Montalbano Guided Group Tour
Visit the area where the fiction “Inspector Montalbano” was set
Departure from Taormina, Recanati, Giardini Naxos and Letojanni
Pick-up: around 7:30am
Duration: approx. 11 hours
Season: from April to October
Hop on the coach at Taormina Bus Terminal or at the stop closest to your hotel and start your full day tour. Reach in around 2 hours and half the area where the fiction “Inspector Montalbano” was set. Today you will visit the beautiful Piazza Duomo of Ragusa Ibla, with its Baroque church of San Giorgio, which represents the main square of Vigata, the imaginary village of Montalbano. Then we continue visiting San Giuseppe, Palazzo Donnafugata, Circolo Conversazione, where “Gli Arancini di Montalbano” and “The Scent of the Night” were filmed.
Continuation to Punta Secca (“Marinella” in the fiction) to visit externally the “House of Montalbano”, nearby the sandy beach where he used to swim. Here you will have the possibility to take a bath at Montalbano’s bay. Please bring towels and swimsuit with you. Optional light lunch.
We then proceed to Donnalucata, the set of the episode “The shape of water”. Afterward, we will reach the Baroque village of Scicli. Short walk for visiting the beautiful baroque historical center (“Montelusa” during the fiction), then arrival at “Palazzo Comunale”, Vigata’s Police station, and “Palazzo Iacono”, Police headquarter. Possibility to visit the main room “Montalbano’s office” (entrance fee not included).
Return to Taormina at around 6.30pm.
Taormina Terminal Bus, Via Luigi Pirandello.
Please reconfirm the excursion at least the day before directly with the Supplier and be ready at the meeting point 10 minutes before departure time.
Pick-up is also available in the areas of Taormina by the sea, Giardini Naxos, Recanati and Letojanni. Please contact the supplier to get more information about the closest pick-up point. You will receive all details about the Supplier in your Confirmation.
This is a multilanguage tour (English included).
This is a coach tour operated with minimum 15 people.
Please bring towels and swimsuit with you in case of bathing in the sea.
This tour will be operated by a local supplier (all details after Confirmation).
The supplier reserves the right to cancel trips under exceptional circumstances or for insufficient number of participants even after Confirmation. In such cases passengers will be promptly informed and offered an alternative tour and if the tour is a lower or higher cash value passengers will be take care to pay difference or will receive a refund. If passengers will refuse the alternative tour, the full amount paid will be refunded.
TOUR CODE: MONTGROUP