Depending on the time selected at checkout, your 6-hour tour departs from the Messina Cruise Port or the Discover Messina tourist info point, located on Via I Settembre, at 8:30am,10:30am, 12:30pm or 2:30pm.
Stop first at the Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico) at Messina’s cathedral to hear about the landmark’s destruction and reconstruction.
See, too, the Annunziarta dei Catalani Church — a sublime example of 12th-century Arab-Norman architecture — and admire the Church of Christ the King and the Church of Montalto.
After weaving your way along the serpentine roads of the Ionian Coast, you’ll stop at the Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare (Regional Museum) to explore 13 rooms filled with religious art painted by masters such as Carvaggio.
Your tour concludes with port drop-off.