Are you dreaming of a holiday in Sicily? Do you imagine yourself in one of those villas in Cefalù Sicily near the sea? When it comes to Sicily, Cefalù is one of the first places you think about, or at least you should think about. It is an extraordinary place that, not by chance, is one of the oldest pearls of Trinacria. It is thought to have been founded by the Greeks even a thousand years before the birth of Jesus Christ. Its name comes from the Greek Kefaloidion, which in turn comes from kefalé, which means “head”.
- Cefalù: The Sicily you Were Waiting to Experience
It is a seaside town full of tourist attractions, typical of a cultural and landscape heritage recognized at European and international level. From the cultural point of view, not to be missed are the Cathedral of Cefalù which, imposing and surrounded by beautiful palm trees. It has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for a few years. The second obligatory stop in this city is the fascinating Temple of Diana, included in the city walls. A place that is worth a visit is also the medieval washhouse: among tanks and lion heads, it is one of the most evocative places in the area.
Thousands of tourists are attracted not only by these pearls of history but also by the beautiful beaches that surround this village. But let’s talk about things as important as practical.
- How to Get to Cefalù?
The nearest airports are those of Palermo, Catania, and Trapani while you can reach Cefalu by sea, by ferry landing in the port of Palermo or Termini Imerese.
- What Beaches to Visit in Cefalù?
It must be said that, although “small” in size, Cefalù is not intimidated by other destinations, with eleven beaches, it will suit all preferences. From the golden sand that makes the seabed crystal clear to rocky areas, only a few meters away, with rocks and coves for the enjoyment of diving lovers.
If staying on the beach from early afternoon to late at night is your goal, involving friends in aperitifs by the sea and open-air discos, your destination is just the promenade of Cefalù. At night, the beaches are transformed into a lounge bar with good music for lovers of dancing and small hours.
A more familiar environment is the Caldura beach, characterized by a pebble floor accessible to children. The beach is mostly free, with few lidos for people who want to relax to the maximum with an umbrella and sunbed. This would be an ideal location to find one of the famous villas of Cefalù near the sea.
The “what to do” will be decisive in choosing the accommodation closest to your ideas. Those who want to get a good compromise between the beach and the city center will find the perfect meeting point here. It is the ideal accommodation for people who want to spend their holidays in a central location, close to the center and able to reach the exciting areas of the city by foot, without being overwhelmed by the noise and chaos. The only noise you can hear is the rustle of the waves, from the early hours of the morning until late at night.
It is located a few meters from the seafront and 300 meters from the cathedral and the historic center.
Cefalù is just waiting for you to be explored, enjoyed and loved. Pack up your bags and enjoy your holiday Sicily!