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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

 

Entertainment

Golf course at Hotel San Michele

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

 

Sightseeing

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

 

Excursions

(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

 

Programme

 

17:00

Departure from Hotel

17:20

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

19:30

Departure.

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

 

SHOPPING ADVICE

 

IN DIAMANTE:

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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