You'll most likely land at Lamezia Terme airport, which has undergone large-scale modernization and expansion in recent years, testimony to the growing popularity of Calabria as a holiday destination. From there we can pick you up and take you to your accommodation.
Your daily language course begins on Monday morning. After 4 lessons, there's still plenty of time to join the activity program in the afternoon. We'll kick it off with the essential champagne reception followed by a guided tour through Tropea.
Calabria's cuisine is famous far beyond the Italian borders. We thought you'D appreciate getting stuck in early on in your stay with a cooking course on the second evening. Learn the traditional tricks and taste the results.
Calabria is also popular among nature lovers. In order to see as much of the region up close as possible, we're going on a bike tour. Mountains on one side, the sunset illuminating the cliffs on the other!
On Thursday you'll get to experience Calabria from the sea. We take the boat to the island of Stromboli, where you can sunbathe on the black beach and, with a bit of luck, see small volcanic eruptions producing lava fountains and smoke columns.
To end your first week we want to clink glasses with you and drink to the days ahead. What could be better than a wine tasting of the regional produce?
For Saturday we've planned an excursion to the cave town of Zungri. You'll be amazed by how people lived here in prehistoric times, and how advanced their craftsmanship was.
On Sundays, we leave you to your own devices. Enjoy the time on the beach or discover the region on your own - it's not everyday you find yourself in Calabria free to do whatever you want!
Did we mention that the Calabrian cuisine is known far beyond the national borders? Today you'll fall in love with a different dish, the preparation of which is has been perfected for millenia in this part of the world: fish. Whether baked, roasted, boiled, smoked or poached, you'll leave wanting more!
Olives are true all-rounders in the kitchen and in cosmetics. Olive oil, olive soap and dried olives are all well known in green and black. How familiar are you with the cultivation of this popular stone fruit? Learn all about it at an olive plantation.
Pizza... less typical of Calabria and more a symbol of Italy. Have you ever been able to watch a pizza baker at work on the masterpiece that is the pizza, from the selection of the ingredients, the preparation of the dough and sauce, and finally into the oven? Get ready for your dream to come true!
Before you leave, treat yourself to a relaxing day to spend as you please. We're happy to give you some insider tips on everything you have yet to discover.
For the big finale, we'll make the most of our last dinner together. Since you've become masters of the frying pan, it goes without saying that we can only give you occasional tips on the preparation of the evening meal. Time to show off your newly gained cooking skills.
On Saturday, it's time to pack your suitcase and head to the airport for your flight back home. The Calabrians, however, don't say "ciao", but rather "alla prossima".