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Sicily With Mario

Via Pietro Cuppari 12, 98121, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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A fun day exploring Taormina and Castelmola

In early May, on a cruise ship stop at Messina, Sicily, my parents and I had a great time exploring... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jaclyn_YYZ
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Toronto
Messina Taormina Castelmola

We had a great shore excursion from Messina with Sicily With Mario. Ignacio was our driver... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tedpublic
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Sacramento, California
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Sicily with Mario is a leader travel company in Italy, we operate in: travels, tours, shore excursions and transfers with highly qualified English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Chinese staff. Our vehicles are equipped with all the comforts and provided with all the requirements of law.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (26 reviews)
“his brother” (19 reviews)
“godfather tour” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Pietro Cuppari 12, 98121, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In early May, on a cruise ship stop at Messina, Sicily, my parents and I had a great time exploring the beautiful old towns of Taormina and Castelmola with help from our friendly private driver, Lucio. Our day included pizza at a restaurant (very tasty;...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great shore excursion from Messina with Sicily With Mario. Ignacio was our driver / guide.Four of us in a Mercedes toured Taormina, Castelmola and Messina. Excellent day, Ignacio reserved a table for lunch with a wonderful view in Castelmola.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a day tour with Sicily with Mario and it was great. Mario was patiently waiting for us outside, although I had missed re confirming. He is very knowledgeable, friendly and made us feel at ease from the moment we met. Taormina and Castelmolla...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ignazio was an excellent tour guide from our ship in Messina to Taormina and Castelmola. He is knowledgeable, engaging and gave us a wonderful day. Be sure to take Ignazio's recommendation for lunch in Castelmola - the restaurant was a friendly small family-run place with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this full day shore excursion, Sicily with Mario tours, and were not disappointed. His brother, Ignazio, a perfect host was a wealth of information as he explained in perfect English the history, geography and culture of the region. What a wonderful day we...More

1  Thank MaryA928
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a tour with Sicily with Mario and chose the "Godfather and Taormina" tour. We were cruising the Med on our own, no family or friends joining us on this trip. I had contacted Mario to see if my husband and...More

2  Thank luvaplan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked 4 tours during our cruise. Sicily with Ignacio. He took us to all the places we wanted to see, explained everything and was a super host. Mario met us in Naples, Rome and Florence. I am sure you will not find a better tour...More

1  Thank rjmurray1989
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We booked a private tour for 2 with Ignacio as our guide. The Best of Sicily & Tasting tour was perfect...we saw a lot but it wasn't an exhausting day. We couldn't have asked for a better guide or a better day touring this beautiful...More

1  Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

My husband and I took a tour with "Sicily with Mario" with guide Nina. She was very knowledgeable and informative about Sicily. The tour was a private tour arranged with others from cruise critic, there were 4 full vans. This was our highlight of our...More

2  Thank Ginny E
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We booked this tour many months in advance, because I knew they get full very quickly. Giovanna and Nina took us to Mount Etna and Taoromina. These lovely and friendly young girls certainly added to our day tour something special: skilful driving and courtesy, with...More

2  Thank Jothebossofcheese
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xsteves
1 April 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Hi xsteves. The only part of the tour that had a bit of an uphill walk was from the Bar Vitelli in Savoca up to the Chiesa di San Nicolo/Santa Lucia - the church which you see in the Godfather movie. It is not a really... More
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sgcc2866
25 June 2017|
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Response from drjandthemissus | Reviewed this property |
Hi - the tour takes you all the way to to Mt Etna but I can't speak for the cable cars. There is a separate guide for each van. I found Mario to be very responsive in emails so hopefully your questions have already been... More
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