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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Messina and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Messina activities? We have 34 tour ideas.


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Private tour from Messina to Etna Volcano with an option of Food and Wine tasting

Messina, Italy
Duration: 5 to 7 hrs
Priced From: USD 112.25


During this private tour by comfortable air-conditioned car, you will visit Etna - the highest active volcano in Europe. <strong>This tour is private - only for your party, nobody else </strong>to ensure the highest standards for our clients.<br /> Your friendly... Read More

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Private tour from Messina: Etna Volcano and Winery Visit with Food and Wine Tasting

Messina, Italy
Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
Priced From: USD 137.47


During the private tour by comfortable air-conditioned car, you will visit Etna - the highest active volcano in Europe.&nbsp;This tour is private - only for your party, nobody else to ensure the highest standards for our clients.<br /> Your friendly private guide will tell you... Read More

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City Tours

Messina City Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 61.80


Explore the coastal jewel in northeast Sicily on this 6-hour Messina city tour. Spin along the Ionian coast by air-conditioned bus as a guide sheds light on the region's colorful local myths and folklore. Take in top attractions including the Church of Montalto and the Sanctuary of Christ the King, and marvel at 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture at the Church of the Annunziata dei Catalani. Along the way, enjoy fine views... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Messina: private walking tour with a local guide

Messina, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 340.52


On this guided walking tour, you'll explore the city of Messina, with its wide boulevards and elegant turn-of-the-century buildings. Walk through the streets of downtown Messina and discover Sicily's finest cathedrals, museums and monuments.

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Day Trips

Taormina and Castelmola from Messina Small Group Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 4 to 6 hrs
Priced From: USD 87.45


Tour to Taormina where you can visit its famous sites like the Greek theater, the Cathedral and a view on Mount Etna and bay of Giardini Naxos. Continue with a transfer to the town of Castelmola and head back to Messina with a city tour included.

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Day Trips

Taormina and Isola Bella Day Tour Including Boat Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 99.63


An opportunity to discover and visit Taormina (52 km away from Messina) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a nature riserve-Unesco Heritage where you will have the possibility to do a 2-hours boat... Read More

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Messina Shore Excursion: Full-Day Taormina and Castelmola Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 87.02


Travel by air-conditioned bus with a maximum group of 30 passengers for this opportunity to discover and visit Taormina (32 miles (52 km) away from Messina) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto, and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Alcantara Gorges Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 81.98


Join this tour to see the Alcantara Gorge which boasts a very special heritage.

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Etna and Taormina Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 99.63


Join this extraordinary opportunity to discover and visit Mt.Etna (90 km away from Messina), the biggest active volcano in Europe. Make a stop to Taormina to see the Greek Theatre, Corso Umberto and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a nature reserve and UNESCO Heritage site.

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Taormina and Castelmola Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 69.36


An opportunity to discover and visit Taormina (52 km away from Messina) with its Greek Theater, Corso Umberto and its exclusive shops and famous bars. You will admire the wonderful landscape and Isola Bella, a nature riserve-Unesco Heritage. The tour also includes a short visit to the picturesque village of Castelmola.

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The Godfather and Taormina Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 74.41


Visit the ancient village of Savoca and seaside beauty of Taormina on a 6-hour tour from Messina. See many of the film locations used in Francis Ford Coppola's classic film, 'The Godfather.' Admire the Greek-Roman Theater and Isola Bella, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding Private Tour in Sicilian Countryside and Traditional Lunch at Farmhouse on Etna Slope

Messina, Italy
Duration: 5 to 7 hrs
Priced From: USD 150.08


Admire the incredible beauty of unspoilt nature of Sicilian countryside visiting a family run ancient farmhouse producing wine, dairy, meat, fruits and vegetables. The tour is private – only your party, and includes pick-up and drop-off by comfortable air-conditioned car at your port... Read More

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Messina Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Taormina and Mt Etna

Messina, Italy
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 126.12


While you're in port in Messina, take a full-day private shore excursion to Taormina and Mt Etna. Take in scenic views as your private driver takes you along the fabulous Sicilian coast. Explore one of the world's most active volcanoes at your leisure -- the majestic and fascinating Mt Etna. As you... Read More

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The Godfather Movie Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 94.59


Private tour of The Godfather movie. Discover the movie places, walk through the tiny road that Francis Ford Coppola and Mike Corleone walked in 1971.

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Messina and Taormina City Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 81.98


Enjoy this Taormina and Messina tour. Discover these two beautiful Sicilian towns full of history, culture, and amazing panoramas. Don't miss this opportunity.

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Tour to Etna Volcano and Taormina from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 126.12


Join this tour to see Mount Etna which boasts a very special heritage. Included in the tour is the visit of Taormina, a place to visit if you are in Sicily.

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Taormina Shore Excursion from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 69.36


Explore the quaint, Sicilian town of Taormina, overlooking the Ionian Sea, on this 4-hour tour. Visit famous sites like the Greek theater, the Cathedral, Mount Etna, and Giardini Naxos bay, then return to Messina for a tour of the city.

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Messina Guided City Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 37.84


Enjoy this Messina tour that begins at your cruise ship terminal. Discover this beautiful Sicilian town full of history, culture and amazing panoramic views on this 2-hour guided tour.

