Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia

Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia: Our most recommended tours and activities

Sicily: The Godfather Filming Locations Tour

1. Sicily: The Godfather Filming Locations Tour

On this informative tour, follow in the footsteps of Michael Corleone in The Godfather. Discover the beautiful medieval villages of Savoca and Forza d’Agrò nestled on 2 beautiful hills where Francis Ford Coppola shot the famous movies. Explore the splendid hidden corners of Sicily as you go off the beaten path. Visit St. Lucy Church where Michael married Apollonia and the Cathedral of Forza d'Agrò where another wedding scene was shot. Enjoy a drink or lemon granita at Bar Vitelli where Michael Corleone asked Mr. Vitelli if he could marry his daughter. Then, explore the beautiful Castello Degli Schiavi.

Syracuse: Ortigia Island and Sea Caves Boat Tour

2. Syracuse: Ortigia Island and Sea Caves Boat Tour

During this guided tour you will see the following monuments and historical buildings: Venetian Palace, Umberto I bridge, small harbour, Bourbons prison, old spanish walls and Eastern seafront, Viliena Fortress, Jewish Quarter, Maniace Castle, Aretusa Source, Cathedral, St. Lucy alla Badia Church, Alfeo seafront and Porta Marina. Then we will continue our tour by the coast to the sea caves visit and you can live a unique experience: the boat will go into the sea caves wich is the best place to admire stalactites, stalagmites and corals. Some of these caves have peculiar shapes that you will recognize by approaching them, as Dionisio's ear cave, Lovers cave wich has a heart shape and the Doves cave. Last but not least, if you wish, you can also have the chance to enjoy a stop for swimming in our crystal waters.

Syracuse: Ortigia Island and Sea Caves Sightseeing Cruise

3. Syracuse: Ortigia Island and Sea Caves Sightseeing Cruise

During this guided tour you will see the following monuments and historical buildings: Venetian Palace, Umberto I bridge, small harbor, Bourbons prison, Spanish walls and Eastern seafront, Viliena Fortress, Maniace Castle, Aretusa Source, Syracuse Cathedral, St. Lucy Church, Alfeo seafront and Porta Marina. We will then continue our tour on the coast with the sea caves exploration and you will live a unique experience: the boat will go into the caves to allow you to admire stalactites, stalagmites and corals. Some caves have peculiar shapes that you will recognize by approaching them, Dionysius ear cave, Lovers’ cave heart shaped, Doves cave. Last but not least, if you wish, you will have the chance to enjoy a swim in our crystal waters!

Syracuse: Ortigia Island and Caves Private Cruise with wine

4. Syracuse: Ortigia Island and Caves Private Cruise with wine

Discover the natural wonders of the Sicilian coast on a private boat tour departing from Syracuse. Enjoy a panoramic ride around the city's waterfront landmarks and sail away toward Ortigia Island for breathtaking views. Taste a traditional snack and some sparkling wine on board. Meet the crew in Syracuse and be welcomed aboard with a delicious Sicilian aperitif and a glass of Prosecco. Set sail toward the neighboring island of Ortigia, navigate along its shoreline, and see the incredible sea caves north of the city. Listen to insightful commentary from your skipper. Learn about local history and geography as you come across sites such as the Cathedral of Santa Lucia, a Jesuit church, the Castello Maniace, and many other major landmarks.

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What people are saying about Chiesa di Santa Lucia alla Badia

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 99 reviews

Alessio was a great host making the whole group feel welcomed. His knowledge of the Godfather was second to none and took us to some beautiful spots which any fan would recognise. All in all was a great experience and would highly recommend Alessio as your host. P.S Alessio watch the Wire. George & Em

Really enjoyed our experience with Alessio. His knowledge of the films and locations in the area was amazing. His enthusiasm and passion for his tour is infectious! Well worth your time if you are able to book on.

Alesio was a great and entertaining guide. We had a nice small group of 6 people who were all big fans of the movies. Beautiful little towns and of course seeing where many scenes were filmed was really fun.

Best tour guide ever! Don’t miss this extraordinary experience with Alessio - was the best tour we have ever been on . Alessio is extremely knowledgeable and fun to tour with! Don’t miss this one!

The tour was amazing, Alessio is such a passionate and great guide ! Do not hesitate to book this activity, it’s really worth it. Thanks to Isabella also who is a really kind person :)