The tour includes the departure from Piazza Duomo. It then heads towards important monuments of Messina: the Government Palace and the Fountain of Neptune ... More info ›
The tour includes the departure from Piazza Duomo. It then heads towards important monuments of Messina: the Government Palace and the Fountain of Neptune. Continue along the modern Viale della Libertà, overlooking the Port and the Strait of Messina. Then it skirts the "Ringo", an old fishing village with its small baroque church and the Regional Museum. It continues along the road that runs along the sea. It arrives in Ganzirri, an ancient fishing village characterized by low houses and narrow alleys developed around the homonymous lake and renowned for the cultivation of seafood. After admiring the lakes of Ganzirri, it heads towards Torre Faro and Capo Peloro, the extreme eastern tip of Sicily: an enchanting place, full of myths and legends, with its crystal clear waters where you can fish the swordfish.
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Stop At: Lago di Ganzirri, Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily
Ganzirri: ancient fishing village characterized by low houses and narrow alleys developed around the homonymous lake and renowned for the cultivation of seafood.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare, Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily
After the earthquake of 1908, paintings and sculptures were added to the core of the collections coming from the Civic Museum, as well as precious decorative artifacts, which belonged to damaged buildings and were then demolished. Thus a wealth of works has been formed which, alongside the paintings and sculptures of prestigious authors and local artists, includes highly significant decorative art.
The Museum illustrates the Mexican figurative art from the 12th to the 18th century. The collections of paintings and sculptures, art objects and decorative artifacts are ordered according to a chronological criterion and include works by prestigious authors such as Antonello da Messina, Mattia Preti, Caravaggio, Girolamo Alibrandi, Vincenzo Catena, Annibale Carracci, Francesco Laurana and many others. .
Of the precious treasure coming from the Cathedral of Messina, today at the Regional Interdisciplinary Museum, among which the fine branch flowered in gold, enamels, pearls and emeralds of the Messina goldsmith at the end of the seventeenth century18, the only jewels on display are those of the Two crowns of sacred image, work of Sicilian goldsmithery from the beginning of the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries. The other jewels, which were placed in a case dedicated to them, are still kept in the deposits in the Museum.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes