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Best of Messina
Destination:

Port/City: Sicily (Messina), Italy

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
4 hour(s)

Prices starting from:

     

Restrictions:  N/A

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Shore Excursions
Treasures of Messina - MY30

Discover the city's heritage and cultural riches on a half-day tour. Visit two traditional fishing villages nearby, then explore the heart of old Messina at the medieval cathedral, with its famed astronomical clock, the church's museum of donated artworks, and the Orion fountain. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.25 mile over various surfaces, cobblestone streets with 5 to 15 steps.
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Overview: Delight in Messina's breathtaking coastal scenery while visiting two charming Sicilian fishing villages before exploring the city's history among stunning cathedrals and notable museums. Travel along Sicily's northern coast while admiring dazzling cobalt waters and shoreline vistas atop Cape Peloro. See the mussel-growing lakes and quaint seaside villas of Ganzirri and Faro, then visit Messina's Norman Cathedral, with its bell tower astronomical clock, as well as the nearby grandiose Orion fountain.
Highlights: Messina Fishing Villages: See nourishing saltwater lakes for mussel growing in seaside Ganzirri and Faro, both brimming with charming villas. Norman Cathedral: Behold one of the world's largest astronomical clocks, peruse the cathedral museum, and admire the lavish Orion fountain. Cathedral Treasury Museum: Admire the Madonna's golden mantle, and historic artwork donated by kings, bishops, noblemen, and local citizens.
What to Bring: SeaPass card and photo identification Camera Cash (Euros) /credit cards Sun protection
What to Wear: Hat and sunglasses Walking shoes Conservative attire required at religious sites
Important Notes: Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour. Guests must be able to walk approximately one-fourth mile over various surfaces, cobblestone streets with 5-15 steps. Visiting inside astronomical clock optional (fees not included). No exposed shoulders or knees at religious sites. Foreign currencies not accepted on this tour.
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