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Theseus on Etna: the charm of a monument in nature


In March 2024 a giant statue “appeared” on Mount Etna. A sleeping human face split in half, rising on a cube-shaped pedestal, atop a sciara (old lavas). It seems to admire the entire coast from above, with an expression of seraphic peace that invites you to relax and fully enjoy the mountain air. It is […]

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Mt Etna’s Animals: Eagles and Buzzards


Mount Etna is a planet apart, a unique small world inserted in another “small world”, Sicily, in the center of the Mediterranean. This means that the fauna that populates our volcano is particular in many aspects, including that which involves the reintroduction of species into the environment. And so, the eagles fly again on the […]

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Mt Etna’s spring place 2: Pietra Cannone


The northern side of Mount Etna is the one that retains the coolness of winter for the longest, mixing it with the first warm spring temperatures. This creates a particular climate that allows beautiful colors to bloom. This is also why it is suitable for a spring destination, because it offers some corners full of […]

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Patrick Brydone, the man who “discovered” Etna


Some piedmont towns (Zafferana Etnea) even dedicated a road to him, today’s researchers are deeply grateful to him. Who is this man? Patrick Brydone, the man who “discovered” Mount Etna. Or rather one of the first to let the world discover this volcano, intended precisely as a source of geological and naturalistic studies. The world […]

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