Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour With Regional Museum Visit

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  • Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30AM, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30PM Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
  • Departure Details :
    1: Messina Cruise Terminal - Terminal Crociere, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 47, 98122 Messina ME, Italy, 2: Via I Settembre, 110, 98122 Messina ME, Italy, , Traveler pickup is offered, , Ports, MESSINA .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Explore the coastal jewel in northeast Sicily on this 6-hour Messina city tour. Spin along the Ionian coast by air-conditioned coach, along with a maximum group size of 30 passengers, as a guide sheds light on the regions colorful local myths and folklore. Take in top attractions including the Church of Montalto and the Sanctuary of Christ the King, and marvel at 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture at the Church of the Annunziata dei Catalani. Along the way, enjoy fine views over the UNESCOlisted Cape of Peloro where traditional fishing boats sit in the pretty harbor. There is also included a stop to the Regional Museum of Messina, where you can visit rare and unique works of art and you can learn about the history and the culture of our city.


Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Led by a local guide

Free port pickup and drop-off included

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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Hop aboard your air-conditioned coach in Messinas Cathedral Square or at the port terminal, then travel in comfort through the streets as your guide brings this coastal citys history to life.

Admire the striking bell tower, home to the world's largest astronomical clock, and visit the Church of the Annunziata dei Catalani a fine example of 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture.

Continue on to the Church of Montalto and the Sanctuary of Christ the King, and listen as your guide sheds light on the regions colorful local myth and folklore.

During your tour, explore winding roads along the Ionian coast and gaze out over the UNESCOlisted Cape of Peloro, where traditional fishing boats bob on the calm waters. Afterward, return to your original departure point where your tour will come to an end. During your visit there is included also a stop at the Regional Museum of Messina.The foundation of the museum dates back to 1806. Has thirteen rooms that surround a courtyard where are placed the various architectural fragments and ancient structures from the churches and palaces of the city of Messina damaged during the earthquake of 1908. There are also preserved works of art of extraordinary prestige as the Polittico di San Gregorio, painted by Antonello da Messina in 1473. The Madonna col Bambino benedicente e un francescano in adorazione, thaton the verse has a Cristo in Piet and the Ritratto del Trivulzio, the third extraordinary work by the artist from Messina, purchased in the year 2016. You can also find two of the most important works by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, realised in the same city of Messina during his staying: La Resurrezione di Lazzaro (1609) and Adorazione dei pastori painted in the same year.


Local guide

Port pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare



Food and drinks


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Not wheelchair accessible.

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

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