Sicily's regional capital and largest city, Palermo is perhaps best compared to a rough, uncut jewel. Its beauty has to be revealed through careful discovery. You'll find this bustling city chaotic and dusty yet interesting.
The historic environment of this former royal capital of kings and emirs is largely Baroque with some stunning nuggets of medieval architecture. The Norman Palace, with its Byzantine Palatine Chapel (a Monreale in miniature), is built upon Phoenician walls. There are a number of monasteries and castles, and a magnificent cathedral, as well as art galleries and a good archeological museum.
Cefalu is a small town located on the northern coast of Sicily. Among the most important monuments we find the Cathedral of Cefalu - one of the most 'beautiful cathedrals in the world, in southern Romanesque style . Besides the Cathedral , the heart of the urban medieval Cefalù has been enriched over time in churches and small renaissance and baroque buildings, which often escape the visitor to glance rapidly. Cefalu ' boasts surroundings of great attraction: the hills filled with olive trees overhanging the water; Quarter -Sentinel Sant'Ambrogio fertile lands, rich in orchards and vineyards.