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Cruises from Messina, Sicily. IT

Cruise Date Nts
Bellissima, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 24 Sep 2019 7
Bellissima, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 1 Oct 2019 7
Bellissima, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 8 Oct 2019 7
Bellissima, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 15 Oct 2019 7
Bellissima, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 22 Oct 2019 7
Bellissima, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 29 Oct 2019 7
Grandiosa, Italy, Malta, Spain & France ex Messina Return 30 Mar 2020 8
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 7 Apr 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 14 Apr 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 21 Apr 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 28 Apr 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 5 May 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 12 May 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 19 May 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 26 May 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 2 Jun 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 9 Jun 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 16 Jun 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 23 Jun 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 30 Jun 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 7 Jul 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 14 Jul 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 21 Jul 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 28 Jul 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 4 Aug 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 11 Aug 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 18 Aug 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 25 Aug 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 1 Sep 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 8 Sep 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 15 Sep 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 22 Sep 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 29 Sep 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 6 Oct 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 13 Oct 2020 7
Grandiosa, Italy Malta Spain & France ex Messina Return 20 Oct 2020 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 15 Jun 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 22 Jun 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 29 Jun 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 6 Jul 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 13 Jul 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 20 Jul 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 27 Jul 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 3 Aug 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 10 Aug 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 17 Aug 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 24 Aug 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 31 Aug 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 7 Sep 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 14 Sep 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 21 Sep 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 28 Sep 2021 7
Seashore, Italy Malta Spain France ex Messina Return 5 Oct 2021 7

Messina, Sicily. IT

Messina is the third largest city on the island of Sicily, Italy and the capital of the province of Messina. It is located near the North-East corner of Sicily, and is the closest point on Sicily to mainland Italy. It is easily accessible from Reggio di Calabria or Villa San Giovanni on the mainland.

Messina is a modern city with few intact monuments due to an earthquake in 1908 and Allie bombings in 1943. It is gateway to nearby Taormina, Mt Etna and ancient Naxos.

Things to See & Do

* Palazzo Calapaj - near the Duomo
* The Fountain of Orion and the Fountain of Neptune
* The San Ranieri Lighthouse
* Messina Cathedral
* Mt Etna and Taormina

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 211 km²
Population – 250,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – 39

Port Location –The port of Messina is a short walk from the main shopping area of Messina along Via Garibaldi, Piazza Cairoli, and Viale San Martino.

Travel Links – There are at least hourly ferries to and from Messina to Villa San Giovanni on the mainland and also several hydrofoils each day to Reggio di Calabria.
Messina is Sicily's link to the main Italian train network. Long distance trains from Rome and Naples cross the Straits of Messina by ferry and continue on to Palermo and Catania. Regular regional trains also run to Milazzo, Cefalu, Taormina and Syracuse.
Long-distance buses stop in Messina, linking Rome and Naples to Catania and Palermo. Regular buses also run to Taormina and Milazzo (for the Aeolian Islands).