Sibari, the power and splendor of a Greek colony here in Calabria

Greece at home, one might say about Sybaris, a town in the Commune of Cassano all Ionio in the Province of Cosenza has been amongst the most important and flourishing centers of the Magna Graecia. Established between 720 and 708 BC by Achaean settlers from Peloponnese, the colony of Sybaris, in a short time, became the destination of migrants […]

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The Dolomites of the south: in Calabria the mountains meet the sea

Within the Park Aspromonte, the Dolomites of the South, important relationships regarding Calabria are revealed, not only from the point of view of landscape but from distinctive and unique characteristics of our region. From the top of Mount Murolo it is possible to observe the Ionian coast.  This aspect is symbolic because it creates a concrete […]

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The church of Piedigrotta: an art treasure in Pizzo Calabro

In Pizzo Calabro, one of the most visited towns in the province of Vibo Valentia, is a place of extraordinary beauty, an enchanting place on the border between history and legend: the Church of Piedigrotta. A simple façade defines this ravine, this space imbued with a sacred ancestry; on the roof is an iron cross […]

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The Certosa Museum in Serra San Bruno

“A bond and a connection between the monastic life and the world” This defines the Museum of Certosa, established in 1993 within the Carthusian abbey of Serra San Bruno, in the province of Vibo Valentia. Because of the inaccessibility of the monastery, where there is a strict rule of enclosure, the museum is, in fact, […]

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The new spirit of the Aspromonte

Conscious, to have an awareness towards our surroundings whether it be for people or for nature. This is the first adjective that comes to mind knowing Nicola Casile, an official tour guide at the National Park of the Aspromonte. Already a rapper with amazing rhythms, if you didn’t know the Italian lyrics you would think […]

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Calabria amongst top ten regions in the world to visit!

In a recent ranking by the website roughguides.com Calabria re-enters into the top ten regions in the world to visit. The site, which translated literally sounds like “wild guides,” aims to “tell it like it is” in an accurate and updated way.  The description of our region appears in eighth position ahead of the only […]

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The monumental Villa of Cittanova: a mix of science and beauty

In the heart of Gioia Tauro, in Cittanova, the “Villa Comunale” (Town Park) is not a simple garden, the classic meeting place with walking paths for the townspeople.  Nearly everywhere these gardens are more or less attractive and more or less taken care of. No, the Villa Comunale “Carlo Ruggiero” in Cittanova is a “national […]

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Gallery of Guerrisi: in Calabria music and sculpture revealed

Music and sculpture, two intertwined arts that have found their way into the gallery of plaster casts named after the teacher Michele Guerrisi and the adjacent museum named after the musician and composer Francesco Cilea.  Artistic settings that highlight the works of two great Calabrians in the expansive Casa della Culture of Palmi. Cilea and […]

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