Cruise Holiday Travel Guide: Salerno

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Make Salerno a destination on your next cruise with Cruise 1st Australia. We’ve got a range of fantastic deals available on our Europe cruise deals page.

In the meantime, read on to find out more about Salerno and some of the other destinations you’ll find on our European cruises.

About Salerno

On first impressions, Salerno might come across as a typical big city, but there is actually plenty to separate it from the usual Italian destinations like Rome, Venice and Naples. The city is full of character, with medieval churches alongside trendy wine bars and cobbled streets alongside modern restaurants.

A recent urban regeneration programme, overseen by the same person who worked on Barcelona’s urban makeover, means this is really quite a pleasant place to spend some time.

And there are plenty of attractions to keep you occupied during your time here. Salerno’s cathedral is a magnificent sight, considered by many to be the most beautiful medieval church in the country. Meanwhile the Museo Pinacoteca Provinciale is a must-see for all art enthusiasts, housing art from the Renaissance period all the way up to the mid-20th century.

The Castello (Castle) di Arechi is another highlight, towering above the city around 260m above the main city. It was built in the 8th century and stands as a reminder of the city’s rich history.

Book your cruise visiting Salerno with Cruise 1st

To find all the latest cruises visiting Salerno and other fantastic destinations around Europe, take a look at our Europe cruise deals page. We update this page with new deals regularly, so make sure you check back soon if you can’t see anything that meets your criteria.

In the meantime, we’ve highlighted some of the very best deals on Salerno cruises below:

100 year anniversary ANZAC cruise
Cruising on Celebrity Constellation
20th April 2015 for 17 nights

Setting off from Rome (Civitavecchia), this cruise pays a visit to Anzac Cove, Canakkale, Istanbul, Athens (Piraeus), Santorini, Salerno and back to Rome. This deal includes a hotel stay in Rome.

Rome to Barcelona (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Celebrity Equinox
20th May 2015 for 15 nights

After a flight from Australia your cruise begins at the port of Civitavecchia, Rome. From there you’ll travel to Salerno, Athens (Piraeus), Istanbul, Mykonos, Santorini, Chania (Crete) and Barcelona. From there you’ll return by flight to Australia.

Eastern Mediterranean (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Celebrity Reflection
7th June 2015 for 15 nights

After your outward flight from Australia, you’ll embark on your cruise from Rome. Your cruise visits Santorini, Ephesus, Istanbul, Mykonos, Athens (Piraeus), Salerno and Rome. From there you’ll fly back to Australia.

Images sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credit:  Carlo Mira

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Alyssa Beit

Alyssa lives in Sydney, NSW. Born on the 14th October and is a Social and Human Service Assistant at Cruise 1st Australia. She is in her early 40’s and loves tranquility on luxury cruises.

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