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Messina Shore Excursion: City Tour with Museum of Ancient Weapons

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 56.75


Explore the coastal jewel in northeast Sicily on this 6-hour Messina city tour. Spin along the Ionian coast by air-conditioned bus as a guide sheds light on the region's colorful local myths and folklore. Take in top attractions including the Church of Montalto and the Sanctuary of Christ the King,... Read More

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Messina Shore Excursion: Messina City Tour with Regional Museum Visit

Messina, Italy
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 69.36


Explore the coastal jewel in northeast Sicily on this 6-hour Messina city tour. Spin along the Ionian coast by air-conditioned coach, along with a maximum group size of 30 passengers, as a guide sheds light on the region's colorful local myths and folklore. Take in top attractions including the... Read More

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Alcantara Gorges Full-Day Tour from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 87.02


The Gorges of Alcantara are a spectacular place unique in the world. With a height of 50 meters they create a real canyon originated by a cooling phenomena of antiques lava flows, generated by the cold water of the Alcantara river. The Botanic Park of the gorges allows visit to this show of nature in every moment of the year with the maximum comfort and safety. From May to September when the level of the water is lower it is... Read More

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Messina Shore Excursion: Acireale, Catania and Cyclops Riviera Day Trip

Messina, Italy
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 126.12


Enjoy a full-day private shore excursion from the Messina port to the picturesque Cyclops Riviera, encompassing the Sicilian fishing villages of Catania and Acireale. Your private driver will take you through the Sicilian coast's stunning settings as you explore the area's most notable sites... Read More

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Messina Shore Excursion: City Segway Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 124.86


See the sights of Messina on a self-balancing electric Segway on this exciting 3-hour shore excursion! After leaving the Port of Messina, glide around the wide boulevards with a guide, learning all about the city on a 3-hour tour. While Messina`s modern streets don`t hint at any history, don`t be fooled, for Messina has a rich past that begs to be discovered. Hear tales of the city in its heyday... Read More

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Taormina Independent Tour from Messina Cruise Terminal

Messina, Italy
Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
Priced From: USD 63.06


This is a collective Service<br />You will have Transportation guaranteed to/from Taormina at pre-fixed departure times, in accordance with Cruise Schedule<br />You will have free time in Taormina for an Independent Tour of the charming town <br />Duration: maximum 5 hours.... Read More

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Private Day Trips

Private Tour to Taormina and Castelmola from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 208.09


Tour to Taormina where you can visit its famous sites like the Greek theater, the Cathedral and Mount Etna and Giardini Naxos bay. Continue with a transfer to the town of Castelmola and head back to Messina.

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Shore Excursion from Messina to Mount Etna and Taormina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 1198.12


Visit Mount Etna and the picturesque town of Taormina in one day on this 7-hour tour. See the amazing views of the volcano and its surrounding natural park before continuing on to Taormina. Stop at a famous local winery along the way and even enjoy some free time for shopping.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Godfather Private Tour from Messina: Savoca and Forza D’Agro with options of Food, Wine tasting and Dinner

Messina, Italy
Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
Priced From: USD 105.94


Private tour from Messina by comfortable car with personal tour leader to the must-see Sicilian hill towns world-known thanks to F.F. Coppola, who filmed his legendary 'The Godfather' here, Top 3 of the Greatest American Movies. Get the friendly and informative insight into the filming... Read More

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Barefoot on Etna Slope: Sicilian Countryside Private Tour and Picnic at Rural Farmhouse from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 5 to 7 hrs
Priced From: USD 124.86


Admire the incredible beauty of unspoilt nature of Sicilian countryside and visit a family run old milestone farmhouse producing wine, dairy, meat, fruits and vegetables. <strong>This tour is private – only for your party, nobody else</strong>, to ensure the highest... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Off-the-Beaten Track Messina: private tour with a guide

Messina, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 340.52


On this guided walking tour you'll explore the city of Messina from a different perspective, going off the 'beaten track'. You'll see beautiful and interesting places only locals know and enjoy great (hidden) views on the city and the sea. Ready’

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Mount Etna, Lunch in a Winery and Taormina Private Day-Trip from Messina

Messina, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 138.73


This is a private shore excursion from Messina to have a lovely scenic drive on the slopes of the North side of Mount Etna with its lava flow of 2002. We will have a lunch experience in a local winery and will end with an independent visit of Taormina, the would famous resort town of Sicily.

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Segway Tours

Messina Segway Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 16.40


Get to know Messina on a self-balancing electric Segway! With little effort and lots of fun, glide around the wide boulevards with a guide, learning all about the city on a 3-hour tour. While Messina`s modern streets don`t hint at any history, don`t be fooled, for Messina has a rich past that begs to be discovered. Hear tales of the city in its heyday before the famous 1908 earthquake struck, and... Read More

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Walking Tours

Messina Walking Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 78 minutes
Priced From: USD 37.84


This 1.5-hour walking tour offers an overview of the city of Messina. Messina is also known as 'the door of the Mediterranean,' and wonderful landscapes and historical buildings await you.

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2-Hour Messina Walking Tour

Messina, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 23.96


Your 2-hour walking tour starts from Cathedral Square, under the beautiful bell tower which was built in 1933. Other interesting monuments worth of admiration are the Catalan Church, testimony of Arab-Norman style, the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, which is the second one in Southern Italy and the Mount of Mercy in Barroque style. With so many places to visit don't overlook the Sanctuary of Montalto and the Shrine of Christ the... Read More

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Messina Private Walking Tour with option of Food and Wine tasting

Messina, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 118.55


Explore this amazing old city rich of history and beautiful sights by a private comfortable air-conditioned car with your personal tour leader. During this private walking tour you also can optionally enjoy food and wine tasting in one of the most charming wine bars of Messina. This is a... Read More

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