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Monaci delle Terre Nere is a quiet hideaway from the chaos of the modern world, a 18th century former monastery hidden in the foot hills of Mount Etna. The volcano's slopes are the magic and charming surroundings of the estate.

Majestic Mt. Etna Hotel

Majestic Mt. Etna

Mt. Etna is the tallest active volcano of Europe. Its different colors, ecosystems and sceneries make it a place of extreme charm and a top-destination for those who visit Sicily. Loved by trekkers, it will give you a unique experience.


Sicilian Baroque Hotel

Sicilian Baroque

Masks, wrought iron balconies and plaster little angels give Sicily a unique baroque identity. Noto, Modica, Ragusa Ibla, Caltagirone, Scicli, Catania: all these cities are open-air museums, which strike the visitors with its grandeur.


Monaci delle Terre Nere for food and wine-lovers Hotel

Monaci delle Terre Nere for food and wine-lovers

At Monaci you can experience food&wine of the volcano's slopes through aperitifs with home-grown products, tasting tours with the guides of the Etna Wine School or a dinner at our restaurant serving organic food and refined DOC wines.


Honey: the Gold of Mt.Etna Hotel

Honey: the Gold of Mt.Etna

At the volcano's slopes, Zafferana Etnea (CT) is the motherland of honey, which here is called "Gold of Mt.Etna". With its different color shades and flavors intensity, it has an impressive nutritive value.