Calabria Classic

Price:From *$1089

8 Days/7 Night
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Tour Description

Calabria is full of splendid churches, monasteries, castles and palaces to admire and villages where age-old traditions still survive.

DEPARTURE 2019: 06 Apr | 25 May | 22 Jun | 20 Jul | 07, 27 Sept
INCLUSIONS
7 nights 4-star accommodation in Tropea/Capo Vaticano region
Meals as per itinerary
Transfers from/to Lamezia Terme airport
English speaking bilingual guide
Sightseeing excursions excluding entrance fees

HIGHLIGHTS
The seaside resort of Tropea
Reggio Calabria, home to the famous bronze statues of Riace
The medieval hill town of Gerace
The ancient Greek settlement of Locri
Tastings of local Calabrian products

Pick up:Lamezia Terme Airport | Drop-off: Lamezia Terme Airport

1

Day 1:

Lamezia Terme – Tropea/Capo Vaticano region Arrive and transfer from the airport to the hotel. (D)

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Day 2:

Tropea/Capo Vaticano Depart for Tropea, the ancient Roman city of “Tropis”. Visit the Norman cathedral, the historical centre and the church of Santa Maria dell’Isola. Continue along the coast of Capo Vaticano and admire the cliffs and bays. (B,D)

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Day 3:

Serra San Bruno – Pizzo Depart for Serra San Bruno, passing by the lake of Angitola. Visit the Museum of the Certosa of San Bruno and its churches. This afternoon visit Pizzo Calabro, one of the most beautiful fishing villages, and see the small church of Piedigrotta that was built inside a cave on the beach. Taste the famous ice cream. (B,D)

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Day 4:

Day at Leisure or Aeolian Islands Enjoy a day at leisure or take an optional mini cruise to the Aeolian Islands (extra cost). (B,D)

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Day 5:

Scilla – Reggio Calabria Travel through the fascinating landscape of the "Costa Viola" to Scilla. Visit Chianalea, an old fishing village, followed by Ruffo Castle and the Church of San Rocco. Continue to Reggio Calabria and visit the Archaeological Museum. Walk along the promenade known as the most beautiful kilometre in Italy and visit the Roman Baths, Greek Fortifications and the cathedral. (B,D)

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Day 6:

Zungri Experience the agricultural town of Zungri. Visit a small family farm, which produces onion, nduja (typical salami from Calabria), wine, cheese and sample some of the products. See the Caves of Zungrì and the Church of Our Lady of the Snow. (B,D)

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Day 7:

Gerace – Locri Visit Gerace and admire some of the oldest churches in the region. Continue to the ancient Greek settlement of Locri, overlooking the Ionian Sea. (B,D)

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Day 8:

Tropea/Capo Vaticano region – Lamezia Terme Transfer to the airport. (B)

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