Godfather private tour – They are two charming villages in the surroundings of Taormina, where Francis Ford Coppola shot some scenes of his Godfather in 1972. Take a refreshing granita at the bar Vitelli of Savoca and visit the Church of San Nicola di Bari, where Coppola shot the scenes of Michael Corleone and Apollonia’s weddings. Breathtaking view over the Arab Norman castle of Cape Sant’Alessio from the village of Forza d’Agrò.
- From the harbour of Giardini Naxos we will drive first on the highway and then along the coast passing the Cape Sant’Alessio.
- Then from Santa Teresa di Riva we will drive up hill to get to Savoca.
- We will stop to see the settings of a couple of scenes of the film Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola. You can enjoy a nice granita in the same bar where Robert De Niro and Al Pacino did!
- Afterwards, we will drive a terrific way up to Forza d’Agrò, with stunning views over the Ionian sea and the coast of mainland in the distance.
Visiting the settings of the movies, you will see almost nothing has changend in this little hidden corners of Sicily and you will learn about the uses and customs of this beautiful island.
Take advantage of your stop in Sicily to see as much as possible in one day, at your own pace.