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Savoca, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews granita al pacino godfather movies godfather tour il padrino small museum god father friendly staff cold beer lots of pictures cruise ship sit outside few minutes short walk its charm coach load relaxing drink
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Birthplace of my great grandfather and location of the iconic Sicily Godfather scene with Apollonia. Great espresso and desserts as well. Would not miss it!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Sicily we had the pleasure of meeting Dominico. He appeared as we were finishing a long and hot uphill climb in a remote little hill town. This man welcomed us unconditionally and offered us water and cut up fresh fruit...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the place where michal corleone (al pacino) asked for apollonia's hand in the famous film "the godfather". they keep several original elements from the time when the film was made and there is a chair at the left side of the main door...More

1  Thank atontao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting village perched high up in the hills in the region of Taormina contains this building which was used in the Godfather films. When we looked in the place was heaving, made worse by the fact it was raining and we beat a hasty...More

1  Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a Godfather fan since the movie came out. Visiting this bar was on my bucket list for years. Well, we finally made it. I sat in the same place Michael Corleone sat in the movie. It was an unforgettable experience. I would...More

1  Thank GiuseppeGuarneri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best parts of our trip to Sicily. We took a taxi up the mountain mid-week. I could not believe how much it still looks just as it did when the movie was filmed in the 70's. Follow the path of...More

2  Thank Joan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Sicily for a week so followed the tourist trail up to Savoca to soak up the godfather experience we ended up at bar Vitelli for the compulsory photos and a drink first off they have done well in keeping it true to the film...More

2  Thank tescotony2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No visit to Sicily is complete for Godfather fan without visiting iconic Bar Vitelli in Savoca. To avoid crouds, best to be there no later than 9:30 a.m. You can sit by the famous door and famous "Italo Pilzner" sign and enjoy excellent capuccino with...More

Thank mosaic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had arranged a one on one guided tour for the Godfather locations to visit and experience amongst others the Bar Vitelli bar. We were there as a family of 3 for early afternoon slot. The bar was very busy and after taking pictures of...More

Thank Jeandaa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seriously, the only reason why we were in Savoca was to see the various places where "The Godfather" was shot. This is perhaps the most famous spot, and it was pretty crowded when we got there. It is now a real cafe serving food but...More

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8 July 2018|
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Response from Jae L | Reviewed this property |
Bar Vitelli is open 9.00 (9 am) ~ 20.00 (8 pm). Visiting the bar before 10.00 am or after 3.00 pm would reduce the probability of facing tour bus loads of visitors. But even if you visit the bar during the rush hours with... More
26 March 2018|
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Response from JohnA1943 | Reviewed this property |
Once sat on the shade with a cold beer I did not concern myself with anything other than watching the world go by. Sorry cannot help.
26 September 2016|
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Response from Lothlorienlass | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's easy. However, there are two Savoca areas- so make sure you get the right one. They are not far apart, so it doesn't matter if you end up in the wrong one. We just entered Savoca on our sat nav and blindly followed... More