Tropea and Pizzo

Code TRPPZ06
Category Cultura e sapori
Duration 8 h
Depart time 7:45
Guide Language Italiano Inglese

Every Saturday from Reggio Calabria - Visit of Tropea, one of the most beautiful and famous places of Calabria, and of the historical center of Pizzo, with the Castle of Murat and the Church of Piedigrotta; these villages are located in the enchanting Costa degli Dei (Coast of the Gods), known for its crystal clear waters. Here you can taste the local specialties, including the ice-cream called "Tartufo" of Pizzo.

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Dates & Prices

Itinerary

Departure at 8:00 am from Lido train station, Reggio Calabria.
Excursion along the famous Costa degli Dei ("Coast of the Gods"), a mythological place especially known for the turquoise color of the sea and its cliffs  hiding white and unspoiled beaches. Tropea is called the "Pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea", it's characteristic for the cliffs overlooking the sea, on which the old houses insist; the most famous panoramic point is the one from which you can admire the Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola, so called because it's located on a small island that rises from the sea. In the historical center of Tropea you can visit: the Duomo, with Arabian features, other ancient churches and palaces; the Museum of Ancient Crafts is also very particular. After the  lunch, (for those who wish) that will be held in one of the typical restaurants to taste the excellent local cuisine, we will continue to Pizzo. It is another ancient historical center where we'll find the Castle of Murat. In this castle Gioacchino Murat, king of Naples, was held prisoner and later sentenced to death in 1815: now it's a museum and houses some historical reconstructions and testimonies of those tragic events. The visit to the Church of Piedigrotta is not to be missed: the cave church was built in the 17th century by some Neapolitan shipwrecked sailors and entirely decorated with many big statues hewn out of tufa stone. In Pizzo you can also taste the famous "Tartufo" ice cream in one of the many ice-cream parlors.

What's included

The basic price includes transportation and the tour leader service in Italian and English. The tourist guide service, meals, museum tickets are available as extras, or addons, you can choose them during the booking process.

Booking & Payment

Booking instructions:
1. Select the date in the calendar, insert the number of participants.
The tour will be carried out with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 12 people, in case of larger groups or a single person booking, please contact us.
2. Fill the participant form.
3. Choose the amount to pay: you can pay the full amount or only 20% as deposit, paying the remaining amount in cash on the same day of the tour.
4. Choose the payment method.
Payment instructions:
a. Bank wire transfer 
The bank transfer (deposit or full payment), to IBAN IT18E.07601.16300.00103.8387.062 (Col tuo Tempo - L. Aloi) must be done at least 20 hours prior to the departure time (deadline: 12:00 am the day before the tour). The reservation will be pending, it will be confirmed by sending the photo of the bank transfer receipt to booking@guideturisticheassociatecalabria.it. After the deadline has expired without receiving any communication regarding the payment, the reservation will be canceled.
b. Online payment - Paypal
You will be directed to Paypal: you don't need a Paypal account, just enter your credit card details on the PayPal page to complete the transaction. If you pay the total amount, the reservation will be automatically confirmed; paying only 20% as deposit the reservation will be pending and will be confirmed within a few hours.
For further information such as Cancellation policy, please view Terms and Conditions

Organizer

Col tuo Tempo - Responsabile: L. Aloi

Castle of Murat ticket

Ticket to visit the Castle of Murat in Pizzo

€ 3
Piedigrotta Church ticket

Ticket to visit the Piedigrotta Church in Pizzo

€ 3
Ancient Crafts Museum ticket

Ticket for the "Ancient Crafts" Museum in Tropea

€ 1
Lunch

Lunch in restaurant tasting typical Calabrian dishes

€ 18
Guided tours

Supplement for Tourist Guide service

€ 20

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