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The Leopard Map

Map of locations in The Leopard written by Giuseppe di Lampedusa (1896-1957) and published in 1958

"Maps of the Classics" by Peter Biggins
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Bar Mazzara
Via Generale Vincenzo Magliocco, 17
Palermo, Sicily 90141, IT
Bar where Lampedusa wrote much of The Leopard.
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Palazzo Lampedusa
Via Lampedusa
Palermo, Sicily 90133, IT
Where the Lampedusa palazzo was. It back up on the Oratorio.
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Oratory of Santa Zita
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Caserta
Caserta, Campania, IT
Where King Ferdinand had his royal palace. It is still there and open to visitors.
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Marsala
Marsala, Sicily, IT
Where Giuseppe Garibaldi landed on May 11, 1860, with 1,000 men to conquer Sicily.
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Calatafimi
Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily, IT
Where Garibaldi's 800 men defeated 1,500 Neapolitan troops on his way to Palermo.
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Marineo
Marineo, Sicily, IT
First stop on the trip to Donnafugata.
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Prizzi
Prizzi, Sicily, IT
Second stop on the trip to Donnafugata.
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Bisacquino
Bisacquino, Sicily, IT
Third stop on the trip to Donnafugata.
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Donnafugata
Santa Margherita di Belice, Sicily, IT
Fictional name for Santa Margherita di Belice, where Fabrizio took his family. Lampedusa spent summers here as a boy. The palace at Donnafugata is one and the same as the one at Santa Margherita.
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Girgenti
Agrigento, Sicily, IT
Ancient Greek colony that enthusiastically supported Garibaldi in 1860. Cavaliere Aumone Chevalley di Monterzuolo was Secretary of the prefecture here and visited Don Farbizio in Donnafugato.
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Randazzo
Randazzo, Sicily, IT
City nearest to the Etna volcano, referred to as the "inferno" by Don Fabrizio.
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Taormina Bay
Taormina, Sicily, IT
Don Fabrizio refers to the loveliness of this bay being only a few miles from Mt. Etna.
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Mt. Etna
One of the most active volcanoes in the world.
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San Cono
San Cono, Sicily, IT
Where Father Pirrone was born and raised.
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Aspromonte
San Luca, Calabria 89030, IT
Hillside where in 1862 Colonel Pallavicino had had a bullet fired into the foot of Garibaldi.
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Calatafimi
Calatafimi-Segesta, Sicily, IT
Where Landi had failed to stop Garibaldi on his way to Palermo in 1860.
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Riga
, LV
Where Giuseppe married Alessandra Wolff in 1932.
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Torretta
Torretta, Sicily, IT
Where the Lampedusa family had an estate in the hills west of Palermo.
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Donnafugata - Palma
Vicolo Lampedusa
Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily 92020, IT
Where the Lampedusa family had an estate. The palace at Donnafugata is one and the same as the one at Santa Margherita, while for the town as a whole, the reference is to Palma.
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Villa Salina
Where Don Fabrizio was staying with his family at the beginning of the book. Based on the Villa Lampedusa in San Lorenzo.
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Monte Pellegrino
Palermo, Sicily 90142, IT
Villa Salina was in the shadow of Monte Pelligrino.
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Corleone
Corleone, Sicily, IT
Home of real and fictional Mafiosi. The grandparents of Al Pacino (who played Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy of films), emigrated from Corleone, Sicily.