Etna, new major event on October 23


On the early  morning of Saturday 23 October, Mount Etna restarts in style. The South East crater had been showing signs of unrest for many days, with increasing tremblings and small lava fountains visible during the night. Everything was accelerated in the night between Friday 22 and Saturday 23. Until the start of yet another […]

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From the “autumn beach” Pozzillo to Mt Etna


Pozzillo is a small fishermen village, a hamlet of Acireale and the last part of its municipal territory before entering Riposto. It used to be just another little rocky beach, till a few months ago everything changed. The British newspaper The Guardian found out this place and put it – the only Italian location – […]

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Etna replies to the La Palma eruption of Canary


Etna does not allow itself to be “second” to any other volcano in the world! That is what Cumbre Vieja, on the Spanish island of La Palma – Canary archipelago – learned the hard way. It started a spectacular eruption on the afternoon of Sunday 19th September. The lava came out of a fracture that […]

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Cruises and Etna, two itineraries


Cruise ships come to Sicily all the time, today. They usually arrive at Catania, Palermo and Messina ports and let tourists enjoy the beauties of these historical cities. If you do not have enough time, you shall choose short itineraries so to admire – at least – the most important places. Mount Etna, of course, […]

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