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Very atmospheric

A cool (no pun intended) place to visit; there was a snake in the water. The sound of running... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Weezi2013
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Toronto, Canada
More quiet area of town with a great view of the town

This Port is more quiet and has a lovely little beach and a dock where swimmers dive in for swims... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
mooresy2
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Champaign, Illinois
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Via Vittorio Emanuele, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

A cool (no pun intended) place to visit; there was a snake in the water. The sound of running water was very soothing. We were here in November, but imagine this would be a great refuge from the beach on a very hot Sicilian summer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Weezi2013
Reviewed 1 December 2018

This Port is more quiet and has a lovely little beach and a dock where swimmers dive in for swims. Very nice view of Cefalu looking back towards the beach and town with the Rocca looming over.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mooresy2
Reviewed 26 November 2018

It's a great spot for a sunset walk through the old port. Enjoy the history, take pictures, people watch, and relax. There are several place for an aperitif or dinner with an impressive view nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ItalianTravelerUSA
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The only surviving door (out of our) along the walls of Cefalu. It may now seem just a door but the view over the beach is excellent and a nice spot to take pics. Worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This doorway down to the beach was apparently one of four at one time. It is quite unremarkable and if it weren't in all the guide books, nobody would give it a second glance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I loved this place so much that I would like to come back one day and visit it again. It has plenty of things to do, from visiting cathedral to walking all the way up to Diana's temple, to strolling along the streets and enjoying...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dorota P
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Friday afternoon's stroll after lunch took us here. Quick walk in the sand with my 2YO son to see the incoming tide reminded me of why this area is sought-after for the views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank coh8
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenery, both looking at Cefalu as looking the other way; to the sea. The two arches give a great decor for photo’s.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Menno007
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is probably one of the main reasons tourists come and stay at Cefalu, to be able to enjoy the view and more than likely be part of the view too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ItaliaA70
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This makes a beautiful picture, but go early especially if your visiting on the weekends. The early light about 7-7:30 is perfect and there are not many people around. Late afternoons as the sun is setting is beautiful but along with hundreds of others who...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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