Along the Amalfi coast, Salerno is the only place where big cruise ships can dock right in the cruise port. Salerno cruise port is located at the western end of the city, where is also the big industrial container and ferry port.
You dock a few kilometers away from Salerno historic city center.
Language in Salerno
The language in Salerno is Italian, but on touristic spots you can also use English.
Currency in Salerno
The currency in Salerno is Euro (€). You can find ATM’s along the city.
Opening times in Salerno
Opening times differ a lot around Italy, but generally are as follows:
Monday to Saturday
from 9.00h - 13.00h
and 15.30h - 19.30h
On Sundays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions
Most cruise ships dock between 06.00 am and 07.00 pm in Salerno. Cruise passengers are allowed to go ashore as from 08.00 am and you have to be on board at least one hour before sailing off. In general you have about 10 hours time for excursions in and around Salerno, but check the exact times with your cruise company.
The most popular excursions from Salerno cruise port are Salerno itself, Pompei, Herculaneum, Mount Vesuvio, Naples, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello and Sorrento.
Salerno has a Mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and wet mild winters. The average annual temperature in summer is between 27°C and 30°C and in winter is between 4°C and 9°C
Excursions in Pompei
Excursions in the Amalfi Coast
Excursions in Herculaneum
Excursions in Salerno