Nestled in the charming town of Pizzo, the Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour beckons travelers with promises of unraveling secrets buried in time and nature’s serene embrace.

Visitors are whisked away on a journey that transcends mere sightseeing, offering a tapestry of historical marvels and picturesque landscapes.

From ancient ruins that whisper tales of the past to verdant expanses waiting to be explored, this tour is a gateway to an immersive experience where every step reveals a new chapter in Italy’s captivating narrative.

Just The Basics

Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour - Just The Basics

  • Guided exploration of Pizzo and surrounding areas
  • Inclusive tour with private guide, entrance fees, and lunch
  • Embrace historical sites and natural beauty
  • Hassle-free booking, small groups, and flexible cancellation

Tour Highlights

Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour - Tour Highlights

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the mesmerizing landscapes of Pizzo with a guided tour that includes visits to the Archaeological National Park of Scolacium, the Serre Regional Natural Park, and the Sanctuary of Santa Maria del Bosco. Exploration tips for this adventure include wearing comfortable shoes for walking through the park’s historical ruins and bringing a camera to capture the breathtaking views.

After a day of exploration, indulge in the local cuisine with a delicious lunch featuring regional products. Savor traditional dishes like ‘Nduja Calabrese, a spicy spreadable salami, or ‘Fileja,’ a handmade pasta specialty. The tour not only offers a feast for the eyes with stunning scenery but also a culinary feast celebrating the flavors of the region.

Inclusions

Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour - Inclusions

The tour package includes a private guide, entrance fees, hotel pickup and drop-off in Lamezia Terme or Pizzo, lunch with local products, drinks, and tips.

Lunch options during the tour will feature a delightful array of local products, showcasing the authentic flavors of the region. Travelers can indulge in traditional dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients, providing a genuine taste of Calabrian cuisine.

From savory cheeses to freshly picked fruits, the lunch menu promises a culinary experience that reflects the area’s rich gastronomic heritage. Guests can savor the unique flavors of the region while enjoying a leisurely meal amidst the picturesque surroundings of the Serre Regional Natural Park.

Tour Restrictions

Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour - Tour Restrictions

Due to terrain challenges, wheelchair users may find this tour unsuitable for participation.

The tour duration is 10 hours, starting at 9:00 a.m. with a visit to the Museum and Archaeological Park of Scolacium for a 3-hour exploration.

Following this, there’s a 1-hour journey to Serra San Bruno, where visitors can explore the historic center and enjoy lunch at Serre Regional Natural Park.

The itinerary includes visits to the Charterhouse of Serra San Bruno and Charterhouse Museum at 3:30 p.m., concluding with a visit to the Sanctuary of Santa Maria nel Bosco at 5:00 p.m.

It’s essential to consider the terrain challenges and the duration of the tour when planning to participate.

Itinerary Details

With the exploration of the Museum and Archaeological Park of Scolacium completed, the journey continues to Serra San Bruno for an immersive experience in its historic center and the scenic Serre Regional Natural Park. Travelers will uncover historical discoveries and marvel at the natural beauty surrounding them.

The itinerary unfolds as follows:

  1. Historic Center of Serra San Bruno: Explore the rich history of this quaint town.

  2. Serre Regional Natural Park: Enjoy a picturesque lunch surrounded by the park’s natural splendor.

  3. Charterhouse of Serra San Bruno and Charterhouse Museum: Explore the exterior of this active monastery.

  4. Sanctuary of Santa Maria nel Bosco: Visit this historical site where St. Bruno led a hermitic life amidst ancient fir trees.

Booking Information

Set out on a seamless booking experience for the captivating Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park tour, ensuring flexibility and ease in planning your adventure.

Flexible payment options allow you to check and reserve now, paying later. The tour accommodates groups of up to 3 people, ensuring an intimate and personalized experience. It also offers free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance, keeping your travel plans flexible.

These arrangements make booking hassle-free and convenient. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to explore the Archaeological National Park of Scolacium, the Serre Regional Natural Park, and the Sanctuary of Santa Maria del Bosco with ease and peace of mind.

