Most travellers to Italy opt for the same: Venice, Florence, Rome and Amalfi Coast. However, the Italian South offers a completely different feel than the typical popular tourist destinations. Next time you make your way over to Italia, try venturing out from the usuals and add one of these overlooked southern cities to your Italian itinerary.

The historical center of Tropea leans out on the Tyrrhenian Sea as a precious casket of history, myth, legend that opens to the visitor. The architecture of the patrician palaces is articulated between suggestive streets and airy wide with the sumptuous portals in granite and local tuff. The churches and the convents, testimonies of the ancient rel...

It was on a layover leaving Colombia and heading back to Canada that I encountered two Italians who were living in Canada. We had coffee together and proceeded to share stories of our travels. Though Canadian through and through, they had Italian roots. Roots that were from Calabria. A fairly well-traveled adventurer, I had never heard of Calabria,...

The famed Calabrian seaside resort of Tropea has been named 'Borgo dei Borghi' for 2021 in an award given each year by Rai3 state broadcasting channel. The resort, nicknamed The Pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea, is the jewel in the crown of Calabria's Coast of the Gods. Tropea won the coveted prize for "the heady combination of its sea, sun, art, cultur...

Considered the "pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea" par excellence, Tropea is a coastal town of Calabria standing on a promontory in the province of Vibo Valentia, embedded between the Gulf of Sant'Eufemia and the Gulf of Gioia. Located in the Tyrrhenian Calabria, which is the side lapped by the Tyrrhenian Sea, like all southern cities, it welcomes visito...

Tropea wins the Borgo dei borghi 2021 competition. The proclamation took place this evening, during the eighth edition of the Rai 3 program, conducted by Camila Raznovich. There were 260 villages in Italy competing, of which 20 reached the final stage. But in the end Tropea won, which represented the whole of Calabria and received the highest numbe...