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Basilicata’s Adventure: A 7-Day Cycling, Hiking, and Relaxation Tour in Maratea & Pollino

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Explore Basilicata with a multi-activity and relaxation holiday: hiking and biking between Maratea and Pollino National Park.

Explore Basilicata’s stunning landscapes in a multisport and relaxation vacation, from the majestic Pollino National Park mountains to the crystal-clear waters of Maratea.

?‍♂️ from the first pedal strokes to Pollino’s trails: starting in Maratea, you traverse the Sinni valley, immersing in pristine nature, reaching San Severino Lucano and Rotonda through breathtaking landscapes and ancient villages. This initial stretch will be covered by bicycle with a self-guided tour, where we will provide GPS tracks for your navigation.

? Pollino and Maratea discovery hikes: uncover the Garden of the Gods, a hidden natural treasure among Italy’s beech mountains. Traverse Maratea’s coastal trails, relishing unique panoramas and moments of pure tranquility. For the hiking excursions, you will be accompanied by a guide to fully immerse in the territory.

? Unforgettable sunsets and panoramic views: conclude your adventure with a sunset ride to the Christ of Maratea, admiring breathtaking vistas and experiencing unforgettable moments.

A complete experience combining cycling, trekking, and beach relaxation. Join us for a journey that will leave you with indelible memories of Basilicata’s authentic beauty.

Don’t miss the chance to discover Maratea’s hidden treasures and Pollino National Park uniquely and ecologically. Book your tour and get ready for a cycling and hiking adventure etched in your heart!

PROGRAM & INFORMATION

Basilicata’s Adventure: A 7-Day Cycling, Hiking, and Relaxation Tour in Maratea & Pollino

DAY 1

Arrival

Arrival in Maratea train station in the afternoon, welcome and transfer to the hotel, bike fitting.

Dinner and overnight stay in Lagonegro or surroundings.

DAY 2

?‍♂️ Self-guided bike ride from Lago Sirino to the gates of Pollino National Park (San Severino Lucano)

Breakfast and departure

Along the Sinni Valley, you will reach the municipality of San Severino Lucano, part of the Pollino National Park.

Dinner and overnight stay in San Severino

 

Distance: 60 km
Elevation gain: 1150 m d+

DAY 3

?‍♂️Self-guided bike ride from San Severino to the Heart of Pollino National Park (Rotonda)

Breakfast and departure

You will cycle into the heart of the Pollino national park, crossing beech forests and plateaus until you reach Rotonda, a medieval village and the headquarters of the Pollino Park.

Dinner and overnight stay in Rotonda

Distance: 42 km
Elevation gain: 1250 m d+

 

DAY 4

? Guided hike to the Garden of the Gods in Pollino National ParkG

Breakfast and departure

After a short transfer, we will hike to reach the Garden of the Gods, a hidden treasure in one of Europe’s largest parks near Serra di Crispo. This destination is a gem of extraordinary importance from a naturalistic, historical, and anthropological perspective, surrounded by the silence of Italy’s largest beech forests and enhanced by the presence of the admirable Loricato Pine.

Dinner and overnight stay in Rotonda

 

Distance: 16 km
Elevation gain: 600 m d+

DAY 5

?‍♂️ Self-guided bike ride from Rotonda to Maratea

Breakfast and departure

From the mountains to the sea, you will reach the pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea, crossing forests and medieval villages.

Dinner and overnight stay in Maratea

Distance: 45 km
Elevation gain: 1050 m d+

DAY 6

? Guided hike along the coast of Maratea

Breakfast and departure

Morning guided hike tour along the coast of Maratea, enjoying the wonderful scenery

Afternoon sea activity and relax on the beach

Dinner and overnight stay in Maratea

Distance: 10 km
Elevation gain: 300 m d+

DAY 7

?‍♂️ Self-guided bike ride to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer

Free morning to relax on the beach.

Departure in the afternoon from the center of Maratea to the Statue Chris the Redeemer, reaching one of the most picturesque viewpoints on the coast of Maratea. You will cycle along the spectacular road leading to the church of San Biagio. At this point, you will leave the bikes to continue on foot for a few hundred meters and reach the statue of Christ the Redeemer.

Dinner and overnight stay in Maratea

Distance: 16 km
Elevation gain: 300 m d+

DAY 8

Departure

Breakfast, check-out and transfer to the train station

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Tour confirmed with a minimum of 2 participants
  • In case of bad weather, the hiking guide will assess safety conditions for the stage
  • Any modifications will be attempted, bring rain gear; no refunds for weather-related activity cancellations
  • Please adhere to program appointment times, arriving 15 minutes early; no refunds for delays
  • Upon request and with a supplement it is possible to book a 4* hotel in Maratea

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PRICES

PRICE 1657,00€
per person double occupancy

Single room supplement
+ 240,00€

4* hotel in Maratea ON REQUEST

Booking period

from April to October 2024

Activities forIndependent travelers, Groups, Couples

What does the payment of the booking include?

Included

  • 8 days/7 nights
  • 7x nights 3* hotel or B&B
  • 7x breakfast
  • 4x dinner in hotels or external restaurants, for the first 4 nights
  • 2x guided hikes as per program
  • Return transfers Maratea train station – hotel (arrival/departure days)
  • 2x return transfers hotel – starting point of the hikes
  • Luggage transport during the self-guided bike tour
  • 1x sea activity to be chosen among: boat trip, kayak tour, stand up paddle tour OR via ferrata (only equipment rental – it’s not a sea activity)
  • Trip information package that includes maps and suggested sights to visit
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Welcome orientation and bike fitting

What is not included

  • Tourist tax
  • Lunches
  • 3x dinners for the last 3 nights in Maratea
  • Beach service in Maratea
  • Extra transfers from/to airports
  • Beverage
  • E-Bike rental (supplement per person €250.00 for 5 days)
  • Bike guide (for all the activities by bike – can be booked on request, with a supplement according to number of participants)

Anything not included in the “Included in the price” section

Everything that is not included in the “what’s included” section

Payement information

Deposit to book

Secure your spot by paying 20% of the total amount.

You have until 30 days before departure to complete the payment.

Please note: if you fail to complete the payment before 30 days from departure, you will lose the deposit and the reservation!

If I can't come

FREE CANCELLATION
Up to 31 days before arrival date, the fee or deposit paid is 100% refundable.

SUBSEQUENT CANCELLATIONS
For cancellations from 30 to 21 days before arrival date, the refundable fee is 50% of the total trip cost.
For cancellations from 20 to 11 days before arrival date, the refundable fee is 30% of the total trip cost.

NO SHOW
For cancellations within 10 days before arrival date, no refund is provided.

After payement

The invoice

Before departure: a detailed reminder with all the relevant information, instructions for completing payment (if you chose to pay only a deposit), guide contact numbers, clothing advice, and tips

FAQ (Domande e risposte)

How to reach Maratea by public transport:

By train
Maratea station is located along the Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome-Naples-Reggio Calabria line. Numerous trains, including Frecciarossa, Intercity, and Italo, make stops at the station, connecting Maratea to the main italian cities without any changes.

By flight
The closest airport is “Salerno-Costa D’Amalfi”, and from there you can get a train/bus connection to Maratea, or contact us for a private transfer.

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