Gems of Madonie: Sea and Mountains


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Religious Heritage, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Picturesque villages of Cefalu and Castelbuono

An entire day of excursion in the area of Madonie Mountains. Nice drive along the coast from Palermo to Cefalu. Visit the majestic Norman Cathedral and explore the medieval old village stretching along the ancient megalithic walls and overlooking the Thyrrenian sea. Why not taste fresh fish on the terrace of one of the many renowned local restaurants?
In the afternoon leave the sea towards the Madonie Mountains to visit the gateway village of Castelbuono dominated by the medieval Castle. Taste local pastries based on "Manna" (ash sap).


Drive along the coast from Palermo to Cefalu
Visit the old village of Cefalu: Cathedral, Medieval washhouse, Megalithic walls
Drive towards Madonie Mountains
Visit the old village of Castelbuono: Castle, Mother Church
Taste "Manna" pastries.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Everywhere comfortable for travelers within Palermo city.

End location: Everywhere comfortable for travellers within Palermo city.

Duration: 8 hours


Fully licensed Mercedes Vito Tourer Minivan of 2015
Up to 7 seats
Complimentary mineral water on board
Complimentary wi-fi on board.

What’s Included

Other: Guiding service.
Transportation by a fully licensed minivan.
Manna pastries tasting.
Mineral water on board.
Wi-fi on board.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4 Euro - Euro 4 per person for entrance fee at Castelbuono Castle

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees.


My minivan can fit up to 7 people comfortably. Please inquire about larger groups.

A Recent Review of this tour

GIORGIO was an excellent guide and knows his history. We will use him again and would highly recommend him to any and all that want to know the history of the area. Thank you Giorgio for making my trip a success.
Peggy Marzulli

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