Social events and entertainment

Social events and entertainment announced hereinafter will be detailed at the registration time and during the workshop:


v   Sunday, June 25th - Soft music at the Hotel’s hall and terrace

v   Monday, June 26th - Welcome party at the main Hotel hall and terrace

v   Tuesday, June 27th - Folk show by a Calabrian ballet group and dancing

v  Wednesday, June 28th - Gala dinner at the Hotel’s pool terrace

v   Thursday, June 29th - Wine tasting night at the Hotel terrace


v   Complimentary local excursion (t.b.c.)

v   Suggestions about local excursions




Local entertainment and nearby excursions and sightseeing



Golf course at Hotel San Michele

Horse riding at Praia a Mare (15 km from Cetraro)



The Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria has many beautiful sea-beaches: they can be reached very easily by car from Cetraro (in a time typically ranging from a few minutes to two hours, one way).

In addition, there are villages on the coast with preserved, interesting ancient urban centres, such as:


ü  CETRARO                 4 km

ü  SCALEA                    10 km

ü  MARATEA                50 km

ü  FIUMEFREDDO       35 km

ü  TROPEA                    130 km



(one day)

Ř  SILA Mountains (by car, about 2 h, one way)

Ř  AMALFI, RAVELLO and POSITANO (by car, about 3 h, one way)

Ř  POMPEI: The Roman II Century B.C. “buried” city (preferably by car, about 2 h 30’, one way)

Ř  REGGIO CALABRIA: National Archaeological Museum, IV Century B.C. Ancient Greek sculptures “Bronzi di Riace” (2h by train from Paola)

Ř  PAESTUM: very well preserved “Doric” style ancient Greek temples of IV and V Century B.C. (about 2h 30’ by car)



Sightseeing tour to Diamante

Thursday, June 29th





Departure from Hotel


Arrival in Diamante, originally a fisherman coastal village

17:30 – 19:30

Visit of the village, its “murales” and its very peculiar narrow closes (named “vicoli”)

Shopping at the typical local shops



Estimate arrival time in Cetraro (just in time for the dinner)





Many shops sell local preserved foods and “PEPERONCINO” (peperoncino shops are worth to be visited).


* The tour organization is subject to a minimum number of participants. A booking form is available at the Workshop reception.









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