Sunday, June 16, 2013

CALABRIAN WINE ROUTE TOUR







 

A TRIP AMONG THE MOST RENOWNED CALABRIAN HISTORICAL SITES, INCLUDING WINE CELLARS AND LOCAL CUISINE
FOR GROUPS, MIN 30 PEOPLE, 7NIGHTS/8DAYS -       
   VALIDITY: MAY, JUNE, SEPTEMBER,  OCTOBER 2013









 PROGRAM


Day 1. Arrival at Lamezia Terme Airport or, at the train station of Paola, transfer by bus to a 4* hotel in Cosenza. Check-in, welcome cocktail, meeting with your tour guide and program briefing, dinner and overnight stay. 


Day 2. After breakfast, transfer to Frascineto, to visit the vineyards and the cellars of the Pollino winemakers. After the visit, transfer to the Icon Museum, which displays over 600 works of art of the Arbresch Civilization. We will then go to Civita, to enjoy a typical arbresch meal, accompanied by the house wine: La Kamatsra. Civita is one of the most picturesque villages of Calabria, perched on the Pollino Mountain. Below the old town, there is the famous Devil’s Bridge on the Raganello River. Next to the restaurant, there is the Arbresch Museum (optional). Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay

Day 3. After breakfast, departure for the Statti Cellars  of Contrada Lenti in Lamezia, a famous cellar and olive oil press. During the visit, we will taste local specialties produced on the farm.  In the afternoon, return to the hotel. Free time for your shopping, dinner at the hotel. After dinner,  with a special shuttle bus, a visit of Cosenza by night,  accompanied by a storyteller. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
 

Day 3. After breakfast, check-out and departure for Cirò. Arrival at the Librandi Cellar round about 12 noon; here we will taste local food accompanied by the delicious wine of the Librandi Cellar. Later visit to the vineyards of the neighbouring area. Check-in at the Hotel Melissa (3*),  welcome cocktail, dinner with music and dancing, overnight stay.

 

Day 5. After breakfast, transfer to the ancient town of Cirò, to visit  the Museum of Lilio, the inventor of our current calendar. Return to the hotel for lunch, free afternoon for a walk on the beach, dinner and overnight stay.


Day 6. After breakfast, check-out and departure for Riace, the town where the famous bronze statues representing ancient Greek warriors were discovered.  In this town there are the Lavorata Cellars, producer of the famous wine Greco di Bianco. During the trip, we will stop at the archeological site of Scolacium, in Roccelletta di Borgia, a place of extraordinary beauty, set in a breathtaking Mediterranean landscape and considered the reference point of the period of transition from Ancient Greece to Medieval times. During the trip, we will stop for a light lunch before going to the Partenone Resort (4* hotel). Check-in, dinner and overnight stay.
 
Day 7. After breakfast, visit to the Lavorata Cellars and vineyards, producer of the famous wine Greco di Bianco, local food and wine tasting. In the afternoon, visit to the ancient village of Gerace, the Norman city par excellence. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.


Day 8. After breakfast, check-out and departure for the airport or the train station, as per previous arrangements. End of services.




THE PRICE INCLUDES: Accommodation in hotel 3:04 *, double, or twin, HB, including drinks, visits to wine cellars indicated, tasting / lunch set, the visit to Italy by night with a special shuttle and storytellers, the inputs museum where applicable, the guidance for the entire period, the motor coach from arrival to departure.


THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: travel to / from the medical / luggage insurance.




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