La Pineta Hotel is a good starting point to discover the area, with a 10 minute walk you can visit the picturesque old town, perched on a tuff cliff with its terraces overlooking the sea, its 18th century noble palaces and the 19th century and its alleyways characterized by restaurants and colorful shops of typical products of the region.
Visit the Cathedral of Maria Santissima in Romania of 1100, the Diocesan Museum, the Church of Santa Maria dell’Isola and an evening walk for the Vittorio Emanuele course for the characteristic “struscio”.
We are only 2 minutes away from the touristic porto where daily trips to the Aeolian Islands or to the Costa degli dei, characterized by high jagged coasts alternating with long white beaches, or where you can rent boats, water bikes and Sub equipment with and without instructor.
It is worth a visit to the Surroundings of Tropea, just a few miles away :
Famous granite promontory for its terraces overlooking the sea (120 meters).
(30 km), where the famous “tartufo” ice cream is produced and also there is the Aragonese Castle where Gioacchino Murat was captured and died.
Do not miss a visit to the church of Piedigrotta, excavated in the rock by shipwrecks at the end of the seventeenth century.
(38 km), is the capital and it has an ancient foundation, you have to visit the Norman-Swabian castle, the cathedral, the beautiful churches and the many noble palaces.
Serra San Bruno
(59 km), is located between the mountains of the Serre, surrounded by centuries-old woods, houses the ancient Certosa and the Museum.
(90 km), One of the most beautiful villages in Italy, it has a cliff overlooking the strait of Messina in front of the Sicilian Cariddi,it has created a beautiful mythological Greek legend.
(110 km), among the oldest cities in Europe after Cuma, the most important Greek colony, it has a remarkable artistic heritage, you have to visit the Aragonese castle, the cathedral of Santissima Assunta, the national museum with the famous Bronze of Riace.
…And Nicotera, Zungri, Mileto and Spilinga.