Amalfi and Cilento COAST Bike Tour

  • 7 days/6 nights
  • Tour Type: Enjoy 
  • Level: 3/5
  • Price From: €2.190

Amalfi and cilento coast Bike Tour

  • 7 days/6 nights
  • Tour Type: Enjoy
  • Level: 3/5
  • Price From: €2.190

Amalfi and Cilento Coast Bike Tour Overview

During the first part of this unique bike tour we will cycle along the dramatic rugged coastline full of picturesque villages among lemon and olive groves. The Amalfi Coast area is perched picturesquely above the sea with spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, so we make sure that along our rides we stop to enjoy the impressive endless vistas of the emerald sea and the various small enchanting islands.  During the second part of our cycling adventure we will discover the Cilento area, rich in natural beauties, historical sites, picturesque mountain hamlets and seaside towns.

Famous for its Mediterranean cuisine, we’ll savour mouth-watering local home-made dishes and great wines at our favourite restaurants along the routes, finished of with a glass off Sorrento’s well known Limoncello. Our local bi-lingual expert crew will guide you along routes where we will be taken aback at some of the most hidden artistic treasures in the area. You will have all the time you need to relax and recharge with a professional soothing post-ride massage.

Bike Tour Itinerary

Welcome to the adventure! Our guides will meet you at Naples International airport and will transfer you to your hotel in Sorrento. After a welcome lunch that will introduce you to local delicacies like spaghetti alle vongole (seafood pasta) mozzarella in carrozza and sfogliatella, we’ll get fitted on our bikes and head off for a warm-up ride to get comfortable for the week ahead. From Sorrento down-town, we will quickly reach some of the most beautiful areas on the planet. We’ll pedal through beautiful countryside scattered with lemon trees, historic towns, little hamlets with wonderful views of the sea. In the afternoon we’ll stop at one of the best-known local eateries to sample local delicacies. Back to the hotel we’ll get ready for a gourmet dinner at one of the finest restaurants in Sorrento.

Meals: Dinner

Cycling: distance 40 km, elevation 900 meters

Pick-up location: Naples International airport

Get ready for a full day of great food and adventure. In the morning leaving Sorrento we will ride 20km flat along the coat line passing through Vico Equense to Castellammare di Stabia with the beautiful views of the Gulf of Naples and the majestic Vesuvio on the left. From here we will pedal uphill along the main climb of the day passing through some little villages to Agerola where will enjoy a private delicacy tasting. Back on our bikes will pedal downhill for an exhilarating descent 15km long characterized by a spiral of curves that offers awesome vistas of the Gulf of Salerno reaching the Grotta dello Smeraldo. From Praiano we will continue our ride for 30km along a smooth series of ascents and descents on the legendary Amalfi coast having the Gulf of Sorrento on the left through a scenic landscape to Sorrento where we will get ready to relax and savour a dinner you will never forget.                    

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 85 km, elevation 2000 meters

Today we are off to Paestum, we will ride among lemon and olive groves along the dramatic rugged coastline full of enchanting villages where we‘ll marvel at the sight of the legendary Faraglioni of Capri. We will pedal along beautiful roads on the sea passing through enchanting towns such as Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi, where we’ll stop to enjoy the impressive vistas of the sapphire sea between the gulf of Naples and the gulf of Salerno. Here we’ll pause at the renowned pastry shop Fiorentino for a delicious coffee and a unique sfogliatella “La Santa Rosa”. We’ll continue riding to the breath-taking village of Positano, one of the most beautiful places in the world.

We’ll continue our ride across Salerno to Eboli where we’ll stop at a local caseificio (cheese factory) where we’ll taste the worldwide renowned mozzarella di bufala cheese. Back on our bikes we’ll pedal for 20 km to the magical village of Paestum. Here we’ll have some time to relax at our hotel and to visit the breath-taking and splendidly preserved Greek temples. Dinner at our favourite restaurant in town.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 105 km, elevation 1800 meters

A nourishing breakfast prepares us for another scenic ride. We’ll pedal along a series of gentle ascents and smooth descents that will lead us to the quaint village of Castellabate immerse in the national park of Cilento which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998. Here we’ll reach a secluded panoramic spot where we’ll stop to enjoy the impressive endless vistas of the emerald sea and the various small enchanting islands. Once out of the park we’ll ride through the fishing village of Ogliastro Marina facing two gentle climbs then downhill across a stunning landscape along roads which will lead us to Palinuro, a real jewel on the Amalfi coast. Here we we’ll climb to a panoramic spot to enjoy the breath-taking vistas of the endless blue sea, take some pictures and visit the lighthouse, the second highest in Italy. We will finish the day with a traditional dinner in a garden overlooking the sea.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 90 km, elevation 1000 meters

Following a relaxed Italian breakfast at our hotel located on a beautiful cape we will ride downhill for a few kilometres pedalling towards the hinterland. We will come across a series of gentle ascents and descents passing through enchanting villages such as Centola, Foria and San Mauro la Bruca, exploring the so-called small Dolomites of Cilento immersed in the national park, listed by the UNESCO world inheritage in 1998. After 50 kilometres from our hotel, we will find the medieval hamlet of San Severino from where we will ride downhill along a memorable descent 12km long to Marina di Camerota. After an expresso and a sfogliatella we will be ready to ride along one of the most scenic coastal roads in Europe with breath-taking views of the sea, cliffs, bays and the endless emerald sea to Palinuro. Tonight we will enjoy the incredible southern Italy’s hospitality and sample great sea food and flavourful wines.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 80 km, elevation 1500 meters

After the first 10km flat along the dramatic coastline we will say goodbye to the sea. We will tackle a serious climb 15km long through the wild hinterland which will bring us to San Giovanni a Piro, located in the magical setting of Cilento surrounded by clear water of the Gulf of Policastro with an area that begs to be ridden. From here we will pedal downhill for 10km to Scario on the coastline where we will enjoy delightful views the blissful surroundings of the Cilento coast. With the sea at our backs we will climb for 10kms towards the hinterland passing through Policatro Bussentino, Torre Orasaia to Roccagloriosa from where we will ride downhill along the sparkling blue waters of the river Mingardo for 20kms enjoying jaw-dropping vistas of the Palinuro bay before tackling the last short ascent to our hotel where we will celebrate this amazing region with a special goodbye dinner.          

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cycling: distance 75 km, elevation 1300 meters

Our final breakfast is followed by goodbyes with our guides before they see you off to your next destination.

Meals: Breakfast

Drop-off: Naples International airport

What’s included and Details

  • All lodging in four-star and three-star hotels
  • All breakfasts
  • All dinners 
  • High-end Pinarello bike
  • Daily bike tune-ups and washing
  • Daily laundry service for bike clothing
  • Two post-ride massages
  • Professional riding guide
  • Support car with escort mechanic, spare wheels, sports nutrition and everything the riders may need along the ride
  • Luggage transport
  • Pick-up and Drop-off service
  • Lunches
  • Flights to and from Italy
  • Changes or additions to the menus will be charged separately
  • Anything not listed will be charged separately

Pick-up: Naples International Airport

Drop-off: Naples International Airport

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Mar 15-20, 2021

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Team

Gabriele Mirra

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Paladino Meschi

Co-Founder and Chief Cycling Officer

Fabiana Luperini

Former Champion and Professional Riding Guide

Cristiana Vinardi

Professional Riding Guide

Francesca Natalini

Professional Riding Guide

Daniele Colli

Former Pro and Riding Guide

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