Boat & Bike

7 Days in Cilento

A unique holiday, you will enjoy the fun riding a bike and the relaxation of the sea. For seven days, four will be dedicated to bike tours coming back on the boat for dinner and night. When you don't ride, you can stay in the boat and enjoy the beautiful sea of Cilento. This Boat & Bike tour will allow you to appreciate the wonderful coastline. Starting from Agropoli, it will be possible to visit every creek of this magnificent land, on board of our boat, equipped with every comfort and highly qualified staff.

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

Total km in bike about 200 km - Total difference in altitude: 2500 m

1st day: welcome, meeting with the Skipper and the Guide for the starting briefing; accomodation in the galley and shipment to Agropoli.​

2nd day: we will sail to Punta Licosa, with stop and swim. 

Night in Agropoli's harbour or port.

3rd day: tour in E-Bike in Paestum and Cilento's park.

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 60 km 

Duration: about 5 hours

In the afternoon boarding at Agropoli and night in port or harbour.

4th day: we will sail to Marina di Camerota, to visit the most important caves and the famous Arco Naturale. 

Night in the Cala Infreschi's harbour.

 

5th day: tour in E-Bike in the Bussento's park.

Difficulty: medium-high

Total km in bike: about 90 km 

Duration: about 6 hours

In the afternoon boarding at Palinuro and night in port or harbour.

6th day: tour in E-Bike in Cilento.

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 50 km

Duration: about 5 hours

In the afternoon boarding at Acciaroli and night in port or harbour.

7th day: we will sail in the Cilento zone and come back to Agropoli's port.

DETAILED ITINERARY 

 

Day 1

Afternoon arrival, before boarding at Agropoli's port, welcome, meeting with the Skipper and the Guide for the starting briefing; accomodation on boat in the galley. In the evening dinner arrangements can be on board or at an authorized restaurant in Naples.

Day 2

In the morning we will leave to Punta Licosa.

Duration of navigation: about 30 minutes

You could stay on boat and swim in the wonderful waters of Punta Licosa. In the shadow of the mount Licosa there are many beautiful rocky beaches that belong to the marine reserve of Castellabate, extreme stretch of the Gulf of Salerno that closes at the height of the island on which stands a beacon. The treasure includes the coastal strip and the marine reserve: beaches, backdrops and inlets that blend in a natural harmony.

In the evening we will spend the night in Agropoli, dinner arrangements can be on board or at an authorized restaurant.

Day 3

In the morning tour in bike that mix history and nature from Agropoli to the archeological site of Paestum, visit to Athena's Temple; passing by Cilento's park and Castellabate. 

Difficulty: medium

​Total km in bike: about 60 km

Total difference in altitude: about 700 m 

Duration without visits: about 4 hours

Duration with visits: about 6 hours

Points of interest:

Paestum: latin name of the term Paistom with which it was defined after its conquest by the Lucanians. It is an ancient city of Magna Grecia called by the founders Poseidonia in honor of Poseidon, but very devoted to Hera and Athena. The extension of its inhabited area is still well recognizable today, enclosed by its Greek walls, as modified in the Lucanian and then Roman times.

In the evening we will spend the night in Agropoli, dinner arrangements can be on board or at an authorized restaurant.

 

BIKE FOR THE EXCURSION

For this tour the use of E-Bike Cube bikes is included in the travel quota.

For those who wish something different, we have available carbon road bikes Bianchi Sempre or Intenso with Campagnolo Athena or Shimano Ultegra group.

Day 4

In the morning we will leave to marina di Camerota for a day full of sea and relax.

Duration of navigation: about 4 hours

You can have the morning at disposal to visit Palinuro, the seaside resort of Cilento most appreciated by tourists or enjoy the sea by boat. The coast is a succession of caves and coves, including the Grotta Azzurra, Grotta d'Argento and its famous Arco Naturale. Capo Palinuro is a long promontory, an overhanging limestone rock about 200 meters high. It is a unique natural landscape, particular and certainly not to be missed.

We will spend the evening in the port or in the harbour of  Cala Infreschi with the possibility to have dinner in the restaurant or on board.

Day 5

In the morning we will start a bike tour in the Park of the river Bussento.

