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1) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – FIRST DAY
1st day:The begin of a jorney! – Cosenza and a visit to a winery – Departure to Cosenza with the high speed train. Arrival and transfer (optional) to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit to a winery to taste the best regional wines, as well as a tour of the production place. Return to Cosenza and then tour by night of the illuminated old town. Overnight in Cosenza. (paid by the pax).
2) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – SECOND DAY
Pizzo e Tropea – The pearls of Calabria – You will discover one of the most charming places in the region: a coast of the gods, also known as “Pearl of the Tyrrhenian”. We are talking, of course, about Tropea. The city sits on a high cliff overlooking the sea, and has emerald-like colors. After lunch, we will walk around Pizzo Calabro. Pizzo is famous for its Piedigrotta Church, unique in the world, as it is located inside a cave overlooking the sea. At the end of the tour, we can taste the famous local ice cream, known as “truffle” or “Tartufo Nero”. Due to the superior quality of gelato, Pizzo was defined as the “gelato city”. Overnight in Cosenza. (paid by the pax)
This Pearl of Calabria won the award of The most beautiful village of Italy in 2021, so it is really worth to add it to your itinerary!!!!
3) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – TIRDH DAY
3rd day: Scilla, the South Venice, and optional balloon tour or cooking class (or one of the other tourism experiences suggested below or this post. Departure to visit Scilla, an important tourist and seaside resort. In addition to being one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, it is a place of myths and legends. We will visit the Ruffo Castle, a fortress located on a rocky outcrop over the Strait, with churches and many valuable works that characterize the old town; then we head to Chianalea, a charming old town, fishermen’s district with houses on the beach.
Let’s have lunch and taste the typical product: swordfish. In the afternoon, return to Cosenza and we will enjoy some free time. Possibility to take a special tour: by balloon, experiencing Calabria from above! Unforgettable experience that will stay in your memory forever! (Or, as another option, you can take a cooking lesson with typical products). Overnight in Cosenza (paid by the pax)
4) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – FOURTH DAY
4rd day: Le Castella and Santa Severina – Le Castella is really a charming place, a small Calabria village on the island of Capo Rizzuto, where you can admire a beautiful Aragonese castle that rises out of the sea, and can be considered a piece of paradise in Calabria. We move on with our tour to Santa Severina, where we will have lunch in a restaurant with dishes based on typical products. Santa Severina is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, known as the “stone ship”. Founded in the 9th century, Severina has one of the most beautiful castles in southern Italy, fully restored, that reveals 1200 years of history. Overnight in Cosenza. (paid by the pax).
5) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – FIFTH DAY
5th day: Reggio Calabria and Pentedatillo – Visit to downtown of Reggio Calabria, known for having the most beautiful kilometer in Italy and the famous Museum of Reggio Calabria. Departure for Pentedattilo, whose name means, precisely, “Five fingers”. It is one of the most exclusive and fascinating cities in Calabria, because it is now uninhabited, evoking a rare charm for visitors with its narrow streets, old houses, castle ruins and churches. Return to Reggio Calabria. (paid by the pax)
6) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – SIXTH DAY
6th day: Stilo e Gerace – This tour combines two of the most famous and beautiful villages in southern Calabria. We go to Stilo, which is among the “most beautiful villages in Italy”. After the visit, we will go to an agritourism. The typical dishes of the region’s tradition, including cheeses, meats and wild boar, will be tasted at lunch on a farm. Then we will visit Gerace, also included in the “most beautiful villages in Italy”, it appears in a tuff stone, dominating along the entire coast, the old city offers suggestive and very scenic views, especially for the sea. Return to Reggio. Overnight (paid by the pax.).
7) Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best – SEVENTH DAY
7th day: Calabria – Final destination – Departure from Cosenza to the final destination via high-speed train. End of services.
(*) To travel is to live an adventure, a whole new experience, and that’s why we propose unique tours that will remain forever in your memory and in your heart!
Map: Calabria – 6 Days to experience the best
Other suggestions for tourism experiences in Calabria are:
- Participate in a folk festival;
- Visit local artisan workshops and, who knows, get your hands dirty with them!
- Learn how to make zucchini, eggplant or pepper preserves with a “mamma“;
- Learn how to make tomato sauce;
- Try to find mushrooms in the Calabrian parks;
- Cooking course in a Calabrese agritourism;
- Tasting typical Calabrian products;
- Tours in the ghost villages;
- Trekking in the mountains of Calabria;
- Experiencing Calabria by motorcycle;
- Participate in vendemia at a winery;
- Travel on one of the wine routes in Calabria;
- Spend a day with a typical Calabria family;
- Participate in the harvest of olives;
- Staying in a family farm;
- Take lessons to learn how to make pizza;
- Take lessons to learn Italian in a famous sea location;
- Tour to discovering your origins: discover the land of your ancestors!
What experience do you want to have?
NOTE: All of our itineraries and tours include suggestions for different restaurants that will make your travel experience even more complete!
Calabria is going to surprise you!
PRICES: upon request
- 6 days of guided tour in English;
- Assistance in English throughout the tour;
WHAT DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Train ticket to Cosenza;
- Rental car or transfers (optional) for 6 days;
- Cooking lessons (optional)
- Balloon ride (optional)
- Train ticket from Cosenza to the final destination.
(*) We advise the use a rented car during the tour, if you prefer to take the tour using the service of a transport company just ask us for directions when booking the tour, we have partners throughout all Calabria.
(**) All optional services will be paid directly to our partners.
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