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Messina photo tour: the most scenic spots in town

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  • Private Tour Available
  • 5 hours
  • Jan 1' - Dec 31'

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Our Messina photo tour is the best if you are a photographer or if you simply want to enjoy the best photo spots with a local guide. Embark in a guided photo tour discovering the historical city center that will take you to the best locations for your pictures and selfies. Stroll among the city’s historic monuments and modern buildings enjoying the breathtaking view of the Strait of Messina.

After visiting the Catalani Church, one of the few buildings survived the catastrophic earthquake of 1908, our Messina photo tour will take you to Piazza Duomo, to visit the impressive Bell Tower with the biggest Astronomical Clock in the world. Climb up to the panoramic terrace with amazing 360° views over the city, the port and the Strait.

Our Messina photo tour continues with a panoramic walk to discover the church of the Madonna di Montalto and the shrine of Christ the King with beautiful views on the Strait of Messina and the mainland Italy. The tour will finish with a visit to the huge church of San Francesco all’Immacolata, the second largest church after the Cathedral and the waterfront with the beautiful Neptune fountain.

Meet the Team

Events Manager - Tour Guide
Coo - Account Manager - Tour Guide
Network Manager - Tour Guide
Social Media Editor, Hiking & Tour Guide

Hey there! We are Chiara, Katia, Mariarita and Sara! Come with us to enjoy our Messina photo tour for a great photography experience in Messina!

Chiara, Katia, Mariarita, SaraTour guides

Highlights

Activities

Interests

messina photo tour: the shrine of christ the king
The historic center, the panoramic views

The historic center: the Messina photo tour will let you admire the most important monuments in the historic center with a focus on the photography potential of the site, while providing also a historical context.

Panoramic points: you will hike uphill to reach the highest points in the city center to enjoy the greatest views on the city port and the Strait of Messina.

Orion fountain of Messina
Photo stops

As an expert photographer as well as an amateur, it will be very useful for you to be guided by a local insider who also loves to take pictures in Messina and will show you the best points of views and hidden corners to take the most original and creative photos.

messina what to see
Architecture, seascape

Architecture: walking through the center of Messina you will appreciate the modern architecture of some beautiful neighbourhoods that were built after the earthqauke of 1908 as well as ancient buildings survived the eartquake, as the famous Catalani Church.

Seascape: you will experience the beauty of the seascape views of Messina, a great opportunity for photo lovers in almost any wheather condition. You will also understand the important relationship between the city and the sea while walking along the waterfront.

Itinerary - Messina photo tour

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Messina photo tour

The bell tower of Messina
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The Sancturary of Montalto and the Shrine of Christ the King

Enjoy the city view from the top
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The waterfront and Neptune Fountain

Back down to the sea
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End of Messina photo tour

For sure, a highlight in the Messina photo tour, is the visit to the bell tower, house of the world’s largest Astronomical Clock. Climb to the top and enjoy the amazing view. You will be back down to the square just in time to admire the show of the statues moving at noon. A quick break will let you try the typical Sicilian flavors with a tasting of the famous “rustici” like Arancino or Pidone.

Our Messina photo tour will take you uphill to one of the most famous panoramic spots in Messina to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Strait of Messina while visiting the church of the Madonna di Montalto and then the Shrine of Christ the King. Discover the church of San Francesco all’Immacolata, a beautiful example of neo-Gothic style and second largest church in Messina.

 

The Neptune Fountain, a Renaissance masterpiece created by Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli in 1557, will wait for your arrival at the waterfront overlooking the Strait of Messina. Here you will also have the opportunity to take a photograph of the stele of the Virgin Mary of the Letter located at the entrance of Messina port.

 

 The tour will end at the starting point. We share a goodbye, hoping to meet our guests back in Sicily soon.

General Informations

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Tour Language

Italian, English, Spanish, French, Romanian

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Live commentary 
  • Light lunch
  • Discover Messina Travel Assistance
  • Liability Insurance
  • Taxes

Not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Private expenses
  • Anything not expressly specified under the heading INCLUSIONS

Starting location

This tour will start from the cruise port of Messina or from our office located at Via I Settembre, 110, Messina.

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