Slow food tour

Discover the great culinary traditions of Calabria

italian food

Travel Date Options

For those who want to discover Calabrian and Italian culture, immerse themselves in culinary traditions and enjoy breathtaking locations, this will be the perfect trip.


Costa degli Angeli Born as a company with the intent to recover valuable properties to restore and sell, “Costa degli Angeli” now also offers accommodations in fully renovated and tastefully furnished houses, comprising satellite TV, air conditioning and washing machine. Wi-Fi is available on request. 

The property is located in the old town center, just 4,4 miles from the white beaches and 3 miles from the mountains.

Departuree dates


  • From May 28th to June 4th

  • From May 28th to June 4th

Price (per person)

Single room supplement $500

What is included

Double-occupancy in homes of Costa Degli Angeli in Badolato
All lunches and 2 dinners
Wine at each meal
Group airport transfers
Guided Tours of Calabria's Charming Towns
Excursions to producers of Organic Wines, Cheeses, and Salumi
Tour of the Archeological Museum of Reggio Calabria, Bronzes of Riace with private guide
Visit and walking tour of the medieval town of Badolato
Visit of Pizzo-Calabro
’Tartufo di Pizzo’ tasting
Visit of Tropea
Visit of Musaba Park
Visit of Gerace

Lamezia Terme – Badolato

STAGE 1 - Meet and great at the airport and transfer by bus to the hotel in Badolato

STAGE 2 - Visit of the old "peaceful" village

STAGE 3 - Welcome aperitif and a “Slow Food Convivium”

STAGE 4 - Dinner and retire for the night

Badolato - Stilo – Guardavalle - Badolato

STAGE 1 - Breakfast and departure by bus to Guardavalle

STAGE 2 - Lunch

STAGE 3 - Visit of Stilo, a village perched at 400mt above sea level Ionian where stands the Norman Castle of Stilo was built in 1072 a.D.

STAGE 4 - Return to your accommodation for an overnight stay

Badolato – Pizzo Calabro - Pizzo Calabro - Tropea - Tropea - Badolato 

STAGE 1 - Breakfast and departure to Pizzo

STAGE 2 - Lunch

STAGE 3 - Visit of Tropea, the "Pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea", the most famous place in the world for vacation by the Sea in Calabria, crystal clear sea, fine sand, and the beautiful medieval village overlooking the sea.

STAGE 4 - Return and overnight stay

Badolato – Serrastretta

STAGE 1 - Breakfast and departure to Serrastretta

STAGE 2 - Lunch

STAGE 3 - Visit of Soveria Mannelli and the Lanificio Leo

STAGE 4 - Return and overnight stay

Scilla - Reggio Calabria – Badolato

STAGE 1 - Breakfast and drive south along the enchanted Tyrrhenian coast to the picturesque small town of Scilla

STAGE 2 - Walking tour of the nearby town of Chianalea,  a small fishermen village that preserves among its characteristic streets the most authentic tradition of the Calabria region

STAGE 3 - Lunch

STAGE 4 - Visit to the National Archaeological Museum and the famous “Gelateria Cesare”

STAGE 5 - Return and overnight stay

Martone - Gerace – Badolato

STAGE 1 - Breakfast and depart to Mammola and visit of the school "a chef for Elena and Pietro"

STAGE 2- Visit of Gerace, situated where the rolling hills give way to rugged terrain at the base of the Calabrian mountains, with lovely landscapes and time-worn stone towns

STAGE 3 - Lunch

STAGE 4 - Return and overnight stay

Badolato - San Floro 53 km / 1 HOUR

STAGE 1 - Breakfast and depart to San Floro, visit of the cooperative “Nido Di Seta” a group of young Calabrians who has taken up the ancient tradition of silkworm breeding by making it their main activity

STAGE 2 - Visit of the silk Museum inside a castle of the XV century, walk in the historical center and transfer to the pine forest

STAGE 3 - Lunch

STAGE 4 - Visit at “Mulinum”, the largest supply chain in Calabria specialized in local grains

STAGE 5 - Dinner and overnight stay

Lamezia Terme

STAGE 1 - Departure: After breakfast, it's time to go back!

The art of food is an adventure of the mind.
A. Borghese (italian chef)


  1. What forms of payment do you accept?
    Cash, Credit Card, Check, PayPal.
  2. What is your cancellation policy?
    $500 non refundable deposit. (Unless noted below) 

    Payment in full is required at 30 days prior to departure REFUNDS / In the event that we must cancel a trip, you will be given a full refund of all deposits and payments.

    We do not give refunds of deposits or final payments for tours that commence as scheduled, including for unused portions of the tour. We do give credit for cancellations as noted below. 

    Cancellation policy: In the event you cancel your tour for any reason, we allow credit for payments (but not the non-refundable deposit) in the following way: 
    - 100% credit for future tours given with 90 days notice. 
    - No credit given for cancellation less than 30 days prior to start date of the tour. 

    The airport in Calabira is Called: Lamezia Terme (SUF) 

    We must reach a minimum of 12 People to have this tour. 

    If this number is not reeached we will return all monies.
  3. What document are required to travel to Italy?
    Passport (not to expire within 6months of leaving the USA), proof of vaccination.
  4. Can you accommodate gluten-free travelers on your tour?
    Yes, we accomodate gluten-free travelers 

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