The rock of Cefalù

La Rocca is the site where the town was originally established. Today, there are ruins from many different periods, including the pre-Hellenic temple of Diana and a castle built in the 12C and 13C. Walk along the crenellated walls to reach the promontory, from where the superb view encompasses the surrounding area from Capo d'Orlando to Palermo with Cefalù below.

Useful information

Address : 

Vicolo Saraceni

Opening hours

20-min walk to the Temple de Diana and 40-min additional walk to reach the top

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