The 2002 earthquake


On October 29th, 2022, a good slice of the towns on the eastern side of Etna will remember the twentieth anniversary of an event that few others in Italy will remember. That same day, in 2002, in fact, a serious earthquake struck the municipalities of Acireale, Giarre, Zafferana Etnea and Santa Venerina causing considerable damage, […]

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Chestnut woods of Sant’Alfio


Sant’Alfio is a small town located on the eastern flank of Mount Etna, around the main church and on a very rich territory. The volcanic soil, in fact, favours an agriculture that produces very tasty and particular fruits, be they apples, grapes or chestnuts. For the locals, Sant’Alfio is famous for its chestnut woods and […]

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