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2023-03-13 16:44
There are paintings in memory of this event which, due to its violence and spectacularity, at the end of the 18th century, really made one think of the Apocalypse. While in France the new vi… Read More
2023-03-05 19:10
The people of Acireale solemnly call it “the” Timpa. But to be exact this escarpment that flows into the sea is part of a system of different “timpas”, that is &ldquo&hell…Read More
2023-02-27 14:20
The eruption of 252 AD remained famous in the Sicilian history because it is linked to the very first miracle of St. Agatha. The young Catania martyr girl, in fact, had died only the previou… Read More
2023-02-12 17:44
The coldest season on Mount Etna has always been January and February. In these two months, temperatures are usually lower than the average. Sometimes in exceptional cases the cold wave exte… Read More
2023-02-06 10:30
The Mardi-Gras Carnival all around Mount Etna, as well as almost everywhere in Italy, dates back to the medieval Spanish tradition. That is, it granted three days of celebration without rule… Read More
2023-01-30 11:00
It was a hundred and twenty-two days of apocalypse on earth. And the chronicles handed down from father to son still speak of it as one of the greatest eruptions ever recorded in the modern… Read More
2023-01-23 10:48
Over the centuries, the territory of Mount Etna has unfortunately lost almost every trace of Arab domination. A not very long historical period (it lasted about two centuries) which left won… Read More
2023-01-01 20:56
Will it be a spectacular year like 2021? Or a year of relative calm, as was the “old” 2022?Mount Etna is always unpredictable and always ready to surprise and deny forecasts. But… Read More
2022-12-19 09:03
Mount Etna is a volcano in constant transformation. It has changed its face dozens of times over the millennia and still does. Volcanologists have identified a constant mutation in the &ldqu&hell…Read More
2022-11-28 19:26
When Mount Etna is erupting and you are looking for a spectacular place to take pictures – even comfortably, while enjoying a coffee or the cool of the evening – go to Trecastagn… Read More
2022-11-27 18:57
Photo Credits – Fabrizio Zuccarello – Nov 27, 2022 After an intense day of bad weather, the clouds part in the evening revealing a surprise that the Etna volcano has given to its… Read More
2022-10-30 16:34
If you love the new fashion of terror, Halloween, which fits perfectly with some local traditions – such as the Day of the Dead Souls – you can celebrate fear and mystery even on… Read More
2022-10-24 16:36
On October 29th, 2022, a good slice of the towns on the eastern side of Etna will remember the twentieth anniversary of an event that few others in Italy will remember. That same day, in 200… Read More
2022-10-17 13:16
There is some confusion on Mount Etna regarding these two “mountains”, Mount Pomiciaro and Mount Zoccolaro. There is a Monte Pomiciaro Road that climbs towards Monte Zoccolaro bu… Read More
2022-10-10 13:18
Sant’Alfio is a small town located on the eastern flank of Mount Etna, around the main church and on a very rich territory. The volcanic soil, in fact, favours an agriculture that prod… Read More
2022-08-28 12:52
Today it is called the Museum of Etna and is naturally dedicated to the volcano that dominates the territory to which it belongs. But also to other volcanoes. For many people, though, the mu… Read More
2022-08-21 10:30
The torchlight processions in the mountains are now a common sight. It is easier to see them in winter, when the snow contrasts with the glow of the fire. It was the Alpine people who taught… Read More
2022-08-08 15:05
On August 15th in Italy it’s Ferragosto Day. Ferragosto is a holiday invented by Cesar August, who granted rest and entertainment to his fellow citizens during the period in which he m… Read More
2022-08-01 12:41
A volcano seems to be the most “popular” destination in the world, after the beach. Difficult mountain, rugged landscapes, it seems “planned” for tough ones, for peop… Read More
2022-07-25 09:29
If you have to choose a destination, among the many that Mount Etna offers, this summer do focus on Nicolosi. Not only because this town is the gateway to the best views over Etna’s so… Read More
2022-07-17 10:35
If you find yourself in these summer days at the foot of the great volcano Mount Etna, surely you have already booked your place at the beach or your excursion at high altitude. The charm of… Read More
2022-07-11 16:21
Mount Etna is such a special mountain that it is impossible not to tell about it. And today everything is told on social media, on video channels, on mobile phones. But if you have to descri… Read More
2022-06-06 10:34
If every now and then, walking through the woods of Mount Etna, you see a path apparently demolished, do not come to quick wrong conclusions. Take a good look. You will see that maybe it is… Read More
2022-05-30 15:53
It only takes 23 minutes by car to get to Borgo Giuliano, from Troina. Twenty-three minutes, many bends, mountains, woods and clearings of the innermost and less known Sicily. The village of… Read More
2022-05-22 09:29
The eruption in Valle del Leone, which began on 12 May 2022, continues, between peaks and descents. The lava flowed from a fracture that opened on the north wall of the South East crater, th… Read More
2022-05-16 09:07
Guides and tough, brave hikers already knew it. Many people are just discovering about it right now, because of the new eruption of this May 2022. The mini volcanic event that started from t… Read More
2022-05-09 12:48
Mascali rises in the middle of the woods, and from the woods it took its Greek name (which means “something bushy”). But the woods you see today around the town, overlooking the… Read More
