There is no shortage of options to choose from when it comes to selecting a ferry from Italy to Sicily. There are 6 ferry companies with a combined offering of 43 Ferry Routes connecting Civitavecchia to Palermo & Palermo Termini Imerese, Genoa to Palermo, Naples to Palermo, Palermo Termini Imerese & Milazzo, Civitavecchia to Palermo & Palermo Termini Imerese, Naples to Palermo, Palermo Termini Imerese & Milazzo, Salerno to Palermo, Catania & Messina, Livorno to Palermo, Salerno to Palermo, Catania & Messina, Naples to Palermo, Palermo Termini Imerese & Milazzo, Salerno to Palermo, Catania & Messina & Vulcano to Palermo, Milazzo & Messina.
The fastest route between Italy and Sicily is Reggio Calabria to Messina with a crossing duration of around 25 minutes. With so many routes on offer we make it simple by comparing all similar routes in one search so you can quickly find what you are looking for.
Italy is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Together with Greece, it is known as the birthplace of Western culture.
Full of high art and monuments, almost every small village in Italy offers a few interesting locations. From the Roman ruins, Byzantine cities and Renaissance masterpieces to cobblestone streets, beautiful churches and wide variety of stunning beaches, Italy is a place that provides rare experiences that can never be overrated.
Italy is the ideal departure country for those travelling by ferry with numerous amazing destinations, many of them domestic on offer. With so many miles of coastline and famous islands to choose from, the list of destinations is truly unrivalled. In terms of international travel, Italy is connected to almost all of the countries in the Adriatic Sea as well as featuring numerous links to Greece, Tunisia and Spain.
The short island crossings are usually made with small passenger vessels while the longer international journeys are operated by luxurious cruise ferries.
The island of Sicily, located off the south coast of Italy is the largest of the numerous Italian islands and is surrounded by the Ionian, Tyrrhenian and Mediterranean Seas.
Parts of Sicily are on the same latitude as the coast of North African which results in a mild climate that makes the island an attractive year round destination, not just with domestic visitors from mainland Italy but abroad too. As with many of the Italian islands, the tourist season peaks in the summer months.
On Sicily's eastern coast you’ll find Mount Etna, the greatest active volcano in Europe and undoubtedly one of the regions attractions.
Perhaps in part due to its geographical location, but in the main because of its obvious attraction as a destination, Sicily features a host of regular ferry connections with neighbouring islands and the Italian mainland as well as international connections with the likes of Malta and Tunisia.