Etna and its Territory.

Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe. It occupies a large part of eastern Sicily. Is more than 3000 meters high and has a diameter of more than 40 km and a circumference of 160 km. His frequent eruptions throughout history have changed, sometimes profoundly, the surrounding landscape. Making the fascinating territory. Watch the eruptions is something indescribable it provokes in the viewer the unique feelings and at the same time provides an awareness of the immense power of nature. From the tourist point of view the Etneo territory, offering the hospitality of excellent hotels and restaurants, and all countries are equipped to accommodate the many tourists who visit it. Each season is suitable and has its peculiarities: the winter ski slopes, spring with its newcomers and Holy Week, the summer beaches and cool pine forests, with animated nights from village festivals and Feasts . Tourists do not have to choose between the many facets of the territory rich in history, flavors and folklore.

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Etna to discover

The volcano has a complex geological structure generated within the earth's crust by the upwelling of molten rock.

What is a volcano


Sicily is the largest Italian island, divided from the mainland by the Strait of Messina and lapped by the Ionian, the Tyrrhenian and the Strait of Sicily and the Sea of Sicily. In this land, coexist aromas and flavors so unique and intense that just a unspoiled nature can offer. Sicily is waiting to be discovered by knowing and living. The history, the nature of the flavors and traditions. Nature has destined this land his major wonders: mountains, hills, and especially the sea, with its incredible colors, the transparency of the waters and the beauty of its depths. Sicily's history so well-documented, is well represented by the precious archaeological evidence that tell the ancient origins, the many monuments, testimony of an art that has been able to forge over the centuries. Sicily is divided into nine provinces: Agrigento, Caltanissetta, Catania, Enna, Messina, Palermo, which is the capital, Ragusa, Siracusa and Trapani.

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Discover Sicily

Visiting Sicily

Sicily is an island between sky and sea, one of the pearls of Southern Italy, to discover, know and live through a range of alternative routes that range, depending on the tastes and needs, nature, history and tradition

Myths and legends

Crossroads of myths, legends, sacred and secular traditions, the roots that sink in the oldest traditions in the most profane and popular beliefs. Sicily is a fantastic land where fantasy and reality often mixed.

History of Sicily

This land, defined by Goethe "an unspeakably beautiful land," was populated by Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, French, Spaniards, Austrians (and beyond), and each of these people has left important evidence,

Flavors of Sicily

Typical Sicilian Products

Sicily is full of many typical products: the fruit of the season in which the climate gives unique flavors to products made of cooking, wine, marsala to the famous Sicilian sweets in the world.



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Flavors of Sicily

Our first courses and especially the pasta are the pride of our land. Countless iridescent variations from area to area but the taste will surprise ever.

The first are spoiled for choice

The street food has ancient origins. The tradition is rich in fast preparations, and inexpensive, sold in stalls or street stalls. O processed as arancini sold in bars, eateries, bakeries etc.

Street food

There are many typical products. The Bronte pistachios to honey of prickly pear, from the manna to the cheese "ragusano". Many delicacies to savor and enjoy in festivals and in the various territories.

Typical Sicilian

The Sicilian wine is now known worldwide. Wines to accompany any dish or can be enjoyed between meals. There are many varieties available and all bear the unmistakable taste of the various areas of Sicily:


In Sicily the cold seasons are mild. The sun shines all year round. The fruit ripens a month earlier than in the north. Strong volcanic soil and climate give colors and unique flavors.

Seasonal fruit

From ancient Greek, Roman recipes, Arabic a multitude of sweet delicacies that the whole world envies: