Mount Etna and its territory

Mount Etna's history and evolution

Mount Etna's history and evolution

“Smoking Etna, column in the sky, eternally fed by sparkling snow, whose fabric roars among the purest source of terrifying fire”. Dating from the V century, this verse by Pindaro express admiration and deep respect for the unfathomable natural phenomenon that is Mount Etna...

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Mount Etna's flora

Mount Etna's flora

Mount Etna presents rich, various flora which is distributed in relation to altitude and slope exposure. The area is a unique spectacle of nature where vegetation is characterised by rocky coastline with garigue and brushwood, by caducous evergreen forests and the extreme habitats that characterise upper Etna...

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Linguaglossa

Linguaglossa

The town of Linguaglossa is situated on the northeastern slope of Mount Etna. According to the historian Filoteo degli Omodei, Linguaglossa was founded around the year 1100 by a group of genoeses and lombards. Today, the town has a population of around 5'500. Tourism over the last few decades continues to gain more and more importance...

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Randazzo

Randazzo

754 meters above sea level, a small town on the northern slopes of Etna, to dominate the Alcantara Valley towards which slopes gently. The City of Randazzo, offering its territory to Etna Regional Park, to the Nebrodi and the Alcantara River Park. Areas that give it a unique prerogative: the ability to roam between environmental content...

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Bronte

Bronte

It is a municipality in the Etna Park and the Nebrodi Park , the land of the pistachio but also land full of admirable forests and of inexhaustible itineraries along the slopes of Etna . Sicily is the only Italian region where it is produced and Bronte pistachio , with over three thousand hectares of cultivation , it is the area 's main crop with a production with unique characteristics ...

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