Self guided cycling in Sicily is a fabulous way to see the real Sicily with some “slow travel” biking in the north-west coastal areas. Experience some of the best of Sicily’s art and nature, food and wine and all under your own steam!

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Zingaro Nature Reserve, Sicily with Curious Travel

Zingaro Nature Reserve, Sicily – Image by Wead

Start your holiday in the beautiful village on Sicily’s north coastline, San Vito Lo Capo, that lies adjacent to one of Italy’s most pristine coastal nature reserves, the Zingaro Natural Reserve. You will begin your cycling tour towards the Salt Pans and Windmills of Nubia then onward cycling on the coast towards Marsala passing through Mozia and to Mazara del Vallo with its famous Dancing Satyr. End the trip with the archaeological site of Selinunte, a wonderful site on the sea and the enchanting village of Sciacca, on the seaside.

Piazza Loggia in Marsala, Sicily with Curious Travel

Piazza Loggia in Marsala, Sicily – Image by Trabantos

1stday: San Vito Lo Capo

Arrival in San Vito, fishermen village on the sea renowned worldwide for its superb white sand long beach, the Cous Cous Festival and the Zingaro Natural Reserve. Accommodation – Half Board.

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San Vito Beach, Sicily with Curious Travel

San Vito lo Capo Beach – Image by Elisa Lucci

2ndday: San Vito Lo Capo – Trapani area 65 km

Today is a very panoramic ride because you will have the chance to see the western coastal of Sicily where Tuna Fish, Saracen Towers and turquoise sea will enchant you as you cycle the route.

Trapani Harbor, Sicily with Curious Travel

Trapani Harbor, Sicily – Image by Leonori

3rdday: Trapani area– Mozia – Marsala 50 km

Today you will pedal with total relaxation! The panoramic road follows the seashore and gives you wonderful views of the windmills on the “salinas” – salt flats. You will then have the chance to visit the little island of Mozia – a small, uncontaminated punic island – where you will find an archaeological site and a private museum. Just a few more kilometres on and you will reach Marsala, a beautiful coastal town where a special liqueur, the “Marsala” is produced.

Windmills & Salt Flats, Marsala Sicily with Curious Travel

Windmills & Salt Flats, Marsala – Image by Roman Babkin

4thday: Marsala – Mazara del Vallo 29 km

Today you will have the chance to visit Marsala town, do some wine tasting in one of the many local wineries or just relax. You can also cross the sea and visit one of the beautiful Egadi Islands, explore the islands, enjoy the seaside or walk. By the end of the day, you will reach the town of Mazara del Vallo, a lovely town with a “Kasbah” and known worldwide for its bronze statue called the “Dancing Satyr”.

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Piazza della Repubblica in Mazara del Vallo, Curious Travel

Piazza della Repubblica in Mazara del Vallo – Image by Stefano Valerie

5thday: Mazara del Vallo – Cave di Cusa – Mazara del Vallo 37km

Today you will have the chance to relax or do a round trip cycling towards the Archaeological site of Cave di Cusa, one of the most fascinating natural workshop of construction material of the Greek period.

Cave di Cusa, Sicily with Curious Travel

Cave di Cusa, Sicily – Image by Vladimir Korostyshevskiy

6thday: Mazara Del Vallo – Selinunte 40 km

Today is a highlight day. You will cycle along the coast admiring the amazing views of the Aegadi Islands and then cycle inland among vineyards and olive trees. After cycling, you will relax admiring the archaeology in the stunning archaeological park setting of Selinunte and its monuments.

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Ruins in Selinunte, archaeological site with Curious Travel

Selinunte archaeological site – Image by Stefano Valerie

7thday: Selinunte – Sciacca 38 km

Today you will cycle to reach the enchanting town of Sciacca, a town on the sea again. It is famous for its ceramics, its thermal baths and its religious festivals, as well as for its large fishing fleet. 

Sciacca harbour, Sicily with Curious Travel

Sciacca harbour, Sicily – Image by Francesco Bonino

8thday: Departure

Breakfast and end of our services.

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