Sandwiched between Sicily’s Parco delle Madonie and the Tyrrhenian Sea, Cefalù occupies a prime waterfront position. Dotted around its Norman cathedral and 12th-century fortress are a wealth of traditional Italian restaurants, focused on fresh local ingredients.
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Cefalù may be a relatively small town, but thanks to its beautiful location, it has become one of the island’s most popular tourist destinations. On top of this, it hosts a charming community of restaurants to boot. We take a tour of Cefalù’s top local culinary hotspots, from seaside dining to a restaurant-cum-art gallery.
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This article is an update of one originally by Helen Armitage.