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Messina: 2.5-hour private guided tour

Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
FREE CANCELLATION
Do this because
  • Enjoy a full immersion guided tour of the ancient Messina, its main monuments and historical buildings
  • Discover the Greek influences around the old town, once called Zancle - "scythe" - referring to the shape of its natural harbour
  • Admire the Dome, the beautiful churches like Chiesa SS. Annunziata dei Catalani, the typical squares and historical monuments
What to expect

Join this private walking tour led by a local guide to discover the beautiful city of Messina. Just a few kilometres from the Italian mainland, Messina sits on a curved harbour at the northernmost point of Sicily's Ionian Coast.

Despite the dramatic distructions that Messina has seen in the past, like the the devastating earthquake in 1908 and the mass bombing in WWII, the city managed to save many monuments and museums that are well worth a visit.

During this 2.5-hour guided tour, you will have the chance to see the most important and beautiful spots in the city, such as:
Piazza Duomo - the heart of the city - with the majestic Duomo di Messina
The statue of Don Giovanni d'Austria
The Church of SS. Annunziata dei Catalani
Via Cardines
The pictoresque Larga delle Due Fontane
The Tribunal and the University of Messina
The Church of San Camillo
The "Casa di Cristo Re"
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria di Montalto

Just one tip: don't forget to bring your camera along!

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What's included
  • private tour led by an expert guide
What's not included
  • food & drinks
  • entrance fees to museums/attractions (in case you decide to visit any of them in particular)
Where
Meeting point:

Your guide will be waiting for you next to the Fountain of Orion.

What to remember
  • Please note that this tour does not include entrance to sites which require an entrance fee
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally heavy rain the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
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When
  • Every day at 10.00am, 11.00am, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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