VULCAN SITNO

Current altitude of Sitno vulcan is 1009,2 m and is the highest hill of Štiavnické vrchy mountain. Historically there is a lot of myths and rumors about it – most famous one about Sitno knights living inside the vulcan, ready to help slovak nation at worst times.

Historic development of Sitno stratovulcan was complex process at the badene and sarmate age (15 – 11 mio years ago) in five main stages. That was an era where monumental eruptions and moderate times had been changing each other.