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Calabrian Cooking Class & Wine Tasting
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Calabrian Cooking Class & Wine Tasting

This tour has all the ingredients for a fun, in-depth look at Calabrian food and culture. Statti winery will be your first port of call. Visit the cellar and try some of their wine with typical snacks. Then at Agriturismo Costantino, a guided walk around the land and country house will whet your appetite for what's to come. Learn about the different types of flours, then get stuck in while making your own ‘scialatielli' pasta, typical to the region. Kids will love it, too, with pasta making, a playground and a small garden to explore. After enjoying your lunch and tasting some extra virgin olive oil.

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Duration more than 8 hours
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Reggio Calabria & Scilla Tour
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Reggio Calabria & Scilla Tour

Reggio Calabria, right on the toe of Italy and across the water from Sicily, is famous for having some of the most beautiful of coastline in the country. You'll kick off your tour in Reggio Calabria, a city rich in art, culture and boutique shopping. Enjoy free time to take in the cathedral and historic centre. With Sicily in view, you'll journey up the coast to Scilla. In this fishing village, known as the ‘Little Venice of the South', you'll be able to visit the medieval castle and taste typical bergamot products. Last but not least, join your guide for a walk in the fishing harbour of Chianalea.

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Duration more than 8 hours
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Belmonte Tour with Calabrian Lunch
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Belmonte Tour with Calabrian Lunch

Nestled among the hills, the medieval Belmonte has than just its good looks – it's also famous for agriculture, which will be a focal point of this tour. Wind your away around its narrow, cobbled streets and stop by a fig factory. Afterwards, travel to Agriturismo Livadia. Tour the grounds, seeing how they produce Mediterranean and tropical produce. Families can enjoy some time together, too, making and baking a traditional dessert, ‘crostata'. You'll taste a range of Calabrian dishes with some live music for lunch. Then once the Tarantella dancing starts, you'll be on the dancefloor in no time.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Pizzo Visit by Boat
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Pizzo Visit by Boat

Known as the Coast of the Gods, there's certainly something heavenly about this boat trip on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Cast off from the port in Vibo Marina and you'll soon feel those holiday vibes as you sail out to sea. Admiring landmarks and viewpoints as you go, you may even be lucky enough to spot a dolphin or two. Top up your tan as you relax on deck, then cool off with a swim and some snorkelling when your captain drops anchor. Later, we'll arrive at Pizzo, an ancient town that boasts impressive views of its Aragonese castle. And if you really want to make it special, why not choose the sunset option?

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Calabria Villages & Locals Tour
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Calabria Villages & Locals Tour

This small group tour has Calabrian customs, history and food all wrapped into one scenic day trip. We'll head inland into to the village of Caria, a rustic village set in a landscape of rolling hills. After checking out the crumbling Galluppi Castle, you'll visit a couple of local artisans who make traditional wicker baskets and clay objects. Next, we'll make our way to Zungri. Discover the cave houses of Sbariati, which were the homes of medieval monks. You'll also meet a ‘nonna' – granny – who'll teach you how to make pizza, which you'll then wash down with local wine.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Calabria Mountain Tour
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Calabria Mountain Tour

This tour promises a healthy dose of fresh air, spiritual places and misty mountaintop towns. travel into the forested hills of the Calabrian Serre just as the early mist is beginning to fade away. Arrive in the town of Serra San Bruno for a quick look around, then join your guide for a walk down to the Sanctuary of Santa Maria del Bosco, known for its lake with a statue of San Bruno. After some free time, continue on to Soriano to peek inside the Monastery of S. Domenico or pay an optional visit to the Museum of Marble. You can also try the famous mostaccioli biscuits.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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3-hour boat tour with aperitif from Tropea
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3-hour boat tour with aperitif from Tropea

Get the chance to discover the beautiful Coast of the Gods from the sea, enjoy 3 snorkeling stops and indulge in a tasty and typical aperitivo!

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Duration 3 hours
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Pizzo Sunset Cruise
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Pizzo Sunset Cruise

Sunsets in Calabria are just the setting for aperitif aboard a bobbing boat. Over the course of two-and-a-half hours, you'll cruise along the enchanting coastline around Pizzo, which sits within the revered ‘Coast of the Gods'. The best part about it is that you'll get to admire it at its most resplendent time, when the sun begins to dip behind the horizon, bathing the coves and bays in a warm, orange light. On board, you'll be handed an aperitif to sip on as you sail the seas and music fills the background. And with only a small number of passengers, you'll have the peace and quiet to soak it all up.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Hilltop Tiriolo & Winery Tour
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Hilltop Tiriolo & Winery Tour

This half-day tour lifts the lid on some of the most traditional and typical parts of Calabria. After pick-up from your hotel, you'll begin your journey by winding up into the hills to your first destination, Tiriolo. Its hilltop location on a promontory, with age-old buildings trickling down the hillside, provides the chance to admire not one, but two seas if the sky is clear – the Tyrrhenian to one side and the Ionian to the other. Afterwards, you'll head to a local winery where you'll taste two of their best wines – white and red – accompanied by some bruschetta, Calabrian cheese and more.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Tropea & Capo Vaticano Sunset Cruise
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Tropea & Capo Vaticano Sunset Cruise

With beaches straight out of the Caribbean and a coastline that's some of Mother Nature's best work, Calabria's ‘Coast of the Gods' makes for one cracking sunset cruise. You'll set sail in the early evening for about two and a half hours of pure Calabrese delight. There'll be four stops to appreciate the views for a bit longer. See the white sands of Grotticelle beach, swim in the turquoise waters of Formicoli, admire the rugged cliffs of Tropea and watch the sun dip into the sea by the rocks of Stromboli. An apéritif will be served for you to watch the sunset, and soft background music will set the scene, too.

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Duration from 2 hours to 4 hours
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Calabria Food & Traditions Tour
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Calabria Food & Traditions Tour

Calabria and food go together like sun, sea and sand. So what better way to discover the region than through its cuisine? First up is a visit to a local company, where you'll learn how a typical Calabrian product is made. Then it's on to an 18th century mill. Powered by an unpolluted valley stream, it's still used to make flour today. And rounding off the day is a cooking lesson. Learn how to make fresh ‘fileja' pasta and red onion jam. Vegetables are on the menu, too – washed down with local wines. You'll even be able to dance a tarantella, a traditional Calabrian jig.

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Duration from 4 hours to 8 hours
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Sicily History & Heritage Tour
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Sicily History & Heritage Tour

On this tour you'll cross the Strait of Messina by ferry and explore the island that's virtually a country in itself – Sicily. Hit dry land and we'll head to Taormina where there's free time to explore the historic monuments and hilltop vistas. A must-see is the ancient Greek theatre – perched atop cliffs over the Med, you can take in views of Mount Etna lurking on the horizon. You'll also have a chance to shop on the quaint highstreet and do some exploring on your own. Then in Messina, your guide will show you around the beautiful cathedral before capping it all off with a taste of some Sicilian speciality foods.

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Duration more than 8 hours
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