A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu, Scicli

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  • My dad's girlfriend is Italian and she booked the visit and translated for the owner. I was amazed that the grotto kept a steady temperature for winter and for summer so the grotto was surprisingly...  more »
  • We had a very unique experience with Carmelo telling us about the story of the grotta where his granpa lived. He showed us all the material used by the family to survive. Carmelo is very friendly and....  more »
  • A rutta ri Ron Carmelu is a fascinating insight into life in Scicli's cave houses. The owner (whose Grandfather lived in the cave house along with seven other family members, a donkey and some...  more »
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  • Superb little museum
  • If you go to Scicli you can not miss the visit to the Cave of Mr. Carmel that will guide you on a fantastic journey into the past. He Describes with care and details everything you will see in the cave and is a skilled craftsman. Recommend the visit. Thank you Mr. Carmelo for your kindness and to keep a part of our history and our origins alive.
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  • Carmelo is super passionate about showing the traditions and culture of a people. It seems incredible to think that his relatives lived there until a few decades ago. His cave is reached after a short uphill walk (eye to slippery stones) in the ququartire of Chiafura. Chiafura is the district of Scicli with houses built in the caves. It is a beautiful experience to see Carmelo also explain to the children how to make bread or where the children slept. In the cave there is also his handcrafted crib. In addition to the cave Carmelo is a skilled craftsman and sells items made by him or his son, for example we bought a slingshot for my son. Show you how to play with the top: if it's in the mood it will show you the 3 ways to throw the top. Like many in Scicli he is a passionate grower of aromatic plants and caper plants
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  • Great experience, Mr. Carmelo is unique... A dive into the history of the everyday of this beautiful city dating back and not too many years ago... Absolutely not to be missed... He also made us play with the top !!!!! Tricia and Aldo
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  • It's a pleasure to hear how Mr. Carmelo explains how his foreas lived. Very complete and satisfying visit. The original cave is very rich in tools and utensils of yeslit. Very recommended.
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