Calabria is a southwestern region of Italy that occupies the “toe” of the country. It is the perfect destination if you are looking for incredible scenery due to the mountainous landscape but also offers some of Italy’s most beautiful beaches along with stunning villages. The capital of Calabria is Catanzaro.

Reasons to visit: Beaches, beautiful scenery and relaxation

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Map of Calabria

Things to do in Calabria

The sun-soaked region of Calabria is the perfect destination if you are looking for sun, sand, sea and relaxation. The area is scattered with traditional villages, beautiful coastlines and numerous beaches.

Some of the most popular seaside locations are both the region’s largest city, Reggio Calabria which feature statues of Greek warriors dating back to the 5th century and also the town of Tropea which features beautiful white sand beaches. The region also offers sea caves with stalactites and stalagmites at Praia a Mare and plenty of history and architecture at the town of Cosenza.

Calabria travel guides

When heading to a new country, region or city the internet can often feel like an overwhelming amount of information is being presented to you. Here at Ambition Earth we believe that nothing beats a good book or pocket travel guide which you can take with you and refer back to during your holiday.

Take a look at some of the best selling titles available for Calabria on Amazon here.

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