calabria trip 2023
September 25th – October 9th
Total Tour Cost (Per Person)
All Inclusive Tour Cost Includes
Monday, Sept 25
Depart from CHICAGO O’HARE AIRPORT on UNITED AIRLINE flight 970 at 3:50 pm.
Tuesday, Sept 26
Arrive at ROME FIUMICINO AIRPORT (scheduled arrival is 7:55 am). Clear Passport Control and Luggage Customs. Board tour buses for travel to SCALEA, CALABRIA. Lunch served upon arrival at hotel. Evening at leisure.
Wednesday, Sept 27
Morning excursion: MARATEA. Visit town and the monumental statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooking the Gulf of Policastro. Afternoon at leisure.
Thursday, Sept 28
Weather permitting, boat cruise to ISOLA DINO (boat departs from hotel beach) followed by lunch at beachfront restaurant. Return to hotel beach by boat.
Friday, Sept 29
All day excursion: ALTOMONTE with lunch at HOTEL BARBIERI overlooking the panoramic and landscape view of the medieval town.
Saturday, Sept 30
Morning excursion: SANTUARIO SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA. Return to hotel for lunch. Afternoon at leisure.
Sunday, Oct 1
All day excursion: CASTROLIBERO. Walking tour of the historical town. Mass at San Salvatore Church followed by lunch and reception.
Monday, Oct 2
Morning excursion to DIAMANTE known for its distinctive murals. Afternoon at leisure
Tuesday, Oct 3
All day excursion: SORRENTO and/or POMPEII. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Gulf of Naples and tour the archeological discoveries surrounding the ruins.
Wednesday, Oct 4
All day excursion: SILA/CAMIGLIATELLO. Visit town of CAMIGLIATELLO followed by lunch at a scenic mountainside restaurant.
Thursday, Oct 5
All day excursion to the picturesque town of TROPEA, the prettiest town in Calabria and PIZZO, famous for its Tartufo gelato.
Friday, Oct 6
Leisure day. Enjoy hotel activities.
Saturday, Oct 7
BUSES DEPART PROMPTLY AT 8:00 am for ROME. Check in at hotel in ROME. Afternoon bus tour of ROME followed by dinner at a Roman restaurant.
Sunday, Oct 8
Buses depart at 9:00 am for ROME center. Tour Rome on your own. Buses depart at 5:00 pm from ROME center. Return to hotel for dinner.
Monday, Oct 9
BUSES DEPART PROMPTLY AT 6:30 AM for ROME FIUMICINO AIRPORT. Check in for UNITED flight 971 scheduled to depart at 9:45 am; arrival at CHICAGO O’HARE AIRPORT (Terminal 5) at 1:25 pm.
ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE