The highest mountain of Sicily - Mount Etna

The highest mountain of Sicily – Mount Etna

The most amazing natural attraction of Sicily is Mount Etna, the highest mountain on the island. As Etna is a volcanic mountain, in ancient Greece it was considered as the god if fire and also the home of the Cyclops, the monster with one eye. The mountain is about 3350 m high and its volcano is still active hence each eruption changes the hight of it. Over the past centuries some eruptions were so powerful that the lava flow reached even the coast. Etna has many advantages: it offers several ... [ read more ]