ROADBIKE-TOUR IN SICILY

FROM IBLEAN CANYONS TO BAROQUE CURVES

Sicily road bike holiday

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: sporty racing-bike tour
Distance: 401-422 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 670,- €

Map Sicily Road Bike

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

An itineray on this mythical island, between archaeological sites and baroque architecture. You will explore the south-east coastline as well as the hinterland, the Erei mountains and the Val di Noto which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Along the trip you will discover beautiful towns like Caltagirone (famous
for the handicraft ceramics), Palazzolo Acreide, Modica, Scicli, Ragusa Iblea and Noto, the most important of the baroque cities in Sicily. Your aim is Syracuse, one of the capitals of the Greek colonies of the Magna Grecia. Along the coast you will see the bird and wildlife sanctuary “Oasi di Vendicari”, the fisherman village Marzamemi
and the islands of Capo Passero and Isola delle Correnti.

  
Characteristics of the route:

A sporting racing bike tour for cyclist in good physical form.

A day by day account of the route:

Road Bike Sicily

Day 1: Arrival at Caltagirone

Individual arrival at Caltagirone;

Road Bike Sicily Caltagirone

Day 2: to Piazza Armerina – Caltagirone (approx. 96 km)

P. Armerina, with the mosaiques of the Roman Villa del Casale;

Road Bike Sicily Palazzolo Acreide

Day 3: to Palazzolo Acreide (approx. 71/92 km)

One of the most interesting canyons is the „Valle dell’Anapo“;

Road Bike Sicily Modica

Day 4: to Modica (approx. 62 km)

Of the architectonical jewels of the area is the town Ragusa Ibla;

Road Bike Sicily Noto

Day 5: to Noto (approx. 107 km)

Noto is the most famous baroque town;

Road Bike Sicily Syracuse

Day 6: to Syracuse (approx. 65 km)

The landscape is dominated by the deepest European canyon;

Road Bike Sicily Syracuse

Day 7: to visit of the historical center of Syracuse

Visit the Island of Ortigia, and the cultural centre of the city;

Road Bike Sicily

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2018

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast 670,00 €
Single room surcharge per person 200,00 €
High season* surcharge per person 110,00 €
Halfboard surcharge per person 190,00 €
Solo Traveller surcharge 100,00 €
additional services
Rental bike with Shimano 105 (On request; linited availability) 120,00€
Additional nights in siracusa
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast 60,00 €
Surcharge single room per night 30,00 €
Additional nights in caltagirone
Per person and night in a double room with breakfast 50,00 €
Surcharge single room per night 25,00 €

* High season: July and August


Starting dates 2018, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every Saturday from 03/02/2018 (first available date) to 10/11/2018 (last available date).

  • With a minimum of 2 people we can organize upon request a start of the tour on every other day

General information:

  • Arrival information: We recommend to arrive by plane (airport of Catania)
     
  • Starting point:
    Caltagirone
  • Car parking:
    Free unattended parking facilities included for the duration of the roadbike tour at the hotel of your arrival

  • Transfer:

    • Transfer by shuttle-bus from Catania airport to Caltagirone: 45,00 € for person;

    • transfer from Syracuse to Catania airport: 35,00 € for person;

    • reservation necessary, as there are limited places; transfers are payable on the spot

  • Rental Bikes:
    On request, limited availability

  • Tour information available in:
    German – English - Italian
 
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