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Review of 500 Vintage Tour

500 Vintage Tour
Ranked #4 of 14 Food & Drink in Taormina
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Fiat 500 classic car hire in Sicily for tourism, self drive vintage tours, cruise shore excursions, weddings, corporate events.The most popular self drive excursions are themed on the Etna wines and on the Godfather movie and start from Taormina.Drive along the "Etna wine road" to discover beautiful landscapes of the highest volcano in Europe. Visit to the Alcantara Gorges. Stop for Etna wine tasting.Live Michael Corleone's story visiting the scenarios on a vintage Fiat 500. Drive into the landscapes, the villages, the roads chosen by Francis Ford Coppola to make the Godfather movie based on the Mario Puzo's novel.
Reviewed September 20, 2010

I found this tour on TripAdvisor and it truly met my expectations! I would recommend it for a group of friends looking for a different experience in Taormina, for couples but also for people traveling alone around the island.

I booked the tour by phone the day before arriving to Taormina. Danilo and Antonio came to pick me up at the hotel and we took off for the Godfather tour in 500!

The tour takes you to fabulous places with fascinating views of Taormina, the landscape, the sea, Calabria and the Etna (if you are lucky with the weather). As I was traveling alone, Danilo and Antonio came with me in the same car. They were fantastic guides, great driving instructors (as you need to get familiar with the 500) and even photographers.

What I really liked from this tour is that the fun part is not only to visit interesting places but also to drive from one place to the other.

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Reviewed September 7, 2010

My family and I took this tour last week while in Sicily. It was Great Fun and I really enjoyed driving the 1968 Fiat 500. The Tour picked us up from our Hotel in Taormina. Our guide Dominico was fluent in english and was very infomative. You basicly follow the Tour Guides in a similar Fiat 500 car. The car itself takes a bit of getting used to as you can imagine. Two adults and two children pretty much cram this tiny car and the peddles are not for big footed people. It really gets you into the feel of Sicily. The Tour takes you on the Godfather trail to the churches and bar where the film was made in the towns of Savoca and Forza D'Agrò up in the mountains. It is a great way to see the parts of this wonderful island that are off the beaten track. It is also quite a challenge to get these little cars up the twisty mountain roads and it is amazing to think that these 40 year old cars have no problem climbing these roads - its usually the driver who is the problem, and yes I did make a mistake. The Tour takes about 3 and a half hours and in comparison to a coach tour for four it was much better value. And great Fun too~

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Reviewed July 13, 2010

This was a definate highlight of our holiday in beautiful Sicily. My husband enjoyed the experience of driving the hairpin bends on the Godfather Tour in the 40 year old Fiat 500. We appreciated the professional service and knowledgeable guides. We would highly recommend!

1  Thank Lizzy036
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Reviewed May 23, 2010

We only had one day in Taormina. I found this tour online before our trip. Sergio was wonderful about answering all questions, setting up the perfect tour that would work for our time constraints. He and his staff met us at the cruise ship dock. My husband had a blast driving the Fiat. As you drive, the guide in the other car describes what you are seeing along the way....he was terrific! After a full morning of driving and sightseeing, we left with wonderful memories of the tour and the people. Back at the ship our friends wished they had joined us. This is a very special experience!!

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