in Province of Messina of Sicily, Italy
- Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Mount Etna (Unesco heritage, 43 mi)
- Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- Villa Romana del Casale (Unesco heritage, 88 mi)
- Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) (Unesco heritage, 94 mi)
- Landscape from Lighthouse of Cape Milazzo (observation point, (18 mi)
- Caletta Rovaglioso Scogliera Porto Oreste (observation point, (19 mi)
- Mount St Elia (observation point, (19 mi)
- Panorama dal Faro di Capo Milazzo (observation point, (18 mi)
- Karting Club Messina (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Parco Giochi Trocadero (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 38.194 and 15.553 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 38° 11' 38" and E 15° 33' 9"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican, Slovenian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:28 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Rome
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:46 am and 5:37 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.733 and -176.350 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Messina in Province of Messina (Sicily) with it's 219,948 inhabitants is located in Italy about 302 mi (or 486 km) south-east of Rome, the country's capital.
Local time in Messina is now 01:28 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Rome with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Messina, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Italy is Reggio Calabria Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Italy is Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km), North-West. We found 6 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Villa San Giovanni, Campo Calabro, Saponara, Villafranca Tirrena and Reggio Calabria. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Capo Peloro Hotel Resort
Villa Morgana Resort & Spa
Dei Margi Residence
De la Ville Grand Hotel
Vmaison Hotel& Residence
Videos from this area
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Curva Sud Messina-Reggina 4-1
25 gennaio 2015, 23^ giornata di Lega Pro Girone C. Il tifo della CURVA SUD del Messina in occasione della vittoria (4-1) nell'attesissimo "Derby dello Stretto", giocato contro la Reggina,...
22 minuti di rassegna stampa televisiva per celebrare una grande vittoria ed il mitico "cucchiaio" di Riccardo Zampagna: MESSINA - ROMA 4-3.
22 settembre 2004, Serie A, 3^ giornata, LA NOTTE DELLE STELLE... La "madre" di tutte le vittorie nella storia del calcio messinese. La vittoria alla "SCALA" del calcio: MILAN - MESSINA 1-2...
Curva Sud Messina-Catanzaro 1-1
29.11.2014. 15^ giornata di Lega Pro girone C. I cori della CURVA SUD del MESSINA in occasione del pareggio interno con il Catanzaro.
32^ MESSINA-Cosenza...LA CARICA DEI 10.000...LIVE
21 aprile 2013, Serie D 32^ giornata. Allo Stadio San Filippo, il big match del girone "I" tra il MESSINA ed il Cosenza, finisce in parità (0-0), con un gol regolarissimo inspiegabilmente...
Campanile del Duomo di messina.wmv
Il campanile del Duomo di Messina contiene al suo interno l'orologio meccanico e astronomico più grande e complesso che esista al mondo. Progettato dalla ditta Ungerer di Strasburgo per incarico...
Curva Sud Messina-V.Lamezia 1-0
18.10.2014, 9^ giornata. Il tifo della CURVA SUD del MESSINA in occasione della vittoria casalinga contro la Vigor Lamezia (Corona rig.)
29^ MESSINA-Cavese 1-0 CURVA SUD LIVE
28 marzo 2013, serie D 29^ giornata. Si celebra il gemellaggio tra le due tifoserie, ma il MESSINA deve vincere, e lo fa per 1 a 0 battendo la Cavese con un goal di Chiarìa.
Curva Sud Messina- Lecce 3-1
04.10.2014, 7^ giornata, Il tifo della CURVA SUD del Messina in occasione della vittoria casalinga contro il Lecce.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Strait of Messina
The Strait of Messina (Stretto di Messina in Italian language, Strittu di Missina in Sicilian) is the narrow passage between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of Calabria in the south of Italy. It connects the Tyrrhenian Sea with the Ionian Sea, within the central Mediterranean. At its narrowest point, it measures 3.1 km in width, though near the town of Messina the width is some 5.1 km and maximum depth is 250 m (830 ft).
