Accommodations in Calabria

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» Calabria

Provinces in the region Calabria

  • Catanzaro
  • Cosenza
  • Crotone
  • Reggio Calabria
  • Vibo Valentia
Places of interest Calabria

Tourist information Calabria

Calabria is made ??up of five provinces: Vibo Valentia, Reggio Calabria, Crotone, Cosenza and Catanzaro who is also the provincial capital. The region is located to the south of Italy and is separated from Sicily by the sea in the north it borders with Basilicata instead. There are two seas that bathe the Calabria: the Ionian Sea to the east and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west. As you know Italy is compared to a boot and it is the tip of Calabria. The main rivers are named the crater (91 km) and Neto (80 km), the longest and both flow into the Ionian Sea. There are numerous man-made lakes as Ampollino and Blindness. The capital Catanzaro overlooks the Gulf of Squillace, which is located on the Calabrian coast. The most important rivers crossing the province are Fiumarella and Corace. Another province of Calabria is Italy which is the largest and most populous of the provinces of Calabria. Most of the area is characterized by hills, mountains, plains, and large coastal areas. Crotone, with its 27 municipalities located between the Ionian Sea to the east and the mountains of Sila; important tourist places are Le Castella and Punta Alice which is always marked with the Blue Flag for its clean sea. Reggio Calabria is located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, the space that separates Sicily from Calabria is called the Straits of Messina, which is crossed by ferries that allow you to connect the two regions. The ferries leave from Villa San Giovanni (Reggio Calabria) to Messina (Sicily), and vice versa. This region offers beautiful mountain landscapes and the most famous are the Sila, which is the oldest national park in the region, and Aspromonte whose highest peak is the Montalto (1956 m). The remaining Vibo Valentia province which extends from the mountains of Serre until the Tyrrhenian Sea.

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