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Messina tour: city and coast from port

(7 Reviews)
  • 5 Hours
  • Min People: 6
  • Pick-up / Drop-off: Cruise port or accommodation
  • Jan 01’ - Dec 31'
  • Max People : 20
  • Return to port on time 100% guarantee

This Messina tour from the port is one of the Messina shore excursions that will take you to explore the legendary beauty of the natural side of Messina Sicily: you will reach the mariner villages, the lakes of Ganzirri and Capo Peloro, located in northeastern Sicily. You can admire the majestic view of the Strait of Messina between Sicily and the Italian mainland. In the summertime, you will be able to see the swordfishing activity by typical boats named felucas.

The second part of the Messina tour will continue in the downtown of the city with a visit to the Cathedral and the Bell Tower. You will discover the Arab–norman style of Catalani’s church, the Sanctuary of Montalto, and the Temple of Christ the King with the spectacular view overlooking the Strait of Messina and the port. During the Messina excursion, you will also admire the monument of “Madonnina del Porto” and the Fountain of Neptune. It is possible to have a stop at the Regional Museum of Messina (optional), to admire paintings by Caravaggio and Antonello da Messina.

Why book with us
  • No-hassle best price guarantee
  • Minivan enabled for people with special needs on request
  • Professional & local tour guides
  • Certified tour operator
  • Small-medium tours, Higher quality
  • Full refund within 24 h before the departure
  • Customer care available 24/7
  • Support information on WhatsApp before the tour
  • Unique Tours & Activities, best experience
  • Free Travel Insureance
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Messina tour from port- cruise terminal

Messina tour from Messina Cruise Port or from Travel Agency Discover Messina Sicily, located in the city center of Messina. On request, a departure from your accommodation located in Messina area.

Messina Sicily tour: the Strait and the cultural attractions

We are going to discover the northern part of Messina Sicily, stopping at Capo Peloro and the natural reserve of the Lakes of Ganzirri, crossing the mariner villages facing the Strait of Messina. After a visit to the Regional Museum of Messina (optional), our tour continues in the city center of Messina with a stop at the panoramic point, then in Cathedral Square with the Astronomical Clock and the Orion Fountain, Garibaldi Street where we can visit the Church of Catalans.

Return to Messina Cruise Port

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

Additional Information
Important Information

Languages Offered

English, Italian, Spanish, French, Romanian

Price Includes

Round trip by A/C van or bus 

Professional guide

Live commentary on board

Treats and bottled water on board of the bus 

Discover Messina Travel Assistance

Liability Insurance

Price Excludes

Gratuities (optional) 

Food and drinks 

Entrance Ticket to the Regional Museum

Any Private Expenses

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

What is not being specified in “Included in the price”

What to bring

Sunscreen, light shoes, comfortable and thin clothing, a hat. 

Private Tour Option

If you book this excursion as private for a group of maximum 6 people, you will be comfortably transported by our luxury car. Please, contact us and we will be happy to provide you with further information.

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FAQ

Is there the possibility to step out of the bus during the tour?

Yes,  you will be able to step out of the bus in order to visit the attractions included in the tour.

Is this tour shared or private?

This tour is shared. There is the possibility of purchasing a private tour with the payment of an extra fee.

For further information check the Private Tours page.

Is the Bell Tower show, at noon, included in the tour?

Yes, the Bell Tower show is included as the main attraction of the tour.

Is the lunch included in the price of the tour?

No. Lunch is not included in the price of the tour.

Is there free time available during the tour?

No, during the tour, there is no free time available. 

7 Reviews
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Wander60610764905

Solo Traveller

Tour bellissimo

Mariarita é una guida gentile, preparata e socievole. Vi posso solo consigliare questo tour. Grazie allo staff e soprattutto a Mariarita 💞

October 5, 2022

rmikehartl

Family Traveller

Guided tour of Messina and area
We highly recommend Mariarita our guide for a tour of Messina.
She was friendly,efficient and knowledgeable.

June 27, 2022

Gonealot

Group Traveller

Very enjoyable!

Our tour guide Cecilia was GREAT! She was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I have found that a
tour guide can either make or break and tour and she certainly made our day. Really liked all the stops
we made and the new information we gathered.

November 26, 2019

Luisamikheal

Family Traveller

Messina wow! Chiara our Guide Wow!
Chiara was our guide & Antonio our driver. The vehicle that picked us up was very clean Antonio a very competent driver & very pleasant. Chiara is an amazing lady, her knowledge of Messina is vast we saw so much & learned many interesting facts. We were so impressed we booked a second tour with them. On the day of our tour there was a street food festival in Messina Chiara accompanied us to the festival & walked around with us explaining how the festival worked, this was a surprise extra

October 23, 2019

Joanne B

Group Traveller

Messina City and Coast Tour
This tour was very good for the price! Our guide was a local and very informative. We learned a lot
about the local culture and had three separate tastings of local foods.

October 17, 2019
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