Located on the northern coast of the Sicilian island, at one end of the Gulf of Termini Imerese, Cefalù is about 50 km from Palermo, on the Palermo-Messina motorway.
The city is dominated by a height of 270 m., With a particular profile in the shape of a head, which falls sheer to the sea, while on the internal side it opens onto the urban agglomeration, gradually descending into a grassy slope.
Cefalù is a small seaside town, with just 14,000 inhabitants, with a picturesque harbor from which you can observe the characteristic sea front of the walled city, with the arches that shelter the boats.
The climate, typically Mediterranean, enjoys dry and hot summers, mitigated by the ventilation, and mild and moderately rainy winters. Located within the Madonie Park, Cefalù is very close to its most famous mountain resort (Piano Battaglia 1600 meters above sea level), from the Himera Park, from Halesa and the Fiumara d'Arte, from the Nebrodi Park, while at a medium distance it is It is possible to visit Bagheria to the west with its splendid villas, Solunto, the capital Palermo, Monreale with its splendid cathedral, to the east Tindari with its sanctuary and the Greek amphitheater, the Aeolian Islands, Unesco heritage.
To visit in the city its medieval historical center, the cathedral of the Norman king Roger II (1131 AD), the medieval wash house fed by an underground river, the "Mandralisca" museum which preserves the famous painting of the Unknown sailor by Antonello da Messina and numerous archaeological finds, the park of the Rocca where there are prehistoric remains such as the megalithic construction called "Temple of Diana" and finally its numerous churches and palaces testimony of a noble past.