The Riace Bronzes- Physical Perfection!

Riace Bronze (Statue A) THE RIACE BRONZES One of the highlights of an exciting road trip through southern Italy was a visit to Reggio Calabria (the toe of the boot) to see the Riace Bronzes at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria. They are truly a magnificent example of physical perfection! These bronze masterpieces laid at … Read more

Best Culinary & Cultural Tour Specialist Mid-Atlantic USA

All of us at Tavola Tours are extremely excited to announce that we won a travel award from the prestigious Luxlife Magazine.  The award was given for Best Italian Culinary & Cultural Specialist Mid-Atlantic, USA.  Luxlife Magazine’s Travel & Tourism Awards cover all markets from travel agencies, tour operators, food & beverage services, hotels, transportation, … Read more

Magna Graecia: Greeks in Southern Italy

The Fascinating Tale of Magna Graecia: Greeks in Southern Italy Have you ever heard about the ancient Greek colonization of Southern Italy? Centuries ago, a significant portion of Italy’s south belonged to the Greeks. The residents of this region (present-day Calabria) were called Italiotai by the Greeks which eventually lead to the entire peninsula being … Read more