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Discover with us the wonders of Messina, Taormina and the most distinctive Sicilian resorts, with art treasures, natural beauties and wonderful landscapes of the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, dominated by the Etna Mount, the highest...more
Via Primo Settembre 110, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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All reviews walking tour cannoli cruise ship don saro small train through viator winery tour excellent guide major sights the main square fantastic tour bell tower at noon pastry panoramic view couple of hours astronomical clock
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I overlooked the communication on the pick up time and location for this tour--completely my fault--Katia graciously rescheduled the tour at no extra charge. And since there were no other tours running (off-season, no cruise ships in town), she gave me useful tips on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Messina is beautiful City and you can never tell that the buildings and churches are centuries old. Our guide, Elisa was very knowledgeable and nice. There were twelve of us in the group, we are eager to hear what she says. Our tour includes a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited Sicily, including Messina, before so decided to forgo our cruise line's excursion and booked the 2 hour Messina walking tour. Carlotta was very knowledgeable and personable. Would highly recommend this tour. Sorry to be so late writing this review, but our tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jim1943
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Katia presented a wonderful view of Messina for 7 of us, cruisers in the city for the day. Her passion for her city and all of Sicily comes through clearly. Our tour included a driving and walking exploration of the city as well as a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Our transportation for the day was a nice mid-sized bus within a group of roughly 20. I had been led to believe from the tour description that our group of four would be in a smaller private vehicle, so a few of us were slightly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DiscoverMessina, Direttore vendite at Discover Messina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback, valuable to us, for our future experiences; but above all, thank you for giving us the opportunity to share with you our love for Sicily. We hope that the day spent together has convinced you to come back and discover...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

My wife & I booked this tour independently as we were on a cruise calling at Messina & wanted to know its history & meet some of the locals. We were not disappointed. We were met, punctually, by Tania who took us, at our own...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We have Tanya as our guide on Thursday, November 1. She was absolutely fantastic. It was just my husband and I, and she Taylored the tour completely to what we wanted to see and hear. Despite the fact that it was raining most of the...More

Thank jayhawkjb
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Charlotte was our bubbly tour guide who was not only knowledgeable but truly proud/crazy/passionate about the wonderful city of Messina. Her sense of nationhood and all history that it entails was quite engaging and we were honoured that she shared this with us. The highlights...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jake R
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour of Taormina & Winery. We originally planned a tour that included a beach visit with a winery tour but the weather, although beautiful, wasn’t quite warm enough to support a proper beach visit so the tour was modified to our delight. Katia &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DiscoverMessina, Direttore vendite at Discover Messina, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Dave Thank you very much for your detailed feedback which it will be a precious evidence for our future guests. Me and Sabrina would be pleased to present you other wonderful places of our island and to teach you a few new sicilian dialect...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Carlotta was a wonderful guide and met us at the main square at 12noon - just as the amazing clock tower sprang into action. We had a great tour around the main highlights of the city - including some amazing views from one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bronwyn A
15 March 2018|
Response from DiscoverMessina | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for contacting us. Regarding the reservation you can connect on our web site Discover Messina. Regarding the pickup time as you arrive on a cruise ship we will meet you at the exit gate of the port... More
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Deborah D
3 September 2016|
Response from Vivraquel100 | Reviewed this property |
We did not have Tanya but we did book online with Discover Messina tours! You can book with them online and request Tanya!