Sicily’s Fascinating Mount Etna
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Sicily’s Fascinating Mount Etna

By now, everyone on earth has heard of Mount Etna. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the entire world. Located on the eastern side of the island of Sicily within the Etna Park, this stratovolcano was formed about 500,000 years ago. If you're not ...

Parco dell'Etna, CT, Sicily
Mountain  Sicily  
Acireale: The Most Beautiful Carnival in Sicily
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Acireale: The Most Beautiful Carnival in Sicily

Although the exact origin of Acireale's Carnival in Sicily (Catania province) is unknown, most believe that like all Italian Carnivals, it probably derived from the ancient Roman Saturnal Games. Let's explore the reasons why it's known as the "most beautiful Carnival in Sicily"! @catania.liveuniversity.it Its History The first ...

Acireale, CT, Sicily
Events  Sicily  Winter  
Cefalù: A Fascinating City on Sicily’s Northern Coast
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Cefalù: A Fascinating City on Sicily’s Northern Coast

Cefalù (pronounced cheh-fah-loo) is an unbelievably beautiful town along Sicily's northern coast. Both the Madonie mountains and the Tyrrhenian Sea serve as its backdrop. For the wanderlust traveler, Cefalù offers everything from history and culture to amazing food, and a stunning coastline. It is also part ...

Cefalù, PA, Sicily
Beach  Sicily  
Ustica Island: The Black Pearl of the Mediterranean
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Ustica Island: The Black Pearl of the Mediterranean

The tiny island of Ustica lies north of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It's known above all for its scuba diving and marine reserve. Although it's only a one-and-a-half-hour ferry ride from the Sicilian city of Palermo, it is worlds away from the masses. Join ...

Ustica, PA, Sicily
Beach  Sicily  
The City of Noto in Sicily: The Capital of Baroque
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The City of Noto in Sicily: The Capital of Baroque

The city of Noto is located in south-eastern Sicily and has been deemed the "Capital of Baroque". In 2002, its entire historic center was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the most fascinating cities on the entire island of Sicily and ...

Noto, SR, Sicily
Cities  Sicily