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Port Description

Messina, Sicily, Italy

Situated on the western shore of the strait bearing its name, this port is the gateway to Sicily. Messina's principal attractions include the Duomo, its adjoining bell tower and the local museum on the northern outskirts of the city. Train-ferries, car-ferries and hydrofoils make the connection across the Strait of Messina to Reggio Calabria on the Italian mainland, with excursions available to Taormina, Mount Etna and the mainland.��