Mount Etna, the icon of eastern Sicily, is called “Good Giant” for its slow and continuous emissions of lava, and with its 3,300 meters above sea level, it is the most important active volcano in Europe.
Recently, it has been added to the list of UNESCO because of its volcanic activity, persisting for at least 2700 years almost incessantly, which make it a useful destination for the research, and it is of inestimable cultural value, as well as the most studied and monitored volcano in the world, a true natural laboratory for volcanologists and geophysics.
Mount Etna has always been a source of inspiration for poets, writers, philosophers and is also a destination for tourists and hikers who are fascinated by roars, belches, lapilli, and so they arrive to to the top of the craters to admire the landscape around made of fire which contrasts with the dominant black of lava fields and that have altered the landscape incessantly.
For those who are in search of strong emotions against the volcano or want to enjoy the beauties that make Sicily one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, we offer different solutions where you could stay on the slopes of Mount Etna, near Linguaglossa, such as Shalai Resort, a nineteenth-century residence of great luxury, or the Hotel Villa Neri Resort & Spa, a luxury hotel with relaxing atmosphere, with a swimming pool and a spa for your relax.
Another one is The Picciolo Etna Golf Resort & Spa, in Castiglione, with breathtaking views and the possibility to access directly to the magnificent golf course or, in Zafferana, we find the Relais Monaci delle Terre Nere, surrounded by greenery and with a magnificent views of the Mediterranean … because Sicily makes you enjoy the mountain without ever forgetting the sea …