The tour starts in Palazzolo Acreide where you will have briefing and accommodation.
Our ride starts from Palazzolo Acreide but, before leaving, we will admire its historians monuments, through the picturesque streets of the medieval part of the city. Cycling along the Hyblaean territory, where the landscapes are sometimes wild and bare and sometimes full of vegetation, the characteristic “dry stone walls” will be observed as a boundary of the properties.
Before leaving the town of Modica, an amazing aristocratic village that rises on a cliff, you must taste the delicious spicy chocolate and visit the magnificen 18th century Church of San Giorgio. We will cycle downhill along a typical quarry of the iblei, reaching the town of Scicli, very evocative town. We will visit the centre with the ample Piazza Italia, the monuments and other impressive and scenographic buildings such as the Saint Barthelemy Church, looking out over a rocky landscape of ever-changing colours. After the visit, we will pedal to the marine centre of Pozzallo.
We will cycle on the flat, until we reach the Isola delle Correnti, the most remote point of the continent, between the Ionio sea and the Mediterraneo one, the same latitude as Tunisi. On the way you will have the chance to taste the wonderful “Vino D’Avola” in one of the many cellars.
Cycling on the flat before and gradually cycling uphill towards North, passing through the untouched and pristine Vendicari Natural Oasis, area of great scientific interest with a lot of flora and fauna varieties. Our trip continues towards north ending the day at the city of Noto, the capital of Baroque.
After having tasted the almond “granite” with the brioches, pride of the capital of the baroque as well as the many churches and palaces, we will cycle on the flat along the coast towards Siracusa, capital of the Magna Grecia.
Time at disposal to visit the charming town of Siracusa, Neapolis archaeological park where the Greek Theatre rises. And the charming little island of Ortigia, historical and cultural centre of the town. Of big interest the Temple of Apollo, the Dome that is the outcome of successive transformations made to the grandiose temple of Athena, and the Fountain of Arethusa.
After breakfast departure and end of our services.