2022-04-24 19:39
Are you ready for the next excursion on Mount Etna? Listen to the advice of our good guides, but be ready for any unexpected event. Despite the forecasts and the expertise of those who will… Read More
2022-04-16 12:07
Mount Etna’s volcanic ash is a tragedy, when it covers thoroughly fields and towns. It is good for fertilize the land, yes. But when it is too much it can burn and destroy the harvest… Read More
2022-04-04 11:35
Mount Etna is a spectacular volcano to explore in all its forms and in every corner. But there are places from which Etna can be admired in its full majesty, becoming a unique and unforgetta… Read More
2022-03-21 10:39
You can easily meet it in spring or summer, when the mountain is full of tourists. But you can also see it in the winter, hungry and tired, looking for cuddles. The fox of Mount Etna (video… Read More
2022-03-14 16:51
Among the most original towns that surround the great volcano Etna, Centuripe (district of Enna) is definitely worth a visit. It is not located at the immediate foot of the mountain, but off… Read More
2022-02-28 14:16
Tourists who come to Aci Trezza looking for the romantic stories of 1800s novel I Malavoglia immediately fall in love with it. The Lachea island shows itself there, among the dark stacks, in… Read More
2022-02-22 13:49
Surprisingly, Mount Etna sets off a great new paroxysm, in the late morning of February 21st. Semi covered by clouds, the volcano was affected by a very rapid rise of magma that gave off hig… Read More
2022-02-07 13:05
  Would you like to admire one of the most beautiful views over Mt Etna? Then go to Cesarò, in the district of Messina. In the immediate outskirts of the town, on the road to San… Read More
2022-01-31 11:55
If you live or visit the eastern flank of volcano Mount Etna, where the great valley Del Bove opens, you will certainly spot Rocca Musarra, the Musarra Rock. It rises from the volcano’… Read More
2022-01-24 14:14
As many other small towns in Sicily, Ragalna has the magic of a “double” name. One is connected to a tale, another to real history. It comes from the Arabic, meaning probably &ld&hell…Read More
2022-01-10 11:54
Mount Etna is a Sicilian volcano. Therefore in the world’s imagination it is a mountain off ire in a warm place, in the middle of the warmest sea in Europe! Yet, between January and Fe… Read More
2022-01-03 12:21
Stazzo and St Tecla are seaside villages that belong to the town of Acireale. The wide territory of this municipality makes these villages rise a few kilometers away from the main town. They… Read More
2021-12-27 15:02
Enjoy New Year’s Day in a special way. Or, if not that very day, enjoy the beginning of the new year 2022 with a nice experience in the snow of the woods around Ragabo Refuge. This lov… Read More
2021-12-20 12:46
If you want to live thoroughly Mount Etna you must also learn about its territory. A whole universe around it. Among so many big and small towns living on Etna’s products and tourism… Read More
2021-12-13 09:09
The gate to the cold northern flank of Mount Etna, and to its ski tracks, Linguaglossa is the capital of winter tourism in the Catania area. We already wrote about this lovely town, since it… Read More
2021-12-06 12:09
It is not easy to get to Grotto of Serracozzo, on the north-east side of Mt Etna. When you get there, then, you shall come to terms with … its “ghost”. Do not be scared, t… Read More
2021-11-29 17:52
When you arrive in Catania on a cruise ship, or when – even better – you glide towards the airport, you will surely admire the expanses of black rock along the city’s water… Read More
2021-11-15 14:33
Taormina in autumn is one of the favourite tourist places, especially for people from North Europe. The nice, warm Sicilian weather allows you to swim in the sea, to stroll around, to have b… Read More
2021-10-25 13:16
Mount Etna is not just a very interesting volcano. It is mainly a mountain, a large one, with different natural environments. On the mountain, nature shows so many aspects that  in the… Read More
2021-10-24 14:15
The eruption that began at dawn on 23 October 2021 ended around 11 am with further spectacular changes on top of  Mount Etna. Below are parts of the report released by volcanologists re… Read More
2021-10-23 10:11
On the early  morning of Saturday 23 October, Mount Etna restarts in style. The South East crater had been showing signs of unrest for many days, with increasing tremblings and small la… Read More
2021-09-27 17:47
Attention! Do not confuse this observatory with an astronomical one, though you can still see wonderful stars, from here. The Observatory Pizzi Deneri is a volcanic monitoring center and sci… Read More
2021-09-13 15:40
Cruise ships come to Sicily all the time, today. They usually arrive at Catania, Palermo and Messina ports and let tourists enjoy the beauties of these historical cities. If you do not have… Read More
2021-08-23 10:13
We had already met Timparossa refuge, during our blog trips around the Etna area. We cannot help but talk about this place more than once, because it is beautiful. And especially in some sea… Read More
2021-08-09 10:00
Etna explodes almost without warning at dawn on August 9, 2021, after almost 24 hours of “push and pull”. Tremors rising, falling, rising again, impending eruptions and new chang… Read More
2021-07-26 12:21
They ask us, all the time. Out relatives from abroad, our friends who never came to visit us, those who look at our photos or read the news. Mount Etna erupts, Stromboli explodes, Vulcano ha… Read More
2021-07-19 10:21
Once upon a time there was Gino Menza Refuge … a small alpine hut in the “belly” of an active volcano. A fairy tale that ended under meters and meters of lava, which broug… Read More

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