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beaches near Palermo? also Ferry to Sardinia??

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beaches near Palermo? also Ferry to Sardinia??

I want to take a 4 or 5 day trip somewhere warm in May, Will Sicily be a good choice?

I dont know much about Palermo are there good beaches located nearby or even a bus ride away? I want to be able to enjoy the bustle of the city but spend the days away at beaches or pretty costal area's where I can relax and explore the surroundings. I like to do something different each day Will it be warm in Mid May?

Also how easy is it to get to Cagliari from Palermo via boat?


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1. Re: beaches near Palermo? also Ferry to Sardinia??

Hi Duckiedale,

the closest beach is Mondello. Buses connect to different areas of the city.

The beginning of May is also the beginning of our swim season. It could be not only warm...

Tirrenia ships to Cagliari on Saturday.


But you can also leave from Trapani on Tuesday (winter schedule)

For other info




Definitely, Sicily is a good choice


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2. Re: beaches near Palermo? also Ferry to Sardinia??

Sicily would be an excellent choice - May is an outstanding month to visit Sicily! April to June and September to October are the best months to visit Sicily.

Temperature in May in Palermo will average 60-71 Fahrenheit, and it always feels warmer on a sunny day!

Weather Forecast Palermo:


Take Bus #389 from Piazza Indipendenza in Palermo for Monreale.

Spend your days at the beach in Cefalu.

Take the train for 45-minutes to Cefalu.











Cefalu Photos:


Tirrenia is the company running service between Sicily and Sardinia!

To find out ALL ferry links throughout the Mediterranean:



Best Wishes!


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