Sitting on the east slopes of Mount Etna, you will find Caltagirone, a picturesque city that is known for his ceramics. Located about 68 kilometers (about 42 miles) from Catania, Caltagirone is about 600 meters (~1900 feet) about sea level.
The Santa Maria del Monte Stair is a famous stair in Caltagirone. It was built in 1606 and climbing the 142 steps leads to the highest part of the old city and is a connection between the old and modern city. These are stair are beautiful and symbol of Caltagirone.