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Catania Bike Adventure

Sicily Bike Tourist Service offers… Catania Bike Adventure

Discovering in Bikes of Catanese historical center… of the Plain of Catania and the river Simeto.
Cycling tours on road and off road, along the roads and dirt roads that surround the city of Catania, for a cycling adventure that will lead us to the discovery of the Sicilian hinterland.
Itinerary
Starting by bike from our headquarters in Catania… we will cross the historical center of Catania, along the streets and squares typical of our city. The first extra-urban stretch will take us towards the Primo Sole bridge, the only part of the fast-flowing tour (which we will walk through in a composed and ordered way). The rest of the cycle tour will be characterized by continuous entrances and exits on dirt roads and secondary roads, surrounded by landscapes forgotten by time and rich in Sicilian colors, constantly watched by our beloved Etna.
For the return we will use part of the embankment of the Simeto river, where we will be able to admire the fauna and the vegetation that surrounds its waters.
Possibility to evaluate a small lunch bag (not provided) that you can easily consume near the oasis of the Simeto river, all before returning to our headquarters in Catania.
Type of bike route: Asphalted and gravel roads.
Path: Medium difficulty (it is not a Tour for newbies), 75% On Road.
KM and duration of the Tour: The tour is programmed to last about 4-5 hours, to cycling gait, including technical stops and photographs, but of course, the duration depends by subjective physical capacity of the client. In case of need (excessive tiredness, illness or overestimation of one’s own state) it will be possible shorten the tour cutting whit various alternatives.

Length: 70/80Km Approx.
Program changes: Option to extend or diversify the route with alternative or different solutions, to be agreed upon booking.
Prices:
* € 45.00  1 participant (exclusive reservation of the Tour).
* € 35.00  each person, for a minimum of 2 participants for a maximum of 4 participants (exclusive reservation of the Tour).
For more than 4 participants, quote on request.
20% discount on the cost of the Tour, with a minimum of 2 participants, only applicable to online reservations (E-Mail or WhatsApp) at least 15 days before the date chosen for the tour.
For other various discounts applicable, please contact us.
IMPORTANT: The prices above are not inclusive of Pick-Up service (booked exclusively as extra), the departure for this tour is our Catania office.
* Included in the price: Certified cycling Guide, bike (FLAT pedals), helmet, backpack, wind jacket, water bottle (500ml), energy drink (500ml), energy bar and insurance coverage RC.
Does not include: Anything that is not specified under “Included in the price”.

Some extra services:
  • Pick-Up service, to and from your Hotel
  • E-Bike (pedal assisted bike)
  • Lunches/Dinners
  • Tasting
  • Overnight stays
  • Tourist guide, naturalistic, alpine, vulcanological
For other extra services or customizations, please contact us.
We recommend: Technical/sports clothing suitable for cycling sports, trekking/tennis shoes (we also have the possibility to mount SPD pedals to give you the opportunity to use your technical cycling shoes, but the request must be made when booking), gloves, glasses sun or cycling, sunscreen (summer season).

Contact us at the following telephone numbers:
  • +39 3317344397 ita
  • +39 3341970826 ita eng
  • +39 3409729228 ita eng
WhatsApp: +39 3341970826 ita eng
We receive in our Catania office exclusively by appointment.