Excursion Cycling to the top + Altomontana

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01/04 to 30/12 - Every day

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, please reach the meeting point 30 minutes before,.

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


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 10:00 AM

  • 2


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

  • 3


    Path to the Bove Valley and panoramic view

  • 4


    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


    Stop at Galvarina and Poggio la caccia shelters

  • 7

    Lava flow cave

    Visit of the cave of Monte Nunziata

  • 8


    At the initial meeting place

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/04 to 30/12 100.00 € : 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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