Cycling Route SP20 – from Pioppo to Gibellina by bike

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SP20 – from Pioppo to gibellina by bike

the secondary road SP20 hit the heart of Sicily running through forests and wheat fields

The world belongs to everyone and the roads are those that run through them. There are no boundaries and no one is master of your free time. By bike, on foot or on horseback, the important thing is to travel! Inspirig Tours is a tour operator specialized in outdoor tourism. It sells different types of tourism products to meet the needs of those who want to travel independently or those who want to travel in an organized way.


the SP20 is really scenic

The Provincial Road SP20 is a fairly busy but very scenic road. For this reason it is used by many cyclists not only on weekends. At any time of the day it is possible to cross cyclists with racing bikes, mountain bikes or simple amateurs who travel through it to reach the countries along the way but above all to appreciate the views that you can enjoy from its countless hairpin bends.

The road surface is sufficiently maintained even if it has some holes. This unfortunately is a feature common to many provincial roads but a plan of the Sicily Region provides for the restoration of security in many of these ways to increase security.

The restoration of security is a fundamental element to make these provincial roads of interesting cycling routes and above all routes.

If you have a bike you can already take the SP1 for a good outing bike ride, otherwise you can rent a bike in one of the city’s bike rental and start your bike tour in Palermo and surroundings.

a fascinating cycling itinerary

The SP20 Provincial Road can not be traveled by any type of bicycle, but it is a very interesting cycle route because, crossing valleys, canyons, woods and wheat fields, it allows to reach a very interesting cycling area due to the presence of the ruins of the cities destroyed by the Belice earthquake. The locations crossed are:

– Pioppo

– Giacalone

– Cozzo Pezzingoli

– Strasatto

– Ginestra

– San Giuseppe Jato

– San Cipirrello

– Balletto

– Camporeale

A bike tour in Palermo is an experience to be done at least once in a lifetime. Art, culture and gastronomy are a must to miss. However, a bike ride around Palermo is essential to understand how fascinating it is not only the coastal area of ​​Sicily but also the interior areas.

A bike excursion around Palermo is a continuous surprise and you will have to go down often from the bike to take a large number of photographs.


The SP20 can be used with any type of bike: racing bike, mountain bike, travel bike and pedal assisted bike. However, it is not always a good idea to transport your bike on an airplane or long-distance trains, it is undoubtedly much easier to transport your bike by boat.

To avoid unnecessary risks and damage to your precious bike, you can rent a bike in Sicily, there are many companies that deal with bike rental in Palermo, bike rental in Catania, bike rental in Trapani, bike rental in Agrigento, bike rental in Ragusa or rent a bike in Syracuse.

Our bike rental in Palermo is called Inspiring Tours and is a tour operator specialized in cycle tourism and trekking. Our agency is able to rent bikes throughout Sicily and organize cycling holidays in Sicily. To find out about our offers, you can visit our pages:

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The gps track of the SP20 by bike

This is the track of the SP20 from Pioppo to Camporeale by bike. In some points this route crosses other routes much more famous and certainly more structured but it is worth lapena to make a bike ride of a morning to enjoy the beautiful views that can give. Have a nice trip!

Total distance: 43.76 km
Max elevation: 803 m
Min elevation: 222 m
Total climbing: 760 m
Total descent: -1098 m

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Best Bike

All bicycle types


Not crowded

Fitness Level



approx. 44 km/27 miles

Elevation gain

630 m

Historic Interest



suitable for e-bikes

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