Etna MTB Tour – Full Day
Etna by Mountain Bike awaits you!
The tour to be tackled by Mountain Bike to discover the South West side of mount Etna, characterized by trails with sandy surfaces. You will live a unique experience cycling along the extraordinary paths immersed in lava flows and centuries old woods of Etna.
A great adventure awaits you riding a MTB between climbs, descents and fantastic single tracks, discovering the essence of the Etna volcano, the most active volcano in Europe.
Booking this tour you will have included in the price and at no extra cost the MTB and the Pick-Up Service from our Meeting Point in Catania to the Etna volcano.
Starting from Piano Vetore by MTB (approximately 1.750 mt) we will cross an easy dirt road called Pista Altomontana towards Galvarina hut (approximately 1.850 mt), where we will make the first of the various stops. Subsequently we will travel along a characteristic Etnean descent, full of long, sandy and fast hairpin bends, immersed in old and characteristic lava valleys towards Monte Arso, where we will make a short stop for admiring the landscape. Once we have set off again, we will continue cycling towards Case Zampini, where we will stop for a packed lunch (not provided by the ORG). After the lunch we will set off again along a trail full of lava sand and challenging climbs, expertly interspersed with fast and fun trails. Tested your physical technical skills, we will finish the MTB tour at the starting point of Piano Vetore.
Length: 32 km
Total altitude difference: 2060
Path: Very Challenging (technically and physically), 100% Off Road
Period: All year round depending on the snow on the paths
- Pick-up service from our Meeting Point in Catania
- Certified MTB guide
- Muscle MTB (FLAT pedals)
- Helmet, backpack, windbreaker
- Bottle of water (500ml)
- Energy drink (500ml)
- Cereal snacks
- RC insurance coverage
- E-MTB (pedal assisted bike)
- MTB-SPD pedals (only on request)
- Packed lunch
- Pick-up/shuttle service from your Hotel or B&B
For other extra services or customizations, please contact us.
We recommend: Technical/sports clothing suitable for Mountain Bike riding, trekking/tennis shoes, gloves, sunglasses or cycling glasses, sun cream (summer period).
In the summer period we recommend bringing additional water (at least 1 liter), snacks or fruit.
Discount of €5.00 per person, with a minimum of 2 participants, applicable exclusively to online bookings (via email or WhatsApp) at least 30 days in advance of the date chosen for the tour.
Not included: Everything that is not specified under “Included in the price”