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Mt Etna’s ash and lava: how can they be used?


During this Holiday Season, you have most likely gone shopping to dozens of shops, in order to find the best Christmas present. And maybe you also took a look at the artisans’ windows, admiring those beautiful ashtrays, those souvenirs, those jewels made with lava stone. And then you turned your gaze to Mount Etna, magnificent […]

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Etna and the eruption that touched Randazzo


Randazzo is one of the most fascinating  towns around Mt Etna. Even today it shows tourists its own precious historical and artistic heritage dating back to the year 1000, when it became a colony of fleeing populations who brought their culture here. Nowadays the town is divided into quarters – the Greek quarter, the Latin […]

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Linguaglossa, the “north gate” to Mount Etna


The name will make you smile. It sounds like a cartoon character with a long, thick tongue, but behind this name there is a whole story – and a cultural background – of a small town that is very important for the economy of the Catania district area. Linguaglossa, in fact, is the “north gate” […]

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Autumn tradition’s sweet recipes of Mt Etna


Mount Etna is a small universe apart, which produces animal and plant life and which changes almost completely each season. Its fertile soil allows the growth of numerous delicacies such as mushrooms, chestnuts, pistachios, citrus fruits and the inevitable prickly pears. The best time to enjoy these products is autumn. Between October and January, in […]

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