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Free your mind, body and soul

     Experience a totally unique yoga retreat, one of the Italy’s best kept secrets.

     Yoga Italia ® is located in a serene natural environment in the hills of Altamonte, Calabria. Yoga Italia ® combines the meditative and physical benefits of yoga with the ambiance of Southern Italian hospitality and cuisine.

YOGA AND MEDITATION


     Take a vacation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and step into a land of blissful peace and beauty.
     You will experience a deeper connection to yoga and yourself in this naturally abundant region of Southern Italy.
     Led by a skilled Yoga instructor, you will be guided to through a week of inner and outer discovery. Your journey will include yoga asanas, meditation and pranayama twice daily. The retreat is designed to properly balance the benefits of exercise, breathing and meditation. You are guaranteed to rejuvenate, heal and awaken the senses in this pristine setting.
     In addition to your daily yoga practice, you may choose to participate in a variety of local activities designed to invigorate mind, body and spirit. Or you may choose to simply relax and unwind at the Hotel Barbieri spa or by the pool.

Hiking

     Hike near the Albanese town of Lungro in The National Park of the Pollino Mountains, or go a bit further to The National Park of the Sila Mountains. You senses will be filled with fresh mountain air and views of untouched earth.

     Adjacent to the town of Altomonte are an abundance of lush vineyards, olive groves and peach and pear trees showering the hills of this picturesque landscape. You will receive a tour of the vineyards and olive groves hosted by your own private Sommelier for a glimpse into the ancient methods of wine and olive ail-making

Wine and Olive Tasting

     Adjacent to the town of Altamonte are an abundance of lush vineyards, olive groves and peach and pear trees showering the hills of this picturesque landscape.

     You will receive a tour of the vineyards and olive groves hosted by your own private Sommelier for a glimpse into the ancient methods of wine and olive oil-making.

Cooking Classes

     Learn the secrets of Southern Italian dishes from local chefs and families whose recipes have been handed down generationally for hundreds of years. Recipes like Spaghetti Bismar and Eggplant Parmigiana are made with all natural organic foods and are the main staples of this regional cuisine. You will use home-grown and local ingredients in your recipes including vine fresh tomatoes, figs, olives, basil, pepperoncini and other regional delights.

Nearby Beaches and Ruins

     Take and excursion to the beaches of Cirella, located on the emerald-blue Tyrrhenian Sea, approximately 90km from Altamonte. The main beach is located at the foot of the mountain with a breathtaking view of the ancient ruins atop. After meditation on the beach, shop and dine in the charming town of Diamante, the City of Murals.

     Visit archeological remains of the ancient Greek city of Sibari, once a part of Magna Graecia which held a reputation for luxury and pleasure. There ruins are less than an hour from your accommodations at Casa Di Gasperi. Afterwards, relax on the beaches of Villapiano nearby on the Ionian Sea.

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