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 ]

Top 5 places to visit on the island of Sicily

Top 5 places to visit on the island of Sicily

The island of Sicily is a wonderful holiday location where you can sunbathe on the beach but also soak up some Italian culture along the way. There are several attractions worth seeing and visiting in the region, which are mostly cultural and of course, spectacular. Set out on an exciting sightseeing tour and learn about the history and culture of the island. Try the many local specialties: the delicious dishes, citrus fruits and the wine. While you wander through the island don’t forget to ... [ read more ]