Messina is located in the northern tip of Sicily, really close to mainland Italy. The city is a popular spot for cruises and has a lot to offer to tourists. There are great wines that come from this region of Italy, as well as citruses. There are also many Renaissance style buildings and fountains, designed by famous architects and painters. Messina also has a university, which gives the city a cool. young student vibe. Weed is illegal in Italy, but it should not be to hard to find.