Etna quad tour from Alcantara (5 hours)
Are you in the Alcantara Valley area and want to take a quad bike tour to visit Mount Etna? Then choose this quad tour that starts nearby the Gole dell’Alcantara and takes you up to an altitude of 1850 meters on volcano Etna, at Piano Provenzana.
Itinerary Etna quad tour from Alcantara
The quad tour starts from Alcantara and takes about 5 hours. During the tour, you ride on both asphalt and dirt roads and nature trails. To then arrive at an altitude of 1850 meters at Piano Provenzana – Etna Nord.
From the starting point near the Alcantara Gorges, we head towards Castiglione di Sicilia. Then from there we continue in the direction of Linguaglossa, crossing the bike path from where you can admire Etna’s farthest crater; the Vulcanetto di Moio Alcantara.
We then climb and pass by numerous lava flows, cross the Ragabo pine forest and visit the Corruccio Cave. Before we arrive at Piano Provenzana, at an altitude of 1850 meters to admire the lava from the last eruption in 2002. After a stop at Piano Provenzana we descend to the starting point.
Etna quad bike excursion price from Alcantara 5 hours
Price Etna quad tour from Alcantara
The 5-hour Etna quad tour from Alcantara costs € 150,00 per quad. There can go 2 persons on 1 quad.
You can pay on the day of the excursion, directly to the guide. We do not ask for any payment in advance. Since we work on trust. We trust you to show up after you book, and you trust us to have a quad ready after you book!
✓ 5-hour Etna quad tour from Alcantara
✓ Visit Corruccio Cave
✓ Stop at Piano Provenzana 1850m
✓ Guide assistance
✓ Use of helmet
X Drinks and food
X Tipping for driving (not mandatory)
Terms and conditions Etna quad tour from Alcantara
If you have never ridden an ATV (quad), it is not a problem. Before departure, we will explain how the quad bike works. Important is that you have a driver’s license and some sense of adventure.
- The route is suitable for beginners
- Not suitable for pregnant women
- Not suitable for children under 5 years old
Schedule and availability
The Etna quad tour from Alcantara is available daily by reservation, even in winter with snow! The excursion takes about 5 hours. During the winter period, there is only a morning departure around 09:00 am. In summer we do multiple departures, even during the day.
It is necessary to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour. The duration of the tour is about 5 hours in total.
Please specify in your reservation request the preferred time you would like to come for the ATV excursion to Etna, starting from Alcantara.
Requirements Etna quad tour from Alcantara
It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes. It is necessary to wear closed shoes, such as sports shoes. You are not allowed to ride the quad bike with flip-flops. Always bring a jacket with you, because it may get colder in the forest and on Mount Etna! Also we recommend that you bring goggles (sunglasses) for driving.
Food and drinks
No food or drinks are included. So bring a bottle of water if you want to have a drink during or after the tour. Or you can buy something in one of the bars in Piano Provenzana.
Quad tour restrictions
This tour is not recommended for:
- Pregnant women
- Children from 0 to 5 years old
- People with back problems
- Book in advance!
Please note: This excursion fills up very quickly and has limited quads, so be sure to book early!
Guides and languages
The tour is led by experienced guides. They speak Italian and English and during the tour they will tell you about the Etna volcano, its eruptions and the surrounding area.
The tour is conducted with Polaris and/or 4×4 CF quads. These are automatic quads. The organization also provide a helmet and hairnet. Tours are conducted with respect for nature and with maximum safety. Also consider that you are driving in a Nature Park.
Languages spoken by guides