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LITERARY PARKS ITINERARY
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Stefano d'Arrigo Giovanni Verga Elio Vittorini
Nino Savarese Leonardo Sciascia Luigi Pirandello
Tomasi di Lampedusa      
Salvatore Quasimodo
:: Nino Savarese Literary Park

Since to the rise of the institutions of the Italian Literary Parks - from an idea of Stanislao Nievo (pro-nephew of Ippolito) and according to the suggestion of the relative Foundation Ippolito Nievo - it was set as a primary purpose to baptize a park with the name of the writer Nino Savarese, because his activity of writer, playwright, poet and essayist is recognized in the whole Country and to the foreign countries. An intention that goes beyond his qualified figure, also because so many places - not to say the most greater part - reenter (to be described in his works) in the run that the Literary Park includes. Places therefore that they have almost been primary sources of inspiration and natural scenery of the totality of his job of writer. To this is added that above all the country civilization, the world of the zolfares and that of the artisans of the ennese were the protagonists of his works.

 

The itinerary that has been individualized for being traced start from Enna, from the Fortress of Cerere and from the Castle of Lombardy; he passes the valley-district of Valverde (the most ancient of the city and place of the myth, since residence of Demetra according to the most authoritative sources and the testimonies that, today gives still confirmation of it with the rites, the recurrences and the parties,), therefore he arrives to the tower of Federico with his impending gardens the other ancient district of the Greek. Going down for the historical center it passes for the Mother church with - in the same plaza - the two museums: Alessi and Varisano. Then it goes for churches, monasteries, ancient buildings (Chiara mountain, Pollicarini, Benedictine, Varisano) and so street, in the heart of the city where the Arab-Norman bell tower of St. Giovanni is found, also surrounded from ancient churches and ancient residences. In the district of the oldest market in the city, the house of Nino Savarese is found.

 

The Sceneries of the Park

Enna

Enna

Rocca di Cerere

Rocca di Cerere

   
   

Lago di Pergusa

Lago di Pergusa

Lago di Pergusa

Lago di Pergusa

   
   

Nei pressi di Enna

Nei pressi di Enna

Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina

   
   

Villa Romana

Villa Romana

Villa Romana - esterno

Villa Romana - esterno

 
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