Province of Reggio Calabria
The Province of Reggio Calabria (Italian: Provincia di Reggio Calabria) is a province in the Calabria region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Reggio. As of 2011, it has an area of 3,183 km², and a total population of 565,000. There are 97 comuni in the province, see Comuni of the Province of Reggio Calabria.
Province of Messina
Messina is a province in the autonomous island region of Sicily in Italy. Its capital is the city of Messina.
Strait of Messina Bridge
The Strait of Messina Bridge is a long-planned suspension bridge across the Strait of Messina, a narrow section of water between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of mainland Italy. In 2006, under Prime Minister Romano Prodi the project was cancelled.
Stadio San Filippo
Stadio Comunale San Filippo is a football stadium in Messina, Italy. It is currently the home of A.C.R. Messina.
Stadio Oreste Granillo
The Stadio Oreste Granillo is a football stadium in Reggio Calabria, Italy. It is the home of Reggina Calcio. The stadium was built in 1999 on the foundations of Comunale and holds 27,763. It is named after former Reggina president Oreste Granillo who led the club to Serie B for the first time and became mayor of the city.
Capitani Romani-class cruiser
Capitani Romani was a class of light cruisers of the Italian navy. They were essentially designed to outrun and outgun the large new French destroyers of the Fantasque and Mogador classes. Twelve hulls were ordered in late 1939, but only four were completed, just three of these before the Italian armistice in 1943. The ships were named after prominent Ancient Romans.
Reggio Calabria Airport
The Reggio di Calabria "Tito Minniti" Airport, also known as Aeroporto dello Stretto (Airport of the Strait) is an airport located near Reggio, in southern Calabria, Italy. It serves mainly the Province of Reggio and the Province of Messina, and partially the Province of Vibo Valentia; more than 1,200,000 people. The airport was named after Italian Royal Air Force war-hero Tito Minniti, who was born in Reggio Calabria.
Greek destroyer Doxa
The Greek destroyer (Τορπιλλοβόλον) Doxa, named for the Greek word for glory, served in the Hellenic Royal Navy from 1907-1917. She was one of four Niki-class destroyers ordered from Germany in 1905 and was built in the Vulcan shipyard at Stettin. She saw action in the First Balkan War in 1913.
PalaCalafiore (or PalaPentimele) is an indoor sporting arena located in Reggio Calabria (in the zone of the city called Pentimele), Italy. The capacity of the arena is 8,500 people. It is the home of the Viola Reggio Calabria basketball team; it hosted the 2006 FIVB World Grand Prix final and the Pool D of 2010 FIVB Men's World Championship.
Stadio Comunale Giovanni Celeste
Stadio ComunaleGiovanni CelesteLocation Messina, Italy 22x20pxBroke ground 1931Opened 1932Owner Municipality of MessinaSurface Grass105x68mCapacity 11,900Tenants
1908 Messina earthquake
The 1908 Messina earthquake (also known as the 1908 Messina and Reggio earthquake) and tsunami took some 100,000 to 200,000 lives on December 28, 1908, in Sicily and Calabria, southern Italy.
Lago di Ganzirri
Lago di Ganzirri is a lake in the Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy. At an elevation of 1 m, its surface area is 3.38 km².
Messina Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Italy, which was located just to the west of Messina in Sicily. It was a temporary field built by the Army Corps of Engineers used as part of the Allied invasion of Italy. The airfield was primarily used by the United States Army Air Force Twelfth Air Force 57th Fighter Group during 15–16 September 1943, flying combat operations with P-40 Warhawks.
Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse
Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse (Italian: Faro di Capo dell'Armi) is a lighthouse in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy. Located along the cliffs of the headland, in the comune of Motta San Giovanni it is an important reference for ships coming into the Strait of Sicily from the south. Activated in 1867 and renovated in 1959, the lighthouse consists of a white tower on an octagonal brick building with 2 floors.
Punta Pezzo is a point in Reggio Calabria, southern Italy. It is the closest point of Calabria to Sicily and is the northernmost point of the Calabrian side of the Strait of Messina, lying on the northern channel. The coasts of this sea area are crossed by very strong currents and the topography of the beaches varies from year to year because of the very strong winter storms. It is located in the comune of Villa San Giovanni, about 13 km north of the capital.
