TERRITORY

The city of Crotone is the capital of Magna Graecia. Here, thanks to the Pythagorean School, the words math, philosopher, cosmos, and esoteric were coined. Modern medical science and motor science were born in Crotone: the scientific rationalism. Its province and the entire region, the first Italy (2000 B.C.), are a mother territory of civilization and of the development of the whole humanity.

Enogastronomy, villages, archaeological sites, nature... Crotone and Calabria await you to get excited and make you live the experience of your trip.

Column of the Temple of Hera Lacinia

CULTURE

The Province of Crotone, territory rich in passion, lights and colours, is an immense layer of ancient historical and cultural memories together with wonderful natural sceneries and eno-gastronomical traditions. The provincial landscape is one of the most variegated in the world according to the geographic position. Here has developed human civilization. Sea and hills, forests and mountains, countries and archaeological sites, are alternated in short distances.

 

Marine Protected Area - ​​Capo Rizzuto

SEA

The coastline of Crotone is home to the largest protected area in Europe. There are many kilometers of fantastic beaches of different types: red, white, gray, gold. The seabed is gorgeous and there are also many shipwrecks and archaeological finds. The sea is perfect for sailing regattas and sporting events. Every year there are stages of national and international championships.

 

Sila National Park

MOUNTAIN

Calabria is one of the most wooded region of Italy. There are endless forests and mountains and is home to three national parks: Sila, Pollino and Aspromonte. The port of Crotone is very close to the renowned Sila, who can be reached in thirty minutes by car. There are many ski resorts and tourist facilities. In addition, the Sila was declared the area with the cleanest air in Europe.

 

What to visit

CULTURE

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Crotone

Sito Archeologico di Capo Colonna

Museo Archeologico di Capo Colonna

Centro Storico di Crotone

Museo Civico di Crotone

Castello di Carlo V – Crotone

Giardino Museo di Pitagora – Crotone

Cattedrale di Crotone

Duomo di Crotone

Chiesa di San Giuseppe – Crotone

Chiesa di Santa Chiara – Crotone

Geosito della Vrica – Crotone

Centro Storico di Santa Severina

Castello di Santa Severina

Cattedrale di Santa Severina

Museo Diocesano – Santa Severina

Sito Archeologico Achernthia – Cerenzia

Chiesa di S. Venere di Carfizzi

Castello Barracco – Caccuri

Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie – Caccuri

Cappella del SS. Rosario – Caccuri

Museo dell’Arte Contadina – Savelli

Santuario della Santa Spina – Petilia Policastro

Santuario della Madonna della Scala – Belvedere di Spinello

Insediamento Rupestre di Casabona

Castello di Strongoli

Museo di Cirò Marina

Torre dei Mercati Saraceni – Cirò Marina

Torre Merlata – Torre Melissa

Chiesa dell’Annunciazione – Cutro

Torre della Finanza – Capo Rizzuto

Castello di Le Castella

Castello Ducale di Corigliano

Rossano Calabro e il Codice Purpureo

 

SEA

Area Marina Protetta Capo Rizzuto – Crotone

Promontorio di Capo Colonna

Eramo di Marinella

Località Le Cannella

Dune di Sovereto

Le Castella

Foce del Fiume Neto

Spiaggia di Margherita – Crotone

Punta Alice

Torretta di Crucoli

Cariati

Acquapark di Rossano

 

MOUNTAIN

Sila National Park

Villaggio Palumbo – Cotronei

Camigliatello Silano – Spezzano della Sila

Riserva Naturale i Giganti della Sila

Villagio Lorica – San Giovanni in Fiore

Lago Ampollino

Lago Arvo

Lago Cecita

Parco della Montagnella – Carfizi

Villaggio Principe – Petilia Policastro

Sentieri sul Fiume Lese – Belvedere di Spinello

Grotte carsiche di Verzino

Geosito di Zinga – Casabona

Centro Esperienza Ambientale Villa Daino – Castelsilano

Itinerari della Sila Greca – Longobucco

Oasi Wwf Castagni secolari di Cozzo del Pesco – Rossano

Itinerari delle Valli Cupe – Sersale

Canyon di Sersale