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Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in 2015, blog, category, Nature & Culture, photos, places to visit, slideshowpics | 0 comments

Mount Etna in the winter

Mount Etna in the winter

Mount Etna, the more than 3300 meter high volcano in Sicily, is one of the many tourist attractions on this sunny island. In the autumn, when the first snow falls, the top of Mount Etna turns white, giving us lots of photo opportunities.

Autumn colors in the vicinity of the volcano

Autumn colors in the vicinity of the volcano

The snowy peak of Mount Etna seen from Taormina

The snowy peak of Mount Etna seen from Taormina

The smoking volcano in the background

The smoking volcano in the background

The dark, volcanic soil, the snowy summit of the volcano and the green trees set against the bright blue sky on a beautiful autumn day:

One of the woods on Mount Etna

One of the woods on Mount Etna

When more snow starts to fall, Mount Etna starts to look like the Alps…

The snowy Etna

The snowy Etna

A beautiful winter landscape on the Sicilian volcano

A beautiful winter landscape on the Sicilian volcano

Looking at the snowy craters you might forget that Mount Etna is an active volcano.

On the snowy volcano

On the snowy volcano

Don’t forget to bring your camera when the volcano erupts!

A lava flow on the snowy volcano

A lava flow on the snowy volcano

During nocturnal eruptions you can admire the beautiful colors on the volcano.

A volcanic eruption in the night

A volcanic eruption in the night

Beautiful colors on the volcano

Beautiful colors on the volcano

Mount Etna attracts many winter sports enthusiasts. In the winter, the snow-covered volcano turns into a real ski resort. If you would like to ski on the volcano, check out this website.

Snowboarding on Mount Etna

Snowboarding on Mount Etna

Some can’t wait for the snow to fall and try their luck in the summer…

Skiing on Mount Etna in the summer time, made by marco tomasello.

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