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The Etna bike tour is one of our most adventurous and fun Sicily day tours from Messina port. If you are a sporty person and you love open-air activities, you cannot miss Sicily bike tours and test yourself with a bike ride on the highest active volcano in Europe. During this activity you can use mountain-bikes but if you are not well-trained you can choose one of the many e-bikes available. Do not forget to bring your camera so you can capture unique views of the strong and powerful landscape of Mount Etna, while you run in the middle of cold and fertile lava flows created by various past eruptions. During the tour you will be accompanied by a professional Mount Etna guide who will show you the main characteristics of the landscapes, the valleys and the mountains in the distance. After this Sicily bike tour you will be rewarded with a tasting of delicious and locally produced Sicilian food.
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We believe the boundaries are made to be broken and we have the desire to lead all our guest to the discovery of our destinations.
Our minivan enabled for people with special needs, equipped with a lifting platform will facilitate the visit of important landmarks enjoying wonderful landscapes and views and learning about their past.
Discover Messina Sicily thinks that your time is valuable. Our attentive staff is here to help and guide you at any moment and through all the stages of your experience in Sicily: before, during and after your journey, hoping to see you back in our land in the near future.
With us, local and professional tour guides you will be able to experience and understand Sicily from a different perspective, with small-medium groups of visitors and getting answers and curiosities that only an insider can provide. So, what to expect from this experience?
The Etna bike tour starts from Messina Cruise Port or from Travel Agency Discover Messina Sicily, located in the city center of Messina. On request, departure from your accommodation located in Messina area
On your way from Messina to Mount Etna the tour guide will provide information about the history of Sicily and of the city of Messina. During the journey along the motorway you will enjoy the opportunity to admire the Ionian coast, citrus trees, and the typical Sicilian vegetation.
Once arrived on Mount Etna the departing point of the Etna bike trial is the Chalet “Cland dei ragazzi” at 1900 mt above sea level, where you will receive the instructions and the equipment (bike and helmet) to start the adventure. After having spent about 3 hours exploring lava flows and the incredible lunar landscape, the excursion will end at the Chalet, where you will taste the delicious Sicilian food, such as arancini, cheese, salami and Etna wine, all of them locally produced.
The Etna bike tour will end to the starting point. We share a goodbye, hoping to meet our guests back in Sicily soon
To live in the best way possible your experience in Sicily purchase the DISCOVER MESSINA SICILY kit. Beside the gadgets you will have also our backpack for your tour and also a hat that will protect you from the sun.
Book now and you will receive it at the moment of your tour departure.
The distance between Messina and Mt Etna is 75 km and the driving time is almost 80 minutes.
This tour is shared. There is the possibility of purchasing a private tour with the payment of an extra fee.
For further information check the Private Tours page.
The free time included in this tour is almost 1 hour.
Yes. This tour includes food and wine
No, during this tour we will reach an area situated at 1800 meters only.