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MOTORCYCLE TOUR - SARDINIA AND SICILY Italian Islands Tour and Amalfi Coast

2,297 km / 1,428 mi
13 days
12 April 2023 >> 26 April 2023

Sardinia and Sicily are the largest islands of the Mediterranean Sea, a truly paradise for bikers. Sardinia is a land of ancient heritage and charming mysticism, known by a wonderful jagged edge overhanging road overlooking sea, many archaeological treasures and kind people. In Sicily you will find surprises in every curve, incredible beaches with deep blue sea.

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4,950.00

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MOTORCYCLE TOUR - SARDINIA AND SICILY Italian Islands Tour and Amalfi Coast

T4. Motorcycle Tour Sardinia and Sicily, Italian Islands Tour and Amalfi Coast
2297 km/1428 miles – 13 days/12 nights
1-13 april 2019 
MOTORCYCLE CATEGORY Sharing a double room riding soloSingle room supplementPassenger supplement
1BMW G650GS – BMW F700GS – BMW F800R
MOTO GUZZI V7
€ 4.950,00€ 800,00€ 3.250,00
2BMW F800 GS – BMW F800GT – DUCATI SCRAMBLER 800 € 5.050,00€ 800,00€ 3.250,00
3BMW R1200GS – BMW NINET – BMW R1200R - BMW R1200RS – DUCATI MONSTER 797  - DUCATI HYPERSTRADA 939 - DUCATI MULTISTRADA 950 – DUCATI SUPERSPORT€ 5.250,00€ 800,00€ 3.250,00
4BMW R1200GS ADV - BMW R1200RT – BMW S1000XR – DUCATI MONSTER 1200€ 5.500,00€ 800,00€ 3.250,00
5DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1260 - DUCATI DIAVEL€ 5.550,00€ 800,00€ 3.250,00
6BMW K1600 GLT - HARLEY-DAVIDSON MODELS:
ELECTRA GLIDE - STREET GLIDE
€ 5.700,00€ 800,00€ 3.250,00

Sardinia and Sicily are the largest islands of the Mediterranean Sea, a truly paradise for bikers, where you can find tidy roads, no traffic, often perfect asphalt, a tasty cousine and wonderful beaches. Sardinia is a land of ancient heritage and charming mysticism, known by a wonderful jagged edge overhanging road overlooking sea, many archaeological treasures and hospitable people. In Sicily you will find surprises by every curve, incredible beaches with deep blue sea.

Fascinating secondary streets flanked by stone walls and panoramic views that get tired your eyes.

Enjoy the gorgeous Palermo, the magnificent ruins of the Valle dei Tempi in Agrigento, fine mosaics in Villa Romana del Casale, the baroque richness in Noto and a tasty food. Ride leaving to the shoulders the deep blue of the sea going to Etna, climbing the highest European volcano, a unique experience. The night ferry boat on the way to Rome, is another occasion for take our bike along the best known landscape in the world, the famous Costiera Amalfitana. Are you ready? The beating heart of the Mediterraneo is waiting us.

Day 1: Welcome to Rome!

Welcome to Rome! You should to arrive few days early to explore this “eternal city”, where time is stopped and is definited the most beautiful city in the World. The meeting is at the hotel, so you can spend some free time to relax or a sightseeing city before the safety briefing, then we well taste a welcome dinner in a traditional Italian restaurant (Traditional cousin from Lazio)

Day 2: from Rome to Civitavecchia

km 231 / miles 143

Departure is at 9 o’ clock, so we have a full day to embark from Civitavecchia. We will leave the "Eternal City" taking the most famous consular roads, the ss5 Tiburtina. From Tivoli, we will take the SS636 to reach Fara in Sabina, an ancient village, all gathered on the top of the Buzio hill, between the Sabini mountains and the Tevere valley. Bracciano is a lake with volcanic origin, surrounded at north of the Sabatini Mounts. We will be on the finishing line; spectacular panoramic streets will lead us on the last kilometers with the Tirreno see on the background.

Highlight: Fara in Sabina, Lago di Bracciano, ferry boat boarding

Day 3: from Olbia to Alghero

km 276 / miles 171

We will leave to Olvia on the way to Alghero. As always, we will choose the longest way, crossing Tempio Pausania, Valle della Luna and the through the beautiful fortified village Castel Sardo, to the stunning Stintino, with a velvet beaches and a transparent see. On the first stop, we will meet the unforgettable vertigo of the overhanging of the Grotte di Nettuno. The historic center of Alghero, narrow in fortified walls, preserve the charm the ancient language from catalan origins. You must take a walk along the paved streets, before taste a fish dinner in a local “trattoria”.

Highlights: Tempio Pausania, Valle della Luna, Castelsardo, Stintino

Day 4: from Alghero to Sugologone

km 234 / miles 145

We will ride to Bosa along costline streets, that to define spectacular is not enough, what a view! Bosa is a beautiful fishing Planargia village, with the paved alleys and colorful houses, these dominated by the castle of Serravalle. Continuing along roads with perfect asphalt until the next stop, the ancient village of Santu Lussurgiu, and then to Losa, a splendid nuraghe complex, the most beautiful of the island. The massive of Gennargentu is a really granitic giant that dominates the landscape in a very bossy mode; it’s crossed by scenic roads with no traffic, can we will found the right way? What a lucky to be here, by bike also, we will be in the middle of the island, we will arrive in Orgosolo, famous for its murals. The sources of Sugologone, which host an exclusive hotel and one of the best Sardinian restaurants, will waiting us.

