Etna, the mysterious “pyramids”


Are there pyramids on Mt. Etna? According to some historians, mostly foreigners, yes. Research published about five years ago by a French historian, Antoine Gigal, identified forty “mysterious” buildings in the countryside at the foot of the volcano. They are very similar of the sacred buildings of Central America. Just like the Mexican square pyramids, […]

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Churches buried by lava: Nunziatella di Mascali


Try an interesting trip to Mt Etna’s territory by visiting the town of Mascali, on the east side of the volcano. To be exact, visit the Nunziata village, very close to the town’s centre. In 2012, here they found the very first example of early-christian church of the place. A rare and unique monument, especially […]

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Doscovering Maletto and Mt Etna’s western side


Maletto is small and lovely. Just like … a strawberry! In fact this is the town of strawberries, the best in Italy! They cultivate them here on the rich and fertile soil of Mt Etna which gives the product a high and protected quality. Maletto was named after the noble man who founded it, back […]

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Ten places to see in springtime, in Sicily


Sicily is the island of the sun. Many tourists love it as a summer holiday place. The temperatures of that season are similar to the North African ones, which is positive. In autumn it is too rainy and in winter not many people like it. But everyone should come and visit Sicily in springtime, to […]

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