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Cefalu, Sicily, Italy

How much does it cost to travel to Cefalu?

You should plan to spend around $127 (€119) per day on your vacation in Cefalu. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $30 (€28) on meals
  • $4.58 (€4.29) on local transportation
  • $186 (€174) on hotels

A one week trip to Cefalu for two people costs, on average, $1,773 (€1,660). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Cefalu cost?

A one week trip to Cefalu usually costs around $887 (€830) for one person and $1,773 (€1,660) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Cefalu on average costs around $1,773 (€1,660) for one person and $3,547 (€3,320) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Cefalu will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Cefalu on average costs around $3,800 (€3,557) for one person and $7,600 (€7,114) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Cefalu has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Cefalu expensive to visit?

Prices in Cefalu are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Cefalu is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Messina or Toulon.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Cefalu Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Cefalu?

The average Cefalu trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Cefalu travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 174 ($186)
Local Transportation 1 4.29 ($5)
Food 2 28 ($30)
Entertainment 1 5.71 ($6)
Alcohol 2 5 - 16 ($6 - 17)
Accommodation Budget in Cefalu
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Cefalu is $93 (€87). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Cefalu is $186 (€174). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Cefalu

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Cefalu based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $127. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Cefalu
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Cefalu is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $4.58 (€4.29) per person, per day, on local transportation in Cefalu.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Rental Cars in Cefalu
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Food Budget in Cefalu
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Cefalu can vary, the average cost of food in Cefalu is $30 (€28) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Cefalu should cost around $12 (€11) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Cefalu is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Cefalu
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Cefalu typically cost an average of $6.10 (€5.71) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Cefalu
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $11 (€11) on alcoholic beverages in Cefalu per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Cefalu On a Budget
Cefalu Cefalu, Italy
Cefalu is a fishing village and beach resort that is located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy. It sits on the Tyerrhenian Sea and is just 70 kilometers from Palermo and 185 kilometers from Messina. The town has a small population of under 14,000 residents but is a significant tourist destination on the island of Sicily. The city is flooded with millions of tourists every year from around Sicily, elsewhere in Italy, and abroad. During the summer months it is not uncommon for the city's population to triple, putting a lot of pressure on the main streets and roads around town. The city is popular as a beach resort with a youthful vibe and an active nightlife.
There are a decent number of historic attractions around town. The town's Cathedral dominates the center of the city and is an impressive sight. It was begun in 1131 and built in the style of Norman architecture. The exterior remains well preserved. The interior was restored in 1559 though parts that date back to the 12th century are still visible.

Other churches around town include the Santa Maria dell'Odigitria, the Santa Oliva, the San Sebastiano, the Sant'Andrea, the San Leonardo, the Immacolatella, the Oratory of the Santissimo Sacramento, Chapel of San Biagio, Santo Stefano, Santissima Trinia, Santissima Annunziata, and the Monastery of St. Catherine.

You should also visit the Abbey of Thelema which is where Aleister Crowley lived in Sicily before his expulsion by Mussolini's Fascist government. Other sights around town include the Seminary and the Bishops Palace, Palazzo Atenasio Martino, Palazzo Maria, Palazzo Piraino, Osterio Magno, and the ancient Roman baths.

If you're interested in visiting a museum, the Mandralisca Museum is an option. There you will find "Ritratto d'ignoto marinaio", or "Portrait of a Man", a painting by Antonello da Messina.
Cefalu is a small town that can easily be explored on foot. The tourist port is about a 15 minutes walk outside of town to the east.

One popular activity in Cefalu is to climb "The Rock" so that you can take in the fabulous views of the city. From here you can see the red roofed town as well as the surrounding bay. It's also possible to visit Diana's Temple from here. Other popular places to explore include the harbour as well as the tourist port where there are many fishing boats. Probably the most popular activity is to simply relax on the beach. This is one of the best beaches in Sicily. Some parts of the beach offer umbrellas and beach chairs for rent while others do not.
Food and Dining
As a major tourist destination, there are many restaurants around town. Most cater specifically to tourists so you can expect to the quality and price to reflect this. Seafood options are plentiful as are budget dining options. It should not be difficult to find a cheap or quick meal.

There are frequent trains arriving in Cefalu from Palermo, Milazzo, and Messina. From Messina, many trains continue on to Naples and Rome. The trip from Cefalu to Palermo goes right along the coast and takes about an hour.

Buses travel to Castelbuono and Palermo. They can be caught outside of Cefalu's train station and there are several leaving every day. The trip is comparable to the train and it takes about an hour to reach Palermo.

During the peak summer months it is possible to take a hydrofoil to either Palermo or the Aeolian Islands. This is not an option year around.

Once you're in town then you can easily walk to any of your destinations. The town is generally pedestrian friendly.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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