Reggio Calabria Centrale railway station
Reggio Calabria Centrale railway station (Italian: Reggio di Calabria Centrale) is the main railway station of the Italian city of Reggio, in Calabria. It is the most important station of its region and is owned by the Ferrovie dello Stato, the national rail company of Italy.
Villa San Giovanni railway station
Villa San Giovanni railway station (Italian: Stazione di Villa San Giovanni) is the main railway station serving the town and comune of Villa San Giovanni, in the region of Calabria, southern Italy. Opened in 1884, it forms part of the Southern Tyrrhenian railway (Salerno–Reggio Calabria Centrale). The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building is managed by Centostazioni.
Messina Centrale railway station
Messina Centrale is the main railway station of the Italian city of Messina, in Sicily. As Palermo Centrale, Catania Centrale and Syracuse it is one of the most important stations of its region. It is owned by the Ferrovie dello Stato, the national rail company of Italy.
Palazzo del Monte di Pietà (Messina)
For other buildings of this name, see Palazzo del Monte di Pietà. The palazzo del Monte di pietà was a building on via XXIV Maggio (once "via dei Monasteri") in Messina. Designed by Natale Masuccio in 1616 for the Arciconfraternita degli Azzurri, it was severely damaged by the 1908 earthquake and only its facade now remains. \t\t \t\t\tMessina Palace Monte di pietà453 . jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tMessina Palazzo Monte di Pietà (Natale Masuccio)3. jpg
Rometta Marea derailment
The Rometta Marea derailment occurred on Saturday July 20, 2002, in Rometta Marea, part of the Rometta comune in Sicily, Italy. The Espresso 1932 Freccia della Laguna, a Ferrovie dello Stato train coming from Palermo to Messina, where it would join another convoy coming from Siracusa, derailed while entering the town of Rometta Marea and hit an abandoned building, 400 metres from a pass-through railway station. Of the 190 passengers on board, 8 were killed and 47 were injured.
Stazione Sperimentale per le Industrie delle Essenze e dei Derivati dagli Agrumi
The Stazione Sperimentale per le Industrie delle Essenze e dei Derivati dagli Agrumi (SSEA) (Experimental Station for Essential Oil and Citrus By-Products) is a special Agency of the Chamber of Commerce in Reggio Calabria. It is an Institute for applied research, established in Reggio Calabria in 1918, and operating on a national scale with the specific aim of promoting the technical and technological progress in the essential oils and citrus by-products industry.
Battle of the strait of Messina
The Battle of the Strait of Messina was fought on 276 BC when a Carthaginian fleet attacked the Sicilian fleet of Pyrrhus of Epirus, who was crossing the strait to Italy. Pyrrhus had left Italy for Sicily on the Autumn of 278 BC and scored several major victories against the Carthaginian armies, but Roman successes against Pyrrhus' Italian allies convinced him to return to Italy.
Chiesa del Carmine (Messina)
The "Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mount Carmel", better known as Carmine Church, is a church of Messina, in Sicily. Replaces the church itself, located near the Cathedral and destroyed in the 1908 Messina earthquake. It is located before the Courthouse, and recalls the typical style of the eighteenth century before the destruction of the Messina earthquake.
Messina Marittima railway station
Messina Marittima railway station (Italian: Stazione di Messina Marittima) is an interchange station for train and ferry services into and out of the city and comune of Messina, on the island of Sicily, Italy. Opened in 1889 and rebuilt between 1937 and 1939, it forms part of the Palermo–Messina and Messina–Sicacusa railways. The station is currently managed by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). However, the commercial area of the passenger building is managed by Centostazioni.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Messina.
- Villa San Giovanni
- Campo Calabro
- Villafranca Tirrena
- Reggio Calabria
- San Nicola
- Scaletta Zanclea
- Venetico Superiore
- Guidomandri Marina
- Monforte San Giorgio
- San Roberto
- San Pier Niceto
- Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte
- Ali Terme
- Gualtieri Sicamino
- Santo Stefano in Aspromonte
Messina › South-East, Messina (source)
Messina, Messina (source)
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