Sicily, Travel

Caltagirone, Sicily

Garden of Caltagirone -Ceramic Image

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.

Santa Maria del Monte Stair

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.

View of the famous stairs
Ceramic Symbol

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