Etna excursions

Black Mount of Zappini/ Nuova Gussonea

It is the first nature path carried out in the Park, situated on the southern side of Etna, at a few kilometers from the highest craters.     How to get Black Mount of Zappini: The place of departure is the plateau set in the west side of Monte Vetore. The path winds through the […] Read More

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Fluvial park Alcantara

The famous columnar basalt can be seen, it takes the columnar shape as the lava magmatic masse contracts as it cools while passing from fusion to solid state..   The Alcantara river represents the territorial border between the province of Messina and that of Catania. It rises in the Nebrodi mountains and is 50 km. […] Read More

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Venus Mount- itinerary of Peloritani Mountains

Starting point of the nature trail of Mount Venus is the well-known Pearl of the Mediterranean, Taormina.   Monte Venere (Venus Mount), 900 m. high in the southern offshoots of Peloritani mountains, represents the  highest peak of this area.  According to the traditions, this  mount was named after the goddess of beauty, as it is […] Read More

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Etna Path- Malabotta’s Wood

Itinerary to discover the Malabotta’s Wood, one of the natural wonders of Etna   The Projected Nature Reserve of the Malabotta’s Wood was founded on the 25th July 1997 and became a Regional nature reserve managed by “Aziende Foreste Demaniali”. In this protected area, large numbers of beeches, turkey oaks, oaks, ashes, maples, chestnuts, hollies […] Read More

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Burò pathway on Etna

The path to the discovery of the typical examples of rural culture on the slopes of Etna   The Burò Pathway is situated in the northern side of Etna, in the territory of Randazzo. The path takes its name from the nearby lava flow cave, called Burò. How to get to the Burò Pathway: The […] Read More