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9 Days/8 Nights
9 days Escorted tour
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  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SPECIAL OFFER FOR A JOURNEY TO THE SOUTHERN UNDISCOVERED TREASURES OF ITALY BOOK BY APRIL 1ST AND PAY THIS 20% DISCOUNTED PRICE!
 
  FROM: $2,235.00 - Land only (per person in double)
 
  Valid: 2018

Departure dates: Jun 10 2018 & Sep 16 2018 & Oct 14 2018

 
  PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers to and from your hotel
  • Professional english/spanish - speaking guide(s) and/or tour escort as detailed in your itinerary
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with wifi and air conditioning;
  • 8 accomodations in 4 stars hotel
  • 9 american buffet breakfasts
  • 7 dinners at the hotel
  • 6 lunches in typical restaurants
  • 1 wine tasting
  • italian food tasting exellences


Not Included
  • City tax (to be paid directly on the spot)
  • Porterage
  • Meals other than those mentioned in itinerary
  • Entrance fees (package supplement €78,00 per person)


 
  ITINERARY
  • DAY 1: Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival meet your personal driver who will escort to your Hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight
  • DAY 2: Breakfast at the Hotel and departure to Pompeii, the famous archaeological excavations, the Roman city both destroyed and preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Enjoy the lunch in a characteristic restaurant close Pompeii and then proceed to Vesuvius, the most famous volcano in the world. After reached by bus an altitude 1000 m, continue on a walking path with a volcanologist guide, totally immersed in nature and enjoying a breathtaking view. Proceed back to Naples and enjoy a short guided tour through the historic city center. Overnight.
  • DAY 3: Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Riviera dei Cedri to discover San Nicola Arcella, a small seaside town founded by the Normans.The route continues towards Diamante, ‘the city of chili pepper’. Enjoy a guided tour through the narrow streets of the small fishing village to admire the famous murals and walk along the sea promenade. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Diamante to taste some chili-based specialties. Stop en route in Paola, one of the most important destinations of the religious tourism in Calabria, where Saint Francis of Paola was born. Admire various works and buildings such as the 17th-century like the fountain in Piazza del Popolo, the ancient clock tower, the baroque facade of the church of Madonna di Montevergine and finally the birthplace of Saint Francis. Visit of the Saint Francis of Paola Sanctuary and discover his history. Transfer to the area of Pizzo, Overnight
  • DAY 4: Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of Pizzo, a charming little town overlooking the Costa degli Dei. The tour will start from the suggestive Church of Piedigrotta, visit of the historical center, which offers beautiful views over the coast below and the Gioacchino Murat Castle. Stop for a typical lunch and tasting of the renowned ‘Tartufo’ ice cream. Proceed to Zungri, visit its famous caves, a unique rock settlement in Calabria of the twelfth and fourteenth centuries and Tropea, ‘the City of the Turquoise Sea’, famous for its white beaches, the Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell’Isola and its touristic harbour where it is possible to admire vessels, luxury yachts and fishing boats. Transfer to Hotel in the area of Pizzo, Overnight.
  • DAY 5: Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Reggio Calabria, known for the interesting optical phenomenon of the ‘Fata Morgana’ and Riace bronzes, unique masterpiece of greek style. Once here, enjoy a guided tour of the National Museum of Magna Graecia and admire the famous Riace Bronzes and other archeological treasures buried under the Mediterranean Sea. Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant. After lunch, enjoy a walk along the Falcomatà sea promenade, known as ‘the most beautiful kilometer in Italy’, with a view of the Strait of Messina. Proceed to Scilla, place rich of myths and legenda mentioned in the Divina Commedia. Enjoy a guided visit of Castello Ruffo and Chianalea area, an ancient and charming fishing district with houses directly on the sea. Transfer to Hotel in the area of Pizzo, Overnight.
  • DAY 6: Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Reggio Calabria, known for the interesting optical phenomenon of the ‘Fata Morgana’ and Riace bronzes, unique masterpiece of greek style. Once here, enjoy a guided tour of the National Museum of Magna Graecia and admire the famous Riace Bronzes and other archeological treasures buried under the Mediterranean Sea. Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant. After lunch, enjoy a walk along the Falcomatà sea promenade, known as ‘the most beautiful kilometer in Italy’, with a view of the Strait of Messina. Proceed to Scilla, place rich of myths and legenda mentioned in the Divina Commedia. Enjoy a guided visit of Castello Ruffo and Chianalea area, an ancient and charming fishing district with houses directly on the sea. Transfer to Hotel in the area of Pizzo, Overnight.
  • DAY 7: Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Capo Rizzuto isle. Discover an amazing guided tour of the Aragonese Castle, a fortress served as a shelter for soldiers who fought against invaders from the sea. Proceed to the historic center, admire its typical medieval architectures and its medieval gate that divides the old part from the new one. Transfer to the Senatore estate to taste the famous Cirò DOC wine, enjoy guided tour of the estate. At the end be delighted by a wine tasting accompanied by rich aperitif with local products. Transfer to Hotel in the area of Matera, Overnight
  • DAY 8: Breakfast at the hotel and stop in Matera, UNESCO World Heritage site and European Capital of Culture 2019. Visit to the Sassi, the ancient city completely carved out of the limestone rock, then short stop for a typical Lucan products tasting and lunch with genuine traditional dishes. Long distance transfer to Hotel in Rome, Overnight
  • DAY 9: Breakfast at the Hotel and meet your private driver who will escort you to the airport for your onward flight. End of services

 
  HOTELS
  • Rome: Cicerone****
  • Naples: Hotel Palazzo Salgar or similar****
  • Pizzo Area Maierano: Popilia country Resort or similar****
  • Catanzaro: Grand Hotel Paradiso or similar****
  • Matera: Hotel Osman, Hotel San Domenico, Palace Hotel or similar.****
 
  SPECIALLY SELECTED TOURCRAFTERS HOTELS
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