In 5 days from Rome, you will discover the southernmost region of the Italian penisnula: Calabria. Visit of Matera, city of the Sassi in the region Basilicata, the Albanian community of Civita, the beauty of Reggio Calabria and charming beaches such as Tropea, Le Castella and Praia. Visit of Cosenza, main cultural centre and Salerno on the way back to Rome.
ItineraryDay 1: ROME - MATERAStop At: Sassi di Matera, Matera, Province of Matera, BasilicataFamous worldwide because of the film The Passion by Mel Gibson, Matera and the Sassi are a fanastic world to be dicovered.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or 5 star hotel in the centre of Matera.Day 2: MATERA - CIVITA - PIZZO - REGGIO CALABRIAStop At: Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, Reggio Calabria, Province of Reggio Calabria, CalabriaThe biggest and most important town of the region.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or 4 sup. star hotel in the centre of Reggio Calabria.Day 3: REGGIO CALABRIA - TROPEA - LE CASTELLA - COSENZAStop At: Tropea, Tropea, Province of Vibo Valentia, CalabriaBeautiful seaside on the Thyrennian Coast.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Spiaggia Le Castella, Le Castella, Isola di Capo Rizzuto, Province of Crotone, CalabriaUnique place, peaceful and relaxing.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or 4 sup. star hotel in the centre of Cosenza.Day 4: COSENZA - PRAIA A MARE - PAOLA - COSENZAStop At: Santuario di San Francesco di Paola, Paola, Province of Cosenza, CalabriaIn a mysterious and incredible place, all to be discovered.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cosenza Cathedral, Cosenza, Province of Cosenza, CalabriaSymbol of the Medieval side of the most important cultural town of Calabria.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or 4 sup. star hotel in the centre of Cosenza.Day 5: COSENZA – SALERNO - ROMEStop At: Centro Storico Salerno, Salerno, Amalfi Coast, Province of Salerno, CampaniaClose to Naples and the Amalfi Cost, Salerno is a real surprise for visitors from all over the world.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.