From ancient villages and Unesco World Heritage Sites to Sicilian cuisine and elegant wines, a bike tour in Sicily is a wonderful Italian cycling adventure that uncovers the best of the largest Mediterranean island. Go biking along rolling hills with spectacular views of Mount Etna. Ride your bicycle to the late baroque towns of Ragusa, Scicli and Modica. Exploring the Val di Noto, following scenic routes through endless olive groves and immersing yourself in the life of the region. And experiencing the incredible Greek architecture of the Valley of the Temples.
Meet in the historic city of Syracuse, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a living museum of Greek and Roman architecture. | Relax, knowing that your trip leader is doing the driving, and enjoy the ride to the city of Modica. | Savor typical Sicilian delicacies at a restaurant in town. | Enjoy a self-guided tour of the city and stop by the Antica Dolceria Bonajuto, the oldest chocolate store in Sicily. | Head out on scenic routes through the foothills of the Hyblaean moutain range. | Settle into our 16th-century monastery-turned-hotel, Eremo Della Giubiliana. | Treat yourself at our hotel’s gourmet restaurant, Don Eusebio. | Bike rolling roads flanked by windmills, orchards and olive groves. | Discover delightful Donnalucata, a fishing village boasting sensational views of the Mediterranean Sea. | Arrive in Scicli, listed as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, and enjoy a self-guided tour of the town’s historical landmarks—Palazzo Beneventano, Chiesa of San Matteo, and the church of Santa Maria la Nova. | In the afternoon, opt to ride back to the Eremo Della Giubiliana, or take advantage of your hotel’s amenities. | Transfer to Ragusa, a Unesco World Heritage town. | Visit the city’s historic landmark, Church of Saint George.
Eremo Della Giubiliana
Ragusa | 5-star hotel
Owned by the Nifosì family since the 13th-century and recently turned into a luxury 5-star hotel by a heir, the fortress extends outwards to the Mediterranean sea.
Sit back and relax, knowing that your trip leader is doing the driving, and enjoy the ride to Donnafugata Castle. | A inland route leads past millions olive trees. | An epic ride brings us to Chiaramonte Gulfi, a hilltop town referred as the « Balcony of Sicily » because of its panoramic views to Mount Etna. | Bike through the green hills of the Val di Noto before arrive at our 5-star hotel, Castello Camemi. | Take a dip in the hotel pool before indulging in a gourmet dinner created by skillful and passionate chef Anna Sinagra. | Soak up amazing views of rolling hills and bright countryside with distant vistas of Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano. | Hop off the saddle to explore the picturesque town of Caltagirone and admire its Staircase of Santa María del Monte. | Spin into Grammichele, a town with a unique hexagonal layout. | Delight in the flavors of Sicilian cuisine with a gourmet dinner.
Vizzini | 5-star hotel
Historically the summer residence of a noble family, this fortified castle stands proudly on the hills of the Val di Noto. The hotel only has fourteen rooms, which have been beautifully decorated to maintain the charm of the castle but to also offer maximum comfort.
Ride on over rolling hills on almost deserted roads to the town of Racalmuto for lunch. | Arrive in Agrigento, a Unesco World Heritage Site. | Settle in at the Hotel Villa Athena, a Small Luxury Hotels of the World set in the shadow of the Ancient Greek temples. | Cap off your tour with a guided visit of the Valley of the Temples, an archaeological site and one of the most amazing examples of Greater Greece art and architecture. | Celebrate your final evening in Sicily with a farewell dinner at your hotel’s gourmet restaurant, La Terrazza degli Dei. | End your vacation in Catania, home to Sicily’s iconic pasta all Norma.
Hotel Villa Athena
Agrigento | 5-star hotel
Situated in the heart of the valley of the temples, the hotel Villa Athena is a member of the Small Luxury Hotel chain and sits just across the Temple of the Concorde.
The earlier you start planning your trip, the lower the price and the more scheduled dates to choose from.
Get together with your traveling companions and share a great DIGnGO adventure. You can take over any of our guided tours and make it your own private cycling tour. If your departure date is not available, we’ll set a date for you, your family, and friends. Call us at 888-883-7948 to start planning your trip.
We’ll make it happen! Tell us what your ideal cycling experience would be and we’ll work closely with you to put it together. Our travel agents will arrange a bike trip that fits your needs, interests, schedule and budget. Call us at 888-883-7948 to speak with a custom tour manager.
We would like to thank you for an absolutely fabulous cycling vacation. You exceed all our expectations! We are telling everyone we known about DIGnGO. We’re having a hard time settling back in to boring everyday life.
I told my husband to work hard so we can plan another trip with you. We enjoyed every minute of our bike trip.
Thank you again for all your work and planning.
From all reports we hit all the good weather and we had a wonderful bike tour! I would be hard pressed to find anything bad to say about the trip. Was worth every penny!
Thank you for a great bike tour. We feel that we’ve been well introduced to a whole new way of seeing other countries and hope to do more tours in the future.