Friday, 1 December 2006 12:00 AM
If you enjoy cycling and want to take in Sicily's coast and ancient buildings, then a new package for the upcoming summer holidays may be just the thing.
The new holiday, from Headwater, is an eight-day ride around the flat west coast of Sicily.
Holidaymakers ride their bikes by day and stay in hotels overnight, with luggage transported between the different hotels for you.
The itinerary takes in the mediaeval town of Erice, Phonecian Mozia and the Egadi islands, which are reached by a short trip on the ferry.
Hotels on the route are typically traditional Sicilian farmhouse-style places to stay, have swimming pools and serve local foods and wines.
Top sights include the 2,500-year-old Greek theatre of Segesta and the coastal town of Marsala, known for the sweet desert wine made there.
The trip is available from April 7th up until October 27th 2007 and costs from £1,049 per person including eight nights' half-board accommodation, return flights, bike hire, maps and route notes.
For more information see Headwater.com