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Godfather donkeys tour and a medieval village of Savoca between art and culture

Godfather donkeys tour and a medieval village of Savoca between art and culture - Romissa, Italy

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Romissa, Italy

From USD
$78.17

The Beauty of the slowness in Savoca , one of the most beautiful villages in Italy .“Il Sentiero dell’Asino” association ,organises unforgettable  riding and walking excursions of nearly 4 hours with  big sicilian donkyes and authorised guide .The route starts from the pine forest and the guide will lead you to the village where you can visit the churches , the catacombs ,  the museum and the set where has been shot “ the Godfather  “ movie . It is included a liqueurs tasting ,olive oil and pistachio ... More info ›

The Beauty of the slowness in Savoca , one of the most beautiful villages in Italy .“Il Sentiero dell’Asino” association ,organises unforgettable  riding and walking excursions of nearly 4 hours with  big sicilian donkyes and authorised guide .The route starts from the pine forest and the guide will lead you to the village where you can visit the churches , the catacombs ,  the museum and the set where has been shot “ the Godfather  “ movie . It is included a liqueurs tasting ,olive oil and pistachio.  at the slow, safe pace of practised donkeys. An orignal way of enjoying the nature and the culture of East Sicily , sharing a wonderful experience in contact with animals !

• Pick-up from the hotel is available for this tour. Once the purchase is complete, we will send you the complete information (phone number, e-mail address, etc.) to contact me "Salvo" who will arrange the collection.
• Start : 9:00 from the hotel to the village of Savoca. In this village Gina and Caterina , my donkeys , will wait for us .
• I will introduce you some basics on about to get on the donkeys and I will give you an helmet to wear . We will start the tour from pine forest and after 20 minutes we will reach the convent where we will visit the cripta with its mummies  ( 17 noblemen ).
• After some historical explanations and the view on a stunning landscape , we will go by walk with Gina and Caterina to visit the most famous bar in the world : the “ Bar Vitelli “ , where has been shot the “ God Father “ movie. Th bar mantains the same aspect of the past and it is there where , the protagonist of the movie Michael ( Al Pacino ) asked Apollonia’s father her hand . Moreover here you have the possibility to taste the typical lemon granita made with the original recipe  ( here you have 20 minutes of free time ) .
• We continue the tour on the donkeys  for 15 minutes , we will stop to Nino’s bakery for tasting his delicious biscuits and after we will reach the old cathedral  of the XII century . This church claims some historical adventures taht I will tell you . In this church , the monks prepared the noblemen bodies to the mummification .
• We will reach the San Giovanni site on the donkeys ( 10 minutes ) where you have an amazing view on the valley , on the castles on the cost and on Savoca castel’ s ruins .
• The tour continues on the donkeys for 20 minutes to  Santa Lucia church. Here we will listening to a nice melody. In the  “ God father “ movie this church was the  famous set of Michael and Apollonias’ wedding . You will folow the same way down the hill the maried did in the movie.
• Up on the donkeys again for reaching ( 10 minutes ) one of the best wine shop of Savoca from where you can sit enjoying the view and a free tasting of the best  sicilian products is offered . You will try: olive oil , almond wine , limoncello and pistachio cream.
• After the free tasting we go back by donkeys ( 20 minutes ) to the pine forest and the excursion ends.
• On request we can organize a sicilian cooking lesson .

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