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Syracuse to Mount Etna Cycling (Ref TTCY009)

Challenging self guided cycling holiday to the foothills of Mount Etna
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Sicily

This tour is offered by our
local partner in Sicily
Schedule

Departures every Saturday from February to November

Description

This challenging tour offers you the feeling of living history and unspoilt nature. It guides you through the baroque Southeast of the island, then through the inland and finally to it's conclusion  at Mt. Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. You will see seven towns of UNESCO world heritage: Syracuse, Noto, Modica,Ragusa, Palazzolo Acreide with their numerous baroque Palazzi and churches, Caltagirone and Piazza Armerina, known for the "Villa Romana del Casale" with its colorful floor mosaics. The Nature Reserve "Cavagrande del Cassibile" and the regional nature park of Mt. Etna.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Syracuse - arrival or transfer to Syracuse

Day 2: Syracuse - Noto - 123 km

Day 3: Noto - Palazzolo Acreide - 120 km

Day 4: Palazzolo Acreide - Caltagirone - 135 km

Day 5: Caltagirone / Valguarnera - 112 km

Day 6: Valguarnera - Bronte - 102 km

Day 7: Around Mt. Etna – from Bronte to Bronte up to 127/151 km

Day 8: Individual departure

Full Itinerary

Tour Includes
  • 7 nights with breakfast in 3-4-star-hotels and B&B in Caltagirone and Valguarnera

  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel during tour

  • maps and GPS tracks

  • assistance by telephone

Other Information/Optional Extras

  • Minimum 2 participants

  • Departures on other days for minimum groups of 4 people available on request

  • Transfers from/to airport available at additional cost, which can include transport of own bike. Payable in country

  • Accommodation can be upgraded for an additional cost, including single supplement if sole occupancy required or half board

About the Company

 

A local company based on the island of Sicily

With a love of cycling and the island of Sicily the company maintains a commitment to sustainable tourism offering self-guided cycling tours and exclusively using local businesses.

Base price from
*£755 excl flights
7
days
*prices quoted in £GBP dependent on currency exchange rate at time of booking and may differ from that shown
Price Excludes
  • flights

  • transfer to/from airport - this can be arranged by the company for an additional cost

  • bike hire or you can bring your own bike

  • dinners and lunches

  • any additional excursions, entrance fees or tips during the tour

  • city tax