Disney Cruise Line recently added a selection of port adventures for guests to choose when sailing to Messina (Sicily), Italy aboard the Disney Magic in 2020. The Disney Magic is scheduled to make 2 calls to Messina (Sicily) in 2020, during the summer’s 9- and 12-night Mediterranean with Greek Isles cruises. The Disney Magic made her inaugural call to Sicily in 2014 porting in Catania with similar selection of port adventures.
Below are brief summaries of each port adventure with links for more information on each.
- 4X4 Volcano Discovery (MSN08)
Discover Mt. Etna during this exhilarating off-road adventure in a 4×4 vehicle—includes a hike and lunch at a Sicilian farmhouse!
- ATV on Mount Etna (MSN12)
Take a ride on the wild side and tour Europe’s tallest active volcano on an ATV—see lava flows, craters and more.
- Blue Grotto Adventure by Boat (MSN14)
Set sail through the beautiful Bay of Giardini Naxos to some of Sicily’s most stunning natural sites, including the Blue Grotto!
- Bodyrafting at Alcantara Gorges (MSN10)
Venture to the Alcantara Gorges for an unforgettable watersport adventure!
- Discover Taormina & Greek Theatre (MSN02)
Travel to the eastern shores of Sicily to explore ancient Taormina and the remarkably well-preserved Greco-Roman Teatro.
- Godfather – The Tour (MSN09)
Immerse yourself in the classic film trilogy The Godfather on this excursion that takes you through the rustic villages of Savoca and Forza d’Agro.
- Messina Walk and Its Treasure (MSN16)
Experience the port city of Messina on foot—learn about its fascinating history and visit some of the main attractions.
- Mount Etna & Barone di Villagrande Winery (MSN06)
Journey 6,500 feet above sea level to take in the sweeping coastal views from Crateri Silvestri—then head to a local winery for a tour and Sicilian brunch.
- Mount Etna & Taormina (MSN18)
Discover the dramatic scenery and ancient lava flows at the Silvestri Craters—then head out to the historic seaside town of Taormina to explore on your own.
- Mount Etna (MSN03)
Journey to the east coast of Sicily to the Silvestri Craters on Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Mount Etna Summit (MSN07)
Journey 11,000 feet above sea level to the top of Mt. Etna to take in otherworldly views of craters, lava fields and more.
- Scenic Messina City Tour (MSN01)
Admire natural wonders and historical monuments on this eye-popping excursion through the ancient town of Messina.
- Sicilian Beach Break (MSN11)
Enjoy a relaxing day at the beautiful beach town of Giardini Naxos, situated below the famed hilltop town of Taormina.
- Taormina on Your Own (MSN04)
Journey to the charming hilltop village of Taormina—see the main highlights, browse for treasures or soak up the local color in one of the many cafés.
- Tindari and the Black Madonna (MSN17)
Journey to a hilltop above the Tyrrhenian Sea to explore the remains of ancient Tindari—includes a visit to the Sanctuary of the Black Madonna.
- Trekking Adventure on the Lava Stream (MSN13)
Venture 6,000 feet above sea level to trek the rocky slopes of Mt. Etna—walk on lava streams and learn more about this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Walk at Alcantara Gorges (MSN05)
Experience the stunning natural beauty of Sicily’s Alcantara Gorges and its namesake river—walk the trails, cool off in the icy-cold waters and sunbathe on the banks.
- Walking Tour with Cannoli Experience (MSN15)
Experience the port city of Messina on foot—learn about its fascinating history and visit some of the main attractions—then make your own Italian dessert.
Disney Magic Sailings Featuring Messina (Sicily), Italy
- 12-Night Mediterranean with Greek Isles Cruise from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
Civitavecchia (Rome) • Messina (Sicily) • At Sea • Santorini • Piraeus (Athens) • Mykonos • At Sea • Naples • Olbia (Sardinia) • Livorno • Cannes • At Sea
- 9-Night Mediterranean with Greek Isles Cruise from Civitavecchia
Civitavecchia (Rome) • Messina (Sicily) • At Sea • Heraklion (Crete) • Piraeus (Athens) • Mykonos • Santorini • At Sea • Naples
Keep an eye out on our social media channels as we will update this post with any additional port adventure offerings for the 2020 call to Messina (Sicily) as they become available.