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Etna Mountain Bike Tour

 

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.


 

Useful information

 

What's included

Transfer from your hotel (Taormina, Giardini Naxos and nearby towns).

Mountain bike.

Helmet bike.

Repair Kit.

Torch to cross the cycle tunnels.

Guide.

Energy Drink.

 

Type of MTB 

Merida Big Nine 300 - SIZE (S, M, L)

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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 YOUBook in advance and make sure the date and time you prefer. Free cancellation.


 

To Know

Where do we meet
Free pick up at your hotel (Taormina, Giardini Naxos and nearby towns).

 

How to dress
Hiking or tennis shoes, sun hat, and seasonal clothing.

 

Duration
Approximately 4 hours.

 

Day excursions
Every day on reservation.

Languages excursion

lingua italiana Italian  lingua inglese English


 

Map MTB Etna Tour

 

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).


 

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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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  No advance payment

Payment is made to the guide on the day of the excursion.

 

  Free cancellation

 

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7/7 - FROM 9:00 TO 21:00

 

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Angela (+39) 327 10 34 444
Raimondo (+39) 342 99 82 731
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OUR REVIEW

Nicola Bombara

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 settimane fa

Escursione a dir poco fantastica. il tutto è organizzato nei minimi dettagli a partire dalla calorosa accoglienza di Ivano , il quale una volta giunti in loco ci ha aiutato nel processo di vestizione durante il quale ci ha dato utili e preziose informazioni sull'escursione. Nonostante ottobre non sia il mese migliore per questo tipo di escursione abbiamo apprezzato molto la stessa grazie...

Camilla Ferretti

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 mesi fa

Esperienze assolutamente fantastiche, consigliatissimo il body rafting sull'Alcantara! Il personale è molto cordiale, professionale e giovane e rende l'esperienza ancora più gradevole. Io e la mia amica abbiamo avuto dei disguidi con il trasporto (fornito da un'agenzia esterna a Sicily Adventure) durante il tour di snorkeling a Taormina e l'organizzatrice ci ha subito contattate...

Luigi Bussola

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 mesi fa

Professionalità e precisione sono la loro forza . Tutte le guide giovani e ricchi di esperienze con al gran voglia di condividere il loro amore per la Sicilia . Consigliatissimo il tour Etna e gole di Alcantara con il grandissimo Vittorio . La gita in barca con Giuseppe e Marco un vero relax il loro amore per il mare di Sicilia è grandissimo . Forza Ragazzi siete fortissimi

Jose Nunes

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 mesi fa

Esperienza incredibile, divertente e assolutamente memorabile! Abbiamo fatto in due su un quad il giro nelle gole dell'Alcantara. Santino (la guida) è stato fin da subito gentilissimo e simpaticissimo, 5 stelle andrebbero già solo per lui. Anche la ragazza che organizza le escursioni è super professionale e disponibile. Ci è piaciuto talmente tanto che se avessimo avuto tempo avremmo...