At about 9 km from Capo Vaticano it is situated on a sandstone cliff the picturesque town of Tropea undisputed queen of the Costa degli Dei by geographic location and for its roots, which lie in the myth of Magna Grecia. The charming village seems to emerge from the rocks and offers postcard views, especially at sunset, when the sun goes red facades of houses built on the tuff. The center is full of small shops selling local food products: from nduja to cheese, from the red onion, olive oliva.Di considerable interest to the old center with the palaces of the '700 and' 800 perched on cliff overlooking the beach below, the charming blue cave and its 12 churches. To visit the remarkable monastery of the Franciscans of importance and the Norman cathedral of 1100.
Serra San Bruno owes its origin to the Coming of monaco Bruno of Cologne, founder of the Order of the Carthusians, who devoted his life to seeking God in silence and solitude, and received the lands donated by Count Roger the Norman What today geographically identified come plateau of the Serre, for the construction of his hermitage, the Carthusian monastery of Santo Stefano del Bosco, first monastery in Italy and Europe according AFTER What Grenoble, France.
Area inside the Certosa you can visit a 2Museo2 where you can have as much information about the history of the Charterhouse, the monastery and the life of monks.
Bathing and fishing village overlooking the sea in a picturesque and convenient location along the coast of the Gulf of St. Eufemia. Kind in the Middle Ages, according to sources on the site of Napitum, is known for the beautiful Aragonese castle, in whose prisons was imprisoned Gioacchino Murat.
Scilla lies in front of the street of Messina. It’s the antique Scyllaeum and also the traditional site of the sea monster Scylla of Greek mythology. The legend of Ulysses, who having sailing his ship too close to the cliffs of Scilla in an attempt to distance himself from the vortices of Cariddi, fell into the sea and managed to escape certain death only thanks to the intervention and protection of Crateide, mother of Scilla.
Reggio Calabria is located on the toe of Italy boot, across from the island of Sicily.
Reggio Calabria is over 2.700 years old and the largest and oldest city in the Calaria region. The town was previously the capital city of Calabria, until it was moved to Catanzaro, though the headquarters of the Calabrian Regional Council remain.
The Aeolian Islands, also called Lipari Islands, are an archipelago of Italy belonging to the Aeolian arch, in Sicily. Administratively included in the province of Messina, the archipelago is an increasingly popular tourist destination; in fact, the islands attract up to 600,000 visitors annually.
The archipelago, of volcanic origin, is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, north of the Sicilian coast. It includes two active volcanoes, Stromboli and Vulcan, as well as various secondary volcanic phenomena (source: wikipedia)