Mountain Bike tour in The Alcantara Valley
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Mountain Bike Alcantara Gorge

  • Cycle through the old railway;
  • See The Alcantara valley;
  • Walking tour of a Mountain Village;
  • Visit the Alcantara Gorge;

Alcantara Gorge Trail

This Mountain Bike Alcantara Gorges excursion, 20 kilometers long that starts from the slopes of Mount Etna and goes down to the Alcantara river home to the famous Canyon has been thought and designed for families or for those who want to cycle shorter distances but still enjoy a variety of landscapes. Along the route, you will see the lower flanks of Mount Etna, hilltop villages like Castiglione di Sicilia, the river Alcantara, and the old railway that winds between Linguaglossa and the Alcantara valley. Along with this Alcantara Mtb excursion, We'll get to see breathtaking landscapes ranging from mountain vegetation to the Mediterranean citrus plantations and picturesque valleys, away from crowded tourist routes. The excursion includes a guided walking tour of Castiglione di Sicilia. 

The cost of the excursion includes water, fruit, bike, helmet, and transport.

Escursion Details

Stage one: Our excursion will start at 700 meters above sea level at the gates of Linguaglossa. From here we will move downhill for few kilometers before heading to the bike path that crosses an old railway, the first two kilometers will be uphill the rest of the track is flat, we'll cycle through a series of tunnels. After five kilometers we will arrive in the hillside village of Castiglione di Sicilia that we'll visit with a walking tour.

Stage two: From Castiglione di Sicilia we'll cycle downhill along a beautiful country lane surrounded by hazel-nuts and oaks trees, there will be time to stop by an old Byzantine church before enjoying six km of a country lane and small easy stretches of muddy off-road trails to the Alcantara Gorges. Here there will be time to stop for a swim and a river walk inside the Alcantara gorge Canyon.

We use MTB Trek 29". On request We can hire Electric Mtb

Useful information

  • Pick up time 9 a.m.
  • Tour last: 5 h
  • Cycling time: 3 h.
  • Elevation: 700Mt.
  • Positive gain: 250Mt.
  • Lenght: 20 km
  • Level: Easy
  • Off-Road: 20%
  • Paved road:80%

What's Include

  • Pick up service
  • Mountain bike
  • Helmet
  • Guide
  • Water

What to Bring

  • Sneakers
  • Spare t-shirt
  • Rucksack

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€59,00Kids up to 12 years old €45

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