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Cefalu is a captivating coastal town with a tangle of tempting medieval streets and one of the best beachfronts in Sicily. Set at the feet of a gigantic rocky outcrop, the town is an idyllic blend of modern living and medieval heritage. Explore the majestic Duomo and its glorious mosaics, peer into the pretty churches that dot the Medieval District and climb to the ancient Temple of Diana, which commands spectacular views from the mountainside. With plenty of dining options available as well as some great wine bars close to the sea, Cefalu is perfectly suited to a longer escape. The energetic ambience and stunning scenery of this popular town are a great combination, making it the perfect destination for those seeking culture by the coast.
The closest airport to Cefalu is Palermo (PMO), which is about 1 hour 30 minutes from Cefalu. Direct flights to Palermo are available from London Gatwick and take approxmimately 2 hours 50 minutes.
Cefalu and the local area boast more than a hundred food and drink establishments, ranging from authentic osterie to modern restaurants that could rival the best in Sicily. Some of the most popular restaurants can be found spread between the Medieval District and the beachfront, and excel at serving fresh, locally sourced ingredients cooked into Mediterranean classics. Thanks to the seaside location, there is generally a focus on deliciously fresh seafood, with a local speciality dish being sardine pasta.
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