Part of Naples celebration of the
for three days, the city will be peacefully
invaded by tons of bicycles for the first city
festival dedicated entirely to those who love
cycling. The event will be coordinated by
Napoli Pedala,who for years, have been
promoting the use of bicycles in the city as
a system of alternative mobility.
The welcome party is scheduled for Friday,
September 21 at sunset in Villa Comunale.
A photo exhibition, art installations, and
music and videos selection inspired by
cycling, as well as readings and a menu of
delicious dishes for cyclists DOC.
At the end of the evening, a ride under the stars.
On Saturday September 22nd, the Bike Festival Village will be inaugurated in Villa Comunale.
Throughout the day, there will be workshops and demonstrations on a diverse range of subjects including the art of bike maintenance, courses on bike disassembly, bike jump demonstrations, as well as activities for children, including courses for learning to ride.
The full program will open Saturday at 9:00 with the “Urban Alleycat” Competition for non-professional cycle couriers. Participants will perform in the shortest possible time and route choice, 10 fictitious deliveries on the basis of a list of addresses assigned.
Around the same time, a difficult and challenging itinerary for lovers of off-road will depart for Mount Vesuvius.
At 11:00 with”Bikaccia,” a treasure hunt in teams strictly by bike, cycling seven legs to reach the most beautiful places of our city in search of treasure.
At 18.00, a roundtable on “Napoli by Bike: You Can,” a discussion of the many experiences of alternative mobility starting in the city.
The day closes with the screening of the animated film “Appuntamento Belleville,” the story of the young champion, and his dream to participate in the Tour de France, at 21.00 at the Casina Pompeiana.
Sunday September 22nd is a full day of riding staring from Villa Comunale (Cassa Armonica) with routes of all difficulties.
The Magic of the Campi Flegrei, a path arriving at the forest of Cuma – Intermediate
Napoli Graffiti heads towards Bagnoli along the new bike path in search of the murals of the Neapolitan writers – Easy
The Naples You Don’t Expect, among the most exciting views of the old town accompanied by the scent of Neapolitan lunches in preparation – Easy
In the early afternoon, the journey to discover the beauties of Posillipo, for those who come to enjoy cycling in the city free of traffic and noise to enjoy the beautiful landscapes offered by this route – Easy
Follow the festival on Twitter @NapoliBikeFest
All activities are free with a reservation.
For information and bookings please contact firstname.lastname@example.org