How much does a trip to Messina Cost?

The Cost of a Trip to Messina

Visitors to Messina usually spend between $55 and $269 per day on average for one person and $109 to $538 for two people. While this is a wide range, the average daily cost averages $128 (€118) per person. This average includes sightseeing, hotel, food, and local transportation expenses from other travelers. Your individual travel expenses may vary based on travel style and the locations visited, but if you plan wisely while visiting the most popular destinations, then you'll likely spend somewhere around this average cost during your trip. Further down we have a breakdown of expenses by category, as well as accommodation and activity prices.

How much money should you budget for your trip to Messina?

If you're considering an independent trip to Messina, it's helpful to have an idea of the amount of money you'll need. For budget travelers, planning to spend around $55 (€50) per day should cover your essential expenses, including affordable accommodations like hostels and budget hotels, cost-effective meal options, local transportation, and affordable activities. For those with a mid-range budget, allocating around $128 (€118) per day would allow for more comfortable hotels, dining at typical restaurants, and exploring a range of popular attractions. Luxury travelers, on the other hand, should anticipate a daily budget of $269 (€248), which would encompass higher-end accommodations, dining at nicer restaurants, and indulging in private tour options. It's worth noting that these price ranges are based on extensive travel cost data for Messina from fellow travelers, as well as insights from travel companies regarding hotel and tour prices. For further details on travel costs, you can refer to our comprehensive travel cost data for Messina.


Average Daily Costs, Per Person, by Category
Budget Mid-Range Luxury
Accommodation1 $30 $70 $142
Local Transportation1 $10 $24 $56
Food2 $17 $40 $88
Entertainment1 $10 $23 $46
Souvenirs1 $1 $1 $1
Alcohol2 $8 $20 $38


How much does a weekend trip to Messina cost?

Travelers spend, on average, $385 per person on a three-day trip to Messina. This includes sightseeing, hotels, food, and local transportation. You can stick close to this average price by staying at mid-range hotels and eating at mid-level restaurants, while also paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. If you wish to travel cheaper, it's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities. It's also common for many visitors to have a much higher travel budget, as many high-end hotels and restaurants can be found around town.

How much does a five day trip to Messina cost?

With five days in Messina, you can expect to spend about $642 total, not including transportation to and from the city. It's possible to stay close to this daily average by booking mid-range hotels, eating at normal restaurants, and paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. It's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities if you want to spent less money.

How much does a one week trip to Messina cost?

Most visitors spend between $382 and $1,884 for a one week trip to Messina, with the average being $899. This includes sightseeing, local transportation, food, and hotels. One week is enough time to have a more in-depth experience in Messina. Also, one week allows you to be more flexible with your time and money, so you can potentially save money on some aspects of your trip while spending more on others.

Hotel Prices in Messina

The average price for a hotel room in Messina is $74 per night. This average is based on our detailed analysis of available hotels in the area. If you want to save money, or if you're planning a more luxurious trip, it's important to look at hotel prices based on the overall star-rating as well as guest reviews. Also, prices can vary by location and amenities. You can see more details from our analysis of hotel prices in Messina here, and below is a breakdown of hotel prices by star-rating.


Hotels by star rating in Messina
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 1 $65
4 stars 18 $96
3 stars 20 $73
2 stars 2 $49
1 star 34 $71
No rating 16 $78

Viale Europa 59, Messina
Overall Rating 9.2
Via Crema 2/B, Messina
Overall Rating 8.9

Should you do a tour in Messina?

You'll find a wide range of guided tours in Messina and many visitors enjoy the convenience of having an expert guide leading them through the chosen activity. Tours range in price from $46 for the 2,5-Hour Messina Walking Tour to $87 for the Taormina Shore Excursion from Messina - Shared tour.


    • The Godfather Movie Tour from Messina: $83
    • Private Tour of Taormina and Castelmola from Catania: $217
    • Messina Taormina: cultural heritage experience: $85
    • Cesarine: Market Tour & Dining at a Local's Home in Messina: $151
    • Private Tour Etna and Taormina from Catania: $174
    • Etna Taormina and Castelmola The best excursion for cruise passengers from Messina: $206
    • Special Tour: Etna, Savoca and Taormina: $216
    • Etna Alcantara tour: the majestic lava landscape : $114
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    1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
    2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
    For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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