Tour Places of Verga

First stop: Catania

Visit the House-Museum, where Giovanni Verga was born and died, declared a national monument, in which as stated in a plaque placed on the building elevation “formed his world and ended it in the immortal power of art.”

Second stop: Acitrezza

After reaching the town of Acitrezza, in the course of a walk to the seaside town, you will can visit the House of the Medlar, where the writer set the story of Padron ‘Ntoni family, protagonist of his celebrated work I Malavoglia. In one room of the house-museum there are also collected the testimonies of the cinematic experience by Luchino Visconti, who in 1947 filmed to Acitrezza the movie The earth trembles, having recruited the actors among the inhabitants of the seaside village. Continuing the journey, we will admire the wonderful panorama dominated by the Faraglioni of the Cyclops, columnar basalt of lava whose legendary existence related to the events of Polyphemus gives a special charm to the whole bay. By reservation only, you can make a boat trip in the protected marine reserve of the island Lachea and Faraglioni.

Third stop: Acicastello

Visit of Acicastello and the Norman castle that houses inside the Civic Museum, which comprises four sections (archaeological, mineralogical, paleontological and one dedicated to the volcanics), from which you will be able to enjoy the sight of a beautiful and unforgettable landscape. Return to Catania.

Tour Places of Verga, FEE INCLUDES:    

  • Departure 9.00 Am return 5: 00PM in your hotel
  • Multilaguage Guide
  • typical sicilian lunch
  • transfer from Catania to AcitrezzaAcicastello and return
  • ticket House-Museum of Verga (Catania)
  • ticket House-Museum of Medlar (Acitrezza)
  • ticket Civic Museum (Acicastello)

Additional information

Age-GroupAdult, Young(12 years old – 50%), group 5 person (-5€), more 5 person (-10€)
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