Termini Imerese lies on the north-west part of the Sicilian coastline, in the region of Palermo. The city stands on a hill between Capo Zafferano and Cefalù. Romans named it, in 252 b.C., “Thermae Himerensis”, literally “thermal baths of Himera”. The myth says that in hot springs, that poured thanks to the Goddess Minerva, found restoration Hercules. The old town of Termini Imerese is rich of churches; the most important are the Duomo, the church of Santa Caterina of Alexandria and the Sanctuary of the Madonna of Solace. One more thing worthy of attention is the stairway of via Roma. Among the local events, the Carnival is one of the most loved by the people: it has a very ancient tradition and history. The city’s port is good and equipped for both touristic and commercial purposes. Termini Imerese is linked by the sea to: Civitavecchia. The sailing company that works from and to Termini is: Grandi Navi Veloci.