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South East Sicily Cycling (Ref TTCT006)

A delightful self guided cycling holiday through history in the south east region of Sicily
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Sicily

Description

An delightful cycle tour through the South East region of Sicily.

 

Passing through the Val di Noto, you will come across towns, which, since their destruction during the earthquake of 1693, have been completely rebuilt in a unique Sicilian Baroque style, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2003.

 

During the trip you will discover beautiful towns like Palazzolo Acreide, Modica,Scicli and Noto, the latter considered the most important baroque town in Sicily, as well as Syracuse, one of the most important ancient Greek settlements.

 

Further highlights along the coast include the bird and wildlife sanctuary at "Oasi di Vendicari", the fishing village of Marzamemi, and the small islands of Capo Passero and Isola delle Correnti. This self-guided bike tour leaves enough freedom to organize your trip as you would like but still offers the convenience of an organized tour to let you enjoy your bike holiday to the fullest.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Arrival at Palazzolo Acreide

Day 2: Palazzolo Acreide – Modica,60 km

Day 3: Modica – Pozzallo 34–48 km

Day 4: Pozzallo – Marzamemi, 57 km

Day 5: Marzamemi – Noto,35 km

Day 6: Noto – Syracuse,38 – 55 km

Day 7: Individual departure

Full Itinerary

Tour Includes
  • 6 nights with breakfast in shared double room in standard accommodation category (B&B or 2 star hotels) or comfort accommodation category (3 or 4 star hotels). Upgrade to half board available on request

  • detailed maps of the route and roadbook with detailed description of the route

  • luggage transportation between hotels on tour

  • assistance by telephone

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.

Schedule

Departures every Saturday from January to December

This tour is offered by our
local partner in Sicily
Price Excludes
  • transfer to/from airport - can be arranged by the company for an additional cost

  • bike hire - you are free to bring your own

  • dinners and lunches

  • excursions, wine tasting, entrance fees or tips

  • city tax

Other Information

  • Depending on your personal preference and fitness, on days 2, 3 and 6 you will be able to choose between two different tracks varying in elevation profile and/or distance covered.

  • Departure on other weekdays possible on request. Minimum 2 participants

  • On request departures on other days for groups of minimum of 4 people

  • Transfers from/to Catania airport available at additional cost, which can include transport of own bike (price on request)

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

  • Bike hire £75 / Upgrade to E bike ​£124 

*prices quoted in £GBP dependent on currency exchange rate at time of booking and may differ from that shown
Base price from
*£505/£569 per person excl flights depending on accommodation category chosen
6 days