Known by its history and art, Sicily is an inspiring place in Italy. Sicily is a pretty unique place full of fascinating people, landscapes,history, architecture, and other unique Sicily attractions. It's also a real world apart from the Italian mainland and yet very uniquely interconnected. In fact Wolfgang Goethe said of Sicily: "L'Italia senza Sicilia non lascia immagine nello spirito: qui è la chiave di tutto" or in other words – "To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything. The tallest active volcano in Europe, named Mount Etna, is in Sicily and it last erupted in the year 2011. However, many more very active volcanoes are also located in Sicily and its vicinity. Sicilian food is the best in taste in all the Mediterranean and is famous world over for its deliciousness. Due to its fertile land, the island of Sicily is also nicknamed "God’s Kitchen" sometimes. The people of Sicily are more proud of themselves and their land than any other nation or inhabitants.