Travel package

The Holy Week in Calabria

  • Participate in the oldest sacred rituals of the Holy Easter Week in Calabria
  • Admire the famous manuscript called Codex Purpureus
  • Visit the Licorice Museum
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch in the historical town of Pizzo
  • Have a taste of Pizzo’s renowned truffle
  • Visit the small church of Piedigrotta
  • Taste the traditional stockfish in Mammola
  • Visit the Contemporary Art Museum MuSaBa in Mammola
  • Walk the paths in the remains of the ancient city of Kaulon
  • Visit a farm where the Bergamot plant and flower are processed
Destination: Rossano, Cassano, Bagnara Calabra, Pizzo, Mammola, Monasterace, Bova / Calabria
Experience: Art & Culture, Food & Wine
Length of stay: 6 days / 5 nights
Period: 2nd –7th April 2021
  • 969€ (min. 16 participants) in double room (+227€ in single room)
Fee includes:
  • Welcome drink
  • Briefing on Easter rituals in Cassano Ionio and Bagnara Calabra
  • 5 nights at farmhouse breakfast included
  • 3 dinners and 4 lunches, beverages included
  • Guided visits to the sites with an Official Guide
  • 1 entrance ticket to the Diocesan Museum and Rossano Codex
  • 1 entrance ticket to Piedigrotta Church
  • 1 entrance ticket to MuSaBa Contemporary Art Museum
  • 1 entrance ticket to the Archaeological Park of the Ancient Kaulon
  • 1 truffle tasting in Pizzo
  •  Visit to the Licorice Museum
  • 15€ contribution to Guarantee Fund GGTO
  • Transfers to the sites
  • Guided tours to the sites
Fee doesn’t include:
  • Whatever not specified in “fee includes”

Day 1

Briefing on the tour at a hotel in Rossano and dinner at a farmhouse.

We will witness the Preaching of Passion and the Call of Our Lady in the Cathedral of Cassano Ionio.

Day 2

We will follow the Procession of the Mysteries in Cassano.

To follow, we will contemplate the Codex Purpureus in the historical centre in Rossano and enjoy a glass of wine at Marinelli’s winery.

Day 3

We will visit the Amarelli Licorice Museum and have lunch at a farmhouse.

Day 4

We will be amazed by the “’Affruntata” event: the statues of Our Lady of Sorrows, Jesus and Saint John are carried wildly along the Calabrian streets in a great religious event of the pagan soul.

In the afternoon we will visit Pizzo village and will taste the local truffle.

We will end our day visiting Piedigrotta Church and having dinner at the farmhouse.

Credits: Tonino Arduca

Day 5

We’ll move on to Mammola and visit the MuSaBa park museum. To follow, we will enjoy delicious stockfish and then admire ancient Kaulon.

Day 6

We will have lunch at a farm that processes Bergamot plants and flowers.


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Tour: The Holy Week in Calabria
Destination: Rossano, Cassano, Bagnara Calabra, Pizzo, Mammola, Monasterace, Bova / Calabria
Length of stay: 6 days / 5 nights
  • 969€ (min. 16 participants) in double room (+227€ in single room)

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