A guided tour close to Catania to discover the wonderful sea stacks in Acitrezza, the Norman Castle and much more. Through an imaginary literary journey, Tury will tell you the mythological story of Polyphemus and how much Giovanni Verga was fascinated and inspired by such myth.

Where: Acitrezza - CT

When: All the year

Duration: 4 hours

Meals:  Not included


Mon - Tue - Wed - Thu - Fri - Sat - Sun 

Number of participants

Min. 2 - Max 15

Suitable for

All (route not suitable for severe disabilities)


Italian - English - French


- Aci Castello, Piazza Castello 9a.m. Presentation of the tour.

- Civic Museum tour at the Norman Castle. Description of its structure, collections, overview of Sicilian geological history and prehistoric cultures. Reading of an extract from Verga’s short story, which is entitled "Le storie del Castello di Trezza" – “The stories of the Trezza Castle”.

- Acitrezza, tour at the “Casa del Nespolo” and reading of extracts from Verga’s novel "I Malavoglia".

- Tour of the Port and wiev of the crag after which the village is named, reading of extracts from the play "The Cyclops" by Euripides in comparison to "U Ciclopu" by Pirandello.

All services which are not mentioned under "included" are not included in the price.

Possibility to book by e-mail and by phone.

We recommend comfortable clothing. In the summer months water and cap.


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