Discover one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Italy and one of the most frequently-visited Sicilian tourist destinations: join a boat trip of 3 hours all along the Coast of Cefalù, with stops for swimming and snorkeling and happy hour on board.
Duration 3 hours
Available Every day
Small Group Max 12 people
Meeting point Port of Cefalù
10.00am or 3.00pm
Cefalù is nestled between a postcard perfect, horse-shoe bay and the looming, limestone cliff-face of La Rocca. With this boat trip of 3 hours, you will sail all along the coast admiring majestic reefs overlooking the sea, inlets carved into the rock and small villages of anglers. Enjoy the blue sea, swimming in the crystalline water and relax with a happy hour, with the wonders of the coast before your eyes.
Tour program of the coast of Cefalù boat trip:
Meeting point at the port of Cefalù in Via Presidiana.
Start of the boat tour with first stop to admire the medieval old town: one of the most charming landscape in Sicily where the small streets and the colorful houses are dominated by the imposing rocky crag La Rocca and by the 12th century Norman Cathedral, which is one of the finest in Italy, now part of the Unesco World Heritage.
The next stop will be the beach of Cefalù, one of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily, thanks to its white sand and crystalline sea, populated by locals and tourists from all over the world during the hot months. Here you will have the chance to swim and snorkel.
The tour continues with the visit of the Santa Lucia Grotto, accessible only from the sea, and dominated by the exclusive resort Club Med, located on the top of the cliff.
The last stop will be at the Bay of Mazzaforno, where you will discover the beach of Sette Frati: set in a picturesque landscape, it enchants visitors and tourists for its extraordinary charm. Swim and snorkel into the sea, admiring its colors ranging from emerald green to turquoise at the deepest points.
Once back on board, enjoy a rich happy hour prepared by your captain with local products and wine.
At the end of the tour, you will return to the port of Cefalù.
*In compliance with the Covid-19 health and safety measures, the snorkeling equipment and the aperitif are no longer provided on board.
The price includes: Professional skipper English speaking – Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
The price does not include: Hotel pick-up/drop-off.
Do not forget: Swimsuit – Beach towel – Equipment for snorkeling – Sunscreen – Sun hat – Camera.
Visited every year by thousands of tourists and a must-see destination of Sicily, Cefalù has maintained the charm of the typical medieval Italian village, son of the Arab-Norman culture, with its narrow streets, restaurants, small shops and ice cream parlours where you can enjoy an excellent Sicilian ice cream. The central square of the village of Cefalù is dominated by the Duomo, a Norman cathedral of the 12th century declared UNESCO heritage site in 2015: legend has it that it was built by King Ruggero II as a vow, after being saved from a storm at sea. A second attraction of the historical center of Cefalù is the ancient Lavatoio, a medieval wash-house hosting a number of ancient basins, fed by the Cefalino river that flows out from twenty-two iron lion-shaped mouths: the waters of the river are considered extremely pure because, according to the legend, they are the tears shed by a nymph after she killed the man that cheated on her. Until recently the wash-house was still used by the local women. Another particularly fascinating attraction, especially from the sea perspective, is the Bastione di Capo Marchiafava, an ancient defensive building that dominates the whole coast of Cefalù, from east to west. Finally La Rocca di Cefalù: a little difficult to reach on foot, La Rocca protects the castle with its walls and the temple of Diana: from the sea you can admire all the majesty of La Rocca and take wonderful photos!
Cefalù, besides being a typical Italian village, has also one of the most beautiful beaches in Sicily: its coast is invaded by tourists from all over the world who want to take a dip in the crystal clear sea or sunbathe on the white sand. Getting to the beach of Cefalù from the sea means not only taking a dip while looking at the beautiful panorama of the Duomo and La Rocca, but also ensuring a relaxing place to fully enjoy the sea, without the chaos of the summer season. Another ideal place for lovers of tranquility is the beach of Sant'Ambrogio, characterized by transparent waters, with a coastline of sandy beaches and pebbles that make it a charming destination. Mazzaforno Bay, another pearl among the beaches of Cefalù, is famous for the beautiful colors of the sea: from the blue to turquoise, passing through the white. Inside this spotless bay, you will find a wilder beach, especially if seen from the sea: it is the Settefrati beach, dominated by rock formations that emerge from the sea, some of these are low and can even be walked; others, on the contrary, emerge further out and have the appearance of majestic stacks. Among the many reasons to discover Cefalù from the sea there is also the unique opportunity to take a dip in the Cave of Santa Lucia, which takes its name from the patron saint of Cefalù: the magic entrance created by the unique shape of the rocks that characterize it, is just a preview of the feeling that you will have when you find yourself inside: a must see.
Cefalù has, among the many, two great virtues: the food and the sea, so...having an aperitif by the sea of Cefalù is definitely an experience to try. And what if the aperitif is not by the sea but on the sea? Choosing the boat tour, you will not only discover the best of Cefalù, touching the most pristine beaches and the most beautiful places, but you will be able to enjoy typical appetizers of Cefalù accompanied by local wines, known all over the world. Let the captain offer you an aperitivo overlooking the sea, it will be the perfect way to end of your visit to Cefalù.
If you are in Palermo, don’t miss an excursion to Cefalù: discover its medieval village and its beaches and you will not regret this decision! Cefalù is 58 km far away from Palermo, you can reach Cefalù by bus directly from the airport or by train from the centre of Palermo: it will take about one hour with both solutions.
Yes, in case of bad weather/sea conditions the tour might be cancelled. In case of cancellation we are happy to offer our customers the choice of an alternative date or, in case of inability to rebook, the full refund.
The best of Cefalù in 3 hours – Boat tour along the coast
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3 Hour Cefalù Coastal trip