If you want a holiday location that offers lovely weather, fabulous food and interesting attractions, then Messina is a great choice. A holiday rental home in Messina will put you close to many of the most popular attractions. Because each home is very well-appointed, you will be sure to have everything that you will need to enjoy your stay.
The beach provides the backdrop for many of the most popular activities in the area such as swimming, boating, fishing or just sunning on the shore. History lovers will find plenty to do and see. Tours are available or you can just explore on your own. Consider taking a day trip to one of the many nearby towns, each with its own special charm. Of course, you will want to take the time to explore the local cuisine. Fresh baked breads, handmade cheeses and a variety of other local specialties that you are sure to remember long after your holiday is over.
Messina is the capital city of the region and is home to a number of interesting attractions. A building that was once home to a silk mill is now the Regional Museum. Inside you will find all manner of artefacts relating to the region’s history and people. Even though a major earthquake destroyed many buildings in 1908, much of the original materials were used in the reconstruction process. Also, some local buildings survived, such as a 400-year-old church that stands in the village of Condro.
In Messina, the winters are mild and the summers are warm. Whilst there is a bit more rain during the winter months, there really is not a bad time to visit. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 9° and 11° C and the average highs are between 14° and 18° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 12° and 16° C and the highs are between 19° and 23° C. During the summer, the average lows are 19° to 23° C and average highs are 26° to 29° C. The summer months bring very little rain with between 13 and 26 mm per month. During the winter, expect between 100 and 117 mm of rain per month.
The closest airport to Messina is Reggio Calabria Airport (REG), just 15 km away. Another option is Catania Airport (CTA), which is 86 km from Messina. There is a ferry in town. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.