Piazzale Mandraccio

The historic and vibrant heart of Porto Antico.

Unquestionable town square, surrounded by history, cultural attractions, museums and views of nature; Piazzale Mandraccio is a large area overlooking the sea extending from its pedestrian gateway to Porta Siberia.

Flanked by trees and rows of towering palm trees, it’s a gathering place for both tourists and residents. Extensively visited all year round, crowded on weekends and during the long summer months, Piazzale Mandraccio with its sea side benches facing the sea and children play areas guarantees moments of leisure and relaxation.

Sea-side Events.

A spectacular “square on the Mediterranean“, traffic free and easily accessible by with public or private transport.

Piazzale Mandraccio hosts over 100 events each year was the backdrop to major events such as MTV Day, TRL Music Awards and Notti Bianche, demonstrating in this way its great visual appeal for photo and television shoots.

The view of the Bigo and the sea, the brightness and the impressive size make it the perfect location for all types of events and occasions.

The area measures 2,300 square meters and can be fitted according to your needs: product launches, musical happenings, sports events or theatrical performances.

Since it is close to Porto Antico’s street entrance, it’s the perfect location for exhibiting trucks and re-purposed containers.

City walls.

Piazzale Mandraccio is surrounded by the Malapaga walls, a portion of the historical city walls, shown in a film by Jean Gabin, stretching from Porta Siberia to the prison for defaulting borrowers called “Casone della Malapaga” (near present-day Piazza Cavour).


2,300 sq.m.
Striking visual effect for photo and television shoots.

For more information contact: eventi@portoantico.it

The nearest parking are Porta Siberia, Autosilo, Calata Gadda and Cannoniere