CAPOPICCOLO CALABRIA: Nature that meets myth
Capopiccolo bay - Ionian Calabria, Capo Rizzuto marine protected area
Capo Piccolo is located in the municipality of Isola di Capo Rizzuto, in the province of Crotone; it is a naturally fortified promontory extending over the Ionian Sea over the coast between Capo Rizzuto and Le Castella.
in this place precious cultural testimonies are knotted, memories of ancient splendors, among which is the archaeological park of Capo Colonna and the temple of Hera Lacinia.
â€¢ Type of beach: very fine, very wide and very long sand, shallow seabed, excellent also for families with children. Offshore countless shallows for fantastic sea excursions, boat trips, perhaps, going along the coast to discover bays, coves, promontories, ancient watchtowers, castles in the middle of the sea, solitary columns of Greek temples. Eternal witnesses of a millennial past.
Access to the sea guarantees privacy and tranquility for the summer holiday. One of the beaches, of very fine amber sand, can be reached on foot as it is adjacent to the house. Surrounded by greenery, immersed in the tranquility of the Capo Rizzuto marine reserve, in fact a few meters, almost on the beach, dominates the dense pine forest.
Countless beaches and coves protected by the Sovereto woods. In the immediate vicinity A slice of the Mediterranean that laps, alternately, rocky stretches and wide expanses of fine sand, with the precious "Mediterranean scrub" that reaches the beach has favored the development of this typical seaside resort
Excursions, aquarium, riding stable, boat with transparent bottom, sports on the beach, entertainment, surfing. Gastronomic itineraries of ancient Magna Graecia origins, harmonized by
perfect combination of peasant traditions with maritime ones.
Nearby is the famous loc. tourist attraction of Castella (home to countless television locations including games without borders) with its Aragonese Castle, Copanello, Borgo di S. Severina, Cerenzia, Caccuri, Verzino, etc.
about an hour's drive you can admire the splendid forests of the national park of the large and small sila, Serra San Bruno and the abbey of San Giovanni in Fiore.Get the full listing »