trails of sicily

Trails of Sicily

An invitation to visit Sicily, to discover its natural charms, culture, customs and, of course, the flavours.

Food in Catania – the best restaurants in Catania, Sicily.

Sicily is an island of sunshine and good food! When visiting Catania, it would be a sin not to try the delicacies of the local Sicilian cuisine. There are a lot of blog articles about Sicilian dishes that I am not going to duplicate here. I will present to you some of my favorite restaurants in the city center instead. First, let me mention a few things about restaurants in…

Is Mount Etna safe?

Many of you wonder if your holidays in the vicinity of Mount Etna can be dangerous especially during the period of increased volcanic activity of the highest active volcano in Europe. Is Mount Etna actually dangerous?

The most disastrous eruptions in the history of Mount Etna.

Mount Etna is an active volcano, and steam and gases are constantly coming out of its craters, what can be easily noticed even from a great distance. It is not uncommon to see more spectacular eruptions, too. Some of them last several hours, others a few days or even several months. The lava from Etna is characterized by high viscosity and flows very slowly, so it does not pose a…

Skiing in Sicily. Piano Provenzana – Etna Nord.

Sicily in winter? Why not! We are so lucky in Sicily! From May to November enjoying the sea, and in January, February and March, getting snow-mad on Etna. On the northern side of Mount Etna, above town of Linguaglossa, at an altitude of 1810 meters the Piano Provenzana is located. This is where you can enjoy the snowy winter. Piano Provenzana is thriving all year round. It is a vast…