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ATV Expedition through Sicily

Duration
6 day(s)
Distance
700km
starting at
€ 1750
5 days of quad expedition in Sicily
Exceptional Mediterranean landscapes, volcanoes, mountains, rivers and sea
Rich cultural heritage and excellent cuisine of Sicily
Your Vehicle
Available atv 4 wheeler models for this roadtrip :
  • Quad Polaris Sportsman 500cc
  • A inf. 125cc motobike licence is required.
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    Travel formula available for this trip :
    Vehicle
    Person
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    € 1750
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    € 1750
    Extras
    No extra are available on this formula.

    The price includes:

    • 4X4 rental for 5 days
    • Overnight stay in hotel in a double room (on twin sharing basis)
    • Half-board (breakfast and dinner)
    • English speaking guide
    • Mechanical assistance
    • Transportation of luggage
    • Third-party insurance for the vehicles

    The price does not include:

    • Flights to / from Catania
    • Transfers to / from Paternò and Catania Airport
    • Fuel
    • Beverages
    • Mandatory insurance coverage against repatriation
    • Single room supplement
    • Expenses of personal nature
    • Any other services not mentioned in the “The price includes” section
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    Day 1 Paternò

    Arrival at your hotel in Paternò, from where you will leave for your quad adventure the next day. The city of Paternò is located approximately twenty kilometres from Catania.


    Day 2 Paternò – Taormina

    150 km of off-roads - 7h of driving

    After breakfast and a briefing on your quad, you start out on the first day of your ATV adventure in the gorgeous lands of Sicily! Today’s itinerary takes you to the beautiful town of Taormina, after an off-roading adventure through some stunning areas of Sicily. Forested hills, rivers, lakes, beautiful vistas of the coast from surrounding hills, Mediterranean weather – Sicily offers a dream setting for an unforgettable all-terrain adventure. Driving across vineyards on the southern side of the Etna National Park, you arrive in Taormina, a spectacular city perched on the side of a mountain. Relax in this chic seaside city with beautiful medieval churches, stunning views over the Bay of Giardini Naxos and Mt Etna.

    Day 3 Taormina – Troina

    180 km of off-roads - 8h of driving

    Leaving the beautiful city of Taormina with your quads, you drive westwards, taking inland trails and off-roads. Drive along the flanks of hills and crossing some forested areas, you arrive in the Etna Valley. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Etna Valley is nestled in the shadow of the impressive Mount Etna. You then You cross the Alcantara River and its impressive gorges created as a result of the lava flowing from the volcano. Dirt and stone tracks in the area lead you to an agricultural area with wheat, almond and hazelnut plantations, olive groves and stunning views over surrounding valleys, hills and mountains. You then cross the forested mountains of Nebrodi Park to arrive in Troina, a small town perched on a hill in the Nebrodi Park and your final stop for the day.

    Day 4 Troina – Caltagirone

    160 km of off-roads - 8h of driving

    You start this new day by heading south towards the town of Caltagirone. A good day of driving on slopes awaits. You cross the vineyards and orange plantations, and then ride on dirt trails of Sicilian Maquis. You can stop by Piazza Armerina, a small picturesque town.

    At the end of the day, you arrive in Caltagirone, a beautiful town located atop a hill. The town is known for its ceramics and has been granted the UNESCO World Heritage Site status its baroque style architecture dating back to its reconstruction after the 1963 earthquake. You stay overnight at a hotel in Caltagirone.

    Day 5 Caltagirone – Palazzolo Acreide

    160 km of off-roads – 8h of driving

    You leave from Caltagirone for a new day of your ATV adventure in the Sicilian mountains. Trails and beautiful Mediterranean landscapes make an excellent setting for your quad adventure. Staying inland between mountains and valleys dominated by olive groves and citrus fields, you drive eastwards and return to the coast. You stop for the day in Palazzolo Acreide, built on the ancient site of the Greco-Roman city of Akrai. Here you can explore the cultural heritage and remains left by more than three millennia of human occupation.

    Day 6 Palazzolo Acreide – Paternò

    100 km of off-roads - 5h of driving

    You leave from Palazzolo Acreide in your ATVs for the last day of your off-road adventure in Sicily. Driving on the trails, you arrive in Loto, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its baroque style architecture. You then drive to Syracuse, crossing postcard-perfect fields of orange and citrus trees. The landscapes are all the more enchanting during the blooming period when the air is saturated with intoxicating citrus aromas. Syracuse is well known for its quarters of the ancient city and the Park of Necropolis. After Syracuse, you drive along a coastal trail, then travel into the interior, and finally arrive in Paternò to conclude your off-roading ATV adventure in the Sicilian mountains.

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