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Reggio di Calabria Travel Guide: 48 reviews and 101 photos

Calabria is an ideal place for adventurers. Here you find art treasures and villages whose older homes barely have electricity and running water. Architectural masterpieces have been eroded by the earthquakes that occur approximately every hundred years.
Calabria means rugged mountains, crystal clear seas and olive trees as well as ancient ruins, forgotten by time. It also means delicious fish, vegetables, cheese, sausage, salami, wild mushrooms, olives and figs.
Calabrian roads are very brutal. Generally narrow and full of pot holes or blocked by huge rocks. There are just a few excellent roads.
However, to explore Calabria you should be there by car. Only larger towns have rail stations and they are hard to find!
In Calabria you should know a bit Italian. People are very friendly but don't speak any foreign language.

  • Last visit to Reggio di Calabria: Jul 1999
  • Intro Updated Jun 28, 2003
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  • catalysta's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2005 at 6:21 PM

    Just beautiful!!! I'm considering an intensive language course in Tropea, you've about convinced me to do it...Wendy

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 8:40 AM

    Awesome pictures which make me crazy to come back there and see more... (I visited Tropea). I liked this underrated region of Italy a lot, its friendly people, great local food, a lot of sun and wonderful lanscapes.

  • dvideira's Profile Photo
    Oct 12, 2004 at 3:43 PM

    Chris, those are some of the most enticing pages I've browsed. All this beauty still free from tourist crowds? And after spending some time having an unintentional "do-in" (ouch) on the pebbled Campania beaches, these sandy ones sound just like heaven :-)

  • kazander's Profile Photo
    Sep 26, 2004 at 6:34 AM

    Gorgeous photos, fantastic page! Lots of places to keep in mind for my next journey to Italy:)

  • rozehill's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2004 at 4:47 AM

    Tropea, Nicotera di Mare and Vibo Valentia all look so appealing. Stunning pictures and fabtastic tips as usual, a fabulous presentation of this region of Italy

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Aug 19, 2004 at 8:49 AM

    Christian, Strong intro (honest, helpful) Briatico photo-marvelous composition. 1st Vibo Valentia photo is exquisite. Pentatillo looks fascinating. A pleasure to read & view your work.Also enjoyed travelogues.

  • AndreSTGT's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2004 at 3:14 PM

    Very comprehensive page with some interesting tips and beautiful pictures. Calabria really seems to be worth visiting. Can't wait to go there in march. Vielen Dank!

  • fool_moon's Profile Photo
    Dec 21, 2003 at 7:11 AM

    Great pages and great pictures. Made myself wise on your pages as I go to calabria mid of january.

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2003 at 12:38 PM

    Wonderful update, Christian! Very nice page on Calabria!!!

  • Jmill42's Profile Photo
    May 11, 2003 at 10:42 AM

    Great page! Can't believe I have never heard of this place!

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