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Unforgettable visit!

We visited the Castello in May 2018, almost at the end of our tour to Sicily. When we flew from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia D
Toronto, Canada
Very nice place , though I doubt it worth 25 euro per person

The location in google is not correct. You have to drive approximately 1 additional km from the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Hod Hasharon, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Castello in May 2018, almost at the end of our tour to Sicily. When we flew from Toronto, we had in mind the possibility of visiting some of the places were the Godfather was filmed. We never imagined having the chance to...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been doing a tour of the film locations for the Godfather trilogy. This was the last place on my agenda and have to say probably the most important of all the locations as for those that know the films it is where Michael...More

1  Thank Ian and Claire W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The location in google is not correct. You have to drive approximately 1 additional km from the advertised point. The place is very nice and atmosphere is great , though I doubt that the tour worth 25 euro per person.

Thank zhannaaharon
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Our visit in Castello degli Schiavi in September was marvellous. Owner, Baron Platania was very polite and told us a lot of interesting stories about history of his family and the villa itself. As Godfather fans this was the most exciting part of our 10...More

2  Thank Ankkuri
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We hired a private Godfather tour with Sicily Shore Tours and Ricardo, our driver was excellent, with great knowledge of the area and easy to converse with. We'd planned to visit the Bar Vitelli and the churches in the various Godfather movies but paid extra...More

3  Thank Ralph T
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Trying to get info on this place I found very difficult, but thanks to Trip Advisor and lots of google searching and the directions of the local fruit and veg stall on the same road, we got there. I knew we would just be passing...More

Thank Littlecalfuk
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This was an excursion option listed for our Regent cruise. A quite superb choice. The first part of the excursion was very uninspiring until we surprisingly arrived at Castello degli Schiavi. Our group of about 20 people were thoroughly entranced and entertained by the Baron...More

Thank Jr. Md Thad C
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to get a local introduction which enabled us to get a one to one tour. I have no idea how a tour is arranged otherwise. Loved this mainly as a godfather fan but also the house is a fine example of baroque...More

2  Thank Whadders
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The villa is so beautiful, and we had the pleasure of being escorted through it by the owner. There is so much memorabilia there, and we took lots of photos things like the spot where Apollonia was murdered (GFI), where Fabrizio ran off when he...More

4  Thank sparkopotamus
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were shown round this amazing villa by the owner, who could not have been more friendly and kind. The history of this baroque villa is fascinating, even without the Godfather connection.

1  Thank Charlie365
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