xxx: Fashion all over
What to buy: Messina is a town where people like to dress well. In the city centre, particularly shops around Piazza Cairoli and the avenue ``il corso`` you can find a lot of shops for clothes and shoes in particular, as well as 2 general commercial places and other beauty and jewelry shops. There are even more shops along the paths of the avenue and unless Saturday when all people reverse along the avenue, everyday is a pleasure and fun to buy around.
There are also other relative cheap area where to go shopping, like via Palermo or via Garibaldi or via Cavour, but prices and quality are pretty the same everywhere.
various stands located near the Silvestri Craters: honey
Near the Silvestri Craters, there are various stands selling flavored honeys and nut creams. They all offer samples and they are delicious! You really have buy some to take home with you.
What to buy: Strawberry honey, orange honey.pistachio cream, almond cream
What to pay: A variety pack of four small jars was 7 euros