Cefalù is a popular seaside resort lying in the province of Palermo on the northern coast of Sicily. It is located on the Tyrrhenian Sea at about 70km to the East of Palermo and to the West of Messina.
The city is wedged between a dramatic mountain peak and sweeps in a stretch of sandy beach.
For most visitors, Cefalù is a modern town with a truly lovely historic centre with a grandiose Norman cathedral and is dotted with numerous winding streets lined with many bars, restaurants, boutiques and various small intriguing shops.
It is also a renowned yacht charter destination and together with Taormina, both cities represent the best of what Sicily has to offer in terms of yacht charter entertainment and sailing opportunities.
It hosts a beautiful little marina called Porto di Presidiana which offers about 250 berths for small yachts having a maximum length of 12m.
The marina is within easy distance to the Marina Palermo, Marina Termini Imerese and the Marina di Portorosa.
When it comes to enjoying an unforgettable vacations in the Mediterranean Sea, Cefalù is certainly one of those picture-perfect places that one may come to visit every year.
You will have the opportunity to visit one of the most impressive Cathedrals (Duomo) in the area, renowned for its massive and yet impressive architecture.
You will also be impressed by the numerous churches like the Santa Maria dell’Odigitria, Santa Oliva or the San Sebastiano.
You can also explore the ruins of the old town and some interesting sites like the Seminary and the Bishop’s palace, the ancient Roman baths and also the remains of the Abbey of Thelema.
You will also have the chance to enjoy the wonders of the local cuisine and taste the best local products which consist of cheese, cured meats, olives, fruits and various types of breads.
The beach of Cefalù is also worth visiting, it is dotted with golden brown fine sand and stretches from the older part of the town to the newly opened Club Med.