Our private tour will start from the port of Messina/Taormina/Catania or from your accommodation in Messina or Catania in a luxury car/van with a local English speaking driver/guide. Step back in time by exploring the real local Sicilian towns of Taormina, Castelmola, Forza D’Agrò and Savoca, the locations of where “The Godfather” movie wasshot. Our “Godfather tour” will enable you to visit several Sicilian charming villages:
- Castelmola a medieval town high in the mountains above Taormina with breathtaking views of Mount Etna and sea.
- Forza D’Agrò with wonderful seaview roads, gives you a glimpse of how life hasbeen on Sicily in earlier times.
- Walking tour of the peaceful narrow streets and churches of Savoca and Forza D’Agrò (both places were used for shooting “The Godfather”).
A visit of the medieval village of Forza D’Agrò and its unique Norman castle with 3 castle-walls and a wonderful coastline view towards Messina and the straits - in the charming and historical small village of Savoca, where you will admire the beautiful cathedral and the fascinating catacombs of the Cappuccini convent. You will explore and feellike a Sicilian native!
We then take you to Taormina, renowned for its romantic atmosphere and its beautiful monuments and gardens but also plenty of excellent restaurants, bars, shops and plazas to relax and enjoy a cappuccino…You can visit the most dramatically situated Greek theatre (built in the 3rd century BC) in the world and the second largest in Sicily (after Syracuse).
We will leave Taormina to drive you back to your ship.