Etna Bike Challenge

A biking experience from the blue Med in Cefalù to the volcano across Sicily's wild mountain ranges

An adventure for gravel bikes and mountain bikes along the Madonie and Nebrodi mountain ranges in north Sicily. Experience the wild side of Sicily on a biking trip from the seaside town of Cefalù along rural roads and beautiful trails to the majestic Mount Etna and the Baroque city of Catania on the foothils of the volcano.

A Bike Tour from Cefalù to Mount Etna on beautiful trails

A Fun Biking Experience on Sicily's Biggest Mountain Ranges

A cycling adventure in Sicily across the island’s most beautiful mountain ranges and Mt Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano for avid mountain bikers and gravel bike enthusiasts! Uncover Sicily’s wild side on the Madonie Mountains with its charming stone villages and spectacular views from the Dorsale dei Nebrodi ridge trail on a week-long bike tour with a unique climb on Mt Etna! Expect fun rides on black lava trails and quiet back roads and awe-inspiring views galore. 

  • Duration:

    6 nights - 7 days

  • group size:

    1 - 10

  • best Period:

    March - October

  • distance:

    236 km

  • Max elevation:

    1,940 m

  • total elevation gain:

    7,000 m

  • bike type

    Gravel / Mountain bike

Adventure Pack

from € 250 per person

 

Get all you need for your independent Etna Bike Challenge in Sicily: 

the best rental bike and all travel information on our app, recommended hotels and route descriptions with offline turn-by-turn navigation included!

Inclusions

– mountain bike  (Specialized or Trek)

– gravel bike (Trek or Specialized)

– helmet

– pedals (SPD, SPD SL, Look, flat) 

– tyre repair set & spare tube

– pump

– bike lock

– multi-tool

– water bottle

– bikepacking saddle bag or

– waterproof panniers (Ortlieb or Vaude)

– rear rack (Specialized or Bontrager)

– smartphone holder for the handlebar

– phone / WhatsApp assistance

– tour description with a list of recommended hotels and B&Bs which you can book on your own

– cycling app with offline maps and turn-by-turn navigation

Extras

– electric mountain bike (Giant or Brinke) extra € 25 per day 

– electric gravel bike (Orbea) extra € 25 per day

– delivery or collection outside of Palermo, Cefalù and Catania

– bike shuttle to/from the airport

Self-Guided Tour

from € 790 per person

 

Book a self-guided cycling vacation in Sicily with bike rental, luggage transfers, pre-booked hotels and follow the route via our app with offline turn-by-turn navigation. The best option for couples and groups of friends.

Inclusions

– mountain bike  (Specialized or Trek)

– gravel bike (Trek or Specialized)

– helmet

– pedals (SPD, SPD SL, Look, flat) 

– tyre repair set & spare tube

– pump

– bike lock

– multi-tool

– water bottle

– bikepacking saddle bag or

– waterproof panniers (Ortlieb or Vaude)

– rear rack (Specialized or Bontrager)

– smartphone holder for the handlebar

The services outlined below may vary at any time. Please contact us for the detailed and up to date tour programme.

 

– 6 nights in 3-4* hotels (twin share)

– city taxes

– all breakfasts

– luggage transfers between the hotels

– bike rental 

– accessories 

– phone/WhatsApp assistance

– medical/luggage insurance 

– comprehensive travel info pack 

– transfers as per tour programme

Extras

– electric mountain bike (Giant or Brinke) extra € 20 per day 

– electric gravel bike (Orbea) extra € 20 per day

Guided Tour

from € 1,890 per person

 

Book a fully supported guided bike tour and enjoy a hassle free cycling holiday on the Etna Bike Challenge in Sicily with our experienced local bike guides!

We arrange private custom tours for couples or groups of friends.

Inclusions

– mountain bike  (Specialized or Trek)

– gravel bike (Trek or Specialized)

– helmet

The services outlined below may vary at any time. Please contact us for the detailed and up to date tour programme.

 

– 6 nights in 3-4* hotels (twin share)

– city taxes

– all breakfasts

– light lunches & snacks

– luggage transfers between the hotels

– bike rental 

– accessories 

– English speaking trip leader

– phone/WhatsApp assistance

– medical/luggage insurance 

– comprehensive travel info pack 

– support van

– transfers as per tour programme

– tyre repair set & spare tube

– pump

– bike lock

– multi-tool

– water bottles

– waterproof panniers (Ortlieb or Vaude)

– rear rack (Specialized or Bontrager)

– smartphone holder for the handlebar

– 7 nights in 4* hotels (twin share)

– city taxes

– all breakfasts

– light lunches & snacks

– luggage transfers between the hotels

– bike rental (Trek, Specialized or Giant)

– accessories (1 small pannier/trunk bag + handlebar/phone bag, water bottles, helmet, tyre repair tools, spare tubes, pump and bike lock)

– English speaking trip leader

– phone/WhatsApp assistance

– medical/luggage insurance 

– comprehensive travel info pack 

– support van

– transfers as per tour programme

– airport transfers from/to Palermo – Catania

Extras

– electric mountain bike (Giant or Brinke) extra € 20 per day 

– electric gravel bike (Orbea) extra € 20 per day

Make an Enquiry

Contact

  • +393331358769
  • +390916190633
  • info@ciclabilisiciliane.com
  • Via Divisi 26 - Palermo, Italy

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