The “Giro della Sicilia" is a sporting event organized by the GS Mediterraneo under the association of the Italian Cycling Federation. The 2019 edition includes 5 stages that will take place during April 27 and May 3, 2018.
The goal of the tour is to allow people to discover Sicily’s naturalistic areas of life with its agro-food products and craftsmanship, and at the same time ensure participants the competitive edge through safe uphill cycling.
The routes that will be crossed in this first edition is the Mount Etna, the Nebrodi Nature Park and the Natural Park of the Madonie. The stages will leave and end at Pollina Resort (PA), which will be the logistics and hotel base of the 2019 edition.
Registration for the tour includes an option for the participants to book an “all inclusive" package which includes, in addition to the 2, 3 or 5 stages, a stay at the Pollina Resort (4-stars) on a full board basis. This offer can also be extended to companions (families and friends) who can experience the tour together with a dedicated series of excursions, entertainment and services which the Pollina Resort offers.
The program of the event is scheduled to arrive on the 26th April 2019 with the pickup of the race pack from 3pm and the briefing at 7pm at the Pollina Resort in Pollina (PA) for all types of Tours. All stages provide departure and arrival from Pollina Resort, with the exception of the second stage that includes the arrival at the top of Mount Etna. Coach will be arranged for participants and any families to return at Resort. Alternatively, each participant can return to the Pollina Resort with his own vehicle.
Stages will start from Pollina Resort at 8 am. On arrival will be drawn up the classifications of stages, general and category.
During all the stages there will be refreshments and final pasta party.
After the stages you will be able to spend the day at the Resort or visiting the surrounding villages.
Around 19 pm there will be briefings about the next stage, which will in any case be communicated through websites or bulletin boards.
The awards will take place on May 2 at the Pollina Resort.