Etna: the history of its main craters

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Mt. Etna is a particular volcano. Not only because it summarizes the characteristics of all the volcanoes on Earth in one, but also because it is always looking for a change. It seems as if it is never satisfied with what it has and wants more! In fact, it has not only one crater but five … and it is not sure that it has stopped here.

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Author: Etna Excursions Posted on: 2018/10/15 Updated: 2018/10/18



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Etna: fire show at the end of summer

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Etna had got us well used to this, recently! Between 2014 and 2016, fast eruptions followed one another every three months or so, with spectacular fountains of fire that attracted crowds of tourists from all over Europe. All this ended suddenly in April 2017 when the last eruption was no longer followed by other events … for over a year!

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Author: Etna Excursions Posted on: 2018/10/14 Updated: 2018/10/15



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Mt. Etna, autumn delights: a journey into taste

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Our volcano Mt. Etna, in autumn, is coloured with magic. And not only because its woods are filled with yellow, red, orange leaves, but because the land offers its most precious gifts and the inhabitants of the mountain are ready to catch them in time. If you are on Etna between October and December do not miss the chance to taste these delights. (more…)

Author: Etna Excursions Posted on: 2018/10/08 Updated: 2018/10/09



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The tradition of the "Dead Souls": witches and ghosts of Mt Etna

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In Sicily we do not celebrate Halloween, or rather we celebrate it now but without much conviction. This brand new Anglo-Saxon tradition, in fact, could not replace yet our age-old “Dead Souls’ Night”, linked to myths and legends and … yes, even to witches and typically local ghosts. (more…)

Author: Etna Excursions Posted on: 2018/10/03 Updated: 2018/10/04



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How to visit Mount Etna?

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How to visit Mount Etna?

How to visit Etna?Mount Etna has become an almost obligatory tourist stop among the various historical and cultural attractions in Sicily. The mountain offers many different possibilities as there are numerous agencies that offer activities on the volcano: from tour operators with their all-inclusive packages to local agencies where you can book on time. It is also possible to visit Mount Etna independently, but the advantages of a guided excursion are very numerous.

Go-Etna offers organized excursions with professional guides in language. The paths studied by the Go-Etna team will allow you to explore the wonders of Etna, its lava caves, its volcanic craters discovering the mysteries and the curiosities of the highest active volcano in Europe.

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The recommended clothing to visit the Etna

The recommended clothing to visit the Etna varies according to the season. In the winter months, from December to March, heavy clothing is recommended, with jackets, gloves, hats and scarves. During the summer or spring season you can opt for comfortable sportswear, trousers and knitwear. Better always bring a jacket and sneakers.

Etna has an average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius. July is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 22 degrees Celsius, while in January and winter months temperatures can drop below freezing.

 

Author: Etna Excursions Posted on: 2018/01/13 Updated: 2018/01/13



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