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Parghelia, Michelino beach

From the centre of the village of Parghelia, just a few steps away from the Villino, you will arrive at a promontory known as  “u pettu”.  From here, the visitor can admire a spectacular view of the underlying beaches, the Marina and the Rock of Tropea and the Island of Stromboli, which belongs to the […]

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Serra San Bruno

An hour and a half’s drive from Parghelia will take you to Serra San Bruno, where you can visit the famous Carthusian monastery of Santo Stefano del Bosco.  This hermitage was built by Bruno of Cologne, the founder of the Carthusian order. The Charterhouse was the first monastery in Italy and the second in Europe, […]

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The land of Fatamorgana

Little more than an hour’s drive away from Parghelia, you can visit a variety of landscapes which few places on earth are able to offer. From the summits of the Aspromonte mountain range we drop to the crystal-clear waters of Scilla WEBSITE, just north of Reggio Calabria and one the most enchanting villages in Italy. […]

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The Aeolian Islands

The Aeolian archipelagus consists of seven islands spread along the north-west coast of Sicily. From Parghelia, it is possible to see all seven of the islands on the horizon, but the scene is dominated by the volcano of Stromboli. It can be clearly recognised by its characteristic conical shape, created by its 927-metre twin peaks […]

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The Capo Vaticano coastline

The Capo Vaticano coastline starts 6km south of Parghelia at “Baia di Riaci” and ends in the locality of Santa Maria. The Capo is so named for its imposing 124 meters granite promontory towering up from the beach of “Groticelle”, which has long been considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Among […]

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Tropea and the “Marina dell’Isola”

Tropea is only 3km away from the Villino and stands on a great natural sandstone rock. It used to be an important commercial, economic and political centre in the Mediterranean and over the centuries it was under various dominations: the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Normans, the Swabians, the Angevins and the Turks. The historical centre […]

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Pizzo Calabro

Less than a half-hour drive from the Villino, towering over the sea on a promontory in the centre of the Gulf of S. Eufemia, is Pizzo Calabro.  The built-up area is situated on a tuffaceous rock mass dominated by the Aragonese Castle built in the Fifteenth Century by Ferdinand I of Aragon. Just outside the […]

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Zungri and its caves

Going up towards the plateau of Monte Poro, 10km from Parghelia, we reach the village of Zungri.  From the heart of its historical centre, a little path leads us to the rupestral settlement of the Sbariati – an urban hamlet of roughly 100 grotto-houses dug into the rock between the twelfth and the fourteenth centuries. […]

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