Mount Etna from above: helicopter experience


The excitement of climbing an active volcano is connected to what you shall see as you trek, step by step, along its mountain paths. Mount Etna already offers this experience thanks to the many hiking tours, mountain bike rides, also by going on a horse or donkey ride. If you do not love adventure, there […]

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Valle del Bove, a natural basin against eruptions


The place we now call the Valle del Bove (the valley of the ox) is actually the still visible testimony of a huge geological tragedy that occurred about 10,000 years ago. At that time Etna was a much higher volcano than now, conical in shape, that at a certain point exploded, halving its size and […]

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Mt Etna, side eruption concerning Valle del Bove


The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology of Catania informs us that the current one, started at 11 am on 24 December 2018, is a real side eruption, with “the opening of several eruptive holes starting from the base of the New South East Crater, towards Serra Giannicola “, an area located inside the depressive […]

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