Zungri, the Calabrian village of stone

If Matera is the town of stone, Zungri (in Greek “rock”) is the village of rock.  A memorable testimony to prehistoric man’s ability to “adapt” to his surrounding environment, shaping rock to create shelter.  Zungri, an agricultural town in the province of Vibo Valencia, just a few kilometers from renowned places such as Tropea and […]

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The Grotto of Lamia, a true natural and geological treasure

There are many little known places in Calabria of untouched nature, shrouded in mystery and legend, yet ideal for the adventurous and passionate explorer. One of these places is undoubtedly represented by the Grotto of Lamia, a natural outdoor museum in the underbelly of Italy. Located in the Grecanica area of the Regina province, in […]

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