The Godfather was filmed in Savoca, 20 minutes north of Taormina.
This typical Sicilian village will resonate with fans of Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece. Travel by Fiat 500 and Follow in Al Pacino’s footsteps. Visit Bar Vitelli and the Church of St Lucia.
Visit the house of English watercolourist Robert Hawthorn Kitson. Spend the day discovering the spectacular architecture of this masterpiece of the Arts and Crafts movement, its authentic Sicilian decorations and priceless art.
The hidden frescos by Sir Frank Brangwyn are not to be missed!
A visit to Europe’s largest volcano offers an incredible chance to see lava flows up close.
Join a tailor-made Mount Etna tour, visiting Alcantara Gorge, local farms to sample Etna’s bounty and atmospheric lava caverns such as the “Grotta dei Ladroni”.
Visit the enchanting fishermen’s villages and beaches piled with basalt blocks formed from volcanic lava. Admire the three column-shaped, Cyclopean Islands, where, according to Homer’s legend, Ulysses encountered the one-eyed Cyclops.
You can also join a boat trip to Ulysses’ grotto - the crystal-clear waters are perfect for snorkelling.