Catania – Sicily

The image of the city is of course bound to the volcano towering over it, the Etna, which lava was used by the 17th century architect Giovan Battista Vaccarini to rebuild the majority of houses destr...

Catania Surroundings

The city of Catania is surrounded by some of the finest landscape attractions of Sicily. Within few kilometres are gathered the beautiful rocky bays of the Cyclopes Riviera, whereas the volcano Etna ...

Etna

In this part of Sicily the volcano represents a constant presence. It is the highest active volcano in Europe, and is characterised by a huge cone which stands out from the valley, up to 3323 m. On t...

Circumetnea Railway in Sicily

This railway line is a nice 110 km circuit which rotates round the volcano, connecting the city of Catania with Riposto. It surely represents one of the best ways to admire the majestic shape of the ...

The Ciclopes Riviera

North of the city the shore is strongly marked by the volcano, which has created in centuries bizarre and tortuous rocks and cliffs, towering over clear waters and bays. The Ciclopes Riviera stretche...

Ionic coast in Sicily

Probably one of the most crowded and photographed locations in Sicily, appreciated for its vegetation, the fantastic views and the gorgeous sea. Messina is a transit place, a city where almost every ...