Calabria's Top Highlights
These are some of the top highlights that we think are must-sees. Find out some of the best attractions, activities and things to do in Calabria.
Le Castella is a seaside resort on the Ionian coast of Calabria in the province of Crotone part of the municipality of Isola Capo Rizzuto.
Gerace stands as an important testimony to the Calabrian and Italian Middle Ages.
Murat Castle in Pizzo Calabro
Murat Castle is a 15th century fortress. Gioacchino Murat, Napoleon's brother in-law, was imprisoned here before he was sentenced to death.
The town of Nicastro was founded in the Byzantine era. In 1683 an earthquake shaped the history of the city.
Cosenza boasts a variety of culture and architecture. The city lies between seven hills, as shown in its coat of arms.
Platano di Curinga
The Plane Tree of Curinga in Calabria is estimated to be 1,000 years old. The trunk of the tree is completely hollow.
Catanzaro lies between two seas. The Calabrian capital is famous for producing velvet and silk.
Serra San Bruno - Monastero e Carbonai
As well as various churches, Serra San Bruno has a long history in the production of charcoal.
The small town of Tropea sits on the west coast of Calabria. It is especially known for its old town, perched on a cliff, and its beautiful beaches.
Located on a promontory, Capo Vaticano features incredible bays and beaches.
Costa Viola is the southernmost part of the Tyrrhenian coast.
The picturesque community of Pizzo is home to the world-famous Piedigrotta Church.