CALABRIA , Italy
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the land of origin of the name Italy

Land of Cedar , Bergamot and jasmine noise of licorice, Calabria is surrounded by two seas, the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, with the spine consisting of high mountain chains such as Pollino, Sila and Aspromonte . 

Characterized by excellent olive production, the land has as distinctive products the red onions of Tropea, the licorice of Rossano, the Zibibbo grape of Pizzo Calabro the Torrone di Bagnara. 

The dairy industry specialties are the Caciocavallo silano and the pecorino of the Crotonese, and among the sausages we remember the suppressed and the sausage and, above all, the famous n'duja of Spilinga. 

To support and complete all the Calabrian dishes finally stands out the chili pepper, true "King" unquestioned of the strong and intense flavors of southern Italy.



Destinations to visit in calabria

PAPASIDERO

Papasidero is located in the Apennine Calabro Occidentale, in the calabrian part of the Pollino National Park, in the province of Cosenza. Why visit ...

REGGIO CALABRIA

In the modern city of REGGIO CALABRIA, built in an orderly planimetry along the sea, after being erased from the earthquakes of 1783 and 1908,...

AIETA

Aieta, in the upper Tyrrhenian coast of Cosenza, holds perhaps the only example of Renaissance architecture and art from all over southern Italy. The...

PRAIA A MARE

Praia a mare, with its splendid coastline and the famous island of Dino is a destination for tourism ...

TORTORA

The first municipality of Calabria, formerly the city of Blanda, with ...

DIAMANTE & CIRELLA

In the Riviera dei Cedri, Diamante, the city of Murals and the island of Cirella ...

BRONZI museum

Reggio Calabria National Museum

is the city's main cultural attraction and is really worth visiting for the uniqueness of the exhibited objects like the Bronze of Riace..



TOURIST CAVES IN CALABRIA


The only tourist caves that can be visited in Calabria are the CAVES OF SANT'ANGELO in Cassano sullo Ionio in the province of Cosenza.
Located inside the Monte San Marco they represent the longest karst system of Calabria, consisting of three cavities joined together by natural tunnels. Traces of human presence have been found in the caves since the Middle Neolithic (4,000 years before the birth of Christ).
The Grotto of Sant'Angelo Inferiore is 1.3 km long, La Grotta superiore 1 km while the smallest (only 233 meters long, not open to visitors) is the Cave above the Caves of Sant'Angelo.
The caves are always visited accompanied by an authorized guide.


OPENING HOURS
June-September (every day except Monday)
9.00am - 1.00pm / 3.00pm - 7.00pm
October - May
9.00am - 2.00pm from Monday to Friday.
Holidays and afternoons by reservation only.


ABOUT
tel. 0981/780250



tOUR & ACTIVITIES IN CALABRIA