Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour

Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour

Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour

Prices

From $1,025USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

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Highlights

Get in touch with Sicily from the saddle of your bike

Enjoy a ride that covers both the scenic mountainous regions of Sicily and the sparkling blue coastline.

Linger at archeological sites from the year 1000 thanks to the flexibility of a self-guided itinerary.

Ride into villages where wine, sweets, and coffee are always on offer to you.

Cycle through natural reserves that border lakes, wide forests, and famous vineyards.

From the magnificent coast to the ruins of Selinunte, the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour is a feast for the senses. You’ll start your holiday on the picture-perfect coast of Sicily, cycling from Trapani, the location of the Salt Pans and Windmills of Nubia. Ride to Marsala, passing through Mozia and the archaeological site in Selinunte, a gorgeous site on the sea.

Then, you will pedal inland with Corleone and Monreale where the famous Dome with its mosaics is. On the way, stop for a sip of wine, a taste of Sicilian cuisine, or just to watch the world go by in this soothing corner of the planet. Take Sicily by bike at your own pace on this encompassing tour!

Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Trapani

Independent arrival in Trapani and overnight stay. Enjoy an impressive historical centre and capital port to the Egadi Islands.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Trapani
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Cycling to Mozia and Marsala

Today you will pedal in total relaxation! The panoramic road coasts the sea where the sight of the flow mills on the salinas is amazing. You will then have the chance to visit the little island of Mozia, where you will find an archaeological site and a private museum.

A bit further, you’ll reach Marsala, a beautiful town on the sea where a special liqueur called the “Marsala'' is produced. Consider a wine tasting here.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Marsala
Distance
49km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Marsala Tour and Bike to Mazara del Vallo

Today you will have the chance to visit the town, do some wine tasting in one of the many local wineries, or just relax. Otherwise, you can cross the sea and visit one of the beautiful Egadi Islands, explore the islands, enjoy the seaside or walk. Then you will reach the town of Mazara del Vallo, a very nice town with a “Kasbah” and known for the bronze statue called the “Dancing Satyr.”

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mazara del Vallo
Distance
29km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Cycling to Selinunte

This stage is really great. You will cycle along the coast admiring the amazing views of the Aegadi Islands and you will cycle inland among vineyards and olive trees. After cycling you will relax, admiring the archaeology in the most wide open park in Europe. The archaeological park surrounding Selinunte and its monuments extends about 1300 meters east to west.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Selinunte
Distance
40km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Cycling to Sambuca

Today involves an amazing ride from sea level to Sicily inland, storied by history and traditions with hills and flat terrain, little uphills and long descents through forests and cultivated grounds all the way to the little town of Sambuca di Sicilia.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Sambuca
Distance
37km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Cycling to Corleone

Corleone was an ancient punic-sicilian centre, the first installation built upon the hill above the village. Inside a scenery of great effect, you will pedal along countryside. Corleone is also known to be the “town of one hundred churches”, the most famous being the Main Church founded around the year 1000. But Corleone is better known to be the place where the movie “The Godfather” of Francis Ford Coppola was spoke of.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Corleone
Distance
46km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Cycling to Monreale

The last day of cycling gives you breathtaking views and exciting moments. Do not miss the “cannolo”, a typical sicilian cake in Piana degli Albanesi. You will then reach the town of Monreale which origins are from an arab village along the slopes of Monte Caputo, 310m above sea level. The Dome, being built by William II between 1172 and 1176, is what is known most about the town of Monreale.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Monreale
Distance
65km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Departure

Breakfast marks the end of the tour. From here, you will depart.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour Price and Dates

This self-guided tour in Sicily is always run as a private tour for your group only and the price per person depends on the type of rooms you require. Please note that this tour is not available during August.

Prices below are per person:

  • Price per solo traveller: €1,575EUR
  • Price per person staying in a single room (2+ travellers): €1,275EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double room: €1,025EUR
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Accommodation on the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour

This tour is based in hotels. Hotels on this trip will be confirmed upon booking.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement to have a private room in a hotel where possible. Solo travellers may be required to pay a supplement.

Night 1-7

Hotels along the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling route

Suitable hotels will be chosen on the route. Expect all the facilities and amenities you require for a comfortable stay.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour?

Meals

7 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Luggage transfer is included in the tour price. Bike rentals are not included but are available as a supplement.

Also Included

  • 24 hours telephone assistance
  • Road book
  • GPS tracks
  • Map

Not included

  • Local taxes
  • Visas if required
  • Personal gear
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not previously mentioned
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Transfer Monreale – Palermo Airport: €50EUR per person on 2 pax basis
  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades where available
  • Bike rental:
    • Hybrid bike: €125EUR per bike
    • E-bike: €275EUR per bike

Frequenty Asked Questions about Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour

How hard is the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour is suitable for moderately experienced riders with a maximum of 65km distance to ride each day. Expect some hills. You can rent an e-bike to make the riding easier if you prefer.

Do I need a visa to travel to Italy?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour?

7 breakfasts are included.

When is the best time to travel to Sicily for this tour?

The best time to visit Italy for this tour is the spring (May and June) or the early fall (September and October) when the temperatures are mild, and the crowds aren’t so bad.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover cycling. Get your travel insurance.

How do I get to Tarpani to start this tour?

Fly into Palermo Airport (PMO) where you will take a bus, taxi, or an arranged car to Tarpani. Transfers can be arranged as a supplement.

Is the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the Sea and Mountains of Sicily Cycling Tour end?

The tour ends in Monreale. You can arrange a transfer to Palermo during booking.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Italy?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Italy?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

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Prices

From $1,025USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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We rate this tour as a 3/5. This tour is suitable for moderately experienced riders with a maximum of 65km distance to ride each day. Expect some hills. You can rent an e-bike to make the riding easier if you prefer.

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