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Godfather and Taormina tour

We had used Joe Banana tours in our other stops in Italy and were satisfied with them and they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mikee332
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Naples, Florida
Something a little different to do on our one day in Sicily

Enjoyed our day seeing the sights of Sicily-Cyclops, Catania and Acireale-picturesque coastline, an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bronwyn G
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the Godfather tour and it was fabulous. Our driver was terrific knowlegeable and very helpful. I would return to Taormina in a heartbeat. Reliving the Godfather movies was fun. The streets were narrow and charming, the people ( mostly tourists ) were...More

Thank starkman2017
Giovanni G, Direttore at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear starkman2017, We want to thank you for the time you took to write about your experience with our company. We know you have a wide choice when selecting companies for your excursions and we are very appreciative that we had the opportunity to provide...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic tour on June 20th from Messina. Our driver/guide was wonderful and we all thoroughly enjoyed the day. We were met right on time and dropped off back at the pier on time. Going to all the places in the Godfather movie...More

Thank Andrea B
Giovanni G, Direttore at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrea B, Thank you for your gracious review. We are so happy to hear that your experience with our company was positive. Our drivers do their best everyday to make the most of your shore excursions, from punctuality and professionalism to being informative and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had used Joe Banana tours in our other stops in Italy and were satisfied with them and they didn't disappoint here either. If you are a Godfather fan this is right up your alley. We were taken to the town of Savoca by our...More

Thank mikee332
Giovanni G, Direttore at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mikee332, Thank you for your gracious review. We are so happy to hear that your experience with our company was positive. Our drivers do their best everyday to make the most of your shore excursions, from punctuality and professionalism to being informative and friendly,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our day seeing the sights of Sicily-Cyclops, Catania and Acireale-picturesque coastline, an amazing church were amongst the highlights.Was great not be in crowded touristy spots. Our guide was informative and spoke fluent English, we were collected on time at the dock. Would highly recommend...More

Thank Bronwyn G
Giovanni G, Direttore at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bronwyn, It is always special for us to read a review like this as it means our goal of customer satisfaction was achieved during your tours. Thank you for your time in writing this review!

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Luca was an excellent guide for this enjoyable tour to Mt. Etna and then Taormina. Since we'd been to Taormina just a few months earlier we took his advice for lunch at a small place a bit off the main road. Excellent English and plenty...More

Thank mura831
Giovanni G, Direttore at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear mura831, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with our company. It sounds like you were able to discuss your preferences for the day and your driver was able to accommodate them well. We love receiving this type of feedback because...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Our party of 4 prebooked a tour in Sicily recently while on a Celebrity Cruise. We used Joe Banana Limos for the tour. The driver was a great guy and a great driver who took us on the Godfather Tour and Taormina. The problem was...More

Thank lizwoods49
Giovanni G, Direttore at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear lizwood49, We want to thank you for the time you took to write about your experience with our company. We are very sorry to hear that you found your driver English level not to be satisfactory and we will make sure to take action...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

We were expecting an interesting, informative tour of these two areas in Sicily. We'd been looking forward to learning about the local history (ie: Greeks, Romans, WWII) for months. Instead, we got a chauffeured van ride with no narration. Luca, our "guide", merely drove us...More

Thank FlynGonz
Giovanni G, Direttore generale at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Bruce, We would firstly like to thank you for your time in leaving this feedback after your recent shared service in Sicily with Italy Tour Sharing. We do always appreciate to hear from our guests as we strongly believe that feedback is the strongest...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Did a little research and book this tour as our cruise was scheduled to stop here. We were fortunate to get Antonio as our guide. He was such a nice man and very knowledgeable of the area. He took us to the sites where the...More

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Giovanni G, Direttore generale at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear georgesX1183QG, Thank you! We are so appreciative that we left this impression on you and your family. As a private company, we are able to provide a more personal touch during your tours that is usually not offered by cruise ships or larger tour...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

I have used Joe Banana several times in the past and I always highly recommend them to other travelers. The first half of this tour was amazing! Luka our driver/guide picked us up promptly and got us to the villages before the crowds. The views...More

Thank Teri J
Giovanni G, Direttore generale at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Teri J, Thank you for taking the time in writing this review to share your experience with future customers. We are glad to hear you had a good start of the day with the shared tour but we sorry to hear the day did...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

We booked the Godfather Tour but it is so much more than that. Antonio, our guide, shared many insights into not only the movie sights, but Italian life in general. Arriving on a cruise ship, he was waiting at the dock and whisked us away...More

Thank Judy and Allan S
Giovanni G, Direttore generale at Joe Banana Limos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Judy and Allan S, Thank you ever so much for the positive review and we do apologize for the delayed reply to your lovely feedback but we have only recently claimed the profile as our own. Our drivers want to make your tours memorable...More

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