Palmi and Sant’Elia

Visit of Palmi and its very interesting Museum of Ethnography and Folklore (House of Culture). On the way back along the enchanting Costa Viola (Violet Coast), the coast between Scylla and Palmi. We will stop on Mount St. Elias to admire the breathtaking landscape on the Tyrrhenian sea: the Strait of Messina, Punta Peloro Capo

Aspromonte Ntl. Park

Visit of Gambarie on the Aspromonte Mountains. Here you can see the “Cippo di Garibaldi”, the pine-tree where Garibaldi sat when he was wounded.The protected area is the central point of the mountain range, dominated by the peak of Montalto, which with its 1956 meters, it is the highest peak, one of the most scenic

Pentedattilo and Bova

Visit of Pentedattilo, suggestive abandoned village, perched on a cliff by the characteristic shape of a hand. The village, situated on a hill with a beautiful landscape with an almost lunar atmosphere, is evocative of ancient tragedies, in particular, its fame is linked to the tragedy of the Alberti family … We then visit Bova,

Tropea and Pizzo

Visit of Tropea and Pizzo. In Pizzo we will visit the Church of Piedigrotta, charming and unique in its kind, as it is excavated in sandstone, a few meters away from the sea. You will then see the Aragonese Castle, infamous for Murat’s execution. We then continue to Tropea where you will visit the Cathedral, the

Stilo and Bivongi

Visit of the old town of Stilo and the famous Byzantine Basilica “The Catholic.” This temple, dating from the x century AD, is one of the most significant symbols of the Basilian monasticism, with its splendid frescoes inside, today, unfortunately in a precarious state of conservation, but equally reminiscent of the deep sacredness and spirituality of

Lipari and Vulcano(Full day)

We will begin our walking tour by heading toward the Acropolis with its archaeological artifacts, the Archaeological Museum. Then a walk to Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Lipari’s main street. In the afternoon, we will drive a 27-kilometre round trip: from Lipari  and towards the small village of Canneto. Along the way, we will stop to view the magnificent and huge white

Mt. Etna and Taormina(FD)

Mt. Etna and Taormina(FD) Excursion to Mt. Etna, one of Europe’s most active volcanoes. In the 20th Century, the most violent eruptions occurred in 1910, leading to the formation of 23 additional craters.We will visit the Crateri Silvestri, an area at 2,000 metres (6,000 feet). In the afternoon, we will visit Taormina, the true gem of

Locri and Gerace

Departure for Gerace and visit of the medieval town: the Cathedral, the treasures of the Cathedral, the church of San Francesco, the beautiful Baroque altar, the Norman Castle. In the afternoon, visit of Locri and the remains of its glorious past: the Museum, greek the temple of Marasà. Return to the hotel.

Pope Francesco’s Birthday Tour (Dec. 17th, 2014)

  Posted on 24th October 2014 by ITALY_TOURS (DEC. 17TH 2014) 20 pax min. ROME 4 * Hotel city center accomodation: Hotel Cicerone ( www.voihotels.com) or Nova Domus Hotel (www.novadomushotel.it) ITINERARY December 15th Arrive in Rome airport ( welcome service) airport assistance and private trasfer with bus at the hotel. Rome sightseeing with local guide. Dinner at the hotel.