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Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina
"The first step is the visit of Castelmola a picturesque village just above Taormina. Here you can enjoy a beautiful landscape with a wonderful overlook of the Mount Etna (more than 3330 mt the highest volcano in Europe) and the magnificent bay of Giardini - Naxos.We will then get to Taormina and to Porta Messina and we will have a walk along Corso Umberto (the ancient Roman street Valeria) visiting (with a tourist guide or on your own) the Greek-roman theatre the oldest churches and monuments
From EUR50.00
 
Messina City Tour
"Hop aboard your air-conditioned bus in Messina’s Cathedral Square or at the port terminal then travel in comfort through the streets as your guide brings this coastal city’s history to life. Admire the striking bell tower home to the world's largest astronomical clock and visit the Church of the Annunziata dei Catalani — a fine example of 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture.Continue on to the Church of Montalto and the Sanctuary of Christ the King and listen as your guide sheds light on the region’s colorful local myth and folklore. During your tour explore winding roads along the Ionian coast and gaze out over the UNESCO–listed Cape of Peloro where traditional fishing boats bob on the calm waters. Afterward
From EUR40.00
 
2-Hour Messina Walking Tour
"Embark on a 2 hour walking tour to visit one of the most ancient city of Sicily with stunning buildings and wonderful landscapes. Starting from the Cathedral Square admire the bell tower with the biggest astronomic clock in the world a complex mechanism realized by the Ungerer brothers from Strasburg. Continue inside the Cathedral the second largest in Sicily damaged during the earthquake in 1908 and rebuilt for the last time after the bombings of the Second World War. Don't miss the beautiful mosaics in Byzantine style dating back to the 14th century. The Catalani’s Church is an example of normann-arab style which was built after the earthquake of 1908 which has more of an ecletic style. The Mountain of mercy is a testimony of mannerism architecture
From EUR15.00

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Nunnari, Oliva, Zimbaro

You can`t stay in Messina and taste the rustici. They are any kind of fried or oven cooked ``arancini`` (riceballs), pidoni (filled up with cheese, spinaci...) mozzarella in...
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isolina_it
Jan 17, 2004

Nunnari, Oliva, Zimbaro

You can`t stay in Messina and taste the rustici. They are any kind of fried or oven cooked ``arancini`` (riceballs), pidoni (filled up with cheese, spinaci...) mozzarella in...
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isolina_it
Jan 17, 2004

Food food food

Tunny, sword-fish, molluscs, lobsters and vintage wines are the basis of the gastronomy all around Mesina and neighbourhoods. the 'ghiotta' is very famous, made of sword-fish or stockfish, prepared...
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isolina_it
Jan 16, 2003

With the exception of a few...

With the exception of a few small restaurants near the port - finally, it was hard to find one open and hunger was becoming more and more intense - you'll have to venture farther into the city to find...
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LysDor
Sep 12, 2002

Antica Pasticceria Irrera...

Antica Pasticceria Irrera Sicilian cakes and biscuit.. Cannoli alla ricotta, cassate.... frutta martorana....Help..it's impossible not eat pie and biscuits and cakes...and do not forget the wonderful...
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piccolina
Sep 08, 2002

Ganzirri area

Very interesting area for fresh food restaurants, around the shores of the Ganzirri pond. There are lots of good restaurants and one cannot mistake!
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lichinga
Aug 21, 2006
 
 
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Viale Annunziata C/da Citola, Villa Nurifla, Messina, Sicily, 98168, Italy
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Via Nazionale Terme, 309, Terme Vigliatore, Sicily, 98050, Italy
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Via Risorgimento 10, Rometta Marea, Messina, 98043, Italy
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Duomo - Cathedral

Construction of Messina Cathedral started in second part of XII century and cathedral was consecrated in 1197. During it long history cathedral suffered badly during the earthquakes of 1783 and 1908....
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Museo Regionale

Museo Regionale or Regional Museum of Messina is situated about five kilometers north from historical center. This is not large but excellent art museum where you are going to find masterpieces of...
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Chiesa SS Annunziata dei Catalani

According to some sources before Normans came to Messina in second part of XI century, ruins pagan shrine dedicated to Neptune the God of the Sea already existed here. Normans built Christian church...
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Day Trip - Taormina

We are on the Train bound for Taormina. It isn't very full, so we take a window seat where we can view the Ocean. We pass through suburbs, some of them not very good, gradually, we leave them behind...
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Monument to Don Juan of Austria

This monumental bronze statue shows Don Juan of Austria (1547-1578). He was illegitimate son of Emperor Charles V of Holy Roman Empire and the same time King Carlos I of Spain. That means he was half...
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Chiesa di Santa Caterina Valverde

Chiesa Parrocchiale di Santa Caterina Valverde or Parrish Church of Saint Cathrine of Valverde was built in 1926-1929. This one of the newest and biggest churches in the city built in neo-classic...
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Oleg_D.

"Restored stone by stone after several earthquakes"
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isolina_it

"Messina and surroundings"
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travelgourmet

"Enter Sicily via Messina"
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"A broken day trip"
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balhannah

"MESSINA"
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