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Tindari and Cefalù

Tindari and Cefalù Tour will give you the opportunity to visit the monastery that hosts the "Black Madonna", together with the wonderful Cefalù.

Tindari and Cefalù Tour

Visit the ancient village of Tindari and the incredible Cefalù

The first stop of the Tindari and Cefalù Tour will be Tindari.

Tindari, perched on a rock high above the sea, is known worldwide for its Sanctuary of the Black Madonna. This village was founded by the Greeks of Syracuse. Today it is a place of pilgrimage but also the site of an ancient Greek temple, together with other remarkable remains. It is also stunning the view from the Sanctuary’ Square, aove te Tyrrhenian Sea.

The second stop of the Tindari and Cefalù Tour will be Cefalù.

In this lovely fishing village we will soothe our senses. Mostly famous for its marvellous Norman cathedral, it is quite satisfying to wander throught the narrow streets sided by nice little boutiques.

Here in Cefalù we will have a break. You will be offered a typical Sicilian snack with “Tavola Calda” from Catania water and Etna Red Wine. Or, if you prefer, you will have one hour of spare time to enjoy lunch in the nearby.

The return in Catania is expected at around 7pm.

 

For this and our other excursions visit our website.

If your accommodation is not in Catania, you can reach us using one of our comfortable transfer services.

 

Important Information

Recommended equipment

Comfortable shoes, cap, sun protection, water bottle, camera

Itinerary variation

The itinerary may undergo variations based on extraordinary events, strikes, bad weather, or other unpredictable and non-voluntary situations

Included in the price

Luxury air conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar

Small group tour, max 8 people

Baby Seat (if needed)

Multilingual speaking driver – guide – for the day at disposal

Not included in the price

Authorized tourist guide inside the historical monuments (available on payment and on request)

Lunch

Entrance ticket to the monuments

Everything not specified in the include list

Suitable for

Everyone

Tindari, Cefalù

Cefalù ( Sicilian: Cifalù; ) is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of the provincial capital and 185 kilometres (115 mi) west of Messina. The town, with its population of just under 14,000, is one of the major tourist attractions in the region. Despite its size, every year it attracts millions of tourists from all parts of Sicily and also, from all over Italy and Europe.

Tindari (Sicilian: Lu Tìnnaru), anciently Tyndaris or Tyndarion is a small town, former bishopric, frazione (suburb or municipal component) in the comune of Patti and Latin Catholic titular see, in the Metropolitan City of Messina in northeastern Sicily, between Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto and Cefalù.

Tindari has a famous sanctuary and is also famous for the poem “Vento a Tindari”, written by Salvatore Quasimodo.Tyndaris was situated on a bold and lofty hill standing out as a promontory into the spacious bay of the Tyrrhenian Sea bounded by the Punta di Milazzo on the east, and the Capo Calavà on the west, and according to the Itineraries was 36 miles from Messana (modern Messina).

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