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Hop on hop off Messina Bus Pass

Availability: From April to October (see calendar)
Duration: 1 day
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  • Hop on and off as many times as you want and discover the city from a different point of view
  • Explore the city at your own pace
  • Choose between two itineraries or decide to hop on both
What to expect

Hop on one of the buses and discover the welcoming city of Messina, often called the "door of Sicily". The pass includes two different itineraries: the first line (red) starts from Piazza Duomo, the most important square in the city, where you can admire the Cathedral and the Bell Tower with its animated clock, considered the largest and most complex mechanical and astronomical clock in the world. The tour continues in via Garibaldi up to the Strait seafront and to the famous Promenade, and along the coast road while going back to the city. The various stops along the way allow you to easily get to Teatro Vittorio Emanuele, the lovely Villa Mazzini with the Municipal Aquarium and the Regional Museum which boasts works by Caravaggio, Antonello Da Messina and Girolamo Alibrandi. The second line (blue) allows you to reach the beautiful Sacrario di Cristo Re, built on a small hill on the ruins of the Castle of Matagrifone, where you can enjoy a unique panorama of the Strait.

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What's included
  • 24-hour bus pass
  • Audio-guide on board the bus in 6 languages
  • Free app "Sightseeing Experience"
What's not included
  • Pick up service
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-4): free
  • Child (5-15): reduced
Where
Meeting point:

You can hop on the bus at any of the stops:

Red line (90-minute tour):

  • Piazza Duomo
  • Chiesa Ringo
  • Museum
  • Beach
  • Lakes
  • Point Sicily

Blue line (50-minute tour):

  • Via Garibaldi
  • Statua Don Giovanni
  • Chiesa dei Catalani
  • Piazza Duomo
  • Galleria Vitt. Emanuele
  • Sacrario Cristo Re
  • Fontana Nettuno
  • Cupola di S. Giuliano
  • Teatro VItt. Emanuele

Map here.

What to remember

Duration:

  • Red line: 90 minutes
  • Blue line: 50 minutes
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When

April to October:

  • Red line: 9:15am to 2:00 pm, every 2 hours
  • Blue line: 9:30am to 2:00 pm, every 50 minutes
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Provider
SightseeingExperience - CitySightseeing Italy
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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