Sicily Divide bike route tracks and maps

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All the downloadable Sicily Divide tracks and maps, the itinerary that crosses Sicily from Trapani to Catania. A spontaneous cycle route for gravel and mtb cycle tourism in Sicily.

The stages of the bike trail

The Sicily Divide route by bike crosses some of the most beautiful towns and villages in Sicily that risk becoming ghost towns due to depopulation. By promoting cycle tourism in these inland areas, we plan to support the socio-economic fabric of these communities. This is the original version of the Sicily Divide and goes from Trapani to Catania. Only stage 1 is different from the one starting from Palermo. From Nuova Gibellina the itinerary is the same for both versions, from here you will share the itinerary with the dividers from Palermo.

The Sicily Divide track by bike crosses some of the most beautiful towns and villages in Sicily that risk becoming ghost towns due to depopulation. By promoting cycle tourism in these inland areas, we plan to support the socio-economic fabric of these communities. This is the original version of the Sicily Divide and goes from Trapani to Catania. Only stage 1 is different from the one starting from Palermo. From Nuova Gibellina the itinerary is the same for both versions, from here you will share the itinerary with the dividers from Palermo.

Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 1 image

Stage 1
from Trapani to Gibellina
by bike

A moderately demanding cycling tour that from Trapani with its ancient salt pans, along lakes and wheat fields, reaches Nuova Gibellina, with its futuristic monuments born during the post-earthquake reconstruction.

  • lenght: 68 km
  • gain: 1180 m
  • loss: 930 m
  • average gain: 1,9%
Sicily Divide Stage 1 elevation gain

Stage 2
from Gibellina to Sambuca
by bike

A very demanding cycling itinerary through Bosco Finestrelle, the amazing Cretto di Burri monument and the ruins of the cities destroyed by the 1968 earthquake is also unforgettable and suggestive. 

  • lenght: 68 km
  • gain: 1421 m
  • loss: 930 m
  • average gain: 2,4%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 2 elevation gain
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 3 image

Stage 3
from Sambuca to S. S. Quisquina
by bike

After a relatively flat start, you will pass a couple of challenging climb. A spectacular stage with breathtaking views and small villages full of history. The perfect stage for avid cyclists, a challenge for slow ones.

  • lenght: 55 km
  • gain: 1660 m
  • loss: 1280 m
  • average gain: 4,4%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 3 progression
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 4 image

Stage 4
from S.S. Quisquina to Montedoro
by bike

A stage that has more descents than climbs. In the first section it is totally relaxing with long descents and unforgettable views over woods and wheat fields. A single challenging climb to reach the top of the mountain on which Mussomeli is located and then another long descent with a single small climb before Montedoro, a small village perfect for relaxing and enjoying the landscape.

  • lenght: 60 km
  • gain: 1505 m
  • loss: 1770 m
  • average gain: 4,3%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 4 progressione

Stage 5
from Montedoro to Enna
by bike

Not very demanding up to Caltanissetta and the long descent that follows, a walk. Then everything changes! A long climb, up to the top of the mountain on which Enna stands, the highest capital of Italy. A very suggestive destination and often shrouded in fog, even in the hottest months.

  • lenght: 60,5 km
  • gain: 1530 m
  • loss: 1530 m
  • average gain: 5,1%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 5 progression
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 5 elevation gain

Stage 6
from Enna to Regalbuto
by bike

Stage 6 of the Sicily Divide from Enna to Regalbuto by bike is a not very demanding itinerary that includes some sections of dirt road, surrounded by nature, perfect for gravel bikes. Spectacular views of breathtaking landscapes, woods with centuries-old poplars and small villages with an ancient tradition of hospitality, make this cycle itinerary unique and unmissable.

  • lenght: 60,5 km
  • gain: 1513 m
  • loss: 1910 m
  • average gain: 4,4%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 6 progression
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 6 elevation gain
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 7 image

Stage 7
from Regalbuto to Catania
by bike

The last stage! Despite being all downhill, the backside “sizzles” on the saddle for the desire to complete the adventure by bike. All the energy spent will be rewarded by the view of the Sea of ​​Catania. A good arancino (or arancina?) Eaten in the shadow of the Elephant and everything will be a sweet memory!

  • lenght: 59,5 km
  • gain: 880 m
  • loss: 1440 m
  • average gain: 3,3%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 7 progression
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 7 elevation gain
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 1 Palermo

Stage 1 ver. 2
from Palermo to Gibellina
by bike

A demanding stage that starts from Palermo with its splendid Arab-Norman monuments, the sumptuous Baroque churches and the unstoppable nightlife, climbs the surrounding mountains to finally reach Nuova Gibellina.

  • lenght: 75,0 km
  • gain: 1532 m
  • loss: 1302 m
  • average gain: 3,6%
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 1 v2 progression
Sicily Divide tracks and maps stage 1 v2 elevation gain

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