Captivating Calabria

Rome > Matera > Civita > Pizzo Calabro > Tropea > Le Castella > Cosenza > Praia a Mare > Diamante > Paola > Salerno > Rome
Discover Calabria the region at the toe of Italy’s boot, the extreme south of Italy. Calabria is surrounded by the splendid crystal blue Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas and separated by the Strait of Messina. The warm climate, the beautiful colours of the sea, rocky coasts with sandy beaches including authentic food make Calabria a unique place!
5 Days from $1999/person CAD
Food & Wine
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Off The Beaten Path
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Departures

2022 departures: April 14, May 19, June 23, July 22, August 26, September 22 & October 13

Included:

  • 5-nights accommodation in 4 stars hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
  • Multilingual tour-escort
  • Panoramic visits as per itinerary
  • Wine and salami tasting
  • Private sailing excursion for 3 hours to admire the Thyrennian coast
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums as per itinerary

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Porterage service
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation in Rome
  • Upgrade to premium 4-star accommodation
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ROME > MATERA

Departure from Rome at 8:00 am. Route on the motorway with comfortable stops to reach Matera - the "City of the Sassi" is known for the historic Sassi districts, recognized World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993. The area, populated since prehistory makes Matera one of the oldest settlements in the world. Check-in, lunch on your own, and in the afternoon visit of the old town on foot. Accommodation and overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation at the Hotel San Domenico al Piano, Matera, or similar

DAY 2: MATERA > CIVITA > PIZZO > TROPEA

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Civita and visit the "village among the rocks", an interesting place of medieval origin, custodian of the culture and traditions of the Albanian community (Arbëreshë) in Italy. Continue to Pizzo, the center of the famous Coast of the gods, known for being the "city ​​of the ice cream", where you will have time to visit the village and to delight yourselves with the unmissable "Tartufo di Pizzo", typical ice cream of the area. Lunch on your own.

In the end, continue to Tropea, a popular tourist center that fascinates visitors with its picturesque alleys and its terraces more than fifty meters high above the crystalline sea. Overnight at the hotel. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Tropis, Tropea, or similar

DAY 3: TROPEA > LE CASTELLA > COSENZA

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be invited to taste a couple of products that represent Calabria itself: salami and local wine, red or white. Transfer to Le Castella, a seaside village is known mainly for its Aragonese fortress and its sandy beaches coasts with Greek-Roman archaeological remains still visible. Lunch on your own.

After the visit, continuation towards Cosenza. We will visit this lovely town, the Duomo of the 6th century, its picturesque old town crossed by the rivers Crati and Busento and the elegant street of the city center. Accommodation and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal, Cosenza, or similar

DAY 4: COSENZA > PRAIA A MARE > DIAMANTE > PAOLA > COSENZA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards Praia a Mare and boarding on a private boat for an excursion off the coast where you can admire the Arcomagno, majestic rock arch that holds a dream bay, and the Dino Island, the largest of the Calabrian islands on the Tyrrhenian Sea, with its splendid caves full of stalagmites. At the end of the visit, transfer to Diamante and free time for visiting this village, famous for the murals that adorn the historic center. Lunch on your own.

Continue to Paola, an important town by the coast, and visit the Sanctuary of Saint Francis of Paola, dating back to the 16th century, which guards the relics of the patron saint of Calabria on a hill surrounded by vegetation. In the end, return to Cosenza. Overnight at the hotel. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Royal, Cosenza, or similar

DAY 5: COSENZA > SALERNO > ROME

After breakfast, departure in the morning for the return to Rome. Stop in the city of Salerno and visit the historic center of this interesting town founded by the ancient Roman with the name of Salernum, whose origin dates back to the end of the 2nd century b. C. Lunch at your own. In the end continuation towards Rome. Meals: B


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