Language and Group

Enjoy the captivating Pizzo tour experience with a live Italian tour guide, providing a personalized and informative journey through the Archaeological National Park of Scolacium and the Serre Regional Natural Park.

Language and Group:

  1. Private Experience: Enjoy a private tour guided in Italian, allowing for a more intimate and tailored exploration.

  2. Local Cuisine: Delight in a lunch featuring local products, providing a taste of the authentic flavors of the region.

  3. Informative Guidance: Benefit from a knowledgeable guide who can share insights into the history and culture of the sites visited.

  4. Group Size: Experience the tour with your private group, ensuring a comfortable and exclusive adventure.

Additional Information

Nestled among centuries-old fir trees, the Sanctuary of Santa Maria nel Bosco holds a rich history, notably serving as the place where St. Bruno became a hermit. Visitors here can explore both history and nature exploration. The serene surroundings of the sanctuary offer a peaceful retreat for those interested in the spiritual journey of St. Bruno. Take a moment to connect with nature and reflect on the significance of this historical site.

Historical Site Natural Beauty Exploration Opportunities
Sanctuary of Santa Maria nel Bosco Centuries-old fir trees St. Bruno’s hermitage
Charterhouse of Serra San Bruno Lush greenery Carthusian monks’ lifestyle
Archaeological National Park of Scolacium Scenic views Ancient ruins to discover
Serre Regional Natural Park Diverse flora and fauna Hiking trails to explore

Directions

The journey to the various captivating sites in Pizzo, including the Archaeological National Park of Scolacium and the Serre Regional Natural Park, can be easily navigated with the following directions.

  1. Maps: Upon arrival at Lamezia Terme or Pizzo, visitors can obtain detailed maps of the area from the tourist information centers. These maps highlight key landmarks and routes to the archaeological and natural sites.

  2. Public Transportation: Travelers can utilize the efficient bus services that connect Lamezia Terme and Pizzo with the archaeological park and the Serre Regional Natural Park. Bus schedules are readily available at the stations.

  3. Private Transportation: For a more personalized experience, renting a car provides flexibility and convenience in exploring the sites at one’s pace.

  4. Guided Tours: Opting for guided tours with transportation included ensures a hassle-free experience, allowing visitors to focus on the beauty of the surroundings without worrying about directions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour - Frequently Asked Questions

Can Children Participate in This Tour?

Children can participate in this tour, enjoying child-friendly activities and an educational experience. Families bond while exploring historical sites like the Archaeological National Park of Scolacium and the Serre Regional Natural Park.

Is There a Restroom Available During the Tour?

Restroom availability is essential during the tour. The organizers ensure facilities are accessible. For child participation, it’s advisable to check specific restrictions. Families should inquire about restroom locations and any accommodations needed beforehand for a smooth experience.

Are There Any Opportunities for Shopping or Souvenirs During the Itinerary?

During the tour, visitors will find shopping opportunities at local shops in the historic center of Serra San Bruno. Various souvenir options, including traditional crafts and regional products, can be purchased to commemorate the experience.

Is There Wi-Fi Available During the Transportation Between Locations?

Wi-Fi availability during transportation adds convenience for travelers looking to stay connected. This amenity enhances the journey, allowing guests to browse, share their experiences, or catch up on work while on the move between the picturesque locations of the tour.

Are There Any Specific Clothing Requirements for Visiting the Sanctuary of Santa Maria Nel Bosco?

For visiting the Sanctuary of Santa Maria nel Bosco, it is advisable to wear modest and respectful clothing, considering its cultural significance. This sacred site holds historical value, so appropriate attire is recommended for visitors.

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Final Words

Experience the perfect blend of history and nature with the Pizzo: Scolacium Archaeology Park & Serre Natural Park Tour. Explore ancient ruins, lush landscapes, and local delicacies with a knowledgeable guide leading the way.

Enjoy the beauty and history of Italy’s hidden gems, creating unforgettable memories along the way. Book your adventure today and embark on a journey through time and nature like never before.

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