Etna, Carnival masks and masks of lava


In February, the Etnean territory shines with lights and colours thanks to the Mardi Gras Carnivals. There are two important ones, here: Acireale and Misterbianco. They are different for the story and characteristics, but both celebrate the costumes and masks in a very artistic way. If you are in Catania’s area during the Carnival week, […]

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Mount Etna Eruption 2020: Etna, a weird eruption inside the Voragine


It has been going on for 5 months but only today it is  really showing itself. The eruption taking place inside the Central crater of Etna has something fascinating and anomalous. In fact, this  eruption started inside the hole called Voragine, by a small pit crater that – from September – has been emitting lava […]

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The most beautiful lava shores in Sicily


Beaches are charming, all of them, all the time. Not just because they make us imagine summer, warm days, holidays, but also because they remind us of the hard work nature has been doing – during the centuries – to give us such a precious present. And if beaches mean all that, beaches made of […]

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Mt Etna, the charming churches of Sant’Alfio


On the eastern side of Mt Etna, overlooking the wonderful view of the Ionian coast, the small town of Sant’Alfio stands all around the parish church of the same name. The church is dedicated to the saint martyr brothers Alfio, Cirino and Filadelfo, whose story dates back to year 253 AD. The three were christian […]

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