Etna Motorbike Tour

Half Day

140EUR

Description

I Step: On board your motorbikes you will follow the guide during the path that develops along the ancient chestnut forest of Tarderia and the castings of 1792. Here our naturalistic guide gives an explanation of the volcanic apparatus of Etna and illustrates the differences between the various types of volcanoes in the world. Continue to Monte Pomiciaro where you can admire the majesty of the Valle del Bove, a natural balcony from which to be captivated and enchanted by the magnetism that emanates the Volcano.
II Step: Returning aboard the motorcycles proceed in the direction of one of Etna's most famous lava flow caves, 'la Grotta Cassone', here, as only in Iceland, you are captivated by the charm that a dark and deep atrium emanates. . Equipped with helmets and torches we visit the lava tunnel.
III Step: We continue in the direction of Rifugio Sapienza (altitude 2000 m above sea level), here the landscape becomes lunar and the green woods of Etna leave room for the recent black castings (of 2002) and the lava desert. We make a first stop on the lava sand, where you can observe the latest plant manifestations such as the Astracalus and the Saponaria (succulents), and walk on the recent volcanic ash. In a few minutes we reach the Crateri Silvestri, a buttonhole formed by 5 mouths eruptive born in 1892, we make the perimeter of the craters from where you can admire the wonderful view of Catania and its gulf from 2000 m altitude s.l.m. Duration of trekking: 40 minutes, level: medium / easy.
IV Step: Relaxation in the equipped area. The emotions will be accompanied by our typical Sicilian aperitif: bread 'cunsatu' (home made bread with fresh pomdoro, cheese first salt and olives) and red or white wine of Etna.
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Prices

Meeting point in the town of Trecastagni, prices for motorcycles:

  • from € 140, minimum 2 bikes.

The fee includes R.C insurance. for each participant.

Naturalistic guide FederEscursionismo with own bike, BMW GS 1200 Adventure.

The fee does NOT include the bike you use. You have to have your own bike.

Info tour

Excursion suitable for motorcyclists who want to discover Mount Etna on their bikes.
Our guide, Fabrizio, will accompany you with his motorbike, BMW GS 1200 Adventure, to discover the most beautiful places of Etna.

Useful info

People: Specialized and passionate guides (geologist and naturists).
Languages: Italian and English (on demand Spanish and French)
Requirements: Advise against they are not in good health in special way with cardio-respiratory problems
Variations: in not good weather condition or not favourable organization the guide could choice to change something on the itinerary

Required equipment

  • Trekking shoes (sneakers in Summer time)

  • Clothing according to the season and the temperature range of 15° C.

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