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13 nights hotel with continental
breakfast & 11 evening meals
Excursions & visits:
Pizzo & Tropea
Reggio Calabria & Scilla
FREE local joining points
(see page 211 for your nearest)
style, which belongs to the Italian
Art Nouveau period. Take a walk on
the seafront promenade which was
described by Gabriele D’Annunzio,
the famous Italian writer and poet,
as ‘the most beautiful kilometre in
Italy’. See the Roman baths, the
Greek walls and the cathedral.
We continue to Scilla, a pretty little
town, set in the enchanting scenery
of the Costa Viola. Here, you will
visit the old fishing village which is
known as Chianalea.
Pizzo & Tropea
included excursion to Pizzo and
Tropea, the two most precious
jewels of the Tyrrhenian coast of
Calabria. Our first stop is Pizzo
Calabro, a beautiful fishing village
with a historical centre
characterised by narrow streets and
small squares. You can visit the
small church of Piedigrotta, which
is excavated in limestone cliffs right
above the sea. There are around
140 steps down so sensible
footwear is a must. We continue to
Pizzo itself, which is situated on a
steep cliff overlooking the Gulf of
Santa Eufemia. High above the sea
is the Aragonese Castle, which was
built by Ferdinand I of Aragon in the
15th century. The historical centre
is characterised by narrow lanes
and streets with many
interconnecting stairways and
some squares with fountains.
Before leaving Pizzo, you should try
the famous Tartufo (truffle ice
cream), highly recommended!
We continue to Tropea, where you
will have the opportunity to explore
the historical centre with its ancient
palaces and Norman cathedral.
Admire the incredible views and
relax in one of the many bars that
line the squares of this most
We leave Calabria and head
north to our hotel in the Abruzzo
area for an overnight stay.
We drive north to the Lake
Garda area for a two-night stay.
Enjoy a free day
in resort, or join our optional full-day
picturesque excursion around the
shores of Lake Garda.
Travel north to Belgium for
our overnight stay.
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Number of nights
The cathedral in Reggio Calabria
Silver Service Tour Code: 14ICAV
Optional excursions are at extra cost.
travel insurance essential, see page 4 for
details; single room supplement £259.
Piedigrotta, Pizzo Calabro
You will stay for five nights in
Calabria at the 4-star Hotel Santa
Lucia in Parghelia, or similar.
In the Sorrento Peninsula,
Abruzzo and Lake Garda areas
you will stay in 3-star hotels.
Overnight stays in northern
France, Belgium and northern
Italy will be in city-style hotels.