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Sicily’s Mount Etna Gets World Heritage Status
Published on Friday, June 21, 2013 by Mount Etna, Sicily's towering and active volcano, has been deemed a World Heritage Site by the United Nations office UNESCO. The volcano joins 47 other World Heritage sites in Italy, including the Amalfi Coast and the Dolomite Mountains. The selection of World Heritage sites is based on 10 criteria such as "to bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cu...
Discovering Volcanoes on Sicily
Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 by A trekking expedition is always fun, especially with your family or your close set of friends. Discovering some of the most unusual sights in the presence of the company you love can be absolutely exhilarating. Italy offers you such an experience! Sicily is home to two of the largest volcanoes of Europe – Mount Etna and Stromboli, offer an exciting and challeng...