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Italy - Cilento and The Amalfi Coast - Guided Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • The magnificent Greek temples of Paestum
  • The wild natural beauty of the Calore Valley
  • Riding through the medieval hamlets of inland Cilento
  • Cycling along the panoramic coastal road between Casalvelino and Agropoli
  • Spending the night in the ever charming Amalfi with its splendid Duomo
  • Taking in the spectacular views along the Amalfi Coast

View Holiday Schedule

Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival and Transfer to Paestum     D  
2 Paestum to Felitto 40 Miles / 65 Kms Approx 875 m B L D  
3 Felitto to Piaggine 21 Miles / 35 Kms Approx 900 m B L D  
4 Piaggine to Casalvelino 37 Miles / 60 Kms Approx 825 m B L D  
5 Casalvelino to Paestum 37 Miles / 60 Kms Approx 525 m B L  
6 Transfer to Salerno - Ride to Amalfi 16 Miles / 25 Kms Approx 360 m B  
7 Amalfi to Sorrento 31 Miles / 50 Kms Approx 1000 m B L  
8 Transfer to Naples and Departure     B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

For more information download our trip notes

Holiday Information

The region of Campania is very well known for its archaeological and cultural treasures, featuring above all the Roman ruins of Pompeii, the island of Capri and the stunningly beautiful Sorrento and Amalfi Coasts. The best cycling however is to be found further south, where the largely unknown Cilento National Park awaits us with its wild mountainous inland region and rocky unspoilt shores. Few people live here meaning ancient customs have been well preserved and traditional hospitality – and food and drink - is still cherished. This does not mean however that we won't be sampling the chilled out pleasures of Amalfi and Sorrento as well. Indeed both lively towns feature on our route, giving you the best of both worlds in one holiday! 
During this holiday we will explore both the hilly heartland of the Cilento, passing through some of its most spectacular scenery and cycling on its coastal roads with grand views of the Mediterranean. We will explore sleepy little hamlets that seem not to have changed since medieval times and visit some of its most important archaeological sites including the imposing Greek temples of Paestum (UNESCO World Heritage). Not forgetting some quality relaxing time sipping a cappuccino or a glass of local wine, or lounging on the beach soaking in the warm Mediterranean sun. 
The second part of the trip is spent cycling along the wildly spectacular Amalfi Coast, where steep vertical cliffs rise up from the shimmering Mediterranean to make way for little hamlets clinging to the rock faces and lemon groves precariously growing on tiny agricultural terraces. Here we stay both in Amalfi and Sorrento, visiting traditional Positano along the way and enjoying the very best views of the island of Capri and Vesuvius looming over Pompeii and Naples. Spectacular views of the coast are guaranteed during the day, while local cuisine and the one and only real limoncello will be tempting you in the evenings.
If you'd prefer a little more flexibility and would like to do this trip self-guided, we also have this option available.

For more information download our trip notes

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Price:
€1,450
Estimated flight price
€150

Optional

Adult Bike Hire
€160.00
E-Bike Hire
€200.00
Single Room Option
€180.00

Holiday Details

Guided with Vehicle Support

Place to Place

7 Nights Hotels

6 Days Riding

Breakfast Provided

4 Dinners Provided

Airport Transfers

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Last Updated: 16/09/2015

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