Savoca
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Our most recommended Savoca Walking Tours

  • Godfather vs Mafia Tour from Taormina with Sicilian Lunch

    1. Godfather vs Mafia Tour from Taormina with Sicilian Lunch

    Begin the 5-hour tour with a drive to Savoca, a small village where you’ll take a guided walk through the old town. Visit places where The Godfather movie was filmed. See the Bar Vitelli where Michael Corleone met the father of his future wife Apollonia, and St. Lucy’s Church, where they were married. Learn about the history of the Sicilian Mafia and how it spread throughout Italy. Hear about the Mafia clan wars for control of the territory. The second stop is Forza D'Agro, another small village where the movie was filmed. After a walking tour stop for lunch in a charming elegant restaurant. Enjoy a plate of fresh pasta with sicilian wine from the Etna region on a terrace overlooking the Sicilian coast.

    It was a great experience and we learnt a lot about Sicily! The tour was very good. Antonio was very knowledgeable with a good sense of humour. Indefinitely recommend this tour.

  • From Catania: The Godfather Movie Day Trip in Sicily

    2. From Catania: The Godfather Movie Day Trip in Sicily

    Depart from Catania 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. Reach Savoca and take a stroll around the historic center. Visit the Trimarchi building, the venue for the famous Bar Vitelli. Then, see the location of Apollonia and Michael's wedding, the Church of San Nicolò. Then, head to your second destination. Many scenes of village life were filmed on the cobblestone streets and traditional houses of Forzà d'Agrò. Learn about tales behind the great film, and the equally captivating history of the island that inspired this masterpiece by Francis Ford Coppola.

  • From Taormina: The Godfather Movie Tour of Sicily Villages

    3. 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 ...

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What people are saying about Savoca

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 62 reviews

We did this tour on Wednesday 18, August 2021 under the guidance of Valeria. I would highly recommend it for anybody interested in the Gofather movie and the Mafia. We could not have found anyone more knowledgeable or engaging as Valeria. He ensured we had a truly wonderful experience. Thank you so much Valeria, we will be recommending this tour to all our friends visiting the area.

The tour was totally worth the money. We had a wonderful time exploring places where the Godfather was filmed and learning from our guide Antonio about the real mafia and Sicily as such. Antonio was very knowledgeable and fun and took us to a very pleasant sicilian lunch in Savoca. 10/10 points, I definitely recommend it :)

We truly enjoy taking this trip. Our tour guide- Antonio was excellent. Very knowledgeable and professional. Small group. Comfortable air conditioned minibus. Nice lunch. Learned a lot not only about mafia and film, but also about Sicilian history, food and wine. We had a great time

Hi, Our guide Antonio was so nice. He was so experienced and he can anserw all of question. He picked up us in Catania,than we spoke a lot about sicily. Thank you that beautiful day! Máté

It was a great experience and we learnt a lot about Sicily! The tour was very good. Antonio was very knowledgeable with a good sense of humour. Indefinitely recommend this tour.