Crazy for the snow or waiting for the summer?

In a region like Calabria where we are certainly more accustomed to the sun, the sea and the mild temperatures, when the thermometer drops below 10 degrees we all feel a bit disoriented, unprepared and almost in a profound existential crisis.  The first crisis is with clothing, so to speak.  The search for the heaviest […]

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A Special Vacation in Calabria!

With holiday break fast approaching have you still not decided where to spend your Christmas holidays? Whether you are in the North or in the central South, get your family in the car and head to Calabria. We’re waiting for you!!! There are several routes you can take in discovering the colorful soul of this […]

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Valli Cupe: A paradise-like location in the heart of Calabria

After so much about the sea, let’s dedicate a little time to nature. Calabria is one of the Italian regions that has the largest number of protected areas covering over 13% of the region with a rich variety of landscapes, flora and fauna. Places that hold a wild and adventurous charm through both the geomorphological […]

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A trip through Calabria with the new Marco Polo Guide

An unpublished Calabria, rich in thousands of years of history, good food and authentically beautiful places, “The most interesting and multifaceted region of Southern Italy.”  Describing it in these words is Peter Amman, author of the new tourist guide by Marco Polo, published by EDT publishing house and dedicated to those who want “easy trips” […]

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Ski Club of Saracena: Interview with Fabio Alfano

We met Fabio Alfano, President of the Ski Club Saracena “Leone Viola,” an association that for years has been promoting in the scenic mountains of Saracena (Cosenza) in the heart of the Pollino National Park, the practice of cross-country skiing and other hiking activities, valorizing the territory for its touristic purposes. President, let’s start with […]

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A unique place of wonder: the Sanctuary of the Madonna of Polsi

In the heart of the Aspromonte, climbing up towards Montalto, then heading down towards the valley, stands the Sanctuary of the Madonna of Polsi, one of the most mystical places in the South. Surrounding the sanctuary are several stories and legends. One of these legends holds that in the 11th century, a herdsman, looking for […]

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Hiking excursions to Mount Montea

Montea, or Mount Montea, one of the southernmost peaks of the Pollino mountain range, and more specifically known in the area as “dell’Orsomarso,” consists of the crossing over point of Campotenese to the north, which distinguishes it from the “the Central massif” where we find the highest peaks, and then down from the large drop, […]

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Calabria and its national parks

Calabria presents us with an environmental richness and sizeable landscape. The percentage of protected area exceeds 13% of the regional area. The area covered by National Parks compared to the total area is 15.6%, representing third of the regions in Italy, after Abruzzo and Basilicata, for the expansion of natural parks. There are three National […]

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