NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022: RIDING IN PALERMO AND SURROUNDINGS

Group Holiday (from 10 to 20 participants)

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022: RIDING IN PALERMO AND SURROUNDINGS

Nature cycling, Cultural cycling, Guided Bike tour, Special Event
Tour duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Bike difficulty
Easy
Middle-Easy
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E-Bike difficulty
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Description

A five-day walk and ride exploring Palermo and surroundings. A special 2021 New Year’s Day, cycling between sicilian puppets (“pupi”) and cannoli discovering natural landscapes and gourmet delicacies of this ancient city and its wonderful buildings, a unique blend of cultures and arts which made their mark: byzantine, arab, norman, reinassance, and baroque. In group, led by a guide, you will ride firstly until Monreale and Palermo’s old town; the second day you will discover the norman coast and Bagheria; the third day you will reach Mondello, where the bravest among you can enjoy a winter swim, the village of Sferracavallo and “Capo Gallo” natural reserve. You will come back home with your heart full of Palermo.

 


Tour Plan

DAY 1 – 29th december 2021: PALERMO Read More

 

DAY 2 – 30th december 2021: PALERMO AND MONREALE

Total km by bike: approx. 34 Total ascent: approx. 400 m – Route characteristics: plain on asphalt (except 8 km uphill strech to Monreale, oh which 2 km are averagely challenging – Level of difficulty: medium – easy

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DAY 3 – 31st december 2021: BAGHERIA AND THE NORMAN COAST

Total km by bike: approx. 45 Total ascent: approx. 3500 m – Route characteristics: plain on asphalt with some smooth uphill slopes  – Level of difficulty: easy

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DAY 4 – 1st JANUARY 2022: THE COAST OF PALERMO, MONDELLO, CAPO GALLO RESERVE, SFERRACAVALLO, FAVORITA PARK

Total km by bike: 54 circa Total ascent: approx. 550 m – Route characteristics: plain on asphalt with some graveled or uphill stretches  – Level of difficulty: medium – easy

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DAY 5 – 2nd JANUARY 2022: PALERMO

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Point of Interest (POI)

  • Arab-Norman Itinerary of Palermo and Monreale, acknowledged as UNESCO World Heritage (the Cathedral of Palermo, the Palatine Chapel, the Cathedral and Cloister of Monreale, the Zisa)
  • Palermo’s open-air markets: “Ballarò”, “Capo”, and “Vucciria”
  • Bagheria and its 18th century noble villas
  • Mondello, its white beach, and art nouveau buildings
  • The Favorita Park, one of the world’s biggest urban park
  • “Capo Gallo” natural reserve


Book info







    from € 580,00* per person

    Conditions

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    NOTE:

    Minimum 10 participants requested.

    THE QUOTE INCLUDES:

    • n. 4 notti in formula B&B in hotel di 3 o 4 stelle (sistemazione in doppia)
    • n. 3 cene bevande (acqua e vino) incluse
    • n. 1 cenone di capodanno bevande (acqua, vino spumante) incluse
    • Biglietto traghetto Trapani – Favignana e ritorno con bici al seguito
    • Biglietto di ingresso Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro
    • Biglietto ingresso Museo della Tonnara storica di Favignana
    • Biglietto di ingresso Museo del Sale
    • Guida turistica abilitata per il tour in bicicletta del 2° giorno
    • Ciclo-accompagnatore abilitato per tutta la durata del tour
    • Noleggio bicicletta trekking modello Atala Discovery FS 21 marce, equipaggiata con borse posteriori laterali ed elmetto protettivo
    • Assicurazione medico bagaglio
    • IVA ed altri oneri

    NOT INCLUDED:

    • Transfer from/to airports or train stations;
    • Lunches or drinks not specified under “Services Include“;
    • Tickets for natural reserves, museums or any place to visit;
    • Tips and tourist tax (€ 2,00 per night), to be paid at the hotel;
    • Anything not specified under “Services Include“.

     

    OPTIONAL OR EXTRA SERVICES:

    • Single room supplement € 100,00
    • Additional fee for E-bike Model Atala B Tour (Bosch Engine), equipped with side rear bags, protective helmet, repair kit, pump and safety chain – €50.00
    • Children’s trailer rental (maximum 40 kg) – €50.00
    • Rental of 1 rear seat/front – €20.00
    • Rental of 1 Garmin Edge 820 – €20.00
    • Transfer from Palermo Falcone Borsellino airport to Palermo city centre (min. 2 pax) – €20.00 per person
    • Transfer from Trapani Birgi airport to Palermo city centre (min. 2 pax) – €40.00 per person
    • Travel cancellation insurance because of sickness (including COVID) – conditions and fee per person on request
    • Supplemental accident insurance during the tour – conditions and fee per person on request
    • RCT insurance in the event of a bicycle accident – conditions and fee per person on request
    • Bicycle theft insurance – conditions and fee per person on request
    • Other services on request

     

    DISCOUNTS:

    • 15 % third bed for a room;
    • 20 % fourth bed for a room.

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY:

    • from 28 to 14 days before the start of the tour, 50% of total paid amount
    • from 13 to 5 days before the start of the tour, 70% of total paid amount
    • from 4 days before the start of the tour or no show, 100% of total paid amount

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Comfortable winter footwear and sportswear are recommended (as well as waterproof coat, trousers, and shoe covers) and bring an helmet and a flask with you

    Group tour, departure date to be confirmed (min. 10 participants), for people with sufficient entry-level athletic training, even amateurs, who cycle regularly. Otherwise, e-bike rental is suggested. For organizational, climatic, safety or legal reasons beyond uour control, the plan could be modified before and/or during your holiday.

     

    Departure date
    29th of December 2021

    Place of departure
    Palermo

    Place of arrival
    Palermo

    Total Km by bike
    123 km - 76.4 miles

    Total ascent
    1,300 m - 4,265 ft

    Useful information
    Comfortable winter footwear and sportswear are recommended (as well as waterproof coat, trousers, and shoe covers) and bring an helmet and a flask with you