Mount Etna: the Sicilian volcano, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Feb 07, 2022 632

Mount Etna is the most famous of the Sicilian volcanoes. The locals call it Mongibello, or a muntagna and feel a mix of love and awe for it. It couldn't be otherwise. Its profile has always characterized the landscape around the wonderful Catania and its spectacular incandescent lava flows inspire wonder and dismay at the same time.

Mount Etna is in fact the most active volcano in Europe. It's also the most famous Italian volcano in the world, together with Mount Vesuvius, and it is certainly the highest, with the summit that reaches up to 3350 meters.

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