Holidays to Cefalu
Sicily is fast becoming a favourite Mediterranean holiday destination for its diversity, food and great weather. The different towns and cities are unique and offer their own charm and interesting histories. The nearby resort of Catania was home to one of the largest Roman amphitheatres ever, and the capital Palermo is packed with all the best bits of a good European city. Fancy going? Well, if your idea of a great holiday to the Med includes guaranteed sunshine, perfect beaches and a pretty, lively town that’s fun for mates and safe for families, then Cefalu is the one for you.
Enjoy picture-postcard beaches on holidays to Cefalu
Cefalu is situated on the north coast of Sicily, close to Palermo’s airport. Its location is stunning: nestled below dramatic mountain peaks with sandy beaches laid out before it. Cefalu is famous for having some of the best beaches in Sicily. They are truly idyllic, with deep blue water and stretches of fine golden sand. The beaches are perfect for sunbathing and relaxing in gorgeous sunshine, and are also good for swimming, with some offering diving. You can even take a boat tour and enjoy the views of the coast from the beautiful sea. Outdoor pursuits on dry land include horse riding and hiring scooters is a popular way to get around.
The town itself is charming and historic, with narrow little medieval streets that are lovely places to stroll, window shop and stop at a café. Before heading to the beach, check out some of the interesting local sights. A haven for art lovers, the spectacular cathedral is well worth a visit, set against the backdrop of a cliff top and overlooking the mainpiazza below. Inside, you’ll find truly impressive Byzantine mosaics. The Museo Mandralisco museum also makes for a good little excursion, with its Renaissance paintings and Greek monuments.
Any of the local restaurants you come across on your travels will be full of fantastic Sicilian food. The seafood is a favourite, and the area is particularly good for wine. Most of the eateries will have terraces and outdoor areas which a great for long, lazy dinners in the warm evenings. If you love the food – and you will – be sure to visit some of the local shops and markets for delicious cheeses and authentic pasta.
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