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625669 550405228337749 1269600804 nZambrone is a small town of Vibo Valentia province that extends on the Tyrrhenian side of Calabria, at the heart of the "Costa degli Dei " and 7 km from Tropea. From the point of view of landscape is a place that has a particular spatial conformation for the coexistence of white beaches and green hills , turning towards the sea, offering spectacular sunsets over the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands . The coast is characterized by a variety of marine environments , passing abruptly from the beaches to the long, low granite cliffs as tip Cape Cozzo , known as the Rock of the Lion .

 

483524 550404901671115 1922916127 nParghelia located between the towns of Tropea and Zambrone , is one of the resorts on the Tyrrhenian coast that boasts golden beaches alternate with small bays that extend up to the cliff Pizzuta where rises the rock of the Diver . Things to see are the majestic cliffs of the " Pizzuta " and the beautiful hills " Florio Felosi , the Church of St. Andrew , Church of St. Mary of Portosalvo in which you can admire the paintings belonging to the Neapolitan school and the Salimene school .

 

IMG 0353Tropea , known as "The Pearl of the Tyrrhenian" for its white sand and crystal clear waters , is one of the most famous seaside resorts in Calabria.
The resort town is perched on a rock in front of which stands a small island on which stands the church of Santa Maria Island which is the emblem of the city , formerly a Benedictine monastery , restored the temple in the Renaissance and decorated with a baroque portico . The old town retains ancient palaces of patrician origin , monuments, the eleventh century Norman cathedral . , The church of Sevidentean Demetrius and the Museum of Ancient Works of Calabria.
Among the events that affect the city: the Tropea Blues Festival, Tropea Film Festival and a series of cultural and popular events of various kinds.

 

DSC03937Aeolian islands , called the "seven pearls of the Mediterranean" , is a volcanic archipelago located just a few miles off the coast of Calabria in the Tyrrhenian Sea .
It is always active volcanoes and when you get close you can not help but be encouraged to explore . Panarea is the smallest but also the most popular with young people and has a pretty good nightlife . Who goes to Vulcan can not dive for at least one minute in the natural pond of hot mud . Lipari , the largest , is called the white mountain because it is made from a pumice stone that floats in water . Salina is an island that has fascinated Massimo Troisi fact and there that it was shot on film " Il Postino" , is also famous for its capers and Malvasia for the production of the famous nectar of the gods. Stromboli is like a huge giant black plume with the fact when the sun goes down you can see the flame of the volcano a unique spectacle in the world. Remain Alicudi and Filicudi are the oldest and both with extraordinary beauty as they are the most pristine .

 

chiesa piedigrottaPizzo is a city located on the Gulf of St. Euphemia in a lovely location between sea, mountains . From its squares, real terraces overlooking the sea , you can admire impressive views and a blue sea that let your eyes wander up to the volcano Stromboli.
In the old town, down to the Piazza della Repubblica, which is the main site and is considered the "living room " of the city , stands the Castello Murat. In this place , the Aragonese castle , was imprisoned and later sentenced to death Joachim Murat, King of Naples and brother of Napoleon Bonaparte. The narrow streets of the historic center intersect in a maze of ups and downs and the houses stand on a rugged cliff like a promontory jutting into the sea like the prow of a ship. Other places of interest are: The Church of St. George, which is located in the center of the country. It is a baroque building built in 1632 with a marble portal , The Church of Feet cave dug out of the tufa rock by shipwrecked Neapolitans at the end of the seventeenth century to thank God for saving life . Significant developments in the convent of the minimum of San Francesco di Paola .

 

53147950Serra San Bruno is a small village situated among the beautiful forests of the wide basin dell'Ancinale , heart and most important center of the Serre Vibonesi . Its main tourist attraction factor is the Certosa, built on land donated by the Grand Count Roger the Norman. It is located in a forest on the outskirts of the town, in a place of mystical beauty and a place of pilgrimage and prayer.
 
 
capo-vaticano-1362472380Capo Vaticano is ' extensive seaside resort town of Tropea, characterized by a breathtaking view. The promontory of Capo Vaticano is situated on the coast of the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria, in front of the Stromboli and the Aeolian Islands, separating the Gulf of St. Eufemia and Gioia Tauro , and includes the coastal area from the bay to the bay Tone Santa Maria and the last offshoots of Monte Poro . On the headland is a beacon installed in 1870 by the cylindrical tower , building on one floor with a roof terrace .
The most striking bay is to Grotticelle , formed by three adjacent beaches . According to a French magazine , Capo Vaticano is considered the third most beautiful beach in Italy and among the 100 most beautiful beaches in the world.
 
 
bronzi-reggio1Reggio Calabria is the most important city in the region Calabria , located along the coastline over the Strait of Messina in a typical Mediterranean climate . With certainty we can say that it was one of the first Greek colonies in Italy. Among the attractions not to be missed are the famous Riace Bronzes , two statues of the fifth century BC Greek recovered from the bottom of the Ionian Sea in 1972. The same can be seen to the important National Museum of Lido site in Corso Garibaldi , along with a beautiful collection of Hellenistic artifacts . E ' recommended a walk on the waterfront of the city considered by D' Annunzio " one of the most beautiful in Europe "

 

  


 Scilla castello Scilla , situated on the Strait of Messina, is an important tourist center of the Costa Viola , so named for the color of taking the waters at certain times of the day. It is one of the most picturesque towns on the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria, situated in an amphitheater sloping down to the two bays (Marina Grande and Chianalea ) divided by the legendary cliff overlooking the sea , topped by the castle which dominates the harbor. It is a major fishing center , citrus and seaside resort , with a beautiful beach and the tourist port . One of the most profitable was the swordfish fishery , which has ancient origins and is still practiced today with features boats called " Spadare " or " luntre ."  Scilla is further notable as mentioned along with the monster Charybdis in Homer's Odyssey.

 

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