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Cefalù

(chāfälo͞o`), town (1991 pop. 13,882), N Sicily, Italy, a port on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a commercial and fishing center and a seaside resort. Formerly known as Cephaloedium, it made an alliance with Carthage in 396 B.C. The town was later taken by the Arabs (mid-9th cent. A.D.) and the Normans (11th cent.). Its famous cathedral, started in 1131 by King Roger II, is one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in Sicily.
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CHARMING Cefalu in the north of Sicily is the ideal choice for a romantic break with dozens of tiny shops, restaurants and bars jostling for custom in its winding mediaeval streets.
It was on a wall outside the restaurant where I had my lunch, at the edge of the beach and harbour in Cefalu.
Certainly that was true of the area in which we stayed - a highquality complex around 5km from the seaside town of Cefalu.
Certainly that was true of the area in which we stayed - a high-quality complex around 5km from the seaside town of Cefalu.
In Sicily, Owners Syndicate offers apartments near the beach and the historic town of Cefalu.
Or take an eight-day tour of Sicily from pounds 669, staying in Syracuse, Agrigento, Cefalu and Taormina.
It's a volume business, not glamorous, but they [CRT TVs] move," said Vincent Cefalu, director of marketing at Haier America.
30pm, at the Santa Barbara Stadium in the small town of Cefalu.
William Cefalu of Louisiana State University's Pennington Biomedical Research Center a "substantial grant" to evaluate the use of chromium picolinate supplementation in people with type 2 diabetes.
SICILY: ATG Oxford (01865 315678) has an eight-day walking tour to Cefalu for pounds 1,420 from March 29, including Good Friday celebrations in Enna.
Fact file: A fly/drive holiday with two nights in Palermo, three nights in Agrigento and three in the resort of Cefalu costs pounds 678 through Cresta Holidays.