The best way to experience Sicily
The Grand Tour, Etna and Alcantara Tour by Quad, from the gorges up to 2k meters on mount Etna!
WHY CHOOSE IT
It's one of the best experience in Sicily and the only quad adventure that allows you to see Etna and Alcantara in one day;
The amazing Alcantara Gorges;
Pure fun driving 4x4 quad bikes;
Crossing streams and little rivers;
Caving session to visit a volcanic cave;
Spectacular trail up to 2000 meters on mount Etna among lava deserts and breathtaking sea views;
Forests, rivers, caves ... and a lots of nature.
Sport Level : Everybody welcome
Minimum Quad to Book : Just 1
Duration : 4/5 hours
Languages : Italian, English,
Opening Seasons : All year
Available : Daily
Starting Time : Morning 9.00am; Afternoon 2.30pm
Minimum Age : 5 years old
Recommended Clothes : Sportswear suitable with the season and closed shoes
Food & Water : Water and snacks or lunch box (not included).
The Etna and Alcantara Quad Tour is one of the most appreciated and amazing off-road adventures in Sicily, and will allow you to see Mount Etna and Alcantara gorges in a unique and exciting roundtrip.
After a short briefing, during which the guide will explain how to drive a quad, we will start going towards the Alcantara gorges. Will stop on a terrace from which you can admire the spectacular volcanic canyon.
The tour go on along paths surrounded by vineyards until to the village of Castiglione di Sicilia, it's a pretty medieval town in the list of the most beautiful villages in Italy. From here, we will ascend from 450 meters a.s.l up to 2000 meters a.s.l. driving thorugh forests, lava fields and many different landscapes. Before reaching one of the biggest lava flows of mount Etna, we will stop for the exploration of a volcanic cave. Then passing by a massive lava flow we will enjoy of some beautiful panoramic sea views.
Before to get back, we will see how the power of lava destroy everything along its flowing visiting the rests of a big hotel. We will take the back trail along the forest to meet one of the oldest tree of Etna.
WHO CAN DRIVE A QUAD BIKE?
To drive a quad bike it's enough the standard driver licence used in all part of the world. The minors aged with driver license can't carry passangers.
A quad can carry 2 people, the price is refers to the rental of a quad for 2 people.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Rental of a quad for two people
Helmet + Hygienic cap
HOW TO REACH US WITH PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The Alcantara Gorges can be reached by bus from the Taormina bus station in Piazza Luigi Pirandello, or from the Taormina/Giardini Naxos train station *. From these two points it is possible to reach the Gorges with the Interbus public transport. Our starting point is located inside the parking area of the Alcantara Gorge a few meters away from the bus stop.
* You can reach Taormina/Giardini Naxos train station by train from: Siracusa, Catania, Palermo and from many other locations
HOW IT WORKS
Send a booking request
Book and wait for the definitive confirmation. Until our confirmation, the payment will only be pre-authorized.
Will get an answer in 60 minutes
Only after confirmation the deposit will be paid out.
Check your email for confirmation and instructions
After confirmation you will receive an email containing all the instructions to partecipate at the activity, including the number of the person in charge on site. If you can't find the email, check your Spam folder.