Bike Rental in Sicily

Hit Sicily’s roads with our rental bikes.We are riders ourselves and we know exactly which bicycles are best for Sicily’s back roads and trails. Don’t worry about shipping your bike across the ocean, we’ve got you covered: check out our bike rental in Sicily

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Gravel Bike Hire in Sicily

With miles of dirt tracks Sicily is a great destination for gravel biking. Rent a gravel bike from Trek or Specialized and enjoy riding on and offroad in Sicily.

Road Bike Hire in Sicily

Enjoy riding on smooth roads lined with dry-stone walls in south-east Sicily or on the coastal roads around the island with our endurance road bikes from Trek.

Mountain Bike Hire in Sicily

Conquer the slopes of Mount Etna or ride on the coastal trails in west Sicily on our lightweight hardtail mountain bikes from Trek and Specialized.  

Trek Checkpoint ALR4 2019 Gravel Bike

Bike Hire Overview

Our Trek Checkpoint ALR4 gravel bikes have an ultralight aluminium frame and a carbon fork which grants more comfort on bumpy roads and dirt tracks. Rent this gravel bike with a rear rack and panniers for longer tours or with a bikepacking saddle bag for short bike tours in Sicily.

Bike Specifications

Frame: Aluminium 300 series Alpha

Fork: Carbon 

Shifters: Shimano Tiagra RS405

Crank: Shimano Tiagra 50/34 Compact

Cassette: Shimano Tiagra – 10 speed (11-34)

Tyres: Schwalbe G-one Aramid 700x35c 

Brakes: Shimano RS505 hydraulic disc

Pedals: Shimano M324 (SPD/flat) or Look Kéo Blade (on request)

Frame sizes

61 (XXL) 184 – 191 cm (6’0.4″ – 6’3.2″)

58 (XL) 179 – 186 cm (5’10.5″ – 6’1.2″)

56 (L) 173 – 180 cm (5’8.1″ – 5’10.9″)

54 (M) 167 – 174 cm (5’5.7″ – 5’8.5″)

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 25 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 500 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Rear rack

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Saddle bag

SPD / SPD SL / Look Keo pedals

Trek Domane AL5 2019 Endurance Road Bike

Bike Hire Overview

Our Trek Domane AL5 endurance road bikes have an ultralight aluminium frame, an endurance geometry and a carbon fork which grants more comfort on longer tours. Rent this road bike with a rear rack and panniers if you plan to go on longer tours or with a bikepacking saddle bag for short bike tours in Sicily.

Bike Specifications

Frame: Aluminium 100 Series Alpha

Fork: Carbon 

Shifters: Shimano 105

Crank: Shimano 105 – 50/34 Compact

Cassette: Shimano 105 – 11 speed (11-32)

Chain: Shimano 105

Brakes: Bontrager Alloy – dual pivot

Pedals: Shimano M324 (SPD/Flat) 

Frame sizes

62 (XXXL) 186 – 196 cm (6’2.4″ – 6’5.2″)

60 (XXL) 184 – 191 cm (6’0.4″ – 6’3.2″)

58 (XL) 179 – 186 cm (5’10.5″ – 6’1.2″)

56 (L) 173 – 180 cm (5’8.1″ – 5’10.9″)

54 (M) 167 – 174 cm (5’5.7″ – 5’8.5″)

52 (S) 162 – 169 cm (5’3.8″ – 5’6.5″)

 

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 25 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 500 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Rear rack

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Saddle bag

SPD / SPD SL / Look Keo pedals

Specialized Sequoia Adventure & Gravel Bike

Bike Hire Overview

The Specialized Sequoia is an agile gravel bike and a great choice for bicycle touring and bikepacking in Sicily. Not only does it look great, but it is functional as well! The steel frame with a size-specific blend of tubing, the impressive gear range, the hand-built Hayfield wheels and the frame geometry all add up to an excellent adventure bike to rent in Sicily.

Bike Specifications

Frame Premium Cr-Mo steel, size-specific tubing

Fork strong but light Cr-Mo steel fork

Gears 27 speed, front/rear derailleur Shimano Sora/Alivio 9 speed

Brakes Tektro Spyre mechanical disc

Frame sizes 52 (S) – 54 (S/M) – 56 (M/L) – 58 (L)

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 20 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 400 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Rear rack

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Saddle bag

SPD / SPD SL / Look Keo pedals

Specialized Awol Elite Adventure & Touring Bike

Bike Hire Overview

The Specialized Awol Elite is a reliable and versatile touring bike. The hand-made steel frame with a perfect frame geometry for avid bicycle tourers all add up to an excellent adventure bike to rent in Sicily.

