Where to stay around Messina?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 302 holiday lettings near Messina. From 117 apartments to 77 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Messina is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Messina?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Messina. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Messina Centrale Station: 394 holiday lettings
  • Sanctuary of Montevergine: 387 holiday lettings
  • Church of Santissima Annunziata dei Catalani: 391 holiday lettings
  • Sant'Elia Church: 395 holiday lettings
  • Regional Museum of Messina: 361 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Messina listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Messina?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 117 apartments in Messina. Our other popular types of Messina holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Messina?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Messina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Messina, Italy is a wonderful choice for your next holiday

    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.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Messina, Italy

    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.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Messina, Italy

    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.

    Weather in Messina, Italy

    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.

    Travel to Messina, Italy

    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.

    Exploring the natural features in Messina

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Messina is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Orto Botanico Pietro Castelli dell'Universita di Messina (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Lake Ganzirri (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Lido Comunale Zerbi (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Reggio di Calabria Promenade (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
    • Ancient Greek Walls Archaeological Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
    • Nava Square (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)