Sicily Shore Excursion

Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour
– Shore Excursion –

Exclusive Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour in a Shore Excursion with pick up from any desired Sicily ports and harbours.

Sicily Shore Excursions

Sicily Tour Code: SE04

Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour
– Shore Excursion –

The Shore Excursions of Sicily

One of the most unique and exclusive Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour in a Shore Excursion that will allow you to be picked up from any desired Sicily ports and harbours.

This is a one day shore excursion, that will bring you to the discovery of the places that inspired the movie Godfather, one of most famous Mafia Movie in the world.

The tour will start from Savoca, a 12th century Norman Fortress village that offers breath-taking views of the coastline. Francis Ford Coppola filmed some of the most fascinating scenes in this town.

Our journey will continue in Forza D’agro, a typical Sicilian village perched high above the sea level.
Then we will visit Taormina, and you will have the opportunity to visit the historic centre, the amazing Belvedere, and the famous “Via Pirandello”.

At the end of this Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour Shore Excursion, our expert drivers will bring you back to the original pick up point.

Sicily Shore Excursion Itinerary

Savoca – Forza D’Agro – Taormina – Castelmola

Sicily Tour – Travel Itinerary

Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour – Shore Excursion

Savoca

We drive to Savoca, this quaint 12th century Norman Fortress village offers breath-taking views of the coastline and is home to a convent containing some original catacombs.

What Savoca really stands for is The Godfather.

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Savoca – Corleone’s Wedding Ceremony

Francis Ford Coppola filmed some of the most fascinating scenes of this timeless trilogy in Savoca.

Follow the route that Michael Corleone and Apollonia took during their wedding, visit the amazing Vitelli Bar prominent in the film when Michael asks for Apollonia’s hand in marriage.

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Forza D’Agro

Enjoy a traditional lemon granita while perusing around the original artefacts from the trilogy. We move to Forza D’agro, this medieval village perched high above sea level is typical of Sicily, with its cobbled narrow streets and many churches it made sense that Francis Ford Coppola would choose Forza D’agro as an excellent film location.

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Taormina – The Centre

Our journey continues to Taormina, as we enter the historic centre via the famous “Via Pirandello”, we stop at the “Belvedere” for a great photo opportunity.

Take in the amazing bird’s eye views of Isola Bella “beautiful island” and the Ionian Sea.

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Castelmola

We move on and drive to the charming medieval village of Castelmola; this sleepy town is perched precariously above Taormina.

A stroll around is a must, with its cool medieval alleyways and picturesque piazza commanding views of the whole countryside, Mount Etna and the Ionic coastline. A visit to the renowned Turrisi Bar for some Almond wine tasting is highly recommended.

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Journey back – Taormina

On route back down to Taormina we will have a photo stop opportunity. Madonna Della Rocca is a 15th Century church that has been carved out of a mountain, you will enjoy an extraordinary bird’s eye view of Taormina and the Greek Theatre. We leave Taormina and head back to the port, or your favourite airport. Our final photo stop at the panoramic Belvedere, offering breath-taking views it’s the ideal location to admire and take shots of the coastline and the fantastic Isola Bella. Your adventure would not be complete without an all-important Sicilian cannoli.

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Prices

Godfather Tour and Classic Taormina Tour – Shore Excursion

Pick-Up Sicily Port 1-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-8 Persons
From Syracuse Port € 300 € 360 € 400
From Messina € 300 € 380 € 450
From Taormina – Giardini Naxos Port € 280 € 300 € 350
From Catania € 350 € 400 € 450
Shore Excursions of Sicily – Price is intended per Group

Tour Info

  • On receiving your booking we will contact you to arrange your pick up location, time and address or any special requirements you may have.
  • Please note
    This is a private Sicily excursion with a dedicated driver and vehicle. Entrance fees to archaeological sites ARE NOT included in the cost.
  • We apply the following Conditions of Sale.

Pick-Up Port Info

Pick-up from Syracuse Port

We meet and greet you on your arrival at the port of Syracuse. The journey from the port and along the scenic coastal highway takes approximately 1 hour and thirty minutes.

Pick-up from Messina

We meet and greet you on your arrival at the port of Messina. The journey from the port and along the scenic coastal highway takes approximately 1 hour.

Pick-up from Taormina-Giardini Naxos Port

We meet and greet you on your arrival at the port of Taormina/Giardini Naxos.

Pick-up from Catania

We meet and greet you on your arrival at the port of Catania. The journey from the port and along the scenic coastal highway takes approximately 1 hour.

Price Include

  • Private executive vehicle
  • English speaking driver-escort
  • Water on board
  • Local tolls
  • Insurance

Price Does Not Include

  • VAT 10%
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
  • Costs of wine degustations and lunches

Please send us your enquiry with no obligation

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