Lucky charms in Sicily & other fascinating symbols

Lucky charms in Sicily & other fascinating symbols

Today we would like to introduce you to some symbols that are often found in Sicily. They reflect the rich history of the island, but their meaning and origin are often not obvious at first glance. Testa di moro (Moorish heads) Whether as a flower pot or just for...
Helicopter flight over Etna: simply breathtaking!

Helicopter flight over Etna: simply breathtaking!

A personal report A sightseeing flight over a volcano, by helicopter over summit craters and lava flows. This has always been my dream and now I have fulfilled it for myself – and my family: a flight over Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, with EtnaWay....
We discover the geological formations of Mount Etna

We discover the geological formations of Mount Etna

In addition to the 4 mighty main craters and the almost 300 lateral craters, Etna also harbours a number of other volcanic formations. We have already told you about some of them… Lava tunnel A lava tunnel is formed during an eruption when a crust forms on the...
Etna North – The 2002 Craters

Etna North – The 2002 Craters

A personal report Today we are going on a tour to the craters of 2002 with EtnaWay. Meeting point is at 9am in Piano Provenzana on the north side of Etna. Our guide from EtnaWay is already waiting for us at the car park with trekking poles, hiking boots and backpacks....
The right equipment on Etna

The right equipment on Etna

Many people, including visitors who come from the Alps and often go hiking, underestimate Etna and the weather conditions. Even though Etna is very far south, it can be very cold. Also, the weather often changes very quickly because Etna is a single free-standing...
The chestnuts of Mount Etna

The chestnuts of Mount Etna

Auf der Ostseite des Ätnas (von Nordosten bis Südosten) gibt es – auf Grund des speziellen Klimas – große Vorkommen von Edelkastanien (Castanea sativa). Die Kastanien sind essbar, werden aber nicht kommerziell angebaut oder gesammelt, da sie Großteils im...
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