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Eastern Sicilia, a Land of Wonders 2019
June 1-10

In 2019 we propose a new, less strenuous course. Less miles and climbs but same excitement:

Day by Day

DAY PROGRAM (w/highlights) NIGHT STAY
1 Arrival in Catania - van transfer to Palazzolo Acreide (1 hr) Palazzolo Acreide
2 1st stage: Palazzolo (loop) 101km - 1500mts tot climb
Giarratana, Ragusa, Modica, dinner in Noto
Palazzolo Acreide
3 2nd stage: Palazzolo (loop) 90km - 1600mts
Solarino, Sortino, Pantalica, Ferla, Cassaro, dinner in Siracusa
Palazzolo Acreide
4 3rd stage: Palazzolo - Piazza Armerina 86km - 1400mts
Buccheri, Vizzini, Caltagirone, Mirabella
Piazza Armerina
5 4th stage: Piazza Armerina - Randazzo 125km - 1950mts
Aidone, Raddusa, Adrano, Bronte, Etna west
Randazzo
6 5th stage: Randazzo - Capo d'Orlando 78km - 1320mts
Nebrodi Nat Park: Mojo, Floresta, Ucria, Naso, beach and swim in Capo d’Orlando
return by van
Randazzo
7 6th stage: Randazzo - Giarre 57km - 900mts
Alcantara gorges, Francavilla, Castiglione, Linguaglossa, Milo
Giarre
8 7th stage: Giarre - Taormina loop 62km - 1100mts
Giardini Naxos, Taormina, Castelmola
Giarre
9  8th stage: Giarre - Etna - Nicolosi
Piedimonte, Linguaglossa, Etna Nord (1560mts) Zafferana, Rifugio Sapienza (1850mts)
long: 94km - 2900mts
short: 78km - 1800mts not includes Etna Nord
Giarre
10  Van Transfer to Catania Airport (45 minutes)
tot distance (full options) = 693 km (avg 86k a day)
tot climb (full options) = 12670mts (avg 1580mts a day)

 

Bike Tour: Eastern Sicilia, land of wonders