Bike Specifications

Frame Reynolds premium Cr-Mo steel

Fork Cr-Mo steel, unicrown, custom blade curve

Gears & Shifters  27 speed, Shimano Sora

Brakes Tektro Spyre mechanical disc

Frame size S – M

 

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 20 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 400 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Rear rack

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Saddle bag

SPD / SPD SL / Look Keo pedals

Specialized Rockhopper Pro 29  Mountain Bike

Bike Hire Overview

The Specialized Rockhopper Pro 29 is a lightweight mountain bike, with a XC frame geometry that grants fun and efficiency on the trail. Great for bikepacking and for exploring the Sicilian pilgrim routes like the Magna Via Francigena thanks to the possibility of adding a rear rack.

Bike Specifications

Frame ultra light aluminium

Fork Manitou Markhor 29 90/100 mm (size M/L)

Gears & Shifters  Shimano SLX 2×10

Brakes Shimano BR-M365 hydraulic disc

Frame size M – L

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 20 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 400 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Rear rack

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Saddle bag

SPD or flat pedals

Trek Xcaliber 8  Mountain Bike

Bike Hire Overview

The Trek Xcaliber 8 is a lightweight mountain bike that allows you to go fast and enjoy the trails. Great for bikepacking and for short excursions in Sicily’s mountain ranges.

Bike Specifications

Frame ultra light aluminium

Fork RockShox 30 Silver (100mm travel)

Gears & Shifters  Shimano Deore XT 2×10

Brakes Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc

Frame size M – L – XL

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 20 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 400 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Rear rack

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Saddle bag

SPD or flat pedals

Trek Dual Sport 2  Hybrid Bike

Bike Hire Overview

With its front suspension and more upright position, this go-anywhere hybrid bike is the most comfortable option for riders who enjoy cycling on asphalt roads and even on easy dirt tracks. 

Bike Specifications

Frame: Alpha Gold Aluminium, internal cable routing

Fork: SR Suntour NEX, hydraulic lockout, 63 mm travel

Shifters: Shimano Acera

Crank: Bontrager 48/38/28

Cassette: Shimano 8 speed (11-32)

Brakes: Hydraulic Tektro HD275

Pedals: Shimano M324 (SPD/Flat) 

Frame sizes: S – M – L – XL

Rental Rates

Min. rental duration: 3 days.

 

 

From 20 euro per day

Credit Card Deposit: 300 euro  Learn more

Accessories

Included: tire repair kit, spare tube, lock, lights, 1 pump per group, Shimano single sided SPD pedals, rear rack.

Extras on request:

Helmet

Waterproof Ortlieb back panniers

Flat pedals

Our Bike Rental in Sicily: Destinations

Rent a Bike in Palermo

If you’re staying in Sicily’s capital and looking for a fun and quick way to explore the city, then our city bikes are the best option for you. Our pick up point in Palermo is conveniently located close to the central train station and the cycle path to the city centre. Rent a touring bike in Palermo for a few days and we will deliver it to your hotel in Palermo’s historic centre.

If you plan to start your tour from here, our bike hire in Palermo is the best option for you: pick a touring or gravel bike and we will deliver it to the airport. If you prefer trails and nature then go for our mountain bikes. Our bike rental in Palermo includes Specialized Rockhopper Pro and Trek Superfly bikes – the best available options for starting your adventure on the Magna Via Francigena or for day tours around Palermo. Choose one of our bike tours in Palermo or plan your own bike trip in Sicily with our maps.

Rent a Bike in Catania

If you’re flying into Catania and plan to tour around Mount Etna and along the east coast of Sicily, then our bike hire with delivery to Catania is the best option for you. The east coast boasts many of Sicily’s highlights such as Taormina, the fishing villages of Aci Trezza and Aci Castello along the Cyclops Riviera. Choose a touring bike with all the necessary equipment and we will deliver it to your hotel or to Catania airport. Our bike rental in Catania is available on request. You can return your bike at our bike rental point in Palermo or we can pick it up from Catania or anywhere else in east Sicily. Note that you can carry your rental bike on the regional trains in Sicily for free – check the time table for the bike symbol!

Our bike rental in Catania includes trekking bikes, gravel bikes and road bikes from Trek and Specialized that are perfect for a bike tour in Sicily’s beautiful east. If you are planning a biking tour on the hills and mountains in east Sicily, then choose our lightweight mountain bikes. 

