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138 Via Grotta Polifemo

Places of the Myth of Ulysses: Cave of Polyphemus (Milazzo) 

The site is part of the Places of the Myth of Ulysses included in the Register of the Region of Sicily LIM (Places of heroes and heroic legends)

Places indicated in the IWB register 

  • Mouth of the Aci River, Port of S. Maria La Scala
  • Faraglioni, Archipelago of the Cyclops
  • Aeolian Islands, Aeolian Archipelago
  • Scilla and Cariddi, Strait of Messina
  • Cave of Polyphemus (Milazzo)
  • Port of Ulysses (Ispica)
  • Grotto of Sataria (Pantelleria)
  • Rock of the Ligny Tower

According to one version of the Legend of Polyphemus, it would be the cave where Ulysses was captured with his men.

Polyphemus card  taken from the book by Ignazio Caloggero "Cults Myths and Legends of Ancient Sicilito"

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Photo: web

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily

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