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From Taormina: The Godfather Movie Tour of Sicily Villages

1. From Taormina: The Godfather Movie Tour of Sicily Villages

Depart from Taormina to visit the Sicilian hill towns of Savoca and Forza D’Agrò. Explore the sets of the popular movie The Godfather. See the famous Bar Vitelli and wedding venue, among other places you’ll recognize from the films. Hear stories about the movies and Sicily from a local guide. Enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside. Take a pleasant stroll in the villages. Easily find filming locations of the movie. Visit the Trimarchi building, the venue for the famous Bar Vitelli. Then, see the location of the wedding shoot, the Church of Santa Lucia. Learn about tales behind the great film, and the equally captivating history of the island that inspired this masterpiece by Francis Ford Coppola. Many scenes of village life were filmed on the cobblestone streets and traditional houses of Forzà d'Agrò. Explore SS. Annunziata Square, Church of SS. Annunziata, and the birthplace of Vito Corleone. Admire the charm of the Sicilian countryside in this amazing place, nestled between the provinces of Messina and Catania.

Sicily: Godfather Private Tour with Optional Food and Wine

2. Sicily: Godfather Private Tour with Optional Food and Wine

Enjoy the sights and tastes of Italy à la The Godfather in the company of a knowledgeable, English-speaking tour guide.  Your guide will pick you up at your hotel or port at a time suitable to you before beginning your tour in Savoca, a medieval hilltop town where the fictitious Michael Corleone hid out during the "Going to the Mattresses" scene.  In Savoca, stop at Bar Vitelli, which looks exactly as it did in the movie. At Bar Vitelli, you will be invited to take pictures with an authentic Sicilian shotgun, see pictures from The Godfather movie, enjoy the view from the square where the wedding scene was filmed, and purchase souvenirs.  Your next stop will be the church of Santa Lucia, where Michael and Apollonia got married. You will follow in the footsteps of the newlyweds down the hill into the town. Once in the town, visit another ancient church, dating back to the 13th century.  Your guide will tell you about the filming processes involved in shooting The Godfather and some fun trivia about the movie, the director, and the actors. Discover the history of the real Sicilian mafia from your guide. Hear how the mafia rose to power, its structure, and about the "Law of Silence", "Men of Respect" and the "Boss of the Bosses". During the tour in Savoca, you will also see the mirror monument dedicated to Coppola, on the panoramic terrace overlooking the Ionian coast, the site of Michael Corleone's wedding scene. After all this walking and learning, you will be taken to visit a friendly family-owned restaurant with breathtaking panoramic view over the mountains and the ocean, where you can try organic locally produced, traditional food including cheeses, salami, prosciutto, olives, homemade bread, sun-dried tomatos, and pasta with refreshing local wine.  Your tour will continue to Forza D'Agro, another stunning hilltop town. Your guide will lead you along abandoned streets towards the historic square where you will visit the churches Santissima Trinita and Santissima Annunziata. In Forza D'Agro, you will see the piazza where young Vita Andolini escaped from Don Ciccio's men and you will walk up to the remains of a 12th-century Norman Castle to admire the panoramic view of the Ionian coastline.

From Taormina Private Godfather Tour Forza D'Agro and Savoca

3. From Taormina Private Godfather Tour Forza D'Agro and Savoca

The tour will be themed around the famous film The Godfather. The first stop will be in Forza d'Agrò, an ancient village located on a hill with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Ionian coast. Here we will visit the Church of the Santissima Annunziata. We will then visit the historic center with a view of the 12th century castle and the Church of the Holy Trinity, also the location of the film and the Corleone house. Then we continue to Savoca, where we will visit the Church of San Nicolò, the place where the wedding of Michael Corleone with Apollonia Vitelli is celebrated. Here you can take photos and relive the magic of this iconic moment from the film. We will also visit Bar Vitelli, the famous bar where Michael meets Apollonia's father for the first time and in whose square the wedding celebrations take place. At the Vitelli bar, under the beautiful pergola, you can enjoy a delicious granita or a glass of local wine. Visit of the Church of San Michele. Afterwards,

Giardini Naxos or Taormina: Godfather Tour in a Vintage Car

4. Giardini Naxos or Taormina: Godfather Tour in a Vintage Car

Your tour will start from Taormina, one of the places chosen by Francis Ford Coppola to shoot one of his masterpieces: the famous movie "The Godfather". On board the vintage car we will drive along the winding and panoramic road that winds underneath the city of Taormina until we reach the coast below it. After a short stop to admire Isola Bella, we will reach Letojanni and Forza d'Agro': a village chosen by Coppola to shoot some significant scenes from the film. Enjoying the view of the vintage car, you will drive past Santa Teresa di Riva to reach Savoca, a splendid medieval village and above all the absolute protagonist of The Godfather. Here, in fact, some scenes have been filmed featuring the young Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino. Don't miss the Bar Vitelli, where Michael met his future wife's father, and the Church of San Nicolò, where the marriage between Michael Corleone and Apollonia was celebrated.

