Sicily Cycle Tour

Climbing the volcano

The rugged island of Sicily is packed with history, culture and adventure.  This 4-day trip presents a great challenge for cyclists. Culminating with its queen stage on the penultimate day, the ride finishes atop the famous Mount Etna, as featured in the 2018 Giro d’Italia.  The route starts in Palermo and follows the western and southern coast of the island stopping at Castellammare, Mazara and Agrigento before cutting inland to picturesque town Piazza Armerina and that finale on Etna.  This tour to take place from 2-6 May 2019.  

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"Dyll - you, Matt and Adam are a grand tour pro-team . . . an exceptional team who each provide a different skill set with excellent knowledge in their specialist area but overall provide really great support. They are also very kind and decent people too who care a lot about the quality of what they provide." Catherine Whitehead

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The Itinerary:

02.05.19 - Arrive Palermo*. Prepare bikes.  Palermo to Castellammare (35 km - 350 m)

03.05.19 Castellamare to Mazara (115 km - 750 m)

04.05.19 Mazara to Agrigento (124 km - 1120 m)

05.05.19 Agrigento to Piazza Armarina (117 km - 1950 m)

06.05.19 Piazza Armarina to Etna (97 km - 2200 m)

Depart Catania*

*BA fly to Palermo from Heathrow with a flight arriving at 11.30 on May 2 and a return flight to Gatwick departing from Catania at 19.50 on May 6 and we require clients to ensure they book these flights or others arriving/departing at similar times.

For a more detailed itinerary and other information on this tour, check out the online brochure

 What you will get:

· Quality accommodation in distinctive 3 and 4 star hotels

· Return airport transfers

· Full vehicle support to transfer your baggage as required

· A qualified mechanic to support you

· Our experienced ride leaders to guide you all the way

· Full itinerary and route information in advance

· GPX files on request

Cost from £945

This is based on 2 sharing a twin room and does not include flights, drinks or evening meals although the following are available on request:

  • Single room supplement – £180 per person

  • Half-board option available on request at some hotels - £30 per person per night.

Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 8 participants.  If you are enquiring as an individual or smaller group then we are always happy to introduce you to others to make up the required party size.

  Photo of temple of Hera by Berthold Werner - https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23439497

Photo of temple of Hera by Berthold Werner - https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23439497

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