If you are wondering where to cycle in Syracuse and its surroundings, here is a list of bicycle routes for professional cyclists and less accustomed to two wheels. The Eastern coast and the Sicilian hinterland are the ideal place to take a simple bike ride or real cycle tourism . Surely the most recommended way to tackle the inland routes is the mountain bike or the gravel bike due to the presence of countless dirt and bumpy roads.
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The cycle path of Syracuse
The Rossana Maiorca Cycle Path, better known as the Syracuse cycle path, starts from the War Memorial dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives in the African Campaign and runs for about 7 km of coastline. The road surface is represented by a compact layer of beaten earth which makes it suitable for any type of bike.
Although short, the itinerary is one of the most beautiful and characteristic for the panorama and the ravines where it is also possible to swim. Along the way it is possible to visit the Scoglio dei Cappuccini , the Scoglio Due Fratelli , the beautiful Tonnara di Santa Panagia , one of the most fascinating corners of the entire itinerary.
Tour of Ortigia by bicycle
If you have a few hours available, the tour of Ortigia by bicycle can be a valid alternative to a visit on foot. The island of Ortigia is rich in countless landscape and architectural beauties. Among the main attractions we remember the mythical Fonte Aretusa , the beautiful Piazza Duomo and Castello Maniace . The bicycle will be very easy to touch the various points of the island and why not, to reach the nearby Ciane River Nature Reserve and the Plemmirio Marine Protected Area which is only 12 km from Ortigia.
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From Syracuse to Noto by bike
There are many routes for cyclists and trained cyclists who want to grind kilometers. Among the most beautiful we remember the route from Syracuse to Noto passing through Fontane Bianche, from the Oasi del Gelsomineto and Avola . the itinerary winds for about 35 km along the beautiful landscapes of the south-eastern coast up to Noto, a World Heritage Site and capital of the Baroque.
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