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Messina City and Coast Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your air-conditioned bus at Cathedral Square or the port terminal in Messina to start your tour.

    Among the sights, you'll see an excellent example of 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture at the Church of the Annunziata dei Catalani, and view the world's largest astronomical clock in the bell tower. Hear from your guide about Sicily's myths and folklore as you pass by the Santuario della Madonna di Montalto.

    Your tour also follows the winding roads of the Ionian coast. Stop for photo ops of traditional fishing boats and the coastal landscape at the UNESCO–listed Capo Peloro (Cape of Peloro). Then return to your original departure point where your tour ends after six hours.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Messina Cruise Terminal - Terminal Crociere, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 47, 98122 Messina ME, Italy
    2: Via I Settembre, 110, 98122 Messina ME, Italy
    3: Port of Giardini Naxos, Via Schisò, 98035 Giardini Naxos ME, Italy

    Traveler pickup is offered
    THE PICKUP TIME IS SETTLED 30 MINUTES AFTER THE DISEMBARKATION. Example: If your ship arrives at 8:00 AM the pickup time will be 8:30 AM; if the ship arrives at 9:00 AM the pickup time will be 9:30 AM, and so on.

    Ports
    MESSINA PORT , GIARDINI NAXOS PORT
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transport by air-conditioned bus
    • Guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Bus
    • Tasting of typical Sicilian products
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Infant meals
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Infant meals not included
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    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
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    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.
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    I had used this company a year ago and when we found ourselves coming back to Messina in 2019 they were naturally my first choice. I asked if we could do something different this year and perhaps do their boat tour up the coast. Katia and her team did not disappoint. The tour
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    Response from discoverME, tour guide at Messina City and Coast Tour
    Responded 18 Jun 2019
    Hello Thank you for your kind words and thank you for choosing us for the second time. It was a pleasure spending the day with you and hope to see you again next year, maybe in different areas of Sicily and for a longer time! Warmest regards KATIA H.
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    It had been cancelled a few days before I left for Sicily. So I can't really rate this tour. But I would have loved visiting Messina with a guide.
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