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Andrea Camillieri

I am a great fan of Andrea Camillieri and his Inspector Montalbano. Are there tours or specific sites in Porto Empedocle ("Vigata") linked to the writer or his famous character. Any place one can pick up a map of correspondences between the town and the book series? I know the TV series is filmed elsewhere, but I am interested in things like the cafes, beaches, jetties, etc. that crop up in the books. Thanks!

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1. Re: Andrea Camillieri

Salve Thib0deaux!

This thread and links discusses Montalbano sites - Montalbano:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g187886-i343-k6367…

Perhaps of special interest....

montalbanotour.com/Montalbano_Sicily_tour.ht…

www.sicilytourguides.net/Montalbano_tour.htm

sicilytourguides.net/Montalbano_locations-to…

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There are a lot of guided tours inspired by Camilleri's Montalbano.

But most of them are focused on the places were the scenes of the TV show were filmed.

I don't know if it's the same thing for you ... you may even ignore the tv show (it's very popular in Europe).

Anyhow the Tv show is strictly based on the Camilleri's books and has been attended (is the word correct) by the author himself,

Most of those scenes were filmed in very little area (Punta Secca (his house), Scicli, Ragusa Ibla and Noto).

Edited: 13 April 2013, 16:31
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This tour (and others) visits the shooting locations - sicilytourguides.net/Montalbano_locations-to…

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Montalbano places

amazon.it/I-luoghi-Montalbano-Una-guida/dp/8…

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I luoghi di Montalbano. Una guida is a popular guidebook for Montalbano locations.

luoghielibri.it/i_luoghi_di_montalbano_-_una…

tripadvisor.com/…33814922

The “Montalbano” thread (and all the subsequent links) in Post #1 references everything Montalbano - The train, Montalbano’s house, tours, shooting locations, I luoghi di Montalbano.....

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Another helpful guide

…blogspot.it/2012/02/inspector-montalbano-lo…

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Unfortunately the Treno di Montalbano current;y isn't running.....

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A website with a lot of pictures so you can have an idea of what you will find:

…yourguidetoitaly.com/2012/…

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9. Re: Andrea Camillieri

Those photos are lovely gggdg - Thank you!

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10. Re: Andrea Camillieri

it's a plesure

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