October 17, 2011 in Biking
Sicily is the largest and most important island in the Mediterranean.. There is no other place on earth like Sicily. This land is a unique place full of art, history, archaeology, folklore, traditions. You will find rugged land and rolling hills, unexpected forests., luxuriant vineyards, ancient olive groves and excellent almond orchards. Extensive wheat fields complete the picture of a perfect place to ride. Sicily offers a top selection of mountain biking and cycling attractions and activities. Easy Sicily is tailor made specialist to Sicily based “on site” and being a local and small operator works in your favour because our prices are more affordable than those offered by tour operators outside Sicily.
It is an adventurous experience which gives you the chance to explore the less known corners of this island on two wheels and closest to the nature. Each tour includes accommodation in 3 star hotel or luxury farmhouses, daily luggage transport and your own mountain bike or a rental bike provided by us. Rich breakfasts, and delicious dinners will be provided with the set menù that is included for ‘half board’ while lunches are on the go during rides and could be taken as picnic . Beverages at dinner, other than one water bottle and a supply of snacks during daily riders, are usually included on the tour. These would include mineral water and wine or beer or soft drinks. Usually biking are leaded by one of our local mountain bike guide. They live here and will share their expertise, enthusiasm, and humor with you. Of course you also have the flexibility to go on your own with the maps and details but some routes inside Sicilian nature parks are still hidden and no marked so they are very difficult to spot for foreign visitors. Besides, travelling with a local guide not only takes away the strain of yourself but it also give you an insight into the country.
All our routes are selected by us and our customers can choose between scheduled and self-guided options. We have first-hand knowledge of all the routes. We provide pre-selected accommodation, high quality equipment and comprehensive route notes and maps plus a van support whenever you feel it necessary. If you don’t want to join a group and prefer to ride along at your own pace we are not offering just fixed group tours. Our team is prepared to organize every detail according to your taste. Our expertise and route-knowledge is able to tailor your own customized tour suiting your needs. All your luggage is transferred for you to lighten your load on the bicycle. Private itineraries can also be custom-designed for couples, families, groups of friends, or clubs. You can choose date, duration, trip level, average cycling distance and equipment rental items and options. Sicily has delicious gourmet cuisine known and appreciated all over the world and our selected farm and hotels serve superb Sicilian food and wines.