Sandy beaches with an appealing seafront promenade, a postcard-pretty piazza and a magnificent Norman cathedral are just some of the attractions of the lively resort of Cefalù in Sicily (Italy).
Situated on the island’s north coast, the town is conveniently close to Palermo airport and an excellent base for inland visits to the Madonie mountains or along the coast into Palermo. Here you can uncover the island’s multi-layered history, exploring palaces and churches which tell the story of Sicily’s string of invaders, or make tracks for the famous Vucciria market. Back in Cefalù, the must-see Duomo, with its 12th century Byzantine mosaics, is an imposing sight while the narrow, cobbled streets of the old town and the picturesque harbour are tailor made for evening strolls and gelato stops.
For sun-seekers, villa holidays in Cefalù are as much about pottering down to the sandy beach - undoubtedly one of the town’s principal attractions – as sightseeing. Many of the beaches are fee-charging and fully-equipped, with sun beds, umbrellas and beachside restaurants. While some of our holiday rentals in Cefalù have direct access to the sea or are perched high on a hill above the town with magnificent rural views, several have their own private pool which can be particularly welcome during the hottest summer months when the beaches can be quite crowded. Search our luxury villas in Sicily to find a villa in Cefalù that suits you.
Amongst our collection of holiday apartments in Sicily, our apartments in and around Cefalù offer more compact accommodation for smaller parties and are ideal for couples or small families.
The north coast of Sicily also offers an excellent range of fun-filled activities. Explore our Cefalù holiday packages which offer anything from cookery classes and street food tours to hiking excursions, quad-biking and water-based adventures.