Calabria + Basilicata

Calabria + Basilicata Travel Guide

Follow the arrows to the frescoed cave church. Some caves are locked to protect against vandalism and require a key from an authorized tour guide. Ask your hotel clerk for a reference.

Visit this frescoed cave church, arrows point the way. Some caves are locked to protect against vandalism and require a key from an authorized tour guide. Ask your hotel clerk for a reference.

The Carlo Levi Center has many of the author-cum-artist's paintings on view.

Metaponto has sandy, uncrowded beaches and a collection of lidos. An ancient Greek settlement, it was a resting spot for Spartacus and Pythagoras.

The tour operator organizes cooking excursions in the Calabrian coastal town of Tropea. Spend six days in Capo Vaticano, Monte Porro, Pizzo Calabro, and the hills of San Angelo, where native Tropean Marianna welcomes guests into her country home for cooking lessons.