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From Nicolosi: Mount Etna Quad Volcano Tour

1. From Nicolosi: Mount Etna Quad Volcano Tour

Explore the beautiful forest and lava flows surrounding the famous volcano, Mount Etna. Enjoy a guided adventure from Nicolosi, and ride quad bikes through forests, over old lava flows and an eruptive fracture. Travel through Etna's famous "broom trees" only found in Sicily. Descend along lava flow channels and ride on the basin of a dried torrent. See various volcanic features and evidence of past eruptions while on the tour, see explosive craters, and visit a lava flow cave with the tour leader. Return to the tour's starting point at the end of n exciting 2-hour quad bike tour of Etna.

Mount Etna Mountain E-Bike Enduro Tour

2. Mount Etna Mountain E-Bike Enduro Tour

When you arrive at the start point of your mountain bike trail, get kitted out with all the necessary equipment and your professional mountain e-bike.  Ride on a mixture of fun country trails with terrains ranging from volcanic sand to lava rocks. Listen to your certified mountain bike guide who will advise the most suitable route for you and explain the peculiarities of the trail. All guides are local, energetic and passionate about this sport, so they will be able to convey to you their passion and knowledge about this wonderful region.

Catania: Full Circuit of Etna in MTB

3. Catania: Full Circuit of Etna in MTB

Circumnavigate Mount Etna through the Altomontano trail, which has the following features: Difficulty: Difficult Total distance: 80.84 km Difference in height uphill: 963 m Difference in height downhill: 2.828 m Duration: about 6h During the tour you will pass through lava flows, both recent and ancient ones, which alternate to oak and pine tree woods. You will also stop to see some very interesting lava flow caves. At the end of the tour you will return to the starting place. The montain bikes and helmet rent are included in the tour.

Nicolosi: Mt. Etna Guided Quad Tour Adventure

4. Nicolosi: Mt. Etna Guided Quad Tour Adventure

You will have the opportunity to ride a quad for the whole itinerary, and every quad can accommodate up to two people, who will be responsible for their vehicle. During the journey we will cross an eruptive fracture, admire explosive craters and visit a lava flow cave. We will visit some of the typical buildings of the area, similar to the Sardinian nuraghi or the Puglian trulli. Continuing along the route, we will cross the Etna broom tree forest, descend along the lava flow channels, passing between lunar landscapes and green dagale, until the end of the lava tour. Following the basin of a dried torrent, we will cross a forest of Etna pines, from which the landscape will be characterized by the alternation of lava and forests until the return to the starting point.

Mount Etna: Guided Mountain Bike Tour

5. Mount Etna: Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Once you arrive, with the help of our guide, you can choose the route that best suits you! From downhill, to the descents of lava sand, single trail in the woods, free-ride and enduro trails, up to walks of varying difficulty. Starting from Rifugio Sapienza, in the south side of Etna, you will begin your journey through lonely and scenic trails, landscapes of pure Sicilian nature, caves of lava flow, passing through forests of oak, pine, birch and beech trees.  You will go through the most secret and suggestive places of our island, and you will be enchanted by the power and beauty of this volcano. All this, concentrated in a unique and unmissable experience by mountain bike, which will allow you to spend three unforgettable hours in contact with nature, discovering the highest active volcano in Europe.

Nicolosi: Mountain E-Bike Tour from Etna Sud to Etna Nord

6. Nicolosi: Mountain E-Bike Tour from Etna Sud to Etna Nord

Spend a day discovering the most active volcano in Europe by e-bike during a guided tour. Explore the many different landscapes of Mount Etna on a bike ride along a high-altitude mountain trail. Take in lava flows, woods, and lava flow caves. Marvel at the power of nature and volcanoes. After meeting your guide, receive your helmet and bike. Then, get on your bike and follow your guide along a mountain bike trail at an altitude of 1,600 m. Circle the volcano, crossing in lava flows and larch pine, beech, and oak woods. Take in a variety of different landscapes as you ride. Continue pedaling while enjoying the power provided by the electric bike. Visit caves created by lava flows from Mount Etna's eruptions and take in characteristic shelters. Complete your trip having gotten to take in the scenery of Etna to the fullest in the fresh air.

From Linguaglossa: Mount Etna E-Bike Rivers of Rock Tour

7. From Linguaglossa: Mount Etna E-Bike Rivers of Rock Tour

Enjoy an e-bike cycling tour through the volcanic formations on and around Mount Etna, and learn more about the volcanic history and spirit of the area while admiring beautiful views of the surrounding area and exploring with a guide on this day trip. Reach the highlight of the trip at the "Cave of Raspberries" and learn how it was formed. Begin the tour by departing from Linguaglossa, and heading toward the famous volcano. Pedal along immense lava fields and learn about past eruptions. Travel through ancient woods, over old volcanic craters, and through lava flow caves. Learn about the area's volcanic history from the guide while exploring the mountain's many volcanic features. Continue biking to reach the "Cave of Raspberries" located in the middle of a vast lava field, and the highlight of the trip. Learn how it was formed by an eruption that lasted ten years, from 1614 to 1624. Admire the various volcanic morphologies formed by the enormous quantity of magma produced during the eruption. Descend the mountain and return to the meeting point in Linguaglossa.

Nicolosi: Mountain E-bike Mount Etna Summit Craters Tour

8. Nicolosi: Mountain E-bike Mount Etna Summit Craters Tour

Climb the north side of the highest active volcano in Europe on an e-bike with an experienced mountain bike guide. Follow a challenging itinerary through Etna's volcanic landscape, taking in the summit craters and side craters from the 2002 eruption. Experience the volcano far from other tourists. Meet your tour guide in Piano Provenzana, a tourist resort destroyed by the October 2002 eruption. After fitting your helmet, climb on your e-bike and start the ascent. Ride up to the volcanological observatory of Pizzi Deneri at an altitude of 2,800 m through the striking volcanic landscapes. Reach a peak altitude of 3,330 m at the summit craters before heading back down the volcano to visit side craters created by the 2002 eruption. Marvel at the power of nature in scenery unspoiled by crowds of tourists. Return to the meeting point where you will say goodbye to your bike and guide.

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What people are saying about Nicolosi

Guide (Elio) was excellent! The Enduro mountain bike ride is more for +intermediate-advanced mt bike riders! Winds at top of volcano are intense! But had a blast!

Very beautiful and fun. It has started to rain a lot, but it makes everything even more beautiful. I recommend it!

Unique experience on the edge of the volcano, the guides were very kind and caring.

It was a great tour and the tour guide was also very kind!