Thank you for arranging our trip to Polizzi Generosa and for arranging for our guide Salvatore. He was so terrific, it made the experience even more special. Because of his powers of persuasion we were able to get a copy of my husband's grandparents' marriage certificate. Had he not been with us the bureaucratic mentally at town hall would have defeated us. He was a great guide. We learned that near Polizzi there is a park that offers great hiking, and when we return, we intend to take advantage of that attraction. We also found the weekly market and a wonderful restaurant. We even had a private tour of the small local museum. It was a wonderful day. If a traveler is looking for an off the tract destination with good hiking and great food, this is it. Thank you again for arranging for Salvatore, he made our day. the trip was wonderful, the guide exceptional, and for me the experience was the high point of the entire trip to Sicily.
Susan and Tony G.
Our tour guide Eleonora was prompt, courteous, very knowledgeable and I would strongly recommend using her. She was a delight. Also our driver Emanuela was great. She was on time, and a good driver. You have two excellent people in Taormina that any touring person like myself would always request when my wife and I come back to Sicily.
We had an incredible trip to Sicily. As expats living in Germany, my family has been maximizing our travel opportunities in France, England, Austria, Denmark, northern Italy and more. So far, Sicily has been our favorite destination because of the scenery, history, people and incredibly delicious, organic food. Thanks to our tour guide Salvatore, we were able to glimpse aspects of daily Sicilian life most tourists will never encounter. Sal showed us how olives are pressed at the local press where farmers were lined up to process their harvest. Because Sal is friends with the owner, we were offered a warm loaf of Italian bread lathered with Virgin olive oil and sprinkled with Marsala sea salt to taste when we arrived. The flavor was like a party on our tongue.
Another highlight of our trip was in Marsala where my grandfather was born. Sal helped connect us with my long-lost relatives and translated while we all enjoyed an eight-course meal. With his help, we gained insight into my grandfather's life before immigration that we could not have learned on our own due to the language barrier. By the end of the meal, I think we all felt like one big happy family -- including Sal.
My family highly recommends exploring Segesta, Marsala, Erice, Monreale, Palermo and more with Sal. He's a safe, professional driver who is passionate and knowledgeable about Sicily. During our drives, he also inspired me to try cooking Sicilian dishes by sharing some of this favorite family recipes with us.
Sicily is definitely high on our list of future travel destinations. There's so much more to explore.
Thank you very much for providing such a reliable service.
Just returned after time in Amalfi and Rome. Our tour with Emilio was a highlight of our trip. Both temples were unique and stunning (we have been to a number of others in Greece and Italy previously). Wonderful to actually get inside a temple at Selinunte. Emilio was friendly and made the day special.
Rome cab drivers often gave "extended trips" but we avoided the major taxi scam at Termini station by going to the Via Giolitti taxi stand on the West side of the station where the locals get their cabs. 9E for ride to hotel near Spanish Steps.
Saving money now for our next trip to Italy.
Our trip to the ruins was great. Emilio was a very nice person and fun to chat with. It was great to have someone we could totally understand. We would have loved to be able to afford another excursion. We loved San Vito Lo Capo, where we were staying. The whole vacation was perfect. Thank you for being so helpful with all my questions before we went.
This was the best driver experience we had in Italy. We used the services of seven drivers, and none was as enjoyable as this trip to Sicily with Salvatore. He was an exceptional escort and driver and we look forward to working with him again in the future.
We had a wonderful trip around the beautiful island of Sicily. Salvatore made it special for us every day, but especially the day we went to Castrofilippo to see our family.
Thank you very much for engaging Salvatore to show us his beautiful Sicily. His services were beyond the call of duty. He definitely has a promising career in tourism ahead of him! Thank you again for everything
Edward and Liz M.
Emilio, who took us to Segusta and Selinunte, is great. He showed us most of the east coast, and our next trip to Sicily we will book him again to show us Agrigento and other sites. He was soooo helpful in helping us find our lost luggage, running us by the airport and getting us through security without flight tickets and such.
Forrest & Jan P.
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