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Messina: Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

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Discover the rich history of one of the most ancient cities of Sicily with this Messina walking tour. Follow your guide to sights like the Bell Tower, the Cathedral, and the Montalto Sanctuary.

Highlights

  • Enjoy some delectable local sweets from a famous pastry shop
  • Hear the legend behind the Sanctuary of Madonna di Montalto
  • Discover how the city was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1908
  • See mosaics in the the second largest cathedral in Sicily
  • View the astronomical clock of Messina at the Bell Tower

Description

Explore Messina on a guided walking tour. Stroll through magnificent buildings and landscapes. Hear about the history and aesthetics of this facinating city. Learn about how the citizens rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1908. Meet your guide and pass by the neoclassical city council building of Palazzo Zanca. Find out the legend behind the Sanctuary of Madonna di Montalto and take in views of Messina from its elevated vantage point. Continuing to the second largest cathedral in Sicily to see the marble façade, mosaics, and painted ceilings. Admire the Bell Tower, which contains the largest and most complex mechanical and astronomical clock in the world. View a stunning mix of Sicilian and Norman architecture at the 12th century Church of S.S. Annunziata dei Catalani. Finish your tour with taste of something sweet at a local pastry shop.

Includes

Guide Walking tour

Important Information

  • A pickup service is available upon request In case of bad weather conditions the reservation may be subject to changes

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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