UNKNOWN CALABRIA

 

One of the most beautiful and less known regions, an unforgettable tour!

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Day 1 Friday: Lamezia Terme

Arrival at the airport of Lamezia Terme. Transfer to the hotel in Cosenza by your own. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Wednesday: Cosenza - Paola - Cosenza

Breakfast . Guided tour of the city of Cosenza. We will admire the fountain of the thirteen channels where you can drink the tap water of Zumpo of the Sila Mountains, the course Telesio where the House of Culture and the Dome of 1100, while in one of the seven hills stands the figure of the Castle Svevo , an imposing fortress of the king of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. Departure for Paola . Free lunch along the way. In the afternoon visit the town of Paola, known for its strategic location on the Tyrrhenian Sea and for being the city of San Francisco de Paula. The main attraction is the Sanctuary of San Francesco di Paola, which is located in the upper part of the city, in a valley bordered by a river and its lush vegetation. It
is a place of pilgrimage for all of southern Italy , especially in the region , including San Francisco 's patron saint . Return to Cosenza. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 Thursday: Cosenza - Crotone - Le Castelle ( Isola di Capo Rizzuto ) - Catanzaro Lido

TOURS-CALABRIA 250Breakfast . Departure for Crotone through the Sila. We will admire the unspoiled natural landscapes . Arrive in Crotone , one of the most important cities of Magna Grecia, founded by the Greeks led by Miscelos , following the instructions of the oracle of Delphi. Visit of the city. Free lunch along the way. Continue to the town of Le Castelle to admire the famous Aragonese Castle , which was the scene of many movies, thanks to its seaside location and its charm. Continue to Catanzaro Lido. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 Wednesday: Catanzaro Lido - Stylus - Gerace - Reggio Calabria

Breakfast . Through the Costa del Gelsomino arrive at Stilo, city of the famous philosopher Tommaso Campanella. Visit the famous " Catholic " monument of the late Byzantine art , unique in Western Europe. Continue to Gerace: lunch by your own along the way and visit the city of " Hundred Churches " . The visit of the medieval village will allow us to admire some of the most ancient churches, as well as the famous cathedral in Romanesque style, a masterpiece in southern Italy . Departure to Reggio Calabria. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 Tuesday: Reggio Calabria - Scilla - Reggio Calabria

Breakfast . Departure for Scylla through the fascinating landscapes of the " Violet Coast " . Arrival and visit of Chianalea old fishing village . Visit the Ruffo Castle and the Church of San Rocco . Free time for lunch at Mount St. Elia ( 590 meters above sea level) . In the afternoon return to Reggio Calabria. Visit of the city, former capital of the region, together with the National Museum of Magna Grecia, where we will admire the famous " Bronze Statues ." After
enjoying the breathtaking scenery described by Gabriele D'Annunzio "the most beautiful kilometer in Italy " , we will visit the Roman baths , the Greek fortifications and the Cathedral . Arrival at the hotel . Dinner and overnight.

Day 6 Monday : Reggio Calabria - Pizzo - Tropea

Breakfast . Departure to Pizzo. Guided tour of the castle where Murat was killed. Visit the Church of Piedigrotta which is on the sea and built in tuff. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon return in Tropea, the ancient Roman city " Tropis ." Visit the Romanesque Cathedral (XII century ) , which preserves the sacred image of the Virgin of Romania , Byzantine icon that enjoys an immense devotion on the part of the people of Tropea. Guided tour of the old town with its typical panoramic balconies and walkways . Visit the Church of Santa Maria Island . Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 Thursday: Tropea - Serra San Bruno - Soriano Calabro - Tropea

Breakfast . Departure to Serra San Bruno. Angitola stop to visit the lake , a wetland of international importance for the presence of an ' immense variety of aquatic birds. A Serra San Bruno , a small town located between forests, visit the Museum of the Carthusian Monastery of San Bruno and its Churches . Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit of Soriano Calabro , famous for its wicker craft workshops . Return to Tropea. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 Tuesday: Tropea - Lamezia Terme

Breakfast . End of our services .

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