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Santa Flavia – Small town with a great harbor

Santa Flavia is a quiet seaside town – perfectly placed for your holidays in Sicily. Its hidden treasures include some wonderful holiday apartments in the old town, as well as easy access to Palermo via Trenitalia. The train station in town is conventiently located and will take you to Palermo's city center in around twenty minutes.

Holidaygoers clever enough to visit Santa Flavia in the wintertime favor it as a great jumping off point for exploring Sicily. Some now even spend their entire winters in Santa Flavia. The Trip Tipp photos below will give you an idea of what brings them back here year after year.

Santa Flavia is made up of small districts, and one of them - Sant'Elia – has this wonderful beach - more...
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Sant'Elia also offers the large beach "Il Kafara" - more...
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Porticello is the port of Santa Flavia. It has a beach popular with local families - more...
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Part of the third beach in Sant'Elia is reserved for the Carabinieri, but is otherwise free - more...
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Aciddara beach is a bit of a secret. It can only be reached on winding roads - more...
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When you want amenities like locker rooms, bars, and so on, try Santa Flavia's Porto di Spagna beach - more...
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The seas of Santa Flavia in a warm light - more...
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Our Trip Tipp photographer captures the sea with a blue filter and long exposure - more...
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Porticello is not only the port of Santa Flavia, but a hotspot for surfing insiders - more...
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The port of Santa Flavia is located in the Porticello district. In the background, the mountain where archaeologists unearthed the ancient city of Solunto - more...
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A view of Porticello, the port of Santa Flavia, from Capo Zafferano - more...
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Porticello, the port of Santa Flavia, gives Trip Tipp photographers many striking visuals - more...
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A mighty ship at Porticello, the port of Santa Flavia - more...
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A small windjammer in Porticello, the port of Santa Flavia - more...
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Even Santa Flavia's train station has a Mediterranean flair - more...
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Corso Filangeri is the main shopping street and promenade of Santa Flavia - more...
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Villa Filangeri was once where Santa Flavia's founders lived. Today the city administration is there - more...
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Corso Filangeri at nighttime, the main shopping street of Santa Flavia - more...
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Even if it doesn't look that way, this pizzeria in Borgo di Santa Nicolicchia can be reached without a boat - more...
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Santa Flavia is a small seaside town with many hidden treasures including an open-air cinema - more...
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Street art in Santa Flavia - more...
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The clock at the Basilica Soluntina di Sant'Anna in Santa Flavia - more...
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Statue of its namesake in Santa Flavia in Villa Filangeri's courtyard - more...
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Overlooking the foundations of Solunto, the ancient city at Santa Flavia - more...
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A street in Solunto, the ancient city just outside Santa Flavia - more...
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A view from Solunto of the sea around Santa Flavia. It's worth visiting the ancient city just for this - more...
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Santa Flavia has both seas and mountains to marvel at. Here is Pizzo Cane to the east of the city. What looks like snow is really the haze of the clouds - more...
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Last update: 15 April 2017