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Duration: 8 DAYS • 7 NIGHTS | APR 17 – OCT 23, 2019 |
Location: ITALY
Price: From $2,230 CAD
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LAMEZIA TERME • TROPEA • PIZZO • TROPEA • CAPO VATICANO • SCILLA • REGGIO CALABRIA • GERACE • STILO • CATANZARO LIDO • LE CASTELLE • CROTONE • COSENZA • PAOLA • COSENZA • LAMEZIA TERME

8 DAYS • 7 NIGHTS | WEDNESDAY DEPARTURES

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 7 dinners and breakfast buffet from day 2 till breakfast on the last day
  • Transport by car, minibus or luxury coach, depending on the number of participants
  • Entrance to the Castle Ruffo Scilla
  • Panoramic visits
  • Entrance fees at the following monuments/sites: Pizzo: Piedigrotta church / Pizzo: Castle / Reggio Calabria: archaeological Museum / Gerace: Cathedral / Gerace: train to Cathedral / Stilo: Cattolica / Isola Capo Rizzuto: Castle le Castella
  • Group transfer from Lamezia Terme airport to Tropea hotel in connection with GROUP TRANSFER
  • Group transfer from Cosenza hotel to Lamezia Terme airport in connection with GROUP TRANSFER
  • ATTENTION: under 7 participants, the trip could be done with English speaking driver/guide
  • Assistance in English/Spanish FROM 7 participants throughout the tour (multilingual), With less than 7 participants, the tour takes place without escort
  • VAT

 
 

Price does NOT include:

  • Flights
  • Tips, Drinks, Portage, City/Tourist Tax
  • Drinks during meals
  • Tips, extras and anything not specifically mentioned under “Package Includes”

 
 

COST: FROM $2,230 CAD per person Based on DBL or TWIN

NOTE: Other room type accommodations may be available see below:

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 itineraryITINERARY:

DAY 1 – LAMEZIA TERME/TROPEA

Arrival at the airport of Lamezia Terme. Transfer to hotel Tropea area. Dinner and overnight. (D)

DAY 2 – TROPEA/PIZZO/TROPEA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Pizzo. Visit (without local guide) to the castle where Murat was killed. Also visit the Church of Piedigrotta located on the sea and built in the tufa. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon return to Tropea, the former “Tropis” Roman city. Visit the Romanesque Cathedral (XII century), which preserves the sacred image of Our Lady of Rumania, XII century Byzantine icon. Tour to the historical center with its panoramic balconies and typical boulevards. Visit the Church of Santa Maria dell’Isola and the sea area of the city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B/D)

DAY 3 – TROPEA/CAPO VATICANO/SCILLA/REGGIO CALABRIA

Breakfast. Departure to Scilla through the fascinating landscape of the “Costa Viola” and in particular Capo Vaticano with beautiful landscapes on the sea. Arrive in Scilla and visit to Chianalea, the ancient fishing village. Visit the Castle Ruffo and the Church of St. Rocco. Free time for lunch in a restaurant in Mount St. Elias (590 meters above sea level). In the afternoon departure to Reggio Calabria. Dinner and overnight. (B/D)

DAY 4 – REGGIO CALABRIA

Breakfast at the hotel. Breakfast. Visit of the city, the former capital of the region, and the National Museum of Magna Grecia, where we can admire the famous “Bronzi di Riace”. After enjoying the breathtaking views defined by Gabriele D’Annunzio as “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. (B/D)

DAY 5 – REGGIO CALABRIA/GERACE /STILO/CATANZARO LIDO

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Gerace: city tour of the medieval village which will allow us to admire some of the older churches and the famous Romanesque cathedral, the largest in Southern Italy. Free time for lunch. Crossing the “Costa del Jazmin” we will reach Stilo, the home of the famous philosopher Tommaso Campanella. Visit the famous “Cattolica” late Byzantine art monument, unique in Western Europe. Continue to Catanzaro Area. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B/D)

DAY 6 – CATANZARO LIDO/LE CASTELLE (ISOLA DI CAPO RIZZUTO)/CROTONE/COSENZA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the town of “Le Castella” where can visit the famous castle Aragones, which has been the scene of many movies thanks to its position on the sea and its charm. Continue to Crotone, one of the most important cities of the ancient Magna Grecia, which was founded by the Achaeans led by Miscelos, citizen of Ripas, following the instructions of the oracle of Delphi. Free time for lunch. Exit through the Sila Mountains towards Cosenza. We can admire the unspoilt nature landscapes. Dinner and overnight in Cosenza. (B/D)

DAY 7 – COSENZA/PAOLA/COSENZA

Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing tour of the city of Cosenza. In the Fountain of the thirteen channels you can drink water from the aqueduct of Zumpo in the Sila Mountains. Throughout the course Telesio there is the House of Culture and the Duomo of 1100 A.D., while in one of the seven hills you can admire the figure of the Castello Svevo , imposing fortress which was the ancient blazon of king of Sicily and Holy Roman Emperor Germanic Frederick II, called “Stupor Mundi”. Departure to Paola. Free time for lunch en route . Afternoon visit of the town of Paola, known for her strategic position on the Tyrrhenian Sea and for being the city of San Francisco de Paula. The main attraction is the Shrine of St. Francis of Paula, located in the upper part of the city, in a valley bordered by a river and its lush vegetation. It is a pilgrimage destination for all of southern Italy, especially in the region in which San Francesco is patron. Return to Cosenza. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B/D)

DAY 8 – COSENZA/LAMEZIA TERME

Breakfast. End of our services. (B)

 

*For technical reasons, tour itinerary can be changed or inverted without notice. We will guarantee all previous visits, excursions and services.

*Dinners during the tour could be at hotel or at local restaurant ACCORDINGLY TO TOUR ESCORTS DECISION.

 

ticketAPR 17 – OCT 23, 2019 DEPARTURES:

RATE  |  DOUBLE   $2,349 |  TRIPLE   $2,230 |  SINGLE   $2,720
Prices are in CAD Dollars, per person for specified package, in specified room type.

DOUBLE: Based on 2 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King -OR- 2 Individual Single/Twin Beds as per clients request)

TRIPLE: Based on 3 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King + 1 Individual Single Bed OR 3 Single Beds as per clients request)

SINGLE: Based on 1 person sharing the room (1 Single Individual bed OR 1 Double Bed depending on availability)

WEDNESDAY DEPARTURES
2019 APR17, 24
2019 MAY08, 22
2019 JUNE05, 26
2019 JULY17
2019 AUGUST-
2019 SEPTEMBER04, 11, 25
2019 OCTOBER09, 16, 23

  OUR HOTELS (OR SIMILAR)
TROPEA AREA: Hotel Tropis**** IN SOME DATES, ACCOMMODATION COULD BE IN VIBO VALENTIA: Hotel Cala del Porto ****
REGGIO CALABRIA: Hotel E-Hotel**** / Hotel Excelsior**** / Hotel Altafiumara ****
IN SOME DATES ACCOMMODATION COULD BE AT A 3 STAR SUP HOTEL: Hotel Masoanri’s
CATANZARO: Grand Hotel Paradiso**** / Hotel Palace ****
COSENZA AREA/RENDE: Ariha Hotel****/Hotel Italiana****

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Guaranteed Departure with minimum two passengers traveling. Rates include all local taxes and are based upon the prices of suppliers, the exchange rates, taxes and other fees in force at the time of publication of this package. Subject to availability. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply as published catalog tour. Click here for full booking details, policies and terms and conditions.

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