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SLOW PACES: UNVEILING CEFALÚ

Need a breather? Cefalù's your next stop. Picture this: you're surrounded by the purest shades of blue in a masterpiece of Mediterranean flair. Let the Italian dolce far niente wash over you, transporting you to a postcard-perfect slice of paradise.


Named after its head-like rock formation, this ancient fishing port turned costal gem effortlessly beckons travelers seeking sun-kissed shores along Sicily's Tyrrhenian coast.

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Explore cobblestone streets, hidden archways, and inviting courtyards at every turn. And don't miss the beach - a picturesque crescent of biscuit colored sand dotted with vibrant umbrellas, enticing all who pass by to surrender to its leisurely vibe.


Discover the best of Cefalù and its surroundings with our curated selection of travel tips, a full immersion into the irresistible, laid-back local charm.

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What to see in Cefalù
THE DUOMO & THE PIAZZA DUOMO
An absolute must-see. Nestled in the heart of the old town, the Norman Cathedral seamlessly...
THE DUOMO & THE PIAZZA DUOMO
An absolute must-see. Nestled in the heart of the old town, the Norman Cathedral seamlessly merges majestic Norman architecture with Arabic influences. The mesmerizing Byzantine mosaics provide a captivating glimpse into Sicily's rich history.

LAVATOIO MEDIOEVALE
Travel back in time at Cefalù's medieval wash house, tucked beside Cefalino river. Once a bustling hub for local gossip and laundry, it's like stepping into a scene from ancient life.
Insider tip: if you're visiting in summer, make it an early morning stop; as the day heats up, it tends to get crowded as the go-to spot for seeking shade.

THE HOLD HARBOR
Alive with energy and charm, Cefalù's quaint old harbor is a heaven for Instagrammers seeking rustic seaside vibes.For the ultimate experience, swing by in the late afternoon when the scene is at its peak - watch fisherman reel in their catch and kids take daring dives. Hanging out there is a must for soaking up the authentic essence of Cefalù.

LA ROCCA
Even if your Cefalù agenda leans heavily towards beach-gelato-repeat, don't skip a hike up la Rocca. The 284 m ascent leads to the craggy summit, once home to a Norman castle. Despite the steep climb, the views of Palermo to the west and Capo d'Orlando to the east are breathtaking.Along the way, stop by the ruins of Tempio di Diana for a stunning vista of the old town and its orange rooftops against the vibrant aquamarine sea.
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Where to stay
LE CALETTE
Embrace chic coastal living at Le Calette. Nestled on the rocks, this sophisticated retreat is just 2 km from...
LE CALETTE
Embrace chic coastal living at Le Calette. Nestled on the rocks, this sophisticated retreat is just 2 km from the historic center. Discover wondrous sea views, gourmet dining, and panoramic pool dips all in one spot. Take to the turquoise waters with canoes and paddleboards or unwind on Le Calette Beach.

OSSUNA BAY
An elegant hideaway in Cefalù's iconic old town, offering postcard-perfect views over russet rooftops to the neon-blue bay. With vibrant cafes and bars at your doorstep, it exudes pure local charm. The hotel's 8 cozy rooms feature silver and white tones, chromotherapy showers, and balconies for people-watching

KALURA
Majestically perched by the sea, just 2 km from scenic Cefalù, this mansion offers breathtaking views and timeless nautical design. Enjoy Hatha yoga classes amidst seaside serenity, followed by refreshing dips in crystal-clear waters and sunset aperitivo on the stone terrace
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Where to eat and drink in town
SFRIGOLA
If you're enchanted by Cefalù's slow-paced beauty at every turn, grab some local street food for an easy, on-the-go snack....
SFRIGOLA
If you're enchanted by Cefalù's slow-paced beauty at every turn, grab some local street food for an easy, on-the-go snack. Swing by Sfrigola for a mouthwatering arancina. With over 20 fillings to try, including many vegetarian options, it's one of many good reasons to extend your stay in town...

CANNOLÍ
For sweet-toothed foodies, Cannolí is a must in Cefalù. Kick off the day with a croissant filled with sweet ricotta or dive into delectable Sicilian cannoli anytime. If you're lucky, snag a spot on the balcony overlooking the ocean for extra sensorial pleasure.

SQUAGGHIÒ
Indulge in a fab gelato treat at this tiny gelateria. Their cherry, almond, and pistachio signature combination is a burst of nutty and fruity delight that's worth a break from the beach just to savor.

NEO MEDITERRANEO VIBES
Cefalù's only craft cocktail bar offers an upscale urban ambiance with plush velvet stools and stylish teal decor. Their innovative cocktail menu, infused with Mediterranean flair, guarantees a wow experience. Keep an eye out for special events and collaborations.
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What to do in the surroundings
CALETTA SANT'ELIA
A picturesque village with crystalline waters and vibrant streets. Wander through alleys blending traditional architecture with lively street art...
CALETTA SANT'ELIA
A picturesque village with crystalline waters and vibrant streets. Wander through alleys blending traditional architecture with lively street art - a paradise for Insta-worthy moments. Beach enthusiasts will delight in Caletta Sant'Elia's gorgeous pebble beach, adorned with colorful boats and the iconic two-story white house boasting its sloping roof - a true emblem of the town's fishing heritage, now a hotspot you can't miss. Its pristine sands make it a cherished destination in a village bustling with summer visitors. Natural rock formations along the shoreline offer natural resting spots, while the cove itself is a romantic setting for a sunset stroll, evocative and serene year-round.

FIUMARA D'ARTE
Lose yourself in Europe's largest open-air contemporary art museum, just a 40-minute drive from Cefalù. Step into Fiumana d'Arte, Tusa's captivating outdoor gallery, where stunning sculptures transform a 25 km riverbed into a scenic canvas.

PARCO DELLE MADONIE
Embark on an adventure from Cefalù to Parco delle Madonie, a UNESCO Geopark celebrated for its jaw-dropping landscapes, wildlife, and charming villages. Visit Castelbuono, home to majestic Ventimiglia Castle, and discover Pollina with its Teatro Petra Rosa - an open-air theater offering awe-inspiring sunset vistas.Thrill-seekers can conquer the TIberius Georges, just 25 km away - a mystical canyon straight from a storybook. Indulge in local gastronomy and conclude your culinary journey with a tasting at the acclaimed Abbazia Sant'Anastasia winery.
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