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5 Day Guided Off-Road Motorcycle Tour in Sicily, Italy

Sicilian Hinterlands, Italy

Sicilian Hinterland Italy Motorcycle Tour

Hop on this "Endurance in Sicily on Motos," an utterly new tour. With the Sicily tour, you can admire and explore fascinating areas along the Mediterranean area on your vehicles. You will follow paths cut into the mountains, with fauna and citrus groves which are highly perfumed. In Siracus, you follow ancient tracks, these will take you through walnut groves and vineyards onto lush pasture where you will cross the river, mountains, and valleys, the area is steeped in history. You will tour Sicily in amazement with its wonders and its welcoming people!

Key information

  • Terrain: 95% off-road
  • Bike: rental bike (KTM or Husqvarna 250 cc)
  • Mileage: approximately 600 kilometers / 376 miles
  • Daily rides: 100 - 150 kilometers / 62 - 94 miles
  • Riding gear: available to rent: helmet, gloves, mask, protections, boots, and protections.
  • Meals: breakfasts and dinners

Meet the guides

Leonardo
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Highlights

  • Starts in Mirabella Imbaccari and ends in Sommatino
  • Cross the Erei mountains, sandy hills covered with eucalyptus
  • Head to the seaside Taormina, overlooking Mount Etna, and a microcosm of Sicily
  • Climb on Nebrodi mountains and view the black pigs and Sanfratellani horses
  • Technical and logistical assistance, and airport transfer provided
  • Visit the Rocche de l'Argimusco, a site of huge monoliths
  • Climb to Floresta, the highest town of Sicily
  • 4 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


4 riding days in English
The organizer also speaks: French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Group size: Minimum of 6 participants
Airport transfer included: Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
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Accommodation

During this tour, you will stay in farms and hotels of excellent quality, depending on availability.

Program

Day 1: Arrival day

Upon your arrival, you will be transferred from the airport. You will stay at a bed and breakfast tonight.

Day 2: Center of Sicily - Mirabella Imbaccari

You will have briefing, delivery of motorcycles, and departure for the hike today. From the center of Sicily, discovering a typical agricultural landscape, head west and south toward the territories of Motta e Centuripe or you will cross the Calanchi, typical clay hills. After Catenanuova, climb to the mountain of Castel di Judica. You descend to Lake Ogliastro to reach Borgo Baccarato and its sulfur mines. Arrive at the hotel Parco degli Ulivi in ​​Mirabella Imbaccari.

Day 3: Mirabella Imbaccari - Noto

Head north to cross the Erei mountains, sandy hills covered with eucalyptus. You will cross the territories of Aidone, Ramacca, and Regalbuto to go to Noto, overnight in hotel, dinner in a typical restaurant.

Day 4: Noto - Paternò

You will climb on the Nebrodi mountains covered with dense forests and where you meet in semi-wild state the black pigs and the Sanfratellani horses. Circuit off road that winds through the park Nebrodi, until reaching Troina located in a mountainous area, in the middle of a land rich in forests and pastures. You climb to Floresta, the highest town of Sicily (1,300 meters). After visiting the Rocche de l'Argimusco, huge monoliths, you start the descent to the Alcantara Valley and the sea. Arrival at Paternò, dinner and night in a farmhouse.

Day 5: Paternò - Sommatino

After breakfast, you will explore the stretches on Mount Tauro at 200-meter altitude, one of the last peaks of the Peloritani mountains. The town is in a sea-facing balcony overlooking Mount Etna, its beautifully restored medieval buildings, breathtaking views at every corner and a vertiginous network of winding alleyways dotted with shops, bars, and restaurants, make an ideal vacation spot. The story of Taormina is the history of Sicily in a microcosm: the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Swabians, French, and Spaniards all came, saw, conquered, and are gone.

You go down to Francavilla and Linguaglossa to start climbing Mount Etna, which you will go around to Sommatino.

Please note that the program may change depending on weather conditions and schedules. Category A driver's license is required to join this tour.

Skill level(s) required for this tour: intermediate

Intermediate:

  • can ride for 3-4 hours
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • steep ascents and descents

Guides

Leonardo Dalogli

Location

In this tour, you will cross the Anapo River Bed, the Nebrodi Mountains, the deep sombre Alcantara Valley, and Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy.

Food

During your stay in the hotel on the first three nights of this tour, you will be served breakfasts and dinners. Lunch is optional and according to schedule and availability, you can stop in a restaurant or bar for sandwiches or other Sicilian specialties like cartocciate or arancini.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Guide
  • Motorbike rental for 4 days
  • Technical and logistical assistance
  • Mineral water throughout the journey
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Assistance car for luggage transport
  • Insurance RC of piloted vehicles
  • Recovery of the vehicle in case of breakdown or withdrawal and pursuit on vehicles of the organization
  • Airport transfers

What's not included

  • Flight
  • Fuel
  • Lunch
  • Repatriation insurance (mandatory) at the expense of the participant
  • Foreign travel insurance (mandatory) of 45 EUR (will be stipulated by Buggy & Bike on behalf of the participant)
  • Single room supplement
  • Drinks at meals and in hotels
  • Damage to vehicles
  • Extras and everything that is not mentioned in inclusions
  • Motorbike security deposit of 500 EUR

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA). Transfer from and to the airport is included.

Airport: Catania–Fontanarossa Airport Airport transfer included: Catania–Fontanarossa Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 6 participants

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