Sunset e-bike ride with Sicilian dinner on Mount Etna

Level of difficulty:
Duration:
4 hours
Starting from
€119
€115
Guided
€99
€95
Self-guided

Experience the magic of a sunset e-bike ride on and around Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, ending with a delicious Sicilian dinner in a mountain refuge with local dishes and a good glass of wine!

Guided
Bike tour with our qualified ITA/ENG guides, to get the best of your mountain bike experience. Costs are per person based on a minimum of 4 people per group, in two double rooms when included.
Self-guided
Independent, free to take your time and enjoy the bike experience at a pace that suits you. Follow an accurate GPS track to discover the delights of your bike ride. Costs are per person based on a minimum of 4 people per group, in two double rooms when included.
Description

Experience the magic of a sunset e-bike ride on and around Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, ending with a delicious Sicilian dinner in a mountain refuge with local dishes and a good glass of wine!

We’ll start our ride on the southern slopes of the volcano, at Piano Vetore, and then ride along the famous Pista Altomontana (high mountain track) passing lava rock mountain huts, to reach the northern side.  We’ll cross old lava fields which give you an idea of the destructive force of the volcano. Volcanic ash characterizes the landscape, while the mountain track surface and old lava flows will put both riders and their bikes to the test. We’ll be able to admire and ride over more recent lava flows, coming into close contact with “Mungibeddu” (Etna’s nickname in Sicilian) and its rich wild flora and fauna.

We will ride through the oldest and most splendid pine tree woods on Etna before finishing at a mountain refuge chalet where we will have dinner based on typical Sicilian dishes and local wine, a well-deserved reward after a wonderful day. After dinner, transfer back to the base point.

 

 

Extra Info

Time: 3-4  hours + dinner

Distance: 35km

Level: Medium

Meeting place:  Corso Italia 11/a, Milo, Province of Catania.

Season:May – October

Price includes the following:

  • Qualified MTB guide (Italian and English)*
  • GPS device with GPS track to follow **
  • E-MTB rental (professional 29″ or 27.5″ aluminium frame bikes with hydraulic disk brakes, tubeless wheelset, Yamaha motor, Shimano groupset etc.)
  • Bike accessories (helmet, repair kit etc.)
  • Sicilian dinner with 2 main courses, dessert and local wine
  • Transfers from Milo to excursion starting point

What to wear and bring with you:

A small backpack/rucksack for your personal items (you can leave this in the van if you don’t want to take it with you during the excursion).

Comfortable clothes suitable for biking

A change of clothes in case it rains

Closed shoes e.g. trainers or biking shoes (no flip-flops or sandals)

Sunglasses & sun cream

A camera or smartphone if you want to take photos

A spirit of fun and adventure

 

* For guided tours

** For self-guided tours

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