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The Cyclops Riviera, stretching in a stretch of coast that runs from eastern Sicily Catania Acireale, a place made ​​famous by Homer in the Odyssey then by Verga in Malavoglia by Luchino Visconti and yet you ambiento 'the set of the film The Land tremble.

The name Riviera of the Cyclops runs' in an episode sung by the legendary Homer's Odyssey. It is the episode in which Odysseus, to escape the terrible Cyclops Polyphemus, blinded the giant of his one eye with a fiery dart. Overwhelmed with grief, the Cyclops hurls Ulysses' ship fleeing three boulders, which still can be found in the sea in front of Aci Trezza and are called Faraglioni.

In reality 'stacks, as well as the island Lachea, are the remains of a single mass sub volcanic rocks consisting of slit columnar originated from transformed by means of thermal, clay submarine contact with the underlying lava.

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