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Old mansard on the old town center
Old mansard on the old town center

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The space

Studio of 20 sqm functional sloping, renovated and tastefully furnished. On the third floor without elevator of an ancient building in the historic center, fifteen meters from the sea, a few meters from a megalithic belvedere.
The apartment has a lovely sea-view terrace where you can relax in the sun or take your meals in the shade, and a window overhanging a baroque church and the Archbishop's garden offering the view of the lighthouse, the rock and the Basilica.
The shopping streets with shops and restaurants are just 200 meters away.
The apartment has a double bed and a sofa for a child or adolescent.
The dining area has a two-burner cooking hob equipped with fridge and a coffee table with chairs.
The attic bathroom has a shower, toilet and bidet.
You have LCD TV, hairdryer, courtesy kit (toilet paper, hand soap, dishwashing detergent, disinfectant, brush and wax shoes), beach kit (beach umbrella, baby toys) fan (the apartment is well isolated and airy) Equipped with a removable towel to protect yourself from the sun, deck chair.

A renowned seaside resort, Cefalu joins the pleasures of a crystal clear sea (golden sand beaches and cliffs accessible even to the youngest), a great cultural wealth.
Green Flag 2013 for the beach!
The territory is part of the "Madonie Park".

From PRISTORY to HISTORY
Prehistoric traces of human attendance between 2,000 and 3,000 BC (cave and dove).
At the end of the 5th century BC the city took the Greek name of Kephaloidion.
It is invaded in 396 BC by the Carthaginians, Siracusans (307 BC), Romans (254 BC) who call it Cephaloedium.
The dominion of the Vandals and Goths, the Oriental Empire, the Arabs, the Normans, the Angiovians and the Spaniards follow.
These dominions have left traces in the many monuments (Diana Temple, Norman Cathedral, Great Osterio, megalithic walls, etc.) in language, traditions, and gastronomy.

SHIPPING MEANS:
- Plane: (Palermo) - train from the airport to Palermo central station (1 hour frequency) and change of track to Cefalù (Palermo-Messina line).
- Pullman airport / central station of Palermo with a frequency of 30 '.
- By car: Palermo-Messina motorway, exit Cefalù
- By Sea: Genoa-Palermo (18 hours of sailing)
Livorno-Palermo about 14 hours
Naples-Palermo 9 hours and 4.30 hours with Catamaran.

TOURISM AND ACTIVITIES
Most of the regional tourist sites are easily reached by a number of coach tours (Palermo, Etna, Villa Casale, Agrigento, Syracuse, Erice etc.).
Hydrofoil for the Aeolian Islands (Volcano, Stromboli, ...).

Walk along the trail made on the rocks.
* Visit the Norman Walls, the archaeologist site and the Temple of Diana on the edge of the cliff overlooking the sea.
Visits Fortified Cathedral Norman, Great Osterio, Medieval Washing, ....
Close to the beach of the pier a few minutes walk and large beaches with free zones and trendy beaches to a dozen minutes.
In the evening, a pizzeria or restaurant, a stroll through the characteristic streets of the historic center for shops and then a dip in the lively nightlife between pubs, pubs and nightclubs.
Sport: diving, fishing, water sports, horse riding, etc.

Numerous events throughout the summer. We note: from August 2 to 6, the main celebration of Cefalù, the Most Holy Savior of the Basilica of the Norman Cathedral, is celebrated with a rich program of folklore (on the sea, procession, pyrotechnics, etc.) and the whole country in Party!

On June 21 solstice in the summer: from the fort you admire a splendid sunset that involves the Temple of Venus, etc.

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INTERIOR APARTMENT

Other things to note

Sea and sun until October!


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Shampoo

Prices
Extra people $25 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $37
Security Deposit $86
Weekend Price $74 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Feeling at home :) ........ kindly ask you to do your best to keep the common part of the ladder clean.
Leave out the sand! :)


Cancellations

Safety features
First aid kit

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

57 Reviews

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Grace User Profile
August 2017
Apartment in a wonderful location, extremely close to delicious restaurants and yummy gelato. The apartment was quite warm, but we had a few fans to cool it off. Check was very easy, and they were flexible with checkout- allowing us to check out later in the day. Loved Cefalu. Thanks for a great stay!

Lucy User Profile
July 2017
Thank you. We had such a lovely stay and the apartment was great. Perfect location, very comfortable and very friendly host who made our trip super easy.
Ileana User Profile
Response from Ileana:
Grazie per essere stati da noi a Cefalù e di essere stati perfetti. Speriamo rivedervi ancora. Ileana e Gaetano
July 2017

Grace User Profile
June 2017
We loved our time in Cefalu! Ileana and her father were so helpful and accommodating. The location is perfect! You can walk everywhere, you don't need a car, the kitchen is a great little spot to cook, and the patio is perfect for eating dinner and watching the sunset. We had the best time and will definitely be back!
Ileana User Profile
Response from Ileana:
Grazie per essere stati da noi a Cefalù, di essere stati perfetti e....vi aspettiamo . Ileana e Gaetano
June 2017

Henning User Profile
October 2016
The location of the flat is perfect. When you leave the house you find many bars and restaurants and to the next city Beach you have to walk only a few minutes. If you travel by car, as we did, you have to consider, that you have to park your car at the hourbour, what is aber 10 min by feet. The alleys of cefalu are were tight so it is the best to leave the car outside of the old town. The highlight of this flat is the roof-deck with its wonderful ocean view. The rest of the flat is small but comfortable, perfect for a couple. The check-in with Geatano, Ileanas father, was without any problems. He explains everything you have to know for your stay, so we didn't had any further questions during our stay.

Eilís User Profile
September 2016
Excellent communication, spotless apartment and in a fantastic location. Thank you Ileana and Gaetano!

Veerle User Profile
August 2016
Staying in Cefalù was one of our best choices for our vacation in Sicily. The apartment was super clean and nice. We loved how cozy it was. It is a bit smaller than we thought but it was still a very good place to stay. We would definitely recommend staying here!
Ileana User Profile
Response from Ileana:
Grazie di tutto. Entro quest'anno faremo delle piccole modifiche all'appartamento che lo renderanno....un poco più grande. Ileana
August 2016

Josefine User Profile
August 2016
The apartment is perfectly located in the outskirts of the old town and everything you want to discover in Cefalu is nearby. The neighbourhood also has an authentic feel to it, which we really liked. The view from the terrace is very nice - you have the sea in front of you - and we enjoyed many breakfasts and dinners to the sound of the waves. We also appreciated the view from the kitchen from where you see the lighthouse and the road that leads to the port. The apartment in itself is small, but has everything you would need. The communication with our host Ileana was super smooth the whole way and on arrival we were welcomed by Ileanas father Gaetano, who was very helpful, kind and service minded. We are very happy with our stay!

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Ileana User Profile

Amo il sole ed il mare e passeggiare a piedi o in bici e per questo amo Cefalù, una tra le eccellenze siciliane in quanto a qualità della vita. Sono un Architetto con la passione per l'archeologia ed il restauro. Sono host da alcuni anni e mi occupo della gestione delle prenotazioni, insieme a mio padre Gaetano. Ho un brevetto 1°stella CMAS per le immersioni subacquee. Sono socia dell'associazione "ITIMED "(itinerari nel mediterraneo) che crea percorsi turistici relazionali, e socia del "gruppo archeologico italiano valle dello Jato". Mi piace conoscere persone, luoghi, cibi e vivere la vita col sorriso!

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