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Carcere di Santo Stefano, Ventotene

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
Carcere di Santo Stefano is located in Ventotene. To visit Carcere di Santo Stefano on your holiday in Ventotene, and find out what else Ventotene has to offer, use our Ventotene trip itinerary maker.
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  • We visited the prison with a great guide (bearded man). Very interesting to hear the story and there's also the thrill of stock up on steps carved into the rock with the waves they do shake the boat. I purchased the book in the library in Ventotene square "that" criminal "to my father" by Antonio Perucatti on the prison director in the 1950s and 1960s: I miss a few pages to finish it and found it very interesting.
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  • Passage by boat and dock not really easy, but once you get on top of a well prepared and enthusiastic Guide made us know every detail of the architecture and history of the prison. Not to be missed
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  • A time on the island of Ventotene, lived like a hermit, Gennaro, a former prison guard. During the day she cleaned the paths, he held up the camposanto, gathered figs, blackberries and prickly pear in huge bags of trash, and with a boat would send everything to the daughter to Ventotene, which made jams. You improvised prison demolished, but help him in that prison had really worked, and he remembered many things, and told her faithfully, with intelligence and sensitivity, and also with some inconvenient truth, just a few days we had spent that type Pertini, inter alia treated well and kept in the infirmary, and then had reassigned immediately on Ventotene, where "open" all day. Then Gennaro was sent away because in practice it was an abusive tour guide. They put a type with the excuse of being "cultural association" couldn't charge admission to tell the same things as Gennaro, only more politically correct, adding a bit of rhetoric and some adjustments. This year visits to the old jail were suspended because some are endangered. The premier said that Renzi will be allocated 18 million euros to make a Convention Center ...
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