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Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit

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Messina, Italy
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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Make the most of your time in Messina, considered the coastal jewel of northern Sicily, on a half-day shore excursion ideal for first-time visitors. Tick off top Messina attractions including the Annunziarta dei Catalani Church, home to the famous Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), and the Church of Christ the King. Plus, you’ll also visit the Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare (Regional Museum). Port pickup and drop-off are included.
  • A comprehensive introduction to the Sicilian city ideal for first-time visitors
  • Tick off top attractions such as Annunziarta dei Catalani Church and the Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico)
  • Admire Sicilian art and artefacts at Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare (Regional Museum)
  • Port pickup and drop-off are included
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Departure Point

Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 47, 98122 Messina ME, Italy

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Departure Point

Via I Settembre, 110, 98122 Messina ME, Italy

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Departure Point

Via Schisò, 98035 Giardini Naxos ME, Italy

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Depending on the time selected at checkout, your tour departs from the Messina Cruise Port or the Discover Messina tourist info point, located on Via I Settembre, at 8:30am,10:30am, 12:30pm or 2:30pm.

Stop first at the Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) at Messina’s cathedral to hear about the landmark’s destruction and reconstruction.

See, too, the Annunziarta dei Catalani Church — a sublime example of 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture — and admire the Church of Christ the King and the Church of Montalto.

After weaving your way along the serpentine roads of the Ionian Coast, you’ll stop at the Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare (Regional Museum) to explore 13 rooms filled with religious art painted by masters such as Carvaggio.

Your tour concludes with port drop-off.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
La Madonnina del Porto
The stele was raised by the will of Archbishop Angelo Paino
Pass By:  
Fontana di Nettuno
The fountain of Neptune is the second fountain created in Messina by Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli
Pass By:  
Chiesa di S. Francesco all'Immacolata
It is an impressive temple, the second in size for the churches of Messina
Pass By:  
Santuario della Madonna di Montalto
a stately sanctuary built on the hill of Caperrina, the panoramic point of the city
Pass By:  
Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re
One of the most important and imponent monuments of the historical centre of Messina.
Stop At:  
Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare
The regional Museum hosts wonderful works of art such as two paintings of Caravaggio and two paintings of the great Antonello da Messina.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Annunziata dei Catalani Church
is one of the few great monuments that have resisted earthquakes and the fury of incendiary bombs of war events
  • 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.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY DISCOVER MESSINA SICILY

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit.

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