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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Pietro Cuppari 12, 98121, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 348 494 3154
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Iggy was very informative and showed us wonderful places away from the touristy places. We had lunch in a lovely restaurant high on Castelmola. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and highly recommend.

Thank Kathykan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our cruise ship was to be In the port of Messina for one day last week (mid-October, 2018), and we'd read excellent reviews of "Sicily with Mario" on cruisecritic.com, so I communicated with Mario via email last May and finalized our tour - Etna and...More

2  Thank cinesage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mario was great and Sergio the driver and tour guide gave us the best tour of Sicily and the highlights for our limited amount of time. You guys are spectacular.

Thank Marlissa C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Mtn Edna tour for our group of four with Mario for our cruise stop in Messina. We have been on many private tours in many countries, but I thought Messina was lacking in many regards. Ignacio was our driver and right off...More

Thank ClarkJ55
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I booked this tour about 10 months before our visit there. Mario was very responsive to all of my questions and we worked out particulars of our tour pretty quickly. We did his Tour 4 which was the Godfather Tour plus some time in Castelmola....More

1  Thank luvtravel88
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Sept. 13 – 21, 2018 -- Our driver Mario was wonderful. He added hugely to the quality of our entire stay in Sicily. Without him, it would have been a much different experience and not as rich. He was a driver, a tour guide, an...More

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Kudos to this first class guide for a terrific day tour. She is a terrific guide, add great color to the visit and should be on anyone's list for a great visit. Mario heads the group and is super responsive and runs a great tour...More

1  Thank gwknopp
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I booked an excursion with Sicily with Mario after reviewing trip advisor. I wanted to go to Mt Etna and Taormina during our stop at Messina on our 10 day cruise with Celebrity. I didn't want to be in a coach and herded around so...More

1  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 14 September 2018

What can you say about the one person who made our trip throughout Italy so enjoyable and full of knowledge that left us wanting more! Yes, that's Ignazio!!!! The man was our walking/driving "Google"! His love and knowledge of Italy makes him a national treasure!...More

Thank mesprofessional
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Words cannot express how much the four of us enjoyed our tour of Taormina and Castelmola with our lovely driver Nina. She was very knowledgeable, warm and friendly and we learned so much about the beautiful country of Sicily. We rode in a very comfortable...More

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Kenneth W
19 July 2018|
Response from Francestravels | Reviewed this property |
Our van had an excellent driver / tour guide - it is not self-drive. Not sure from your question if you wanted a tour guide. I would contact the company directly. My sister who booked them for us said they replied very... More
2 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