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  • Hotel La Casa di Gianna

    Deeply connected with the surrealistic atmosphere of Gerace, you'll find the hotel-restaurant La Casa di Gianna, an ancient gentilitial house, which still keeps the charm of a private house where the guests are welcomed warmly how normaly is used just...

  • Hotel San Lorenzo si Alberga Calabria

    At more than 1000 metres in altitude, on the edge of an extensive wooded plateau, the Hotel SL is the ideal refuge for those who are looking for a regenerating connection with the natural environment of Sila. A recently restored building converted into...

  • Hotel Ashley Lamezia Terme

    Located 200 meters from the beach in Marinella and 3Km from Lamezia Terme Airport, open all year round, is a 5-star s Hotel and welcomes you in an elegant and warm atmosphere to offer you evocative and unforgettable moments. The Hotel has 55 air conditioned...

  • Winery Farm Malaspina Reggio Calabria

    The Malaspina winery was founded in 1967, when Consulate Malaspina decided to turn his great interest in oenological, in a genuine passion, impegnandovi its future. Since then he dedicated himself with perseverance and dedication the production of wines,...

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Calabria

Arcomagno - Scalea

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Eternal gratitude is due to the Riace Bronzes, the two stupendous Greek statues dredged from the sea and exhibited, from the early 1980s, in the Museo Nazionale della Magna Grecia in Reggio Calabria. Thanks to the irresistible attraction exercised by the two masterpieces (one of which is attributed to Fidia, the master Greek sculptor of the fifth century B. C.), hundreds of thousands of visitors arrived in Calabria. And in this way many of them finally discovered, as a joyous and marvellous surprise, a beautiful country, an unspoilt sea, a lush and sometimes wild countryside, with numerous architectural and artistic masterpieces of unexpected quality. Extraordinary, fascinating Calabria, a land of a thousand surprises. Of exquisite beauty, for example, is the Codex Purpureus, a rare sixth-century Greek gospel conserved in the Museo Diocesano in Rossano, with silver lettering and illustrated with splendid elegant figures and religious scenes. A breathtaking surprise, for those who see it for the first time, is the picturesque and spectacular coast of Tropea, on the Tyrrhenian sea (Calabria is also boarded by the Ionian). But it bears repeating that in Calabria, the surprises never end.

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