Calabria Travel Guide

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    Junior Suite
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    En suite shower room
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    The roof terrace in the evening
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See all 30 Tropea Tips
  • Too far and expensive for just a...

    Tropea Tourist Traps

    Thanks gardentimeje, the feeling is mutual. I was there once and I feel it is too long a drive from Rome or Naples to just see the beach. I was there in beginning of July 2002 and it was hot but we couldn't swim, there was a high tide warning the whole time I was there. I was bored at night and the menus were repetitive. Being a southern part of...

  • Rocca Nettuno

    Tropea Hotels

    This picture is taken from the cliff, from here is the lift down to the beach.

  • Local products

    Tropea Local Customs

    Tropea is famous worldwide for some of its products, such as red Tropea onion, a wonderfull onion that is present in almost all the local cuisine. Tropea you can not leave without having tasted its best: Fileja, hand made pasta, often seasoned with tomato sauce, or with 'nduja and with Monte Poro cheese on top.Mount Poro pecorino, sheep's milk...


Reggio di Calabria

  • Pentatillo

    Reggio di Calabria Off The Beaten Path

    Pentatillo is a ruin town near Reggio di Calabria. It must be really off the beaten path because I haven't found neither a webpage nor a book about this place. This town is erected between 5 mounts (penta = 5) which look like five fingers. There is no real road to this town, just a small stony path. Up there you find a lot of dilapidate houses. We...

  • Grande Albergo Miramare

    Reggio di Calabria Hotels

    The hotel is not really 4 stars, the construction is of years 70 and from then little it has been...

  • Like home!

    Reggio di Calabria Restaurants

    If u have to chose this restaurant for its external aspect, I'm sure u go away. The display windows are dark and seem a periphery bar... but the kitchen is fantastic! The menù don't exist, u eat eaten what there is in the fridge, the cook is best and the flavor are genuine... calabrian housewife kitchen ... and the price is fantastic! Pasta alla...



See all 13 Cosenza Tips
  • The Cathedral

    Cosenza Things to Do

    The Cathedral of Cosenza is located in the historic centre of town. It was built in the 11th century and, like many other buildings in town, was destroyed by an earthquake in the later half of the century. It was consecrated by Emperor Frederick II in 1222. The Cathedral has gone through a few transformations through it's years, including baroque...

  • Holiday Inn Cosenza

    Cosenza Hotels

    The Holiday Inn Cosenza is 5-10 minutes from downtown and the train station. A cab from the train...

  • Castello Svevo/Castle of Cosenza

    Cosenza Things to Do

    This castle is the work of the Saracens, originally built sometime in the 10th century. It went through several additions and changes over the years, including the addition of the octagonal tower by Emperor Frederick II of in 1239 and a portico, new entrance, stairs and cloister in the courtyard under Archbishop Capece Galeota, among many others....



See all 24 Palmi Tips
  • Spaghetti `ca muddica (Spaghetti with...

    Palmi Local Customs

    ingredients 400g. spaghetti 2 cloves garlic 1 hot chilli 1handful breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon parmesan Oil, salt and pepper Preparation In a small pan fry the garlic cloves and the chilli with enough oil to season the pasta, increasing the amount in proportion to the increase in the amount of pasta. In general four tablespoons per person. In a plate,...

  • Grand Hotel Stella Maris

    Palmi Hotels

    C.Da San Gaetano Uscita A3 Sa-Rc, Palmi, 89015, it

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Couples

  • Summers in Palmi

    Palmi Nightlife

    There`s a lot to do. Summers are pretty funny and active, due to the patrons and saint celebrations from July to September. So you can choose to spend the night in the town square and walk to and fro with your friends and occasionally assist to a festival, or just go and spend a crazy night at the several disco-pubs by the beach, La Quiete for...



See all 4 Locri Tips
  • Destination Calabria

    Locri Things to Do

    Going to the South of Italy, is very different than going to the North of Italy, it is almost as if , and I am sure in fact they are, different people. Probably because of the fact that the invasion of the South of Italy brought in and left the mark of the "hotter " charachteristics of the invaders through the ages.The people you will meet, are...

  • Sight seeing

    Locri Things to Do

    On travel between the Calabrian mountains, in a great land of wonderful beauty, in a region bounded with two seas of around 800 kilometers of coast limit. cliffs and beaches unpolluted and suberb environment, traditions and ethnics has survived so long due to the generosity of the nature... Norman Douglas author of Old Calabria, maybe the best book...

  • Always eat local

    Locri Restaurants

    We were fortunate always to stay with friends and relatives.If you stick to where the locals eat ,I can almost garantee you that in Calabria the food will always be fresh and good. The locals pride themselves in the freshness of the food they prepare. Still following old traditional ways, the food will be spicy especially their salamis, and the...



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See all 14 Civita Tips
  • Crossover Homes

    Civita Things to Do

    Traveling through Italy it wasn't til I reached Volterra that I witnessed, "crossover homes," or homes where an upper story crossed over a street. Built in medieval times evidence of them is somewhat rare today. However this one just off the central square in Civita I found to be particularly beautiful and picture worthy. According to one resident...

  • Reflections of Civita

    Civita Favorites

    Kind of like seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time, seeing Civita perched above the clouds only connected to the mainland by a pedestrian bridge is my favorite thing. A vivid memory of how a town's location has been its detriment over the last several hundred years and how it has coped to stay alive despite its isolation. Reflections on how...

  • Great Views of the Surrounding Area

    Civita Things to Do

    Aside from it being a mesmerizing view looking into Civita from Bagnoregio, there are also some great views from the town itself. Unfortunately the vantage points are far and few between because of erosion of the cliffs over the years. However when you do find a spot some of the views can be great. Walk the town and see for your itself the beauty...


Soverato Marina

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    by alemir82 Written Aug 23, 2005

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    this is a very exciting place. a lot of people go there for funny!
    it's situated over the sand, in front the sea and when the night th music goes on, many raylights shine in the sky!
    very nice

    Dress Code: no sport dress

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