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Italy - Sicily - Self-Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Visiting the Baroque towns of Modica, Ragusa and Noto, all UNESCO Heritage Sites
  • Sampling delicious Sicilian pastries, like cannoli
  • Cycling along the beautiful coastal road to Capo Passero
  • Exploring the medieval streets of Ortigia di Siracusa
  • Enjoying an aperitivo ‘al fresco’ with the locals in one of the many piazzas
  • Discovering the astonishing Oasis of Vendicari

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Day Description Distance Ascent Meals
1 Arrival into Catania Airport - Transfer to Palazzolo Acreide      
2 Palazzolo Acreide to Modica 30 Miles / 50 Kms Approx. 650m B  
3 Modica to Pozzallo 25 Miles / 40 Kms Approx. 230m B  
4 Pozzallo to Portopalo di Capopassero 28 Miles / 45 Kms Approx. 200m B  
5 Portopalo di Capopassero to Noto 22 Miles / 35 Kms Approx. 250m B  
6 Noto to Siracusa 34 Miles / 55 Kms Approx. 270m B  
7 Rest Day     B  
8 Departure from Siracusa - Transfer to Catania Airport     B  

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

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Holiday Information

This lovely self-guided cycling holiday allows you to explore the remote and beautiful south-east corner of Sicily, as you ride through Natural Reserves, past crystal-clear waters and aromatic Mediterranean vegetation. On quiet country roads you will explore this traditional Italian island, taking in its natural beauty and experiencing its Greek, Roman and Baroque history. With its warm climate, beautiful coastline, gently rolling terrain and excellent food and wine it's the perfect destination for a cycling holiday. 
Starting inland, you'll ride through open countryside and past stone walled olive groves on your way to Pozzallo on the south coast. You'll then ride along the coast towards Portopalo di Capo, cycling through traditional Baroque towns built around imposing churches and cathedrals, many of which are UNESCO world heritage sites. You'll then head north again, to the coastal fortified town of Ortiglia near Siracusa, a perfect end to your cycling in Sicily.
Highlights along the way include Modica, a town perched precariously on the side of a cliff and Noto the most Baroque town of Italy.
Along the way you'll stay in small good quality hotels and agriturismi with excellent local food and wine on offer, this is an Italian cycling holiday not to be missed.
Provided are route notes and maps so navigating each day's ride is easy. With start dates flexible and good flight options now possible to Catania, there's never been a better time to enjoy a week of cycling in sunny and vibrant Sicily!

For more information download our trip notes

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Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050

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€1,275 p.p.

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8 days
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Holiday Details

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7 nights small hotel accommodation

5 days riding

1 rest day



Route notes and maps provided

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Minimum 2 people

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