Private tour (from 2 persons) by a comfortable car with a tour leader to the must-see Sicilian mountain villages that have become world famous thanks to F.F. Coppola, who filmed the legendary "The Godfather" here ... More info ›
Private tour (from 2 persons) by a comfortable car with a tour leader to the must-see Sicilian mountain villages that have become world famous thanks to F.F. Coppola, who filmed the legendary "The Godfather" here. You will walk along these picturesque streets, visit medieval churches, eat lemon granita in Bar Vitelli, and learn the history and places where this famous film was taken. Optionally, you may taste perfect Sicilian wines and food sitting on the terrace with a breathtaking view of the Ionian coast and mountains in one of the best wine bars in Savoca, and have amazing dinner in a fine fish restaurant in Forza D'Agro.
The tour leader will pick you up from your hotel or other location at your convenience at your preferred hour, and you will drive by a comfortable air-conditioned car along the Ionian Sea. Later you will reach Savoca, a medieval town hidden in the mountains. Our first point will be the world famous Bar Vitelli, where Michael Corleone asked Apollonia's father her hand in marriage. Here you can taste lemon granita, traditional Sicilian dessert that the shooting team ate every day during the filming. You will sightsee the mirror monument for F.F. Coppola, enjoy the breathtaking view of the Ionian coast from the main square of Savoca, and start to walk along these fabulous streets to the ancient church St.Nicholas, where the famous couple married.
Later, optionally we may arrive to one of the best wine bars in Savoca with a terrace opening the unforgettable romantic sea view, where you can taste different types of excellent Sicilian wines accompanied by traditional food of the island (meat and cheese delicacies, vegetables, fresh bread, olives and olive oil).
We will continue the tour in Forza D'Agro, another picturesque mountain town that also has become the place for the scenes of the Godfather. You will explore the historic square, the ancient monastery and churches, walk the abandoned streets, and enjoy the unique atmosphere of Sicilian villages that was here some hundreds years ago. After which, you may optionally arrive to one of the best fish restaurants in Sicily to taste many many kinds of traditional fish dishes, surely with a company of fine Sicilian wines.