For those who know The Godfather movie and love small little villages, with magic views over the sea!
Fior the Taormina Savoca and Castelmola Tour we offer free service of pick-up at your accommodation in Catania or at a close meeting point, with comfortable 8 seats vehicle.
First stop Taormina Savoca and Castelmola Tour: Our first town of the one day tour will be Savoca, a characteristic medieval town. We will visit one of the fascinating catacombs of the “Cappuccini Convent“ which hosts the mummified bodies of monks and nobles from Savoca.
The Bar Vitelli is the highlight of the tour: it became famous in the scenes of the “The Godfather” movies, here you can taste a delicious Sicilian granita and look at the pictures taken during the shooting of the film.
Second stop Taormina Savoca and Castelmola Tour: Our second town will be the majestic Taormina. You can here visit the Greek Theatre (ticket is not included in the price), one of the major ancient sites in Sicily, which offers a unique panoramic view of the sea and Mount Etna. Walking along Corso Umberto, you can visit the Cathedral and enjoy the stunning view of Capo Taormina bay.
Here in Taormina you will enjoy a free snack: we’ll offer for free a rich tasting of Sicilian typical products, with water and red wine from Mt. Etna. Or, if you prefer, you will have one hour of spare time to enjoy lunch in the nearby.
Third stop Taormina Savoca and Castelmola Tour: Next stop will be in Castelmola, a characteristic medieval suburb suspended between the sky and the sea. Castelmola is considered a big balcony on Taormina, also here you will enjoy a fantastic view of Etna on one side and the Ionian sea on the other. From Sant’Antonio Square you’ll begin your walk in the alleys. Around the small streets it’s possible to see small shops that sell souvenirs, laces and embroideries made by locals women. Finally the last stop in Castelmola is the visit of the “Bar Turrisi”, a very typical bar for a good coffee or a tasting of almond wine, typical Sicilian dessert wine.
At the end of the visit of Taormina town, you will get back on the minivan.
The return to Catania is expected at approximately 6pm.