From Catania: The Godfather Tour in a Vintage Car

5. From Catania: The Godfather Tour in a Vintage Car

Step into iconic scenes from “The Godfather,” one of cinema’s biggest masterpieces, on this private self-guided tour that visits filming locations from the movie. Hop on board a vintage car with a driver and begin your tour in Catania, driving toward Taormina. Cruise along the island's eastern coast, passing through Acireale, Giarre, Mascali, Fiumefreddo di Sicilia, and Giardini Naxos. Make your first stop in Taormina and enjoy a nice walk along its main street, Corso Umberto. Following a brief stop to admire Isola Bella, arrive in Letojanni and Forza d'Agrò, a village with some significant scenes from the film. Enjoy the scenery as you drive through Santa Teresa di Riva to Savoca, a magnificent medieval village and, above all, the acknowledged protagonist of "The Godfather." Here some scenes have been filmed featuring the young Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino. Don't miss the Bar Vitelli, where Michael met his wife's father, and the Church of San Nicol, where the marriage between Michael Corleone and Apollonia was celebrated.

From Catania Private Godfather Tour Forza D'Agro and Savoca

6. From Catania Private Godfather Tour Forza D'Agro and Savoca

The tour will be themed around the famous film The Godfather. The first stop will be in Forza d'Agrò, an ancient village located on a hill with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Ionian coast. Here we will visit the Church of the Santissima Annunziata. We will then visit the historic center with a view of the 12th century castle and the Church of the Holy Trinity, also the location of the film and the Corleone house. Then we continue to Savoca, where we will visit the Church of San Nicolò, the place where the wedding of Michael Corleone with Apollonia Vitelli is celebrated. Here you can take photos and relive the magic of this iconic moment from the film. We will also visit Bar Vitelli, the famous bar where Michael meets Apollonia's father for the first time and in whose square the wedding celebrations take place. At the Vitelli bar, under the beautiful pergola, you can enjoy a delicious granita or a glass of local wine. Visit of the Church of San Michele. Afterwards,

From Syracuse: The Godfather Filming Locations Tour by Van

7. From Syracuse: The Godfather Filming Locations Tour by Van

Departing from Syracuse, you will head to Savoca, one of the most beautiful and picturesque villages in Sicily, starring in numerous scenes from the film. The first stop will be Bar Vitelli, located right at the entrance to the village, where Michael Corleone asks Apollonia's father for his daughter's hand in marriage. Here, you can take the opportunity to taste a refreshing lemon granita, and then continue walking through the characteristic narrow streets. Once you reach the historic center of the town, you will visit the church of San Nicolò (or Santa Lucia), where one of the most famous scenes of the film, the wedding of the protagonists, was recorded. Enjoying a breathtaking view, you will then move on to Forza D'Agrò, a famous medieval village that serves as the backdrop for numerous sets of the renowned film work. Arriving in the historic Piazza del paese, you will cross a flight of steps and the famous Durazzesco arch, until you reach the churchyard of the Church of the Holy Trinity, also known as the church of Sant' Agostino; you can't help but imagine yourself even more inside the series, in a pure medieval and authentically Sicilian setting.

From Screen to Reality: Private Godfather Tour from Taormina

8. From Screen to Reality: Private Godfather Tour from Taormina

Step into the cinematic world of “The Godfather” during this 4-hour private tour that transports you to iconic film locations. With seamless transportation provided, immerse yourself in the settings that brought this legendary movie to life. Begin your journey in Forza d’Agro, a charming village that served as the backdrop for some of the movie’s most memorable scenes. Wander through its picturesque streets and experience the charm that captured the essence of Sicilian life. Visit the Chiesa di San Nicolo, a historic church that gained fame as the location of Michael Corleone’s wedding in the film. Marvel at its architectural beauty and immerse yourself in the atmosphere that was once part of this cinematic masterpiece. Experience the nostalgia of Bar Vitelli, a classic Sicilian bar that played a pivotal role in “The Godfather.” With a local guide and transportation, this 4-hour private tour ensures you’ll step into the world of “The Godfather” and uncover the allure of Sicily.

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What people are saying about Forza d'Agrò

Our tour was absolutely terrific! Not only did we learn so much about the movie, but we learned so much about the history of these hillside villages from our tour guide, Marco. He really made our tour very very special. He was so knowledgeable, professional, friendly, courteous, and respectful. We can assure you the movie will have new meanings after this particular tour!

Marco was our guide and I cannot say enough good things about him. Very friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our day very much and he made sure we had a wonderful time. I highly recommend this tour and if Marco is your guide, you will learn a lot about his beautiful country. Just ask.

Gianfranco was the most gracious host. He knew all the details of The Godfather & hidden gems of Sicily. He was personable & a great driver. We really enjoyed our day with him & would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Sicily. Thank you!

Rosario is an excellent tourist guide. Relaxed, knowledgeable and considerate of his clients weaknesses.

Guide was on time, pleasant and informative and made the experience a pleasure