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  TROPEA TOUR  GUARANTEEDDEPARTURE

8 DAY  VISITING THIS FAMOUS CALABRIAN BEACH DESTINATION 

4 STAR HOTELS •  WEDNESDAY DEPARTURES

LAMEZIA • TROPEA • PIZZO • SERRA SAN BRUNO • SORIANO CALABRO • REGGIO CALABRIA • SCILLA • GERACE • STILO • CATANZARO LIDO • LE CASTELLE (CAPO RIZZUTO ISLAND) • CROTONE •
PUT_CHARACTERS_HEREHERE COSENZA • PAOLA • LAMEZIA TERME

     This tour is ideal for those wishing to experience the best HOT SPOTS Calabria has to offer.

INCLUSIONS:

  • DAILY BREAKFAST
  • FOUR STAR HOTELS ACCOMMODATION ( 7 NIGHTS)
  • ALL SIGHT SEEING OF  COAST AND CITY TOURS AS PER ITINERARY (HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: CHARTERHOUSE OF SERRA SAN BRUNO, CASTLE RUFFO SCILLA, GERACE CATHEDRAL, PIZZO CHURCH & CASTLE, REGGIO MUSEUM, AND FORTALEZA)
  • MULTILINGUAL TOUR GUIDE
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  • 7 DINNERS (DRINKS NOT INCLUDED)
  • GROUND TRANSPORTATION BY AIR- CONDITIONED DELUXE MOTORCOACH AS PER ITINERARY
  • ENTRANCE FEES AS PER ITINERARY

NOT INCLUDED:

  • TIPS, DRINKS, PORTAGE, EXTRAS
  • MANDATORY CITY TAX (1.5-7EURO, PER PERSON PER NIGHT)
  • EVERYTHING THAT IS NOT MENTIONED UNDER “INCLUSIONS”

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ITINERARY:

DAY 1 – LAMEZIA – TROPEA

Your journey begins in Lamezia Terme (Transfers are not included- please inquire for additional supplement).  Dinner and overnight.


DAY 2 – TROPEA/ PIZZO/ TROPEA

Breakfast at the hotel.  Departure to Pizzo.  Guided tour of 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.Guided tour of 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.

DAY 3 – TROPEA/ SERRA SAN BRUNO/ SORIANO CALABRO/ REGGIO CALABRIA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Serra San Bruno. Stop to visit Angitola side, wetland of global importance due to the presence of a variety of aquatic birds. In Serra San Bruno, a small town located between forests, visit the Museum of the Certosa of San Bruno and its Churches. Free time for lunch based on mushrooms and some typical products of the area. In the afternoon, we will visit Soriano Calabro, famous for its wicker handicraft laboratories and typical candy. Continue to Reggio Calabria. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4 – REGGIO CALABRIA/ SCILLA/ REGGIO CALABRIA  Calabria

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure through the fascinating landscapes of the “Costa Viola” to Scilla. Arrival and visit to the Chianalea, a former fishing village. Visit the Ruffo Castle and the Church of San Rocco. Free time for lunch at a restaurant in Monte S. Elia (590 meters above sea level). In the afternoon return to Reggio Calabria. We will visit the city, former capital of the region, along with the National Museum of Magna Grecia, where we will admire the famous “Riace Bronzes.” After enjoying the breathtaking landscape by Gabriele D’Annunzio defined as “the most beautiful kilometer in Italy”, visit to the Roman Baths, the Greek Fortifications and the Cathedral. Arrival at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

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.

 

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 Croton, 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.

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.C., 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.

 

DAY 8 –  LAMEZIA

After breakfast. It’s an arrivederci, hope to see you soon!  (End of our services- transfer is NOT included).

 

NOTE: 1) Participants must bring with them only 1 piece of luggage (which will be stowed in the bottom compartment of the coach bus, during check-in and check-out from accommodation) Only one carry-on or purse is permitted on board. 2) In Sorrento, when dinner included in the program, we highly recommend to wear long trousers, in order to be admitted to the restaurant hall.

 

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ticketWEDNESDAY  DEPARTURES  from APRIL 27, 2016 to  OCTOBER 26, 2016:
3.5 & 4 STAR  |  DOUBLE/ TRIPLE    $1,885 |  SINGLE  $2,339
*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 persons sharing one room (1 Queen with 1 Single Bed OR 3 Individual single beds as per clients request, confirmed at the time of booking)

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


Hotels used on Tour or Similar

TROPEA AREA: HOTEL  TROPIS 4*/ HOTEL 501 (in Vibo Valentia)4*
REGGIO CALABRIA: HOTEL ALTAFIUMARA/ HOTEL EXCELSIOR 4*/ HOTEL MASOANRI’S 3*
CATANZARO: HOTEL PALACE 4*
COSENZA: HOTEL ITALIANA HOTELS  4*

Hotels listed are based on availability, and are confirmed at the time of booking.

 

Terms & Conditions:

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