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Godfather Private Tour in Savoca and Forza d'Agro with Wine and Dinner Option

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  • The Godfather filming locations private tour in Savoca and Forza d’Agro
  • Learn about the structure and development of the Sicilian Mafia and the anti-Mafia fight
  • Upgrade for food and wine tastings or a traditional fish dinner
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Godfather Private Tour in Savoca and Forza d'Agro with Wine and Dinner Option
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Walking tour in Savoca and Forza D'Agro, the towns famous thanks to Coppola who filmed here "The Godfather" plus a food and wine tasting in Savoca. Departures from Taormina, Giardini, and Letojanni.
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3-5 walking tour in Savoca and Forza D'Agro - towns world famous thanks to Coppola, who filmed his legendary movie here. Departures from Taormina, Giardini, and Letojanni.
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Godfather walking tour plus food and wine tasting in Savoca, and a dinner of many traditional fish dishes in fine restaurant in Forza D'Agro. Departures from Taormina, Giardini, and Letojanni.
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Overview
Sicily’s romantic atmosphere and unconventional history has seduced visitors for millennia, but they're easy to miss in the bustle of modern travel. This private walking tour immerses you in rustic hill towns and the history of the Sicilian Mafia—including visits to filming sites of The Godfather movie—and the anti-Mafia fight. Upgrade to end your tour with food and wine tastings or a traditional fish dinner at a local restaurant.
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Stop At: Porta Messina, Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

During "The Godfather" tour, you will walk along the authentic picturesque streets of Savoca and Forza d'Agro remained unchanged since the movie was made, visit ancient churches, famous Bar Vitelli where Michael Corleone asked Apollonia's father her hand in marriage, church where they married, and other movie locations.
Optionally, you may taste perfect Sicilian wines and locally produced food sitting on a terrace with a panoramic view of the Ionian coast and surrounding countryside at one of the best wine bars in Savoca, and have traditional fish dinner at a fine fish restaurant in Forza d'Agro.
First stop is Savoca, an unspoilt medieval town that near Taormina that acted as stand-in for Corleone where Michael was hiding out during the "going to the mattresses" time. Here you will visit Bar Vitelli that looks exactly the way it did in the movie, and see the exact spot where Al Pacino informed Apollonia's father that his name was Michael Corleone, and that "there are people who'd pay a lot of money for that information, but then your daughter would lose a father instead of gaining a husband". Here you can take pictures with an authentic Sicilian shotgun "Lupara", see pictures from the movie and a mirror monument for Coppola, enjoy panoramic view of the Mediterranean opening from the square where the wedding ceremony scene was shot, purchase The Godfather souvenirs, and - "leave the gun, take the cannoli" - taste original Sicilian cannoli and lemon granita at Bar Vitelli.
Then you will walk to an ancient church of Santa Lucia, where Michael and Apollonia were married kneeling in the doorway. Then follow the same path down the hill that the newlyweds did, and visit another old church dating back to the 13th century. Walking along the fabulous streets of Savoca, on a good day you can also meet some actors - for example a lady who played Apollonia's mother and who still lives in Savoca.
Later, optionally you can visit Enoteca near Santa Lucia church, and on a terrace with romantic sea view taste Sicilian red and white wines paired with traditional food (locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, caponata, home-made jelly, olives, extra virgin olive oil and fresh home-made bread).
The tour will continue in Forza d'Agro, another stunning hilltop town with a "Godfather" connection. You will walk the abandoned streets ("Where have all men gone?" - "They're dead from vendettas"), explore the historic square and see the pictures from the movie, visit ancient churches, see the piazza where young Vito Andolini (later Vito Corleone) escaped Don Ciccio's men by hiding in a basket on a donkey's back, walk up to see the remains of a 12th century Norman castle, admire delightful panoramic view of the Ionian coastline, and get a flavor of the Sicilian pastoral lifestyle remained unchanged since ancient times.
Then, you can optionally have lunch or dinner at one of the best fish restaurants in Sicily and taste many kinds of traditional fish dishes with Sicilian red and white wines.

Duration: 5 hours
Reviews (43)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2018
Fell In Love With Sicily (on Wine & Godfather tours) - Thanks To Marco

My wife and I both love wine. And I love The Godfather films. Both of our loves were enhanced by the two tours we took with Marco from our base in Taormina. Details on the tours to follow below, but if you are in north...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jon R
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile
Excelent tour with an outstanding tour guide

Since i'm a fan of The Godfather Trilogy i have long awaited for this day. Marco was an outstanding tour guide and a great guy too! I was late in traffic and i called him to let him know and he kindly waited for me...More

1  Thank Jose O
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile
A wonderful tour

Marco was absolutely wonderful taking us around the locations for The Godfather. He was informative and thoughtful and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We particularly enjoyed the visit to the churches in Savoca and Forza d’Agro as Marco was able to tell us about not...More

Thank Kate C
Nadezelina, Owner at Prestelli Sicily Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear Kate, Thank you very much for your lovely feedback! It was a pleasure having you as our guests, and we are glad that you enjoyed the Godfather private tour and Marco's company. Let us know when you are in Sicily next time - we...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Godfather Walking Tour in Savoca and Forza d Agro with Wine and Dinner Option

We had a very bad experience. I booked this tour through Viator and they then had Prestelli Tours do the tour. Marco was to be our guide and he cancelled the night before. We had Bruno who was a nice gentlemen, but my voucher stated...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sharonftz
Nadezelina, Owner at Prestelli Sicily Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear Sharon, we are very sorry to hear about your bad experience. We’re normally known for our exceptional private tour services and personalized attention to every customer, that you can see from other reviews, and we regret that we received such a negative feedback. Unfortunately,...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Godfather Tour With Marco - Fantastic!

My husband and I spent a wonderful afternoon in Marco's company visiting Savoca where the Godfather film was filmed. Marco picked us up from our B&B and drove us to Savoca which was a beautiful peaceful town with some fantastic scenery. We spent a wonderful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sharon U
Nadezelina, Owner at Prestelli Sicily Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Dear Sharon and Steve, Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Godfather private tour, the locations, the fish dinner and Marco's company and knowledge. Marco, as well as all other staff of Prestelli...More

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Peter C
25 January 2019|
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Response from Nadezelina | Property representative |
Hello Peter, thank you for your interest in our Godfather tour! We would be glad to arrange for you a tour with pickup and drop-off at the airport of Catania. What date would you prefer? Thank you. Nadia
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carpetman64
7 September 2018|
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Response from Nadezelina | Property representative |
Hi Mike and Madeline, Thank you for your interest in our Godfather private tour! We offer pickup and drop-off in Taormina, Catania or Messina. If you could arrive to one of the cities by train or taxi, we would be happy to... More
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Colette J
8 July 2018|
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Response from Nadezelina | Property representative |
Hi Colette, Thank you for your interest in our Godfather private tour. Sure, you will be able to visit also the Catacombs during the tour. Best regards, Nadia
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