Tourism and territory
In the heart of the Mediterranean, between sea and mountains, with temperatures softened by the sea currents, the province of Reggio Calabria is characterized by dense forests of chestnuts, beeches, oaks and firs, which alternate with olive groves and vineyards, river, trees and coastal cliffs. Next to this uncontamnated nature there are many villages, buildings, churches and other evidence of elapsed time, of the culture and traditions of a land of ancient history to discover.
Scilla and Chianalea
Village of ancient origins known since the days of Homer, who described Scilla in classical mythology as a nymph transformed into a monster by the sorceress Circe, Scilla is today a small tourist resort on the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria. The Castle of the Ruffo, all straining seaward of the Strait, uncontaminated beaches, the sea and the characteristic area of Chianalea, ancient village of fishermen, make Scilla one of the most popular tourist destinations of Calabria.
The Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria, which stretches for over three hundred kilometers, offers spectacular panoramic views, Tyrrhenian Calabriabreathtaking scenery, famous seaside resorts visited every year by tourists from every part of the world, and many historical and artistic witness of the past, like the famous statues, I Bronzi di Riace, kept at the Museum of Magna Grecia in Reggio Calabria. The Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria is a strip of land kissed by the sun, full of beaches, old villages surrounded by vineyards and citrus groves, rocky cliffs that drop sheer into the sea, behind the majestic green mountains of Aspromonte.