1. Italy
  2. Province of Catania
  3. Catania
  4. Mount Etna

Catania: Mount Etna Summit Cycling Tour

Product ID: 228160
Immerse yourself in a truly unforgettable experience and feel the rush of biking to the top of a volcano. With an expert guide and specialized equipment, ride to the top of Mount Etna and admire the vast natural landscape of this active volcano.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian

Pickup optional

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Marvel at the summit craters of Mount Etna
  • Ride up to the top of Mount Etna to the Volcanological Observatory at 2800 meters
  • Admire stunning panoramic views across the region from the top
Full description
Your cycling adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Catania and travels to the northern part of the volcano. Upon arrival, get kitted out with all the necessary biking equipment and then get ready for the ride of your life.

Follow your guide along a dirt path that journeys upwards, passing by vast ancient craters and fascinating lava flows. Along the way, admire the stark contrast of the volcano landscape that is unlike anything else on earth, and marvel at the views back down to the towns below.

Arrive at the Volcanological Observatory at an altitude of 2800 meters and regain your strength as you relax against a backdrop of panoramic views. Gaze upon the summit craters of Etna, the Ionian Sea and the Valle del Bove, as well as giving yourself a pat on the back for your achievement. After a while, behind the descent journey back down to Catania along a sandy and exciting track.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option selected)
  • Qualified mountain bike guide
  • Bike and equipment rental
  • SPD pedals on request
What’s Not Included
  • All that is not specified under “included”
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Look for “AMI bike” spot.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility