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Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani
Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani
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5 days
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Mar Apr May Jun Jul Sep Oct Nov
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ITBT140
Families Gastronomy Nature Seacoast
price from € 368
Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani
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Sicily: Sunset coast, Marsala & Trapani

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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. 

Route
Day 1: Arrive in Marsala
Day 2: Marsala to Mazzara del Vallo loop
Day 3: Coastal ride through the Marsala salt marsh
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

50 km, 150m ascent, 150m descent 

Day 3:    Coastal ride through the Marsala salt marsh
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. Reach Trapani your final destination for today.

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.

 25 km, 250m ascent, 200m descent

Day 5:    Arrivederci Trapani!

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

prices & dates

Starting dates:

Daily from March 1 till November 27.


Price pp
Double room, breakfast 368.00
Rental bike
Hybrid 50.00
Ebike 80.00
Accommodation
Bikes
practical info

4 nights included

3 Star Hotels

Breakfast included

Tourist information on all the places of interest

The possibility of renting our bikes

7-days a week service-hotline

Luggage transport included

Marsala (Return from Trapani)

GPS-tracks available

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.

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S-Cape Countryside Travels srl
Borgo Allegri 16R
50122 Firenze FI
VAT No. 05227330486

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