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Milazzo

The 'Peninsula of the Sun' and of Garibaldi

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Ferry to Milazzo (Sicily)

Travel with Siremar aboard the ferry to Milazzo, the port of reference for connections to the Aeolian Islands and Naples. Departures to and from Milazzo are effectuated regularly throughout the year, to allow tourists and commuters to easily travel to and from the Aeolian archipelago.

Choose to travel with Siremar ships - the conveniences offered by the services onboard guarantee a pleasant trip for all our passengers.

The ‘Peninsula of the Sun’ and of Garibaldi

Milazzo, according to Greek myth, is the "Peninsula of the Sun", enriched by the herds of the gods. Here, according to Homer's account, Ulysses remained imprisoned in the Grotta di Polifemo. In Milazzo crossed the fates of the Roman consul Caio Duilio, who defeated the Carthaginians, and Ottaviano, who bought Pompey to his knees.
Emperor Frederick II, King of Sicily, chose here to build his castle, which today is the greatest in terms of splendour and power in all Sicily.
Even Giuseppe Garibaldi reached Milazzo. Legend has it that Garibaldi slept on the stairs of the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, eating bread and onion.
Finally, the hero of Premuda, the Admiral Luigi Rizzo, born and raised in Milazzo, sank two Austrian battleships, thus changing the fate of the First World War.
A land of heroic saints and navigators, Milazzo is an ideal place for a vacation that is a step back in history.

How to reach the Siremar departure point:

Follow the signs to the port.

Public transportation:

Bus service.

Places of interest close to the boarding area:

Palazzo D’Amico
The Palace of Marches D'Amico was the residence of one of the wealthiest families in town. Today, it houses the Municipal Library, with some of the Risorgimento memorabilia belonging to Giuseppe Garibaldi on display therein.

Trip duration:

  • From Lipari: c.a. 2 hours
  • From Panarea: c.a. 4 hours
  • From Rinella: c.a. 4 hours
  • From S.M. Salina: c.a. 3 hours
  • From Stromboli: c.a. 6 hours
  • From Vulcano: c.a. 1 hour
  • From Napoli: c.a. 18 hours

Travelling time may be subject to variations due to meteorological conditions.

Ticket offices

Agency: S.G.M. S.r.l.
CAP 98057
Ticket office: Via dei Millle - Ph. +39.090.928.34.15
Ship terminal: Via Acque Viole - Ph. +39.090.928.40.91
email: milazzo-traghetti@siremar.it