Calabria Tour

  • Days: 8
  • Nights: 7

This programme is available as Guarantee Departure in the following dates:

25.04 – 30.05.2015 / 30.05 – 27.06.2015 / 27.06 – 25.07.2015 / 25.07 – 05.09.2015 / 05.09 – 26.09.2015 / 26.09 – 14.11.2015

Programme

1st Day: Arrival in Lamezia Terme

Arrival in Lamezia Terme. Transfer to Hotel. Check-in. Dinner and overnight stay in a 4* hotel.


2nd Day: Tropea and Capo Vaticano.

Breakfast in Hotel. Departure to Tropea. Sightseeing of Tropea, the ancient Roman city of “Tropis”. Visit to the Norman cathedral (XII century) where the holy Madonna of Romania is held, a byzantine landmark of the XII century which enjoys an immense admiration by the Tropean people. Visit to the historical centre with its panoramic balconies and its typical backstreets.

3rd Day: Serra San Bruno and Pizzo

After breakfast departure to Serra San Bruno. Brief stop to admire the lake of Angitola, a wetland with international natural value with the existence of many different water birds. In Serra San Bruno, an attractive village between woods where we shall visit the Museum of the Certosa of San Bruno and the churches nearby.

4th day: Free day

Free day at your disposal. We suggest you the mini cruise around the Aeolian Islands (optional).

5th Day: Scilla, Reggio Calabria.

After breakfast departure to Scilla through the fascinating landscape of the “Costa Viola” (Viollette coast). Arrival and visit of Chianalea, an old fishing village, to Ruffo Castle and the Church of San Rocco. In the afternoon we continue to Reggio Calabria. Visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses the largest collection and exhibition of ancient Greece and the two bronze statues of Riace. Furthermore, we take a walk on the promenade which was baptized by Gabriele D’Annunzio and called the most beautiful kilometer in Italy. Next visit to the Roman Baths, the Greek Walls and the cathedral. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.


6th day: The hinterland of Calabria: Spilinga, wine tasting and Typical Products

This tour takes us to the agricultural Calabria. Departure to Spilinga, community situated at 571 meters above sea level on the northern plateau of the Poro. Spilinga is one of the most interesting of the agricultural area.

7th day: Gerace and Locri

Departure to Gerace and Locri. Visit of Gerace, the city of “Hundred Churches”. The visit to this medieval town allows us admire some of the oldest churches of the region, including a cathedral built in the Roman style; it is the largest cathedral in Italy. The city is a touristic and cultural center. The historic city center is located between Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Corso Matteotti.

8th day: Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the airport ad departure.


Services included

- Accommodation in double room, 4* hotel
- Half board (breakfast and dinner)
- Transfer from the airport to the hotel and back
- Excursions as in the programme (Aeolian Islands not included)
- Local Guide Services
- Assistance during the stay
- All that is mentioned in the programme

Services not included

-Entrance in Museum and archeological sites
- Tourist tax to be paid on the spot
- Anything not mentioned in the programme