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Calabria contains startling natural beauty and spectacular towns that seem to grow out of the craggy mountaintops.

Calabria contains startling natural beauty and spectacular towns that seem to grow out of the craggy mountaintops. 

Population: 1.954.403

Calabria is a region in Southern Italy. It's considered the Caribbean of Europe thanks to its pristine beaches, stunning landscape, and rustic charms. Hillside towns, ancient Greek temples and Byzantine churches dot the countryside of Italy's best kept secret.

The warm climate, the beautiful colors of the sea, rocky coasts that alternate with sandy beaches, a nature that is wild and mysterious, the strong and genuine flavors of local food and the vestiges of its ancient origins make Calabria a unique place that people can enjoy in both winter and summer. 

Calabria is also a region of remarkable beauty, with a long history dating back to its role at the heart of Magna Graecia in Classical antiquity.

The climate is Mediterranean with average low temperatures of 8 °C in the winter. The cold season lasts from November to March with an average daily high temperature below 18°C. 

The warm season lasts from June to September with an average daily high temperature above28°C.  Along the Apennines and in the inland areas, the climate is mountainous with cold, snowy winters and warm, dry summers with occasional thunderstorms.

There is a free bus service that runs from Lamezia Terme Airport to Tropea. Other modes of transport include the train which runs along the whole coast of Calabria and stops of at the main towns or alternatively can hire a car from Lamezia Airport.

Orange local buses run by ATAM cover most of the city. Buy your ticket at ATAM offices, tobacconists or newsstands.

One-way Ticket (Local Transport):  1.00 €         

Picnic in the Shadows of a Castle: people can enjoy unique dining experiences in the shadows of a castle at Le Castella on the rocky ledge that skirts the ocean, just beneath the towering ruins of this Argonese castle.

Swim in the Ionian Sea: The Ionian Sea is just a few miles from our B&B is filled with long stretches of beaches that range from pale pebbles to tan sand to big rocks.

Chill Out with an Aperitivo in Tropea: Tropea is one of Calabria’s most well-known beach resorts. In addition to its Easter egg-green colored waters and bold cliffs, it has a charming historical center that will surprise you with dramatic views when you least expect them.

Learn How to Make Homemade Pasta: Throughout the region, you will find agriturismi, restaurants and independent entrepreneurs offering up their best recipes.


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