Godfather Private Tour of Savoca and Forza d'Agro

With Option of Traditional Sicilian Lunch

Private tour by comfortable air-conditioned car with a personal local guide to the must-see Sicilian hilltop villages that have become world-known thanks to F.F. Coppola, who filmed his legendary "The Godfather" here - Top Three of the Greatest American Movies. This tour is private - only for your party, nobody else, to ensure the highest standards for our clients. Get the fascinating, friendly and informative insight into the filming process and trivia, learn the real Sicilian mafia story, its structure, rise and development till nowadays, discover the history and culture of the movie locations and Sicily itself, and feel the romantically rustic atmosphere of old 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 local Sicilian wines and locally produced food "km0" sitting at a terrace with panoramic view of Savoca, mountains, the Mediterranean coast and surrounding countryside at a family-owned restaurant.


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 a family-owned restaurant and at a terrace with romantic sea view taste local Sicilian wines with traditional food (locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, caponata, olives, extra virgin olive oil, fresh home-made bread, home made lemon granita - everything is prepared with organic ingredients of local origin - "km0"!).


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 flavour of the Sicilian pastoral lifestyle remained unchanged since ancient times.


Private tour only for your party
Local English speaking guide
Hotel/port pick-up and drop-off
Round trip transportation by private car
Private tour of Savoca and Forza d'Agro

Entrance fees to churches
Bottled water


Availability: daily all year

Pick-up: at your accommodation/port

Start time: your preferable hour

Duration: 4-6 hours (depending on options added and departure city)

Minimum number per booking: 2 people

Opt: Traditional Sicilian Lunch - 30


Tour with pick-up/drop-off at your hotel/port in Taormina area

Adult - 180€  / Child (till 15 y.o.) - 75 


Tour with pickup/drop-off at your hotel/port in Catania

Adult - 195€  / Child (till 15 y.o.) - 80 


Tour with pickup/drop-off at your hotel/port in Messina

Adult - 220€  / Child (till 15 y.o.) - 100€  

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