Things to do in
Reggio Calabria

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Reggio Calabria and Scilla Full-Day Tour from Tropea

1. Reggio Calabria and Scilla Full-Day Tour from Tropea

Enjoy a wonderful day trip along the fabled Coast of the Gods – Costa degli Dei – to the southern tip of the Italian boot. Discover the capital of Reggio Calabria overlooking the sunny island of Sicily and visit the fishing village of Scilla in the afternoon. Start the tour in the morning in the center of the largest city of Calabria – Reggio di Calabria – the birthplace of Gianni Versace. The route takes you between art, culture, and shopping in the footsteps of Romans and Byzantines through the former Greek region. In addition to the numerous boutiques and shops, you can admire the newly renovated National Museum. Here you’ll also find the two famous Riace bronzes. Stroll along the scenic waterfront and enjoy the view of Sicily and the Aeolian Islands. On clear days you can catch a glimpse of Mount Etna. In the afternoon you’ll visit the fishing village of Scilla. According to the legend, this is where Odysseus fought against the monster Scylla and the enchanted princess still lives below the fort. The little Venice of Calabria will enchant you as you stroll through the old fishing district of Chianalea. Marvel at the small fishing boats that stand in front of every house instead of cars, and learn more about the swordfish that is caught from May to August. Enjoy a tasty ice cream on one of the inviting terraces, where you can admire the stunning views.

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Calabria: Hiking Day Trip in Capo Vaticano with Lunch

2. Calabria: Hiking Day Trip in Capo Vaticano with Lunch

Explore the Calabrian countryside with a local guide on this half-day tour. Admire sea views at the Capo Vaticano viewpoint and visit the old mills in the commune of Spilinga. Be picked up from your accommodation or a meeting point in Zambrone, Tropea, or Capo Vaticano. Sit back and relax on the way to the starting point of the hike. Climb up 60 meters to enjoy sweeping views of the coast at the Capo Vaticano viewpoint. Continue to the commune of Spilinga and take in the beauty of the lush Calabrian countryside. Stroll through wooded areas down to the old mills. Hear about daily habits and lives of local residents as you explore the valley with your guide. Work up an appetite and head to a local farm. Sit under a graceful oak tree and savor an authentic Italian, farm fresh meal. Learn about the regional food and agriculture before returning to your pickup point.

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

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

Embark on a calming walk in Valle Scura. Move slowly along a simple path and explore your senses as you connect to the natural world around you. Enter on tiptoe and sink into your peaceful environment with land art techniques, geo mindfulness, geo ecotuning, shinrin-yoku, and Earthing. Develop a feeling of inner peace and unparalleled stillness as you immerse yourself in your serene surroundings. Continue on to experience the thrilling forest and waterfall bath, away from the noise of the city. Hear the sounds of the natural elements and understand what nature and art can say.

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What people are saying about Reggio Calabria

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 18 reviews

in tropea 99% of the tourists are German. so the tour is in German. you have to know that. the guides are great and give us the main information in Italian. Before leaving Brazil you have to study a minimum of Italian. otherwise the excursion is excellent. reggio is beautiful and the Italians are friendly. Scilia is called Venice of the South, it has its charms.

A nice outing

Very nice shame about the weather. Too many things to see in a short time. The only unexpected thing was the ticket that didn't match the name and number. But in the end it went well.

perfectly organized: destinations + tour guide optimal

very friendly and competent tour guide good mix of information and entertainment good transfer on schedule good atmosphere in the group