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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....
Pirandello Autobiographical fragment
longer existing) Pirandello's pine tree
tour of Pirandello's house museum in the
Caos district and other places associated
and his literary works
(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
a stage, where "they can breathe, suffer, collide with
each other, in short live!"( Enzo Lauretta )
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,
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.
duration: The tour can be done in a half day or a full day. A short tour of
the house museum is also avliable
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.
time: on demand
place: Pirandello's birthplace (Casa Natale).
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