Rent a Bike in Agrigento

Explore the Valley of the Temples and the archeological sites in and around Agrigento. Cycle along the coast past the amazing white cliffs of the so called Turkish Steps Scala dei Turchi in Realmonte. Continue to the beautiful archaeological park of Selinunte and explore the Cave di Cusa, the ancient Greek quarry that was used to build the temple of Selinunte. Our bike hire service with delivery to Agrigento is the best option for your cycling holiday in Sicily’s south-west. The train connection between Agrigento and Palermo is the best option to return to Palermo with your bike in around two hours while enjoying the views on wonderful Mediterranean scenery.

Rent a Bike in Trapani

If you’re flying into Trapani and plan to explore Sicily’s west coast, then go for our bike rental in Sicily with delivery to Trapani or to Marsala. Choose a touring bike with all the necessary equipment and we will deliver it to your hotel or to Trapani airport. Our bike rental in Trapani and Marsala is available upon request. You can decide whether to return your bike at our partner bike shop in Palermo or we can come and pick it up from Trapani, Marsala or anywhere else in west Sicily. Our bike rental in Trapani includes Specialized Sequoia gravel bikes that are the ideal choice for a bike trip in west Sicily. If you are planning a biking tour on the hills and mountains around Erice or San Vito Lo Capo, then choose our lightweight mountain bikes. Our bike hire in Trapani includes Specialized Rockhopper Pro bikes with SPD/flat pedals that are an excellent option for bicycle tours in Sicily’s hilly areas.

Rent a Bike on the Magna Via Francigena

As part of our community-oriented and not-for-profit activities to promote bicycle tourism in Sicily (check out CiclabiliSiciliane.com), we mapped out the route for bike pilgrims on the Magna Via Francigena – both for mountain bikes and for trekking bikes. Of course, we tested our rental bikes on the trails and the roads along the Magna Via Francigena. And our bikes all did an excellent job! That’s what our riders say, too! The best bike hire option for the Magna Via Francigena trail is our Specialized Rockhopper Pro mountain bike if you choose the slightly tougher mountain bike route. Otherwise, pick our Specialized Sequoia for the trekking bike route – this is the best bike rental option for cycling the Magna Via Francigena and enjoying the road while collecting the stamps on your credential and exploring Sicily’s less known interior!

Frequently Asked Questions about our Bike Rental in Sicily

Can I rent a bike for a few hours?

We only offer daily rental rates for our city bikes and multiple day rental for our gravel, touring or mountain bikes. This means that you’ll have to pay for the whole day even if you rent a city bike for a few hours. Shorter rentals are available on request for the gravel, touring or mountain bikes.

Do you deliver to the airport or to my hotel?

Yes, we do! Don’t forget to purchase the delivery when you book your bike. Delivery to hotels in Palermo is available for our touring/gravel and mountain bikes. The city bikes can be collected directly at our partner bike shop in the centre of Palermo. Deliveries to Catania Airport, Trapani Airport and Comiso Airport as well as to your holiday villa or hotel in Sicily are available, too.

Can I rent a bike for a few hours?

We only offer daily rental rates for our city bikes and multiple day rental for our gravel, touring or mountain bikes. This means that you’ll have to pay for the whole day even if you rent a city bike for a few hours. Shorter rentals are available on request for the gravel, touring or mountain bikes.

Can I collect a bike in Catania and drop it off in Palermo?

Yes, you can! We can deliver the bike to any place and collect it from any place in Sicily for an extra charge. Get in touch for a quote based on your pick-up and return location. Please note that some towns in city have car-free areas and some country roads may be too bumpy for our bike shuttle, but we deliver to the closests possible place to your accommodation.

What is the Credit Card Deposit?

The Credit Card Deposit is a credit card authorisation that will only be used to cover the repair costs in case of damages to the bicycle, damages or loss of bicycle parts or equipment and theft. 

How can I lodge the Credit Card Deposit?

You can lodge the security deposit via credit card (MasterCard or Visa) before you pick up the bike. The amount will be held on your card for the duration of the rental. You can lodge the security deposit via the PayPal gateway on our webshop. This will allow us to release the funds immediately after you return your bike provided that all is in order.

Can I use my own pedals (and saddle)?

If you prefer using your own pedals or your own saddle, please let us know in advance and we will mount them on our bike.

Can I have a bike with a rear (and front) rack? And panniers?

Most of our bike models can be equipped with a rear rack. Our Specialized Sequoia bikes can be equipped with a low rider, too. You can either bring your own panniers or rent our waterproof Ortlieb or Vaude panniers. 

Do you offer insurance?

We only offer health & luggage insurance for rentals included in a holiday package that you purchase with us. It is your responsibility to take out suitable insurance (accidents, liability) before you rent a bicycle.

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