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Our most recommended Calabria Sightseeing Walking Tours

From Tropea: Capo Vaticano boat tour with snorkel & aperitif

1. From Tropea: Capo Vaticano boat tour with snorkel & aperitif

Enjoy a unique cruise experience as you not only discover the exterior landscape but also the underwater scenery on a snorkeling and boat trip. Sail away on a journey through traditional towns, stunning beaches, caves, and rock formations, before reaching the rocky Capo Vaticano. Take off from the port of Tropea and admire the towns and beaches of Rotonda and Marina dell’Isola from the water. Pass by the Palombaro Cave and enjoy a live commentary on local history and relevant information regarding the natural scenery. On board you will experience the Italian summer spirit with music, dancing, and an included aperitif. Continue your journey past Skeleton Cave, Riaci Bay, the submerged port of Hercules Harbor, the rocks of Formiche, and the major Roman Empire port of Forum Erculis. Navigate around the quiet Praia di Fuoco, only accessible by boat, and see the astonishing Mantineo Rock and the Cave of Love. Up next, arrive at Grotticelle Bay, close to Capo Vaticano, and discover its white sandy seabed with a chance to swim and snorkel among a variety of fish. During you 30-minute say there you can enjoy some local aperitif and snacks on board, then you will head back to Tropea Beach. Before returning to the port you will see the Palombo Cave and the Rotonda beaches and go for one more swim.

Tropea: Private Tour with Skipper to Capo Vaticano

2. Tropea: Private Tour with Skipper to Capo Vaticano

Depart from the port of Tropea and sail along the beautiful coastline of Calabria. Stop underneath the Church Sanctuary of “Saint Maria dell’ Isola di Tropea”, which is built on a cliff overlooking the glimmering Blue Sea. Visit the local “Blue Grotto” notable for its transparent waters. Arrive at “Formicoli”, a beach area that was once the location of an “Ancient Roman Port”. Stop alongside the beach and use the snorkeling gear provided to explore the underwater world. Arrive at the promontory of Capo Vaticano and admire the lighthouse located on this narrow spit of land. Visit the wonderful “white beach of Praia I Focu”, where you can swim or relax for a short time on the beach. Returning towards Tropea, make a final stop at the small Bay of Riaci for some more snorkeling before arriving back at the port.

Reggio Calabria: 3-Hour Walk and Forest Bath in Valle Scura

3. Reggio Calabria: 3-Hour Walk and Forest Bath in Valle Scura

The excursion consists of an experiential walk in Valle Scura: you will walk slowly and sensitively, along a simple path of about 1 square kilometer with small differences in height, immersed in a beech forest. Through the perceptive and sensory exploration of the natural elements you will come into close contact with nature. You will enter on tiptoe to be part of it through Landart techniques, practices of Geo Mindfullness, Geo Ecotuning, Shinrin-Yoku and Earhting. You will be transported by an inner peace and unparalleled stillness through contact with nature, led by the geologist guide at your disposal. The activity will continue with a barefoot walk in a leaf bath and you will test the energy inhugging a tree. You will experience the exciting forest and waterfall bath, away from the noise of the city. You will hear the voices of the natural elements and you will practice listening to what nature and art can say. An experience that, for all intents and purposes, will be a journey in search of inner peace and balance with the world around you.

Aspromonte National Park: Private Trek to the Maesano Falls

4. Aspromonte National Park: Private Trek to the Maesano Falls

You will meet the guide and with your personal transport you will go to the actual starting point, near the Menta Stream, where the guided trekking will start. The trekking, which includes a distance of about 4 km with a difference in altitude of 250 meters, will allow you to learn about the local fauna and appreciate rare specimens of amphibians such as the "SpectacledSalamander" and the "Spotted Salamander". Entering the woods you will also meet the southern black squirrel and listen to the sound of the green woodpecker. You will continue the trekking among beech trees, white firs and black pines; you will discover the history and the nature and you will know the myths and the legends of which the territory is rich. You will reach, then, the Maesano waterfalls, where you will have time to immortalize the three great jumps of water. You will then end the private trekking through a larch pine forest to reach the final destination, the panoramic point on the south side of Aspromonte and return to the initial meeting point.

Reggio Calabria: Private Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

5. Reggio Calabria: Private Guided City Highlights Walking Tour

You will begin the activity by meeting the guide in the central Piazza de Nava, located near the Archaeological Museum which houses the Riace bronzes, the famous statues dating back to the Hellenistic period discovered in the Ionian Sea. Continue the visit walking through the streets of Reggio Calabria, touching the points of greatest importance and interest of the same. A path articulated in the main streets, the Via Marina, the Via Miraglia and the Corso Garibaldi, to conclude in Piazza Italia. During this tour you will have the opportunity to observe the buildings, public and private, which best express the prevailing eclecticism during the period of reconstruction. There are many styles that you will be able to see: Neoclassicism, Neo-Gothic and finallyArt Nouveau and Liberty. The certified guide will satisfy all your doubts and curiosities, so that you can better understand the changes that this city has experienced.

Reggio Calabria: Aspromonte Trails Trek to Montalto Summit

6. Reggio Calabria: Aspromonte Trails Trek to Montalto Summit

You will start your private trekking, towards one of the most sought-after destinations by trekking lovers, meeting your guide on the Montalto-Polsi road about 12 km from the center of Gambarie. You will walk along one of the paths of the Aspromonte National Park, surrounded by immense forests and high altitude clearings. After a panoramic stop, the same path will take you back to the top of the Aspromonte National Park, the Montalto - at 1956 meters, where you will find and admire the statue of Christ the Redeemer and the nearby wind rose with a stone base. You will end the trekking, going back on the paths of Montalto and returning to the starting point.

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What people are saying about Calabria

It was a very worthwhile trip. The beaches we stopped at were beautiful. There were small snacks and sparkling wine. The captain and his colleague are great fun cannons. Overall it was really fun :)

Highly recommended along the most beautiful coastline in all of Italy. Beautiful beaches with green-blue sea water. Breathtaking views. So do it!

Very nice experience, we had a lot of fun and Captain Paolo and the captain were nice and professional. Suitable for both adults and children.

A pleasant excursion with a knowledgeable guide who explained the details of the coast

Beautiful ride. Fabulous places. I highly recommend it