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  •   Kudos to the tour company, “Discover Messina”. They did a fabulous job showing and explaining both the fortress of Milazzo and Greek/Roman ruins of Tindaris. Also included in the tour was the church of the Black Madonna. Our tour guide, “Chiara” set a pleasant walking...More

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    6/11/2019

      We were a group of 8 cruisers who wanted to see Taormina, but wanted something else to add to the trip. I saw this tour and booked it. Our guide, Mariarita was wonderful. She was right on time and whisked us off the to the...More

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    6/10/2019

      This tour was fantastic!! Deborah and Cecilia and the driver (Sorry I forgot her name) were professional and fun and had us laughing the whole time! I would highly recommend this company and this excursion to Castelmola and Taormina the towns were so worth seeing...More

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    6/08/2019

      We have booked this tour recently and were pleasant surprised with our very nice lady guide CHIARA She knew a lot of of history, when you take a tour like this its so much more interesting then just walk around and watch and see nice...More

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    6/06/2019
  •   Claudio was our guide for this tour and did a great job showing and explaining the highlights of Messina in a limited time with the goal of getting us to the central square in time to see the clock tower go through its demonstration at...More

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    6/05/2019

      Sarah was my tour guide. She came with George the photographer. They were punctual, polite and accommodating. Alcantara was beautiful scenery. They even took us to pharmacy after the tour. I would recommend this tour to anyone. Thank you Sarah and George.

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    6/05/2019

      We spent a wonderful day visiting Casteloma and Taormina. The guide Elisa was great and we had a fun day of beautiful scenery, history, shopping and food.

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    5/23/2019

      The tour was a nice small group of only 18 people. Our guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. Both Taormina and Castelmola were beautiful areas to tour-breathtaking views! Plenty of time for a drink and shopping. The Greek theater was like a small scale Colosseum.

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    5/21/2019
  •   From the cruise we took this tour. The company shore excursions was very good and very easy to deal with. Especially the guide mariaritta. She was bubbly and energetic. Would certainly recommend

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    5/16/2019

      Recently visited Messina on a cruise ship. We took the tour around town on the little train, then were met by a wonderful and knowledgeable guide named Carlotta. She gave us a lot of information on the clock tower as we watched the 12pm show,...More

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    5/03/2019

      We enjoyed our tour of Castelmola and Taormina. No, there is not a lot to see in Castelmola in terms of churches, museums, etc., but the views from the top of the hill were spectacular. We had time for a coffee and pastry before moving...More

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    5/02/2019

      We had an awesome day with our tour guide, Mariarita. Our bus driver and tour guide were very punctual and we went out on time. The lion sign was definitely easy to spot amidst the crowd. It was drizzling that morning but the weather definitely...More

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    5/01/2019
  •   We had a great day out to Etna and Taormina, and extremely happy with the Discover Messina tour company. Our tour leader Cecilia was fantastic, to the point, very interesting, and didn't over do the information side of things. Cecilia was saying the company she...More

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    4/24/2019

      OH MY...what can I say...IT WAS ONE OF THE BEST tours we had the whole cruise. First , our guide, the very sweet, beautiful Mariarita gave us all a Ragusa Pasta di Mandorle & water. We not only got history information from her, but also...More

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    4/20/2019

      Having arrived at Messina by cruise we booked an independent tour to Mount Etna and Taormina. The tour was led by Tanya who was an attentive and knowledgable guide. It was a small group and Tanya was able to give us a personal service and...More

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    4/16/2019

      Tania was an amazing guide for our small group of 5. She was very informative and we learned alot about Messina and life in Scilly. One of the highlights was the authentic cannoli that was complementary. Thanks Tania! 🙂

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    4/16/2019
  •   Wonder day. Tour guide Chiara was excellent. She was very informative, friendly, and answered all of our questions. We had two walking tours and time in each place to wat and shop. We ate everything Chiara suggested. Loves the pizza Norma and the rice bowl...More

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    4/13/2019

      Beautiful place Taormina must see and visit Lots of beauty and history Easy to walk all you need is comfortable shoes and few euros

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    1/03/2019

      Tanya was our local guide and did an outstanding job of putting the best light possible on Messina. We heard many insights of Messina from the past to the present about Messina and Sicily's relationship with the mainland and the profound impact of the 1908...More

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    12/07/2018

      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

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    11/29/2018
  •   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

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    11/12/2018

      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

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    11/12/2018

      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

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    11/05/2018

      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

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    11/05/2018
  •   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

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    11/04/2018

      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

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    11/02/2018

      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

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    10/31/2018