Magazzeni, where the lava changed its course


At about 6 km off the small town of Sant’Alfio, in a place almost wild and unhabited, you will find a small church with the typical alpine architecture. The Magazzeni Church. The name is quite strange, it reminds of a noble family or of “magazzini” (warehouses) used to keep agricultural tools. But it refers to […]

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Milo, the small Fornazzo chapel in the hug of the lava


Going on with our itinerary of the Etnean churches buried or touched by the lava, we will visit the Sacro Cuore. After the surprising churches of Nunziata, Mompileri and Campanarazzu there we go along the road leading from the eastern flank to Etna North. You take it in the village of Fornazzo, a part of […]

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Etna and Stromboli, which connection?


Tourists ask it all the time. Local people are almost sure of that. Etna and Stromboli must be connected. Maybe by a thin, underground and lava-red thread! It must be so, because their explosions and eruptions are often concurrently. One calls, the other answers back. Like an echo. This fact is quite funny, but the […]

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