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Welcome to Messina, the third largest island on the island of Sicily. Founded by Greek colonists in the 8th century BCE, this lovely city has been through it all. Conquests, earthquakes, tsunamis, even the Black Plague didn't stop these people. With each event they rebuilt and restored their city and there are many wonderful examples of architectures merging to create quite a picturesque city.

Messina is located on hilly land that overlooks the port and is close enough to see the Italian mainland. Much of the population speaks Greek, but bilingual guides are always available through excursions to help your visit be more pleasant.

Due to its location and port, Messina has been sacked by the Carthaginians, reconquered by Dionysius, and the list goes on to include Romans, Goths, Normans, England, and more. Everyone wanted this location due to its close proximity to the European mainland and this popularity is why the Black Plague is assumed to have passed through the port of Messina on to Europe. It is believed that the plague was brought by Genoese ships from Caffa.

The climate is warm year round, with temps of 76 in the winter up to 110 in the summer months. This leads to lazy days and beautiful foliage. Sightseeing is one of the main attractions here for visitors. There are amazing cathedrals, numerous churches, sanctuaries, military forts, 4 wonderfully sculpted fountains and a museum that hosts paintings by Caravaggio and Antonello de Messina.

Between the colorful views, the wonderful architecture, the casual ambiance, and the friendly people, Messina is becoming more popular as time goes on. Many visitors do prefer to use excursions that help them to see exactly what they are interested in. The accommodations along with bilingual guides make sightseeing safer and more informative. Whatever you choose to do, you are sure to be happy you visited Messina, Sicily.

This is why you should book your Messina Cruise Excursions with us Shore Excursioneer:

FACT 1: You have reached our Messina Shore Excursions and Tours site because you will be visiting Messina on a cruise or maybe staying there on vacation AND you are looking for fun things to do ... at a great price. FACT 2: There are many options for Messina Cruise Excursions and Tours. See below why Shore Excursioneer is your best partner for shore excursions and tours in Messina and all our other Cruise Ports.

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Messina Private Mount Etna and Taormina Excursion
  • Roundtrip private transportation from your Messina Cruise pier!
  • Air-conditioned and fully licensed private transportation!
  • English speaking private certified driver/guide!
  • Sightseeing of Giarre and Zafferana!
  • 1-hour stop at Mount Etna - Silvestri Crater!
  • Visit the Greek Theatre and Palazzo Corvaja!
  • Free time in Taormina!
  • Escape the cruise ship shore excursion crowds and enjoy unique sights of Sicily and surrounding area!
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Messina Private Mount Etna and Taormina Excursion (S3404)
Enjoy your private driver and guide on this memorable excursion. Admire one of the most amazing and still active volcanoes in the world, Mount Etna! Bring your camera, since you will visit the Silvestri Crater and the outstanding views. Then you will discover Taormina, a very picturesque town very well known for its resorts and unspoiled beauty. 

Messina Excursions ID: S3404
Port of call: Messina, Sicily
Duration: 7 hours
From USD $10799 Reg Price: USD $110.00
Messina Private The Godfather Town and Forza d'Agro Excursion
  • Roundtrip private transportation from your Messina Cruise pier!
  • Air-conditioned and fully licensed private transportation!
  • English speaking private certified driver/guide!
  • Visit Savoca and Forza d'Agro - villages featured The Godfather II movie!
  • Free time at both towns!
  • Escape the cruise ship shore excursion crowds and enjoy unique sights of Sicily and surrounding area!
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Messina Private The Godfather Town and Forza d'Agro Excursion (S3440)
Enjoy the magnificent beauty of Savoca and Forza d'Agro, two villages that were used as locations for the famous movie, The Godfather. A private fun-filled Messina Excursion where you will create some amazing memories!

Messina Excursions ID: S3440
Port of call: Messina, Sicily
Duration: 7 hours
From USD $10799 Reg Price: USD $110.00


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