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MTB Tour from Etna to the sea
From Mountain Etna to the Sea in MTB, 49 km of breathtaking adventure amongst Sicily's most spectacular streets. This mountain bike excursion on Mount Etna is perfect for those who love downhill and dirt roads. For people who are looking for a fun adventure.
PROGRAM: Departure from Chalet Clan Dei Ragazzi, situated on the northern slope of Mount Etna at 1500 meters above sea level (the place where we will arrive with our jeep) the path runs along the undergrowth, full of adrenaline downhill descents amongst forests with trees thirty feet high, breathtaking views, lava flows and spectacular volcano craters.
This MTB hike takes us across one of the most beautiful roads in Etna, the Mareneve road recognized by National Geographic as one of the 70 most scenic routes to go by bike. Along the way, we will meet typical Sicilian villages and disused railways until we arrive at the famous Alcantara Gorges, a must-see for all tourists visiting Sicily.
At the Alcantara Gorges, we will take a break to take some photos and then continue our hike along the river until we arrive at Giardini Naxos' beach.
Departure: Chalet Clan Dei Ragazzi - North of Etna. 1.500 meters above sea level.
Arrival: Giardini Naxos - 0 meters above sea level.
Distance: 49 km.
Duration: Approximately 4/5 hours.
Difficulty: Experience with medium difficulty.
Transfer from your hotel (Taormina, Giardini Naxos and nearby towns).
Torch to cross the cycle tunnels.
Type of MTB
Merida Big Nine 300 - SIZE (S, M, L)
Period and time excursions
EVERYDAY: APR - MAY - JUN - SEP - OCT - NOV - DEC
Morning excursion at 9:30.
Afternoon excursion at 14:30.
Different hours are available upon request.
WE RECOMMEND YOU: Book in advance and make sure the date and time you prefer. Free cancellation.
Where do we meet
This tour in mountain bike takes place on Etna north side - Linguaglossa.
Our guide will pick you up in jeep or (minivan 8/9 seats) directly in your accommodation or another previously agreed place (Taormina and surroundings). At your request, we can arrange other meeting places.
Etna distance from Taormina: 42.5 Km (57min).
Etna distance from Giardini Naxos: 34 Km (47min).
Why this adventure MTB Etna?
"It's from cycling that you learn better the contours of the countryside since you have to sweat over the hills and go down by freewheel downhill. This way, you remember them, as they are. (Ernest Hemingway).
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