Learn more about the real history of Sicilian Mafia and explore two nice villages of Sicily
Our Licensed native English speaking will meet you at 10.00 a.m. in the lobby of Your accommodation in Taormina, Giardini Naxos or Letojanni.
After 20 minutes driving with a 8 seats air conditioned minivan you will reach Savoca, a real and authentic small Sicilian village. Take a Walking tour of the old town and visit the places where The Godfather movie was played. The famous Bar Vitelly where Michael Corleon met the father of his future wife Apollonia. Then walk 5 minutes to reach Saint Lucy Church where they got married. While taking the walking tour Your Guide will introduce you the real history of Sicilian Mafia, how it grow up and spread very fast all around Italy. You will listen about the real structure (cupola), about its Boss and about the Mafia clan wars to control the territory. You will discover how 2 Sicilian Officers (Falcone and Borsellino) thanks also to some "Mafia repented men", where very near to discover the truth about Mafia and its collusion with Italian politicians. You will know how it really ended up with them.
After Savoca visit and an easy driving You will reach Forza D'Agro' the second Sicilian small village where the movie was played. Here you will find the church when Vito Corleone escaped to America hidden in a donkey.
After a Walking tour of the village with explanation of Sicilian authentic culture and way of leaving you will stop in a nice typical trattoria. Here you will be served a buffet fish lunch with typical fresh Sicilian dishes on a beautiful terrace overlooking Sicilian coast. Refresh yourself with Etna white wine.
After buffet lunch in 20 minutes driving you will be dropped off in your accommodation. Expected return is around 3.00 p.m.