A trip through the ancient flavors of Calabria, with wine and liqueur tasting, sweet tastes of almonds and honey, and the strong flavors of tuna and local cheeses. A reality of ancient traditions and cultures that has its roots in Magna Grecia.
Arrival in Reggio Calabria with dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Honey, Wine, and Coffee on the Road to Scilla
After breakfast, stop at Catona at the “Catalano” apiculture farm and the “Criserà” winemaking firm. After lunch at the Castle of Altafiumara, tour of Scilla and the “Caffè Mauro” coffeeroasting plant at Campo Calabro. Dinner at the “I Tre Farfalli” restaurant, return to hotel and overnight stay.
Reggio Calabria, Archaeology and the Sea
After breakfast, guided tour at the National Archaeology Museum, which houses the two famous Bronzes of Riace, and stop at the “Delizie della natura” cheese factory. Lunch at the “Braceria” restaurant, followed by a tour of the city and dinner
at the “London Bistrot” restaurant. Overnight stay.
Between Vibo Valentia and Tropea, with the Liqueurs of Caffo
After breakfast, departure for Vibo Valentia and tour of the Norman-Swabian Castle and the Archaeology Museum. After a
stop at the “Caffo” distillery of Limbadi, lunch at “Pimm’s” restaurant in Tropea and tour of the town. Transfer to Curinga for dinner and overnight stay at the “Baldari” agritourism establishment.
The Tuna of Pizzo and the Wine of Lamezia Terme
After breakfast, tour of Pizzo, an ancient fishermen’s town famous for the processing of tuna. We will taste it in oil at the “Giacinto Callipo” cannery. After a stop at the little church of Piedigrotta, lunch at the “Hale Boop” restaurant. In the afternoon, tour of the historic center, followed by a stop at the “Lento” wine cellar of Lamezia. Return to Curinga for
dinner and overnight stay at an agritourism establishment.
The Almonds of Santa Severina
Breakfast and departure for Santa Severina, dominated by the majestic Norman Castle. After check-in and lunch at the “Santa Anastasia” agritourism establishment, tour of the “Natura e Natura” firm for the transformation of almonds and honey. In alternative, the agritourism center proposes a course of Calabrian cooking. Dinner and overnight stay at an agritourism establishment.
The Wine Cellars of Cirò
After breakfast, transfer to Crotone and guided tour of the Archaeology Museum, followed by lunch at the “Da Ercole”
restaurant. Along the road to Sibari, stop at Cirò to visit the most well-known wine cellars of Calabria. Dinner and overnight stay at the “Vecchio Birroccio” agritourism establishment of Corigliano.
From Sibari to Rossano, Savoring Licorice
After breakfast, a visit to the Sibaritide Archaeology Museum and stop at Rossano, at the “Amarelli” licorice factory. Lunch at an agritourism establishment and departure as planned.