Excursion Cycling to the top + Altomontana

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01/01 to 31/12 - Every day
Description

The dirt path starts from Rifugio Sapienza hotel (1900 m above the sea level) at 10:30 AM, it takes place between ancient craters and recent lava flows.

Once you reach the upper point, you can admire an extraordinary view: the summit craters of Etna, the Ionian Sea and the Valle del Bove.

The descent will take place along a sandy track down to 1700 m a.s.l., where our guide will take you to the first stage of the Altomontana circuit.

Visiting Etna on a mountain bike is a unique experience that will give you the chance to see uncontaminated landscapes, among lava flow rocks and old craters, passing through oaks and pine trees woods.

 

 

Recommended equipment
  • Sport shoes
  • Water
  • Fruit or protein snack

Bike

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


Tour program (6 hours)

  • 1

    Meeting point

    Departure from hotel/restaurant Rifugio Sapienza at 10:30 AM

  • 2

    Climb

    E-bike route up to 2,500 m a.s.l.

  • 3

    Overlook

    Path to the Bove Valley and panoramic view

  • 4

    Descent

    Descent by e-bike to 1,700 m a.s.l.

  • 5

    Altomontana circuit

    The second path will start from Piano Vetore 1,700 m asl

  • 6

    Stops

    Stop at Galvarina and Poggio la caccia shelters

  • 7

    Lava flow cave

    Visit of the cave of Monte Nunziata

  • 8

    Return

    At the initial meeting place

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/01 to 31/12 100.00 € : 12+ 95 € : 12+

The price includes

  • Certified MTB guide
  • Full suspended e-Bike (150 mm)
  • helmet rental

SPD  pedals on request.

The price does not include

All that is not specified under “the cost includes”

 

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