Bike route's details:

Difficulty: medium-high

Total km in bikes: about 90 km 

Total difference in altitude: about 1500 m 

Duration without visits: about 6 hours

Duration with visits: about 8 hours

 

Points of interest:

A few kilometers from the sea that bathes the Cilento, there is an oasis of silence and nature. This is the WWF Oasis of Bussento di Morigerati. The Oasis is protected by the idea of wildlife protection, subject to landscape and hydrogeological restrictions. The river Bussento, which rises in the heart of Cilento, at the foot of Monte Cervati, is located in the sinkhole at about 230 meters above sea level. After about 700 meters of underground path inside majestic galleries, the river gets into an impracticable siphon, in correspondence of a large body of water delimited by high rocky walls.

We will spend the evening in the port or in the harbour Cala Infreschi, dinner arrangements on board or in a restaurant.

BIKE FOR THE EXCURSION

For this tour the use of E-Bike Cube bikes is included in the travel quota.

Day 6

In the morning bike tour starting from Palinuro to arrive to Acciaroli.

A fantastic tour to enjoy the wonderful Cilento coast riding our bikes. We will start from Palinuro togo to Acciaroli.

Bike route's details:

 

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 50 km 

Total difference in altitude: about 650 m

Duration without visits: about 4 hours

Duration with visits: about 6 hours

Points of interest:

Palinuro: name of the mythological helmsman of the fleets of Aeneas, is a beautiful seaside resort. Place of beauty, think about looking at it that will be lost on the horizon. The overhang, the noise of breaking waves and the smell of salt will give you an indescribable feeling.

 

Acciaroli: the country has been entering for years the quality of its waters, the "5 sails" of Legambiente and the Blue Flag of the beaches, together with the other fraction of Pollichese: Pioppi, world capital of the Mediterranean Diet. This is a certain notoriety increasing the summer tourist flow. Acciaroli preserves a XII century church, remodeled in the following period, dedicated to the Santissima Annunziata and a Norman watchtower.

Free evening and relax in the Acciaroli's port, where you can have dinner arrangements in an authorized restaurant or staying on boat.

BIKE FOR THE EXCURSION

For this tour the use of E-Bike Cube bikes is included in the travel quota.

For those who wish something different, we have available carbon road bikes Bianchi Sempre or Intenso with Campagnolo Athena or Shimano Ultegra group.

Day 7

We will spend all the day on boat. Swim in the Cilento's sea and in the evening we will come back to Agropoli to end our week holiday.

PRICES OF THE PACKAGE

 

Costs per person (in double cabin) for groups of 6/8 participants:

 

March and November             € 1150.00

April and May                           € 1200.00

June / September / October  € 1300.00

 

Supplement for single cabin : the cost will be calculated with an extra of 50% compared to the double cabin and depending on the season chosen.

 

Services included:

  • Navigation and overnight stays by boat (in the harbor);

  • Outboard Tender;

  • Bicycle and helmet rental;

  • Cycling guide;

  • Oil;

  • Boat final cleaning.

 

Services not included:

  • During the bike tours you have two options for lunch: "breakfast bag" (€ 15.00 per person, includes: typical products of Campania, water and dessert) or lunch in a restaurant/farm (average price of about € 45.00/50.00 per person, includes: appetizer, first course, second course, fruit, drinks are not included);

  • Overnight in port: the cost per person will be calculated according to the season (the cost is about € 90.00);

  • Galley, which will be carried out on the first day (before boarding all together) for about € 50.00 per person;

  • Supply of bed linen at a cost of € 12.00 per person;

  • Tickets for archaeological sites;

  • Possible tips;

  • Extras and everything not included in "included services".

 

Notes: Depending on weather conditions the skipper will be able to decide any variations in navigation.

 

On request Custom tours.

For more information and booking, write to: info@irentbike.com

 

Terms and conditions

 

Associazione "Solo in bici"

Via E. Scaglione 476, 80145 Napoli

Locations open only for retreats by reservation

Scafati (Na) - Via Dante Alighieri 15, 84018

Vico Equense (Na) - Corso Filangieri 80069

Piano di Sorrento (Na) - Via delle Rose 35, 80063 

Amalfi (Sa) - Piazzale dei Protontini 6, 84011

Salerno - Lungomare Cristofaro Colombo 84/90, 84031

San Giorgio del Sannio (BN) - Via delle Cesine 9, 82018 

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