Francis Ford Coppola may have helped put Sicily, Italy, on the map when he chose to film parts of the Godfather
saga there, but first-timers to the destination will find far more to interest them than references to the Mafia.
The popular resort city of Taormina on the island's east coast had been drawing visitors, and more than its share of conquerors, for thousands of years before the fictitious Corleone family was ever on the scene. In fact, a key attraction is the ancient Greco-Roma... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.