Discover Sicily island by bike : Vizzini village with Veloce !

In this post we want share few photos taken during our cycling explorations in Sicily. In this pictures we are in Vizzini, a small village in the province of Catania where was born Giovanni Vergathe Italian realist (Verismo) writer, best known for his depictions of life in Sicily, and especially for the short story (and later play) Cavalleria Rusticana and the novel I Malavoglia. Moreover Giovanni Verga was a great photographer. 

In this village is possible visits all places described by Verga in his works and to visits a beautiful museum dedicated to the histoy of this places (local economy, photography by Giovanni Verga, theater and much more...) 

A curiosity : in Vizzini village, on demand and for a small groups, is possible watch theater representations played by local cultural associations. 

Veloce had a great welcome from the local institutions and enjoyed great cycling explorations of this area of Sicily.  

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Vizzini village, view from the road

an old Fiat 500 on the road in Vizzini

the only one barber of Vizzini

old machines at the museum in Vizzini

old photografic equipment owned by Giovanni Verga buyed at Lumiere shop in Paris

old photografic equipment owned by Giovanni Verga buyed at Lumiere shop in Paris

cycling in Vizzini

an elderly woman enters the church

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