Tour of the Castles of the Poro

Bivona, Pizzo, Vibo Valentia   Calabrian defensive system is a corpus of great dimension. The Italian Institute of Castles recorded 207 castles, 89 inland towers, 157 coastal towers, 93 urban walls and 73 fortified farms in Calabria but, because of the strong seismic activity of the region and for...

Tropea – the historical town centre

  Our visit to the historical centre begins in Largo Villetta, with a historical and geographical overview of the area. Here it is possible to admire the shrine of Our Lady of the Island (Santa Maria dell’Isola), symbol of Tropea and the whole of Calabria, the marina and the...

A gastronomic tour

TROPEA AND MOUNT PORO   A delightful drive through the countryside to Mount Poro which overlooks Tropea at an altitude of between 500 and 700 meters above sea level and is an area rich in agriculture and local food production. There we will visit the shepherds to see how...

Reggio Calabria and Scilla

  You can’t leave Calabria without visiting Reggio Calabria, with its wonderful promenade facing the Straits of Messina – “the most beautiful kilometre in Italy” according to the writer Gabriele D’Annunzio” – or without admiring the “Bronzes of Riace”, rare and unique examples of ancient Greek art dating back...

A historical – archaeological tour

TROPEA AND MOUNT PORO   A short car trip to Mount Poro and the village of Zungri to visit the “Sbariati” a village of cave dwellings, an ancient village totally hewn out of the rock. It has a very elaborate network of alleys and little streets and an excellent...