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Private Tour of the Godfather Savoca and Forza d'Agrò with Cecilia the legendary Fiat 500

Private Tour of the Godfather Savoca and Forza d'Agrò with Cecilia the legendary Fiat 500
Private Tour of the Godfather Savoca and Forza d'Agrò with Cecilia the legendary Fiat 500

One day I had the pleasure of chatting with Signora Maria, the legendary owner of Bar Vitelli. While I was drinking a "do parrinu" coffee and a lemon granita with sesame biscuits, Mrs. Maria told me about her great friendship with the Italian-American director Francis Ford Coppola. He met him for the first time when he had to look for an alternative place in Corleone to shoot the film The Godfather Second Part. And the director chose Savoca.

It was 1971. Since then Signora Maria helped the famous director organize everything: the procession, the setting up of the restaurant, the lunch, the search for extras. At every birthday of Signora Maria, the director sent her a letter and some flowers.

Even after the death of Mrs. Maria, the legendary Bar Vitelli di Savoca continues to be the destination of all movie lovers and curious tourists who want to visit a bar-museum, full of newspaper articles, photographs, testimonies of the film.

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Stop At: Bar Vitelli, Piazza Fossia, 7, 98038 Savoca ME, Italy

One day I had the pleasure of chatting with Signora Maria, the legendary owner of Bar Vitelli. While I was drinking a "do parrinu" coffee and a lemon granita with sesame biscuits, Mrs. Maria told me about her great friendship with the Italian-American director Francis Ford Coppola. He met him for the first time when he had to look for an alternative place in Corleone to shoot the film The Godfather Second Part. And the director chose Savoca.

It was 1971. Since then Signora Maria helped the famous director organize everything: the procession, the setting up of the restaurant, the lunch, the search for extras. At every birthday of Signora Maria, the director sent her a letter and some flowers.

Even after the death of Mrs. Maria, the legendary Bar Vitelli di Savoca continues to be the destination of all movie lovers and curious tourists who want to visit a bar-museum, full of newspaper articles, photographs, testimonies of the film.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Castello Pentefur, Via Chiesa Madre, 5, 98038 Savoca ME, Italy

-We will take you through the narrow streets of Savoca to discover the most suggestive panoramic points, the historic center and the remains of the ancient Castle.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Forza Dagro, 98030 Forza d'Agrò ME, Italy

The tour will continue in Forza d'Agrò, another fascinating hill town where director Coppola shot some scenes from the film.
-Visit to the square where the young Vito Corleone fled from Don Ciccio's men to hide in a basket on the back of a donkey.
- Visit the remains of a Norman castle from the 12th century,
- Admiration of the view of the Ionian coast;
- Discovery of the pastoral lifestyle, centuries old


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Villa Schiticchiu - B&B and Home Restaurant, Via Nazionale, 256, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy

Optional: lunch or dinner or tasting only in one of the best restaurants in a private Sicilian villa where you can taste traditional dishes, red and white wines

Optional:
* wine and food tasting in the authentic Villa Siciliana of local products olive oil salami olives dried tomatoes and other preserves of own production - € 25.00; per person in authentic Villa Siciliana
* lunch / dinner - € 35.00 per person in authentic Villa Siciliana


Duration: 2 hours



Duration:3 to 4 hours
Commences in:Taormina, Italy
Country:Italy
City:Taormina

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