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Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani
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Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani
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Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani


Bike Tour: Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani - 5 days

Slowly cycling through the western coast of Sicily you will be able to appreciate its vivid contrasts and extraordinary history. This region offers full palette of colours: luminescent white in the salt pans, deep blue skies, emerald waters for bathing and fields full of the greens and yellows. 

Day 1: Arrive in Marsala
Day 2: Marsala to Mazzara del Vallo loop
Day 3: Tour along the Salt Pans of Marsala
Day 4: Favignana Island loop ride
Day 5: Arrivederci Trapani!

Day 1:    Arrive in Marsala

Arrive to the town where Marsala wine comes from and spend the afternoon mingling with the locals as they promenade on marble cobbled streets from one piazza to the next, chatting and admiring the numerous imposing baroque churches.

Day 2:    Marsala to Mazzara del Vallo loop
50 km

An easy flat ride coastal ride most of the way with an inland section through cultivated fields and vineyardsTime to visit the old town of Mazzara del Vallo before retracing your steps. Take your swiming things if you wish to go for  a dip. You can return  by train from Mazzara to Marsala

Challenge: 50 km, 150m ascent, 150m descent 

Day 3:    Tour along the Salt Pans of Marsala
35 km

Head North along the coast to the spectacular Inversa salt flats, a patchwork of shallow coastal lakes lined with ancient windmills and home to many migratory birds and a small salt museum. In the afternoon you will ride back to Marsala and take the train to Trapani.

Challenge: 35 km, 200m ascent, 150m descent 

Day 4:    Favignana Island loop ride
25 km

This morning a short boat ride takes you to the Island of Favignana, the largest of the 3 Aegedian Islands, set 7km off the western coast of Sicily and well known for its tuna fishing tradition. It’s a delight to cycling on the flat coastal roads bordered by the inviting turquoise colored sea. Stop for a dip in one of the many secluded coves and bays and enjoy the slow pace of life people watching on the village square.

Challenge: 25 km, 250m ascent, 250m descent

Day 5:    Arrivederci Trapani!

The trip and our services end after breakfast unless you have booked extra nights.


Nights in 3-star hotel with breakfast

Trapani - Hotel Trapani In



Available on request


Front and rear lights available


Padlock included


Bags, 1 phone holder and 1 odometer included


Repair kit included

Practical info

4 nights included

3 Star Hotels

Breakfast included

Tourist information on all the places of interest

Bike rental available

7-days a week service-hotline

Luggage transport included

On arrival: Marsala train station

On departure: Trapani train station

GPS-tracks available

Medical and luggage travel insurance

Arrival info

The nearest airports are Trapani Birgi (TPS), located half way between Marsala and Trapani, and Palermo Punta Raisi/Falcone-Borsellino (PMO).

Arrival in Marsala

Direct train and bus connections are available to reach Marsala from the main stations of both Trapani and Palermo.

You can find more information about timetables and train tickets heretrenitalia.it

Italian Bike Tours

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50122 Firenze FI
+39 055 2340736 

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