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Etna Park Visitor Center

Via A. Manzoni, 21 - Fornazzo
95010 Milo (CT)

Municipality: Milo Region: Sicilia

Tel. 338/2993077 - 095/955159 - Fax 095/955159
E-mail: natetur@libero.it

Etna Park Visitor Center is situated in Fornazzo, near the Mother Church, in the former primary school of Fornazzo - "Villaggio ideale" d'Italia - situated at about 800m of altitude on the eastern slope of Etna.

The Center consists of:

  • Naturalistic Documentation Center:
    • library
    • slide library
    • video library
    • naturalistic-didactic collections
    • permanent exhibit on Etna
  • Environmental Education Center:
    • didactic labs (photographic herbarium, tracks search and recognition, minerals and rocks collection and classification, phyto-sociological transept, naturalistic photography, etc.)
    • environmental education courses (discovering Etna Park, Volcanoes and earthquakes, The forest and its seasons, Traces can tell: how to find who is hiding, Man in Etna territory: traditional habits and activities, etc.)
    • naturalistic guided visits (Sartorius Mountains Nature Trail, path Monte Nero, Grotta dei Lamponi, Bosco della Cerrita, Pietra cannone - Pineta Cubania, and many other itineraries)
  • Naturalistic-tourist Information Point
    • information and material for the organization of a visit in Etna Park

The Center is also a CTS Environment Office:

  • voluntary environmental activities
  • study and research camps
  • naturalistic stays for schools in the Italian Parks
  • naturalistic trips all over the world

The services are also available in English, French, German, and Spanish on request.

How to book a visit to the Center: contact office NeT by phone or fax at the following numbers: Tel. +39 338 2993077 - +39 095 955159 - Fax +39 095 955159

or write at the following addresses:
Via A. Manzoni , 21 95010 Fornazzo - Milo (CT)
Via R. Quartararo, 11 - 95125 Catania
E-mail: natetur@tin.it

How to get there: from highway A18 ME-CT, exit in Giarre and go ahead to Milo - Fornazzo

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