You'll get a real flavour of Calabria's ‘Coast of the Gods' on this tour. As well as visiting Capo Vaticano, famed for its views of Sicily and the Aeolian Islands, you'll discover the heritage-rich towns of Tropea and Pizzo. You'll visit a typical shop and learn about local products. In Pizzo, make sure to try a tartufo ice cream – it's the local favourite.
On this tour, you'll cross the Strait of Messina by ferry and explore the island that's virtually a country in itself – Sicily. And while the drive is long, some trips are worth it. There's stops at Taormina and Messina alongside a taste of typical Sicilian products.
Known as the Coast of the Gods, there's certainly something heavenly about this boat trip on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Spend a few hours cruising the shores of Calabria and you can catch some sun, do a spot of snorkelling or even try your hand at fishing. And if you're lucky, you may even spot a dolphin or two.
A winery tour with a difference. Run by larger-than-life Calabrian Cosmo Rombolà, the Cantina Masicei vineyards boast an unbeatable location on slopes overlooking the Tropean coastline. You'll learn all about the wine growing and making processes before rounding off the visit with a tasting session of Comos's organic wines paired with local delicacies.
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!
Taking in both ‘Italy's most beautiful kilometre' and ‘the Calabrian Venice', this tour is big on beauty. First up is free time in Reggio Calabria, the ‘toe of Italy'. Stroll along the statue-lined promenade with views of Sicily, or visit the Museum of Magna Graecia. Then, it's onward to the fishing village of Scilla. Enjoy a guided walk around Chianalea, before an optional visit to the medieval castle.
The Aeolian Islands are a true natural paradise and can be easily explored on a day trip from Tropea. Spend a full day on this island-hopping tour – the archipelago is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – taking in Vulcano, the charming port town of Lipari and the active volcanic island of Stromboli.Relax into your journey across the Tyrrhenian Sea, with a good chance of wild dolphins escorting you some of the way to your first port of call – Stromboli. Enjoy dramatic views of the island's dominating feature – the active volcano that towers above all else. With any luck, you'll get to witness one of its eruptions, known to the locals as the Sciara del fuoco – ‘Stream of fire'.Then it's on to soak up the charm of the pastel-coloured, thriving fishing port of Lipari – the largest town on the island of the same name. Your last stop on this is Vulcano, where you'll get to relax and take a dip in the hot waters warmed by sulphuric vapours from the seabed, in view of a steaming volcanic crater.
Discover the Coast of the Gods in Calabria on a sunset cruise from Tropea to Capo Vaticano. Stop at 2 renowned snorkeling stops and enjoy an aperitif on board.
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. This small group boat trip promises an evening of bay visits, a typical Italian aperitif and a show of colours to make you fall head over heels.
Life on Stromboli is dominated by the active volcano that gives the island its name. Cruise over from Tropea and you'll spend the afternoon exploring the village of San Vincenzo before trying to catch the ‘Sciara del fuoco' explosions against the night sky.
Enjoy a picnic with wine tasting on Lipari island at Cave di Caolino and discover new flavors.
Enjoy a wine tasting on the Eolian island of Lipari and try out some of the best local wines.
This half day tour packs in all Tropea's must-sees. Perched on a clifftop above the Tyrrhenian Sea on the Coast of the Gods, it's a showstopper. Kick off with a guided walk through the historic centre, where you'll get a taste of both past and present. Plus, you'll get to sample typical Calabrese specialities such as onion preserves and chutneys, nduja – a spicy salami – cheeses and more. Afterwards, you'll have free time to continue exploring at your own pace.
This small group tour has Calabrian customs, history and food all wrapped into one scenic day trip. During the day, you'll stop by the village of Caria to watch artisans at work and see its castle. And in Zungri, you'll visit its historic caves and sample some local treats, too.We'll head inland into the village of Caria, a rustic village set in a landscape of rolling hills. Check out the crumbling Galluppi Castle and visit a couple of local artisans who make traditional wicker baskets and clay objects.There's also a visit to Zungri. Discover the cave houses of Sbariati, which were the homes of medieval monks, and learn about local peasant traditions during a museum visit.