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Taormina or Giardini Naxos: Off-Road ATV Tour of Mount Etna

4.7 / 5

52 reviews

Activity provider: Sicilying S.R.L.

Taormina or Giardini Naxos: Off-Road ATV Tour of Mount Etna

Activity provider: Sicilying S.R.L.

From € 199 per group up to 2

Discover the untouched nature of Mount Etna on a thrilling ATV tour from Taormina or Giardini Naxos. Discover stunning lava flows, volcanic craters, and the magnificent Coruccio Cave.

About this activity

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Pickup optional
Pickup service is available from hotels and accommodation in the cities of Taormina, Naxos and, Letojanni.

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an off-road ATV adventure on Mount Etna
  • Discover the wine-making region of Castiglione di Sicilia
  • Admire lava flows formed during past eruptions
Full description

Enjoy the experience of riding on an ATV through the unique volcanic landscapes of Etna on this guided tour from Taormina or Giardini Naxos. Pass by some of the most stunning spots in the region like the Moio Alcantara crater and the alpine Piano Provenzana.  

Meet your guide and get set up with your well-maintained ATV gear. Set off from the Alcantara Gorges, following dirt tracks in the direction of Castiglione di Sicilia, famous for its winemaking. Stop to admire the breathtaking views of the valley.

Continue along the a bike trail to Linguaglossa, where you can see the little volcano of Moio Alcantara which is Etna's farthest crater from the epicenter. Pass by lava flows formed during numerous eruptions. 

Climb to Piano Provenzana at an altitude of 1,850 meters for stunning views of the island. Return to your meeting point at the end of your ATV tour. 

Includes
  • Quad bike hire
  • Expert guide
  • Insurance
  • Pick-up service (if selected)
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at the parking area of Alcantara Quad.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Driver's license
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes

Know before you go

  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and older
  • Drivers must present a B or A1 driving license
  • Each ATV carries up to two people
  • Please remember to bring your driving license, as well as a change of clothes, as you can go swimming during the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 52 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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This tour was the highlight of our trip! It was so well organized and our guide, Joseph, was very kind and knowledgeable. The ATVs are very easy to ride and and the whole journey was full of beautiful sights and scenery. I highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for an exciting way to tour Mount Etna!! Also, our guide picked us up and dropped us off right at our hotel which was extremely convenient!

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October 10, 2022

It was really great, the tour was really well planned. The team is young, nice and really enjoys the job. We can recommend the tour 100%. In any case, choose a date with "good weather guarantee". Unfortunately, we had a storm halfway through the route with hail etc. but when we were completely wet it didn't matter and it was still cool. You can even have fun as a passenger.

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August 23, 2022

Super good activity! Remember a backpack and water. Note, in our case the meeting place was not the one stated on GetYourGuide. We had to call a number on one of the brochures that was on the table by the pavilion and then had to drive to a new place (luckily we had a car) about 5 minutes The guides were really nice and spoke good English. The route is long and you get REALLY dirty. REMEMBER a change of clothes and water to rinse off with. We didn't get the opportunity to bathe, otherwise it would have made it a little easier to get rid of the dust. In addition, of course, you must also remember plenty of sunscreen

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July 26, 2022

Product ID: 104015