Visiting Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples

Visiting Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples Agrigento, whose Greek name was Akragas, was founded in the years 582-580 BC by Greek colonists from Gela. The city is also known as the ”City of the Temples”:  all of them are in Doric style and located in the archaeological site of the so-called ”Valley of the Temples”. Since […]

Visiting the Aeolian Islands

Visiting the Aeolian Islands The Aeolian Islands are an archipelago in Italy belonging to Sicily. The formation includes seven islands: Lipari, Vulcano, Salina, Stromboli, Filicudi, Alicudi and Panarea. The seven islands are located off-shore Sicily in the Tyrrhenian sea and have always been a popular tourist destination. The seven pearls that form the Aeolian islands […]

Visit Etna

visit etna

Visit Etna «Everything great that the nature has to offer, everything pleasant, everything terrible, can be compared with visit Etna, but you cannot compare anything with Mount Etna » (Dominique Vivand Denon, “Voyage en Sicilie”, 1788) Etna volcano is the highest volcano in Europe and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Its eruptions occur both at the summit, where there […]