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Calabrian Craft Beer Tour ~ 6 Days

Highlights

  • Independent Tour
  • guided visit of 5 breweries
  • Travel guide for the sightseeing
  • 1 dinner with sommelier
  • Tour Code: LPCATB20

Itinerary - click for more

 Day 1: Arrival in Calabria. 4 star hotel accommodation in Siderno and overnight.

Day 2: Caulonia-Siderno  After breakfast, sightseeing of the Ancient Kaulon Archaeological area in Monasterace, colony of the Magna Grecia, and of the Museum which hosts 2 very important mosaics, one of whom is the biggest in Europe. Guided visit of the Jfor Craft Brewery in Calulonia with a tasting. Afternoon walk with guide in the old part of Siderno, which has medieval origins and faces on the Ionian Sea. This hamlet is characterized by old houses in narrow streets, but also elegant palaces with typical balconies of the 600s and 700s. Guided visit of the Limen Craft Brewery in Siderno, whose beers you can taste at the pub Officina PAB in Locri. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Reggio C.–Scilla  Breakfast, and departure to Reggio Calabria, for sightseeing of the National Archaeological Museum which houses the famous Riace Bronzes. Continue to the historical center and walk along the promenade. Guided visit at the so called brewpub (craft beer+ pub) Gli Sbronzi (The Drunkens) with tasting. In the afternoon we visit Scilla, with its picturesque fisherman district called “Chianalea” where the old houses are directly in the water on the sea and the Ruffo’s Castle where you can admire the fascinating Strait of Messina, the nearest point to the Sicily. Overnight at the 4* hotel in Cosenza.

Day 4: Ortomatera-Cosenza  Breakfast, and guided visit of the Settecolli Craft Brewery in Ortomatera at Castrolibero. Afternoon walk in Cosenza along Corso Telesio, in the old part of the town, with a stop at the medieval Cathedral which is a UNESCO heritage, and go up  to Piazza XV Marzo where there is the “A. Rendano” Theatre and the Palace of Government. In the modern side of the town along its high street, Corso Mazzini, which is pedestrian and the heart of the shopping, there is the Open Air Museum MAB where there are several statues by important artists such as Manzù, Giorgio De Chirico, Greek, SalvatorDalì, MimmoRotella, Sosno. Visit the new “San Francesco di Paola bridge” which was projected by the famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Dinner with the sommelier to learn the best matching between food and beer. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Saracena-Altomonte  Breakfast, and sightseeing of the hamlet Saracena, famous for the Moscato sweet wine. Visit De Alchemia Craft Brewery based on the heart of the village who, in partnership with the brewery Maltonauta, produces a kind of beer which is fermented in barrels previously used for barricaded wine: in this way the beer takes a particular flavor thanks to the wood of the barrels which has still the wine flavor. In the afternoon a walk with the travel guide at Altomonte, belonging to “The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy“, a Club which selects small Italian towns cut off the flow of visitors and tourists: the Pallotta Tower and the beautiful church of Saint  Maria della Consolazione, a beautiful Gothic building with a large rose window. From the cloister of the adjacent Dominican convent we go to the Civic Museum which houses works of art from several churches. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Departure  After breakfast, departure.

Included

  • Accommodation in 4 star hotel BB
  • 1 dinner with sommelier
  • guided visit of 5 breweries
  • Travel guide for sightseeing
  • Local assistance
  • VAT

Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Beverages & meals not mentioned
  • Transportation during the stay
  • Entrance fees
  • City taxes (paid locally)
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • Items & expenses of a personal nature and any items not mentioned in the “ Includes”.

2020 Prices

  • Starting From $2025 CAD per person

 

Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.


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