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Godfather Private Tour with Option of Local Food and Wine Tasting provided by Prestelli Sicily Tours

Godfather Private Tour with Option of Local Food and Wine Tasting

Godfather Private Tour with Option of Local Food and Wine Tasting
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
4–7 hours
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Stroller accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    4–7 hours
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Stroller accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4-7 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2022
Available languages
English, Italian
What to expect
Awards
Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best
2022
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4-7 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Italian
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Private tour exclusively for your party – nobody else, to ensure the highest standards for our guests.
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off by private comfortable air-conditioned car
  • Round-trip transportation by private air-conditioned car that operates only for you
  • Bottled water
  • Personal local English speaking driver/guide
  • Walking tour of Savoca and Forza d'Agro
  • Lesson about The Godfather movie and the real Mafia history
  • Food and wine tasting in Savoca (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Porta Messina
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Duration
4–7 hours
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Your private guide will pick you up at your accommodation, hotel,port or train station in Taormina, Catania, Messina and nearby towns. Important: when making a booking, please select a tour option depending on your pickup location and food options that you would like to opt for.
  • Ports:
  • Taormina port
  • Port of Messina, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 27, 98122 Messina ME, Italy
  • Porto Catania, 95121 Catania, Metropolitan city of Catania, Italy
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • We have private tours, only for your party, however at the beginning of the excursion we will give each guest a mask, protective gloves and hand sanitizer.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private tour exclusively for your party – nobody else, to ensure the highest standards for our guests.
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off by private comfortable air-conditioned car
  • Round-trip transportation by private air-conditioned car that operates only for you
  • Bottled water
  • Personal local English speaking driver/guide
  • Walking tour of Savoca and Forza d'Agro
  • Lesson about The Godfather movie and the real Mafia history
  • Food and wine tasting in Savoca (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Porta Messina
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Your private guide will pick you up at your accommodation, hotel,port or train station in Taormina, Catania, Messina and nearby towns. Important: when making a booking, please select a tour option depending on your pickup location and food options that you would like to opt for.
  • Ports:
  • Taormina port
  • Port of Messina, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 27, 98122 Messina ME, Italy
  • Porto Catania, 95121 Catania, Metropolitan city of Catania, Italy
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4–7 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • We have private tours, only for your party, however at the beginning of the excursion we will give each guest a mask, protective gloves and hand sanitizer.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Porta Messina
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    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 Sicilian wines and locally produced food sitting on a terrace with a panoramic view of the Ionian coast and surrounding countryside at one of the best wine bars in Savoca, and have traditional fish dinner at a fine fish restaurant in Forza d'Agro. 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 Enoteca near Santa Lucia church, and on a terrace with romantic sea view taste Sicilian red and white wines paired with traditional food (locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, caponata, home-made jelly, olives, extra virgin olive oil and fresh home-made bread). 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 flavor of the Sicilian pastoral lifestyle remained unchanged since ancient times. Then, you can optionally have lunch or dinner at one of the best fish restaurants in Sicily and taste many kinds of traditional fish dishes with Sicilian red and white wines.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Trang D
Singapore, Singapore17 contributions
Great tour to help us get away from the crowded and noisy Taormina. Savoca and Forza d'Agrò villages are very beautiful. They have even greater view of the sea than Taormina but for some reason they are not as popular and are left in very bad state. Thanks to the tour we are able to experience true Sicily. Our guide Marco is very enthusiastic and he’s very passionate, he knows the facts about the destinations. The seafood lunch (if you want dinner you have to start the tour at 3 pm) is abundant, there must be at least 12 dishes before they bring out the desserts and free-flow digestivo. Godfather movies aside, we are glad to choose this tour with Marco. Highly recommend you to reserve the tour and choose your guide in advance to ensure you get the most value out of it. Thanks Marco!
Written 30 May 2022
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Adam G
1 contribution
Apr 2022 • Family
As a huge Godfather fan, I was really excited for this tour and our guide Marco made it better than anything I could have hoped for. He is very knowledgeable about all things Godfather and the history of the region and the locations visited. He answered every question I had and he was so enthusiastic and passionate about the material. He was also very accommodating for my young child, making it just as fun for my boy as for me. Everything we saw was so beautiful and it was truly an experience of a lifetime, 10/10 recommend this tour and especially my man Marco!
Written 2 April 2022
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Judi M
1 contribution
Apr 2022 • Couples
This was an offer that delivered 5*! Prestelli were quick & efficient in setting up our very personalised, tour (thanks Nadia!). Our guide, Marco, was informative & very good company in the stunning hill villages of Savoca, where we visited Bar Vitelli, where Michael asked for Appollonia's hand in marriage. Marco also expertly guided us to the Church of St Nicolo, where the wedding scene in the movie played out and also the very precious San Michele- the "Soul of Savoca". We were lucky to meet the lady who played Appollonia's mother, who still lives in Savoca & enjoyed lunch at a restaurant where the food & wine was as lovely as the welcoming service. We then shared Marco' passion at the sadly abandoned state of Forzo d'Argo's village centre. We had a very, very good time. Highly recommend: "Leave the gun; take the cannoli" 🙂
Written 1 May 2022
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Ultramel M
3 contributions
May 2022
I booked this experience for my partner who is a massive 'Godfather' fan, and it says a lot that even I had such a great time touring some of the beautiful and quaint towns used in the films.
Our tour guide Marko was so knowledgeable about the films, the locations, and the people living in the areas, that we were (if briefly) completely immersed in the wonder of Sicily and the films that were located there.
He was extremely patient with us if we decided to spend a little extra time here and there, or get a lot of photos, and he was really invested in making sure that we had the best time.
We decided on the food option as well, and we were not disappointed! The food was exquisite, then view from the ristorante was breath-taking, and the family who ran it were so incredibly welcoming :)
I couldn't recommend this tour enough! Thank you :)
Written 9 May 2022
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Rod A
2 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
All in all the tour was 6-7 hours and was one of the highlights of our Italy trip. It felt great to get away from the thralls of tourists in Taormina. This tour takes you to two beautiful, remote coastal towns tucked in between mountain peaks. Walk around and marvel at the beautiful architecture and buildings, some of which date back to the 1300's.

