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The Godfather Tour
Taormina Shore Trips - The Godfather Tour


 



This 6 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from your Hotel or the Port in Taormina
  • Private Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Walking Tours
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Tour Number:
ITAOR-02

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2 People - $488 Per Person (Private Tour)
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4 People - $272 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $218 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $192 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $164 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $159 Per Person (Private Tour)
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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 
Type: Pop Culture, Scenic Drive
Length: 6 Hours (traffic pending)
Walking: Medium (some uneven surfaces)
Mobility: Folding wheelchair OK, some sites may be inaccessible (advance notice required)
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Taormina Shore Excursion - This private shore trip visits many of the sites related to "The Godfather" movie series including the picturesque towns of Savoca and Forza d'Agro. You will see actual places where the films were shot and enjoy wonderful views of the Sicilian countryside and shoreline.

After meeting your guide you drive along the coastal road where you'll see villas, gardens and gorgeous views of the sea on your way to the artistic town of Savoca. Once you arrive you will enjoy a walking tour to include sites associated with the The Godfather movies, made famous by Francis Ford Coppola. Movie buffs will remember from the film that after Micheal's wedding, he and two companions walk down from the church to Vitelli's Bar for the reception. The bar is located on the main piazza of town and there are stunning views of the sea from here.

You will enter the bar which has remain unchanged since and the table where Michael sat to ask the padrone for the hand of his delightful daughter Apollonia is still there. You'll have the chance to see a collection of photos of famous scenes shot here and then you can taste the famous Sicilian's granita (chopped ice with lemon juice).

After exploring the main streets of Savoca you'll drive to Forza d'Agro which was chosen for the filming to stand in for the actual town of Corleone because it is more picturesque and also because the real Mafia (in Corleone) did not want the films to be made. In 1990, Al Pacino and Sophia Coppola shot scenes for the Godfather III here. After a tour of the town including visiting Chiesa Madre and Saint Agostino churches, you return to Taormina.



If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Taormina tours and Taormina Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Taormina tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing - The shore excursion times are approximate based on your interests and traffic conditions.
  • Drive to Savoca - 30 Minutes
  • Savoca tour - 2 Hour
  • Transfer to Forza d'Agro - 45 Minutes
  • Forza d'Agro tour - 2 Hours
  • Transfer to pier in Taormina - 30 Minutes