Rome to Sicily

RTS

Italy

This motorcycle trip goes through the beautiful scenery of Italy, with all its fantastic roads.

This one-way Edelweiss motorcycle trip commences in Italy’s impressive capital of Rome – an exciting city. Making our way through the breathtaking beauty of Italy’s southern regions, we have time to stop and admire such famous landmarks as Mount Vesuvius, the world-famous Costa Amalfi tana and the buried city of Pompei outside Naples.

We’ll overnight in the quaint fishing villages of Maratea and Parghelia before our ferry crossing to Sicily. During our rest day in Taormina, you can explore the narrow, twisting streets of this beautiful hillside village, or take a gander at the active Etna Volcano by taking a scenic ride around the mountain. On the following day, we travel past the old city of Syrakus. Riding south-east of Agrigento, we’ll find ourselves in the Valley of Temples, which encompasses the largest collection of ancient Greek temples and ruins outside of Greece. Mafia buffs will want to visit the historic villages of Prizzi and Corleone.

 

A trip to the notorious city of Palermo is also a possibility. Continuing through unpopulated, hilly roads, we bisect the island from south to north, reaching the romantic fishing village of Cefalù by evening. After seemingly endless curves with the distant view of Mount Etna always in sight, we reach our final destination, Catania, just in time for a last cappuccino in the Old City before our Southern Italian dream comes to an end.

 


Tour Prices

Price per person Double Room, Duo Double Room, Solo Single Room, Solo
BMW
G 650 GS
HONDA
NC 700 S
KAWASAKI
ER-6n
KAWASAKI
Versys 650
SUZUKI
V-Strom 650
BMW
F 700 GS
DUCATI
Monster 696
BMW
F 800 GS
BMW
F 800 R
DUCATI
Hyperstrada
TRIUMPH
Tiger 800
KAWASAKI
Versys 1000
BMW
R 1200 R
BMW
R 1200 GS
DUCATI
Diavel Strada
DUCATI
Monster 1100
DUCATI
Multistrada 1200
TRIUMPH
Tiger Explorer
HONDA
Crosstourer
BMW
R 1200 RT
EXTRA:

Guided City Tour Rome

*   twin, duo = sharing room, riding 2 up
**  twin, solo = sharing room , riding solo
*** single, solo = single room, riding solo

MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 6

 


Testimonial

Rome to Sicily, May 2012
Jane Nguyen and Flavio Murachovsky
Rome to Sicily, May 2012

We took over 2,000 pictures and 3 movies, but nothing describes what we saw and felt on this journey riding a bike from Catania to Roma, with our group of new dear friends and the special care of the guides Alan Magnoni and Gottfried Kofler. I could not even remotely portray the blue Mediterranean Sea in contrast to the flowery fields that accompanied us all the way, and the amazing small villages with their inhabitants smiling and busily getting on with hospitality every time we stopped. We’ve had surprises at every turn, things that only somebody who knows could find and show to our group. We entered into the intimacy of Sicily and dived into labyrinths of alleys, enjoyed delicious Cappuccinos, Gelato, Cookies and Nougat.

 

All restaurants were very well selected and we’ve got a clear idea of ​​how good the cuisine of Italy is. The hotels were exceptional, and after the days ride we were welcomed with snacks, drinks and a lot of comfort. Everybody was partying! What we – my husband and me – loved most about this tour is feeling like 18 year olds when enjoying the freedom on the bike, discovering so wonderful parts of the world and experiencing all this with people from different countries and cultures but who all have become friends and who all shared the many great moments we had with laughter and relaxation - all this happened being sure that in the background there is a company taking care of the tour schedule and everything else to make sure, that our group had the time of a life! And they did, the trip was safe at any time and the guides outstanding making sure that we all enjoy the tour each and every day.

 

Being inspired by this motorcycle tour we re-designed our garden when being back to Brazil using pergolas and flowers like we’ve seen in Taormina when having a great lunch at one of those special and lovely places. Afterwards, we enjoyed a piece of handmade nougat while watching the wonderful view on the Ionian Sea – what else does on need? We are anxiously thinking about our next adventure with Edelweiss Bike Travel and sincerely wish that all our new friends will come with us again! We miss you!

 

Jane Nguyen and Flavio Murachovsky, Brazil

ROME TO SICILY
Jay & Jodie Clarke
ROME TO SICILY

We have just returned from an absolutely amazing vacation, thanks to the incredible team at Edelweiss Bike Travel. From booking right through to spending 11 days with Alan, Marko and Domenico - it was a pleasure every step of the way. As we toured from Sicily to Rome, we never stopped smiling as our senses of sight and smell were pushed to the limits of their abilities. We would stop to recharge with an espresso, taste the cannoli, chat with the locals, or just to stare at the beauty of our surroundings. Back on the bike, we would continue to be overwhelmed by the landscape and the people living within it. In a heartbeat, we would recommend this tour to anyone for a bike trip.

Jay & Jodie Clarke, Canada