The Pollina Premium Resort is just 13 km from Cefalù, one of Italy’s most beautiful towns with its Norman cathedral, which is still one of the island’s most prestigious artistic treasures.
Visit Cefalù, one of Italy’s most beautiful towns, with its area steeped in history and the Norman Cathedral, today one of the island’s most prestigious artistic treasures. Dating back to 1131, the superb Cathedral was built by Roger II following the vow he made after he was shipwrecked on the coast of Cefalù.
Marvel at the sight of the splendid mosaic depicting Christ Pantocreator, the two baptismal fonts, the Crucifix painted on both sides dating back to the 15th century, and the beautiful statue of the Virgin and Child sculpted by Antonio Gagini in the mid-16th century. Continue the tour with a visit to the Mandralisca Museum housing the famous “Ritratto d’Ignoto” (Portrait of an Unknown Sailor), one of Antonello da Messina’s masterpieces, and some pieces from the Mandralisca collection. Plus, the characteristic “Lavatoio Medievale” (Medieval Washhouse).