Our tour guide, Marco, was amazing. Marco took us around the villages and gave us a great oral history about the movie while showing us the locations where it was filmed. Some of the actors from the movie still leave here. The views from everywhere were stunning.

We did the wine/food tasting as well as a delicious fish restaurant that served up baked oysters, octopus, shrimp in 7 different forms, gelato.

We went in August and it was 85-90 degrees. The car had AC and we ate indoors at the fish restaurant. Marco keeps you cool with water, iced lemon, and gelato. If you have 3 full days, would highly recommend this for one of them.
Written 15 August 2021
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Alexis M
2 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
If I could give this tour more than five stars, I would! Marco was amazing. Very knowledgeable about the area. A willing photo taker and wealth of information! He knows everyone in the towns and made our experience incredibly meaningful, including a free limoncello shot in the same place Anthony Bourdain visited. Memorable experience for certain.
Written 22 April 2022
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Patrycja
Edinburgh, UK1,675 contributions
We took a private Godfather tour with Marco in October. It’s a great half day tour exploring Sicilian countryside. We visited Savoca and then Forza D’Agro where Godfather movies were filmed. Marco was a great guide, playing relevant parts of the movie on his phone at each location.
We were able to take our time and had wine at the tavern that Michael Corleone meets Apolonia’s dad, we then walked through locations of the wedding party. In D’Agro we visited the church from the donkey scene from Gofather II. We were well looked after throughout and I would recommend Marco to other travellers.
Written 24 October 2020
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Mark J
GREER2 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
The wonderful knowledge Marco had about the movie, the villages we visited and the history of the area. We would recommend this tour to anyone with an interest in The Godfather, and would suggest you ask for Marco personally. One of the best guides we have had in our six trips to Italy. We hope to see him again someday.
Written 28 April 2022
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Trinity S
Island of Malta, Malta141 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Amazing tour, Marco was very personable and had great knowledge of the film as well the history of the area and of Sicily as a whole.

We saw all the sights from the movie and learnt interesting information about the towns and where it was filmed.

I recommend watching the film/films just before you go as a refresher but Marco also has clips he can show you.

We finished the tour with a delicious seafood lunch.
Written 3 September 2020
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James Brennan
2 contributions
Apr 2022 • Friends
Great tour. The communication before the tour started was fantastic, especially when it came to arranging where to be picked up from. Marco was also a brilliant tour guide, he’s a super friendly guy with knowledge on not just The Godfather but Sicily as a whole. Safe driver too. Upon arrival to the locations, Marco allows you enough to soak the atmosphere in and never feels rushed, and he was always happy to answer and questions. If you’re looking to visit the godfather locations with a guide, I’d highly suggest this one!
Written 1 May 2022
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