From Palermo: Monreale and Cefalù Half-Day Trip

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Embark on a fascinating 6-hour journey from Palermo to uncover the rich history of Sicily's crown jewel, the Norman cathedral of Monreale, majestically situated on the slopes of Monte Caputo. Next, make your way to the charming town of Cefalù, where ancient Greek roots await discovery. Wander through the town's historic streets and marvel at iconic landmarks such as the Mandralisca Museum and the stunning Duomo, among other breathtaking attractions.


Break free from the chaos of Palermo city center and embark on a half-day adventure to the charming towns of Monreale and Cefalù. Discover the stunning Norman cathedral, nestled on the slopes of Monte Caputo, and delve into the rich Greek and Medieval heritage of this picturesque Sicilian town. Following a convenient hotel or port pickup, you'll travel to Monreale, where you'll have approximately an hour to explore the breathtaking Duomo. An informative audio guide will accompany you as you wander through the 12th-century masterpiece, considered one of Italy's most impressive examples of medieval ecclesiastical architecture. Next, sit back and enjoy the scenic 1.5-hour drive along Sicily's north coast, bound for the beautiful town of Cefalù. Upon arrival, marvel at the 12th-century Duomo, and uncover the remnants of the Middle Ages at the Osterio Magno. Take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the Porta Terra, and explore the fascinating Greek and Arabic pottery exhibits at the Mandralisca Museum. Finally, wander down the picturesque curved steps to the enchanting 16th-century washbasins at the Lavatoio.

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