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Mountain bike adventure on the banks of the Simeto

Mountain bike tour with an authorised guide on the banks of the Simeto river. Pick-up and mountain bike rental included. Request to Book
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • ITA - EN
  • Min: 1 Person
Offers details

Mountain bike lovers, are you ready to zoom around the trails and dirt roads that run along the Simeto, the most important river of Sicily? The Simeto, approximately 110 km long, is the natural habitat of hundreds of marine and land species and has as its backdrop the picturesque landscape of Mount Etna.

You can choose between 2 different trails.

Simeto oasis trail - Half Day
Trail length: approximately 20 km.
Elevation: 100 m.
You will be on the discovery of the Simeto river, following its bank by mountain bike. The largest of the Sicilian rivers, it has a catchment area of 4000 square kilometres, including the provinces of Catania, Enna and Messina. A tour for everyone, since it is almost completely flat, making it also suitable for families.

On the banks of the Simeto - Full Day
Trail length: approximately 50 km.
Elevation: 700 m.
On this more challenging trail you will climb the embankment of the Simeto river, on a simple dirt road that will take you from the hills to the castle of Baroness Poira, now ruins, located near Pietra Lunga, where you will stop for a picnic lunch. After the packed lunch you will set off on a typical mule trail, characterised by cobblestones and slabs reminiscent of the Dolomites, before finishing back on the banks of the river.

Pick-up: included from your accommodation in Catania.
Mountain bike rental, helmet: included.

Included

Half-day or full day tour as described with an authorised guide.
Pick up from Catania.
RC insurance.
Helmet.
Mountain bike rental.

Not included

Packed lunch.
Everything that is not specified in the "include".

Equipment

Autumn/Winter: trainers, jacket, sports clothing.
Spring/Summer: trainers, shorts and T-shirt.

How to reach us

Pick-up: from your accommodation in Catania, Taormina and Alcantara Valleys.

Booking terms and conditions

In order to place the booking it is necessary to pay in advance the full 100%.

Terms of use

In the case of adverse weather conditions that do not allow the carrying out of the tour, you will be able to arrange a new date directly with the organizer. If you cannot find another suitable date you will be refunded the amount paid.

Cancellation policy

In the case of withdrawal 20% of the amount paid at the time of booking will be retained by us as a cancellation fee.

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