9. Palermo or Mondello: Cefalù & Castelbuono Private Day Tour
Embark on a scenic excursion in Sicily and see the verdant mountains of the Madonie, as well as the sparkling beaches along the crystalline Cefalu sea.
Depart in the morning from your accommodation in Palermo or Mondello in a new and comfortable Van, and head to Castelbuono, the beautiful medieval village nestled in the Madonie park rich in history and traditions.
Visit the Castle of Ventimiglia which houses a precious relic of St. Anna the Mother of Mary in addition to numerous other treasures.
The visit will continue through the streets of the quaint Old Town, with the Church of Maria. Taste typical sweets, like panettoni, torroni, and cannoli Siciliani, produced by a famous artisan pastry world famous "Fiasconaro".
After the visit, you will decide whether to have lunch at Castelbuono if you prefer a traditional rustic cuisine based on meat, cheese, salami, and wild boar, or continue to Cefalù if you prefer fresh fish maybe in a restaurant by the sea.
After the tour continues to Cefalu, a picturesque seaside town one of the most popular destinations for tourists who come to Sicily. Here you can admire the magnificent Cathedral Arab-Norman, a UNESCO heritage site.
Wander through the old town full of narrow streets and unique views, the small port, the Bastione, the Medieval Lavatoio, and finally down to the splendid beach of fine sand and crystal clear sea.
Free time is available for shopping in the numerous characteristic shops in the center.