Welcome to Scilla

Scilla's high point is a rock at the northern end, said to be the lair of Scylla, the mythical six-headed sea monster who drowned sailors as they tried to navigate the Strait of Messina. Swimming and fishing off the town's glorious white sandy beach is somewhat safer today. Head for Lido Paradiso from where you can squint up at the castle while sunbathing on the sand.

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$914.18 Cultural & Theme Tours

Reggio Calabria, Scilla and the Riace Bronzes

- Visit the Archaeological Museum . The MArRC is one of the most representative archaeological museums of the period of Magna Graecia, with important collections, known in the world thanks to the permanent exhibition of the famous Riace Bronzes, it also houses a vast display of finds from all over Calabria region. The famous Riace Bronzes are marvelous statues of warriors made in the 5th century BC and found in the Ionian Sea near Riace in 1972; the various levels of the Museum show precious and interesting finds from the cities of the Magna Graecia of Calabria. - At the end of the visit, walk along the promenade with a spectacular view of Sicily.- Continue to Corso Garibaldi, the main street of the city, the shopping street and the main monuments: Theater, Cathedral and historic buildings. (Estimated time for this visit about 2 hours and a half)- Lunch break in a typical restaurant.- In the afternoon, continuation for Scilla. The town is divided in two by Castle called Rocca dei Ruffo: on one side is the district of Chianalea, with the fishermen's houses built on the rocks; on the other the beautiful beach of Marina Grande. The walk through the alleys of Scilla is exciting: the sea always next door, the old houses that tell stories of life, the fishermen who still fish the swordfish with the traditional method, make it a unique experience. - Return with a driver in Reggio Calabria for drop-off at your accomodation.

$1914.40 Cultural & Theme Tours


▪ DAY 01 ROME Upon arrival meet your personal driver who will escort to your Hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. ▪ DAY 02 ROME - POMPEII - VESUVIUS - NAPLES Departure to Pompeii. Enjoy the lunch in a characteristic restaurant close Pompeii and then proceed to Vesuvius, the most famous volcano in the world. Proceed back to Naples and enjoy a short guided tour through the historic city center. ▪ DAY 03 NAPLES - SAN NICOLA ARCELLA - DIAMANTE - SAINT FRANCIS SANCTUARY - PIZZO Departure to Riviera dei Cedri to discover San Nicola Arcella.  The route continues towards Diamante, ‘the city of chili pepper’. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Diamante. Stop en route in Paola, one of the most important destinations of the religious tourism in Calabria, Visit of the Saint Francis of Paola Sanctuary and discover his history.  ▪ DAY 04 PIZZO - ZUNGRI‘S CAVES - TROPEA - PIZZO Visit of Pizzo, a charming little town overlooking the Costa degli Dei. Lunch and tasting of the renowned ‘Tartufo’ ice cream. Proceed to Zungri, visit its famous caves and Tropea, ‘the City of the Turquoise Sea. ▪ DAY 05 PIZZO - REGGIO CALABRIA - SCILLA - PIZZO Departure to Reggio Calabria, known for the interesting optical phenomenon of the ‘Fata Morgana’ and Riace bronzes. Enjoy a guided tour of the National Museum of Magna Graecia and admire the famous Riace Bronzes. Lunch in a typical restaurant and then enjoy a walk along the Falcomatà sea promenade. Proceed to Scilla, place rich of myths and legenda mentioned in the Divina Commedia. Enjoy a guided visit of Castello Ruffo and Chianalea area. ▪ DAY 06 PIZZO - VILLA DI CASIGNANA - LOCRI - GERACE - STILO - CATANZARO Proceed to the visit of the Roman Villa in Casignana. Continue towards the archaeological area of Locri Epizefiri, visit the Ionic Temple of Marasà, the Temple of House Marafioti, the shrines of Pan and Persephone together with the Archaeological Museum. Lunch in a typical tavern, proceed to Gerace and stop for typical product tasting. Departure towards Stilo to discover the Cattolica, a small Greek-Byzantine temple. ▪ DAY 07 CATANZARO - ISOLA CAPO RIZZUTO - TENUTA SENATORE - MATERA Departure to Capo Rizzuto isle. Proceed to the historic center, admire its typical medieval architectures and its medieval gate that divides the old part from the new one. Transfer to the Senatore estate to taste the famous Cirò DOC wine. At the end be delighted by a wine tasting accompanied by rich aperitif with local products. ▪ DAY 08 MATERA - ROME Stop in Matera, UNESCO World Heritage site and European Capital of Culture 2019. Visit to the Sassi, the ancient city completely carved out of the limestone rock, then short stop for a typical Lucan products tasting and lunch with genuine traditional dishes. Transfer to Hotel in Rome. ▪ DAY 09 ROME Meet your private driver who will escort you to the airport for your onward flight.