcams of Salerno and surroundings.

On portside of your ship you can often connect to open WiFi spots.

Opening Hours and Holidays:


Opening Hours and Holidays:
Most shops and businesses in Italy open from Monday to Saturday from around 8am until 1pm, and from about 4pm until 7pm, though many shops close on Saturday afternoons and Monday mornings, and in the south the day can begin and end an hour later.
In the north some businesses work to a 9am-5pm day to facilitate international dealings. Traditionally, everything except bars and restaurants closes on Sunday, though most towns have a pasticceria open in the mornings, while in large cities and tourist areas, Sunday opening is becoming more common.

Holidays:
January 1 (New Year's Day)
January 6 (Epiphany)
Pasquetta (Easter Monday)
April 25 (Liberation Day)
May 1 (Labour Day)
August 15 ( Ferragosto ; Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
November 1 ( Ognissanti ; All Souls Day)
December 8 ( Immaccolata ; Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
December 25 ( Natale ; Christmas)

Help us to keep this page up to date: Mail us your suggestions