Highlight: Constline Alghero- Bosa, nuraghe Losa, Bosa, Gennargentu, Orgosolo’s murals, Sugologone sources.

Day 5: from Sugologone to Cagliari ferry

km 259 / miles 161

Taking the SS125 sardinian east, one of the most beautiful of the island, having a nice thrill up the spine every time we will affront that, a street to eat up in few bits, with endless horizons, faraway sea, huge mountains and good asphalt. We will arrive at the Arbatax junction, and continue to Muravere, riding in complete solitude until the Costa Rei. Once in Villasimius, following the costline will be easy enter in Cagliari and boarding for the night ferry boat.

Highlight: ss125 sardinian east, costline Rei, boarding ferry

Day 6: from Palermo to Bagheria

km 110 / miles 68

A tasty surprise will wait us: a fancy breakfast in the historical Bar Pasticceria Sampolo, with superlative cannoli and a very good coffee. Then we will climb the Pellegrino mount, that hosting the Santa Rosalia sanctuary and where we will enjoy a stunning breathtake landscape to the Mondello bay, and where we will run down for an infinity series of hairpin turn. After a pit stop we will pass through the city to reach Monreale, where we will stop for see its Duomo, declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015. Once in Bagheria, we will take lunch in the historical “trattoria Buttitta”, a real culinary experience with fish dishes. On the way to come back to Palermo we will have a short detour to the incredible Porticello port, for the usual coffee break and a view on Capo Zafferano. In the afternoon we can explore this beautiful city and its monuments.

Highlights: Santa Rosalia, Mondello, Monreale Cathedral, Bagheria, Palermo

Day 7: from Palermo to Agrigento

km 196 / miles 122

On the road again, on Piana degli Albanesi, where we will verify if its cannoli are the best of the entire Sicily, like everybody says, and we will go to an imaginary triangle of roads where its vertexes are the characteristic countries as Corleone, Palazzo Adriano e Prizzi. We will be in a forgot Sicily, where the infinite views and our thinks ride free like our bikes. After 200 km of secondary streets with no traffic, we will approach Agrigento. Words are unnecessary: one of the most popular location on the island, the “Citta dei templi” declared by Unesco World Heritage Site on 1997.

Highlight: reggia Ficuzza, Corleone, Palazzo Adriano, Prizzi

Day 8: from Agrigento to Noto

km 258 / miles 160

This day will be dedicate to an important sightseeing, the one that make the difference and can not to be avoided in every Sicilian tour: The Valle dei Templi and Villa Romana del Casale. And after many beauties, seen on the streets, pass through Ragusa and Modica, is suggest a sweet stop to the Antica Cioccolateria Bonajut, open since 1880. We will go ahead until Noto, a little baroque jewel, hidden on a high plateau that dominate the Asinaro valley covered by citrus plants.

Highlight: Valle dei Templi, Villa Romana del Casale, Modica, Noto

Day 9: from Noto to Taormina

km 238 / miles 148

Today we will ride to the south, though the costline by solitaire streets until approach the picturesque marina of Marzamemi, ancient tuna fishing village, and then Portopalo di Capo Passero with its gorgeous restored tuna fishing village, and now we can try a personal record arriving on the southest point of Sicily, and of course of Italy, where two seas are come together. Siracusa is considerated on of the biggest metropoli of the ancient world, sure the biggest greek city. In the middle, the archeological park of Neapolis, we will find the suggestive theater and we can stop in the island of Ortigia, connected with the mainland by two bridges. The day will be closed by taking the highway to Taormina.

Highlight: Portopalo di Capopassero, Marzamemi, Siracusa

Day 10: Taormina, rest

km 0 / miles 0

Taormina is one of the main tourist destinations of the south of Italy. In the background, clearly visible there is the Etna, an active volcano that tomorrow we will reach with our bikes, before an excursion on its crater. This city is best known for the spectacular and ancient theater dating back to the Greco-Roman period, still in operation until today. A fine sand line connects to the tiny Isola Bella, a natural reserve. What an enviable place to indulge a rest day, relaxing on the sun or do shopping along the characteristic alleys.

Highlight: Taormina

Day 11: from Taormina to Catania

125 km / 78 km

The Etna Park was established in 1987 and is the first Sicilian natural park, with its 3340m and the highest active volcano in Europe. Here the nature offers an unspoilt natural landscapes, probably the bests of the island. We ride towards Linguaglossa and from there, we will take the road to the crater excursion. Firstable we will take the cableway, and after that, we will continue with special 4x4 vehicles. The day will be close in Catania where we will embark to return on the "continent" like the locals says.

Highlight: Etna excursion, Catania, ferry boarding

Day 12: from Salerno to Rome

km 371 / miles 230

We are at the end, in this our last day we will cross the famous Costiera Amalfitana. Steep precipices make a frame of a crystalline green sea, suddenly an unforgettable scenery will be open in front of our eyes, a vision between myth and dream:  Vietri, Furore, Ravello, Positano, Amalfi and Sorrento are seaside villages that will remain in your hearth. Once ended the tour in these Mediterranean pearls, the highway toll will be in a few hundred meters, Rome less than two riding hours.

Highlight: Costa Amalfitana,Archaeological excavation on Pompei, Napoli-Roma highway

Day 13: Farewall!

We will say goodbye after breakfast, we wish you enjoyed your motorcycle tour through the most beautiful destinations in Italy, If you wish, you can spend a few more days in the beautiful city of Rome. Thanks, see you on the next motorcycle tour with HP Motorrad Official Travel!

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