Pro-Rider Level Sicily Bike Tour
Multi-Day Bike tour of Sicily.
Tour Description - Itinerary
Our biker(s) will be met and welcomed at the airport of Catania.
The initial briefing will be given during transportation to the hotel, in the city of Catania, where the bikes and accessories will be delivered and set to up to perfection and ready to depart on the next day for our Sicily bike trip.
|DAY 1||62 miles / 100 Km||3940 ft / 1200 mt GAIN|
|DAY 2||74 miles / 120 Km||5900 ft / 1800 mt GAIN|
|DAY 3||68 miles / 110 Km||7500 ft / 2300 mt GAIN|
|DAY 4||68 miles / 110 Km||4250 ft / 1300 mt GAIN|
|DAY 5||110 miles / 175 Km||3280 ft / 1000 mt GAIN|
DAY 1 - Riding along the Ionic sea
Your Pro-rider level bike tour of Sicily begins!
You will depart from Catania towards Messina continuing along the eastern coast of Sicily. Along the road we encounter the typical fishing villages, the great way to experience real Sicily.
DAY 2 - Montalbano Elicona, Randazzo and Bronte.
On the second day of our pro-rider level bike tour you will depart from the hotel in Messina to arrive in Bronte, crossing the Peloritani mountains, enjoying the view of the aeolian islands and visiting such the wonderful medieval villages like Montalbano Elicona, Randazzo and Bronte – the city of the pistachio nut D.O.P..
DAY 3 - Cycling Around Mount Etna
On the third day of our pro-rider level bike tour you will depart from Bronte and arrive into Acicastello. This will be one of the most challenging but also one of the most beautiful and unforgettable days, because of Mount Etna – the highest active European volcano and the highest point of Sicily. We will encounter Mount Etna from the northern slope by visiting two refuges called Citelli at 1725 asl” and Provenzana at 1890 asl. We will have some refreshments to refuel and to taste the local specialties on the top of Etna and then begin a long descent, which will lead us to our hotel in Acicastello.
DAY 4 - Syracuse and Noto.
On the forth day of our pro-rider level bike tour you will depart from Acicastello and arrive into Sicilian capital of Baroque -the town of Noto. We will use this day as the one of active recovery, since most of the way is along the state road, by which we will cross through Syracuse, Avola, other marvelous seaside villages and the famous tuna fisheries of Sicily, up to our hotel in Noto.
DAY 5 - The extremly south of Italy.
Last but not least, a great day of cycling, the fifth day of our pro-rider level bike tour. The ride will be a large loop between Noto and Punta Secca, the tour will be organized in such a way to never travel the same path on the return to Noto.
We will continue to cross the south eastern coast of Sicily, admiring the wonderful former tuna fishery of Marzamemi “, now tourist destination for millions of visitors, “Portopalo di Capo Passero” and other magnificent seaside villages until you round the buoy at “Punta Braccetto” exactly at the house of the famous “Detective Montalbano”.