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will drive to Cefalù, a medieval town founded by the Norman King
Roger II during the twelfth century, on the site of an earlier settlement. It
was splendid under the Normans, while Frederick II called it urbs placentissima.
During our walk through town, we will visit the Norman Cathedralwith
its glittering Byzantine mosaics, which include the over-powering figure of the
Then on to the Medieval Washhouse and to the
old port for a view on Cefalù's defence walls and gates. A visit of the
Mandralisca Museum will allow you to see the painting of the
Unknown Man, a masterpiece by Antonello da Messina, and one of the few which
are housed in the fifteenth century Sicilian painter's homeland.
On the way back to Palermo we will detour tot Monreale to visit it's splendid Cathedral and most famous mosaics in Sicily.
Cefalu and Norman Cathedral, Cefalu beach,
Mandralisca Museum, Monreale with Norman Cathedral and mosaics
TOUR CATEGORY: full day private car and walking tour
TOUR DURATION: 7 hours
TOUR AVALIABILITY: every day
PARTICIPANTS MEETING TIME: your choice
PARTICIPANTS MEETING PLACE: your hotel
ENTRANCE TICKET: E 8 not included
TRANSPORTATION: chauffeured Mercedes sedan or minivan
Tour Cost & Admission Cost
Tour cost to be charged to your card.
Tour price depends on number of guests you are booking:
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