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Three-star hotel above a sandy beach
Stunning scenery, excursion to Mount Etna
Boat trip to explore the Aeolian islands


Explore a unique island

The natural wonder of Sicily is seen in a variety of landscapes, from the striking features of Mount Etna to the sandy beaches and clear blue seas.

Our three-star hotel is located on the edge of the town of Cefalu, arguably one of Italy's most beautiful seaside destinations. In the town centre, the attractive buildings with their terracotta roofs are embedded dramatically in the side of the hill, rising up from the beach. We can explore the interesting backstreets, shops and cafés, as well as the striking cathedral at the highest point, or relax on the sandy beach.

"Great group, many fun activities, wonderful location and weather, and solid Bible teaching all contributed to a fantastic holiday!"

Hotel above a sandy beach

The hotel has air conditioning in the bedrooms and wifi in the reception area, as well as a swimming pool. A series of steps wind their way down the cliff to the hotel's private, sandy beach at the bottom. The steps are always in the shade, making the walk down to the beach more pleasant.

A good number of the hotel rooms have a sea view. For a supplement of £49 per person for the week, the hotel can guarantee one of these rooms, otherwise they will allocate as many sea view rooms to our group as they have left when we arrive. 

Cruising to the islands

Our optional package of three excursions explores the different aspects of the island that make Sicily so appealing. We visit the Aeolian islands, Mount Etna and Monreale.

One advantage of our location in Cefalu is that the boat to the Aeolian islands departs from the town itself. On the island of Lipari, off the north coast of Sicily, we can explore the town with its picturesque harbour and attractive houses. We can visit the cliff-top citadel with its interesting museum, explore the island’s beaches or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters. There is also the chance for us to enjoy island hopping as we take the ferry to the nearby island of Vulcano, known for its mud baths and dark volcanic rocks.


Mount Etna's striking landscape

Our journey right across to the southern side of the island allows us to enjoy more of its scenery along the way. Mount Etna is the highest volcano in Europe at 3350m, and is arguably the most impressive feature of Sicily. Parts of the area have been preserved for wildlife to flourish, while others are accessible to visitors, giving us the chance to explore the intriguing volcanic landscape and craters.


Monreale and the mountains

Monreale has an impressive cathedral from the 1100s with vibrant mosaics and striking architecture. The attractive Belvedere public gardens are free to enter and have a palace as their backdrop. 

On the same day, we travel to the attractive medieval village of Castelbuono in the mountainous Madonie national park. Why not visit the castle or one of its famous pastry shops?

After the day's activity, each evening we will have an opportunity to meet together for a helpful Bible talk.



The cost includes return flights from London Heathrow to Palermo with British Airways, airport taxes and charges, airport transfers and three-star hotel accommodation, with air-conditioned, en-suite rooms for two, breakfast and evening meals while at our hotel.

Optional excursion package: £98

The deposit is £50 if booking more than two months in advance (plus single room supplement, if applicable).

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