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I am, therefore, a child of Chaos, and not allegorically speaking, but in actual fact, since I was born on an estate near a thick wood that the inhabitants of Girgenti call Càvusu in dialect. My family took refuge there from the terrible cholera epidemic that struck Sicily in 1867....

Luigi Pirandello Autobiographical fragment

Luigi Pirandello

 


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Luigi Pirandello's Girgenti

 

Guided tour of Pirandello's house museum in the
Caos district and other places associated with him
and his literary work
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Girgenti (Agrigento) is the hometown of Luigi Pirandello.
The town was he was born and grew up, from which he
never left if not physically and which can not fail to return.
But also the perfect setting for many of Pirandello's characters,
a stage, where "they can breathe, suffer, collide with
each other, in short live!"
( Enzo Lauretta )

 


The tour starts with a visit to Pirandello's birthplace in the Caos district, point of start and arrival of his "involuntary sojourn on earth". The House, largely restored after the war, has been converted into a museum and displays relics, family photos, paintings, theatrical images, manuscripts, and editions of theatrical works and novels. Then, we follow the short path that leads to the "rough stone" which contains his ashes, admiring the
incomparable view on the "African sea". Continue to Porto Empedocle and Agrigento to visit places and scenaries described in his short stories, novels and plays set in the territory of Agrigento (The Old and Young -The Outcast- The Oil Jar- The Annuity- Il Turno- Think it over, Giacomino- The Late Mattia Pascal- One, No One and One hundred thousand, etc.).


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Tour type
: private tour with an English speaking licensed guide. Transportation from hotel/ accommodation, airiports and railway station can be provided on demand and can be paid directly to the bus company.

Time duration: The tour can be done in a half day or a full day. A short tour of the house museum is also avliable

Price: guiding fee is Euro 134 for a half day and Euro 194 for a full day. Short tour of the House Museum only (about 1 hour) Euro 10 per person. The cost of transportation will be provided directly by the bus company.

Departure time: on demand

Meeting place: Pirandello's birthplace (Casa Natale).

Bookings: call +39.360397930 or email info@sicilytravel.net

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