Pirandello's Girgenti tour
Guided tour of Luigi Pirandello house museum in the Caos district and of the places associated with his literary works.
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 )
Meet your guide in front of Pirandello's house museum .
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.).