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Volcano Etna

Declared in 2013 World Heritage by 'UNESCO, Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe. Its eruptions attract tourists and experts from around the world for their showmanship. But Etna is also a place of stunning natural attractions and magnificent landscapes to discover thanks to the numerous hiking guides in the summer, while winter 'offers several slopes for ski lovers.

Piazza Duomo

Piazza Duomo is considered itself a monument, in fact, after the earthquake of 1693, it was redesigned and built by the most important architects in the Baroque style and has become a World Heritage Site. The square contains the main monuments such as the Cathedral of St. Agatha, the Elephant Fountain, called "U Liotru", symbol of Catania, the Diocesan Museum, the Palace of the Clerics, the seat of the municipal offices, and the Porta Uzeda the Amenano Fountain. In the underground there are also the Achilliane spas, and behind the Amenano Fountain, the Fish.

Ursino Castle

Ursino Castle was built by Frederick II of Swabia. Originally the castle was built a few meters from the sea but the 1669 eruption of lava surrounded him distancing from the shores of several hundred meters. Only after a long and accurate excavation campaign has returned to its original appearance.   In 1934, after further restoration has become the Civic Museum. In its rooms they are displayed in Greek and Roman artefacts and works of various periods thanks to donations from the Prince of Biscari, the Zappalà-Asmundo baron and the Benedictine Fathers. Today are also organized several important exhibitions such as the one devoted to Chagall works.

Taormina

Taormina charming small town at the foot, thanks to its beautiful landscapes and its crystal clear waters and it was all 'now one of the favorite tourist destinations in Sicily. Together all'Isolabella, islet in front of the coast of Taormina, has attracted since the belle Epoque famous names and famous from all over Europe, not only for the climate and its beautiful scenery, but also for its permissiveness, for his "transgression" , for his "learned circles", for the "myth of Arcadia", for his unbridled "sweet life." Some of the most illustrious names who visited and fell in love if we find Goethe, who mentioned it in his Travels in Italy, Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, the Tsar Nicholas I, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Gustav Klimt , Sigmund Freud, Edmondo De Amicis. Today continues to be a major tourist center, cultural and fashion is in fact home to the prestigious international film festivals "Taormina Film Fest" and in the summer in the greek theater are represented different shows.