Jackie HealyUnited States
Simon is so knowledgeable and nice. We enjoyed the tour and our time with him. Simon picked a great place for a local lunch - it was fabulous. One of us forgot our phone and he came all the way back to drop it off.
Michelle KingGRAPEVINE, TEXAS, United States
We had a nice day with Simon. The Godfather tour was everything we had hoped to experience. Traffic was bad due to an Italian holiday and I think had we chosen a group tour (with the associated long stops) we would have missed something. Simon was able to navigate around around traffic and get us to all the sites we wanted to see.
Tom H.United States
Simon could perhaps be an excellent guide if he would give his full attention to his guests rather than constantly talking and texting on his cell phone with one hand while driving his guests around hairpin turns and narrow mountain roads with the other. When we asked him to stop, he explained that he was using his phone so much for his business handling 4 other guides/drivers (apparently in his employ). We ended our planned 6 hour tour 2 hours early because of his inattention to us vs his phone.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Tom, I understand the inconvenience I caused you and I deeply apologize. I agree with your comments, I answered the phone twice without my hands free headset just because I lost it that day. I will like to refund you for the lost 2 hours and to apologize for my lack of attention. I will be glad to assist you next time you come to Sicily. Best.
Rick VilinesUnited States
Debra LundUnited States
Craig AverchUnited States
Simon was fabulous. He was very professional and had a great sense of humor. There were some unexpected problems with members of the group which he dealt with deftly and charmingly. Despite heavy traffic he managed to take us on a great tour. Those of us who made it to the end thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
Louise WellemeyerUnited States
We did the Godfather tour with Simon. Simon was incredibly nice and helpful and gave us a wonderful tour. Not to be missed!
Rosemary MadiaUnited States
Simon was an excellent tour guide through the countryside of Messina and Taormina. We especially enjoyed his commentary and thorough knowledge of the places we visited. We highly recommend him and this tour to anyone who is a fan of the Godfather films.
Charles MillerDallas, TX, United States
Our Godfather tour was very interesting and seeing the places where scenes in the movie were shot and the history of how the these locations were picked was a true delight. Had a great local meal at the base of Taormina overlooking the small bay. We enjoyed the quick trip to Taormina and just getting to enjoy the beauty of Sicily. We ended the day with a panoramic tour of the main sites in Catania. Thanks for an enjoyable day in Sicily.