We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

City Sightseeing Messina

Piazza del Duomo, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 52297
Review Highlights
easy sight seeing

Messina was a port of call on our recent med. cruise so often use this type of transport for an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joan R
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Nothing special

Messina is ok but there isn't as much historical sites due to the earthquake and tsunami that... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Alisha D
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Read all 44 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible52%
1 Aug 2016
“Cruise stop”
31 Jul 2016
“Could Try Harder”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza del Duomo, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 52297

Similar Things to Do in Messina

Write a Review
Reviews (44)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Messina was a port of call on our recent med. cruise so often use this type of transport for an easy way around a new city. It has hop off and on facility so if an area was of particular interest you hop off explore...More

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Messina is ok but there isn't as much historical sites due to the earthquake and tsunami that occurred. This tour is good for people who just want an overview of the city. Great half day or less excursion. Don't let the signs fool you, there's...More

Thank Alisha D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The City of Messina is a city that has no real special attractions, but overall, is not bad to spend a day and look around. The Duomo is fair and the Piazza has a pretty fountain. Not to be mistaken with attractions like Siena or...More

Thank Solrac24
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were here on a cruise stop and planned on seeing the sights on our own. The best attractions, the Duomo and the Clock Tower, are within easy walking distance from the port. (Make sure you watch the Clock chime at noon.) We decided to...More

1  Thank ok2goKansas
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We visited Messina as part of our cruise itinerary in August and opted to do the multithreading Messina tour of the local area on the hop on, hop off bus. The bus took us to the very top where we opted to hop off and...More

3  Thank sue l
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The ticket sellers for the sightseeing buses were across the road from the cruise terminal. We bought tickets for both the red and blue lines 20 euro. We were told to walk through to the square. There were hordes of people in the square waiting...More

2  Thank Dee1947
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We I sited this stop last year and for ten euros my husband and I gained a taste of the historical sights of messina. Guide was informative. This year we had to visit again as our turkey stops had been replaced so we went on...More

3  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

When Italy wants to put on a show - they can. But this is one of those places where they do need to try harder. We took a Sightseeing Bus from the church in the centre of town. Interesting church - astronomical clock etc. However,...More

3  Thank steven_wilkinson
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We arrived today in Messina on a cruise ship and purchased 2 X ONE DAY tickets for both the red and blue lines. At lunchtime, we lunched on board ship and I decided to go ashore at 2pm on my own for another trip on...More

6  Thank welshred2015
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Couldn't understand the guide and the tour bis rushed by everything - done this type of tour in many cities and it has been excellent. Not in Messina.

3  Thank Rominround
Nearby Restaurants
A Cucchiara
193 reviews
.04 miles away
La TASTeria Gourmet Sicily
125 reviews
.04 miles away
Gelateria Pasticceria Ragusa Eventi srl
164 reviews
.01 miles away
Love's Sushi Bar
109 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico)
918 reviews
.10 miles away
Duomo di Messina
792 reviews
.08 miles away
La Vara
154 reviews
.09 miles away
Fontana di Orione
143 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from City Sightseeing Messina staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines