Month

March 2017
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...
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escursione gole 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....
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Nature trail to discover the Gurne, the sixteen characteristic circular ponds created by the erosive action of the river Alcantara, in the homonymous nature reserve.   The Gurne are small peculiar circular shaped  lakes (diameter from 5 to 30 m. and depth from 5 to 10 m.) which fall one upon the other, and their...
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venus mount sicily
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...
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rocca di novara
Rocca di Novara: a rocky and breathtaking place which offers interesting rock formations where limestone, sand and clay alternate.   Mountains of northeastern Sicily, which extends in a NE-SW direction from Capo Peloro to the Nebrodi Mountains, stretches for about 65 Km and its offshoots are fading in the Alcantara river valley, which flows south of...
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