Excursion Etna Cycling to the Top + gravity

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01/04 to 30/12 - Every day


The tour starts from Rifugio Sapienza (1.900 m above the sea level) at 10:30 AM, please reach the meeting point 30 minutes before. It is a dirt path for a total height difference of about 1200 meters, between ancient craters and recent lava flows.

Once you reach the higher point allowed with our guides, you can admire an extraordinary panorama: the summit craters of Etna, the Ionian Sea and the Valle del Bove.

The descent will take place along a sandy and exciting track, it will continue with multiple single-trails to an altitude of 800m in the town of Nicolosi.

Mechanized ascent to the meeting point.

From November to March bike excursions can be made exclusively privately, on request, and may not be available for weather reasons.

Level: Difficult

Skill: previous experience in enduro routes



Recommended equipment

Tennis shoes / Water / Fruit or protein snack


Nature tours, suitable for those who want to be in close contact with the environment.


Tour for those who want to discover the cultural and natural beauties by bike.

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/04 to 30/12 150.00 € : 13+ 145 € : 13+

The price includes

  • Transfer one way to the meeting point 
  • Certified MTB guide 
  • e-Bike full suspended (>150mm) and helmet rental

SPD  pedals on request.

The price does not include

  • Hotel pick-up (on request) 
  • All that is not specified under “the cost includes”


Tour program (6 hours)

  • 1

    Meeting point

    Departure from hotel/restaurant Rifugio Sapienza at 10:00

  • 2


    E-bike route up to 2,500 m

  • 3

    Arrival at an altitude of 2,900 m

    E-bike route to Torre del Filosofo

  • 4

    Panoramic viewpoint

    A path towards the Valle del Bove and panoramic view

  • 5

    Gravity descent

    On mixed grounds, to 800 meters

  • 6


    The tour will end at the initial meeting place

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