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Diamante
Diamante - Murales, peperoncino (red hot chilly pepper), Cirella Island

It is one of the most popular seaside resorts of the Northern Tyrrhenian coastline, it is known for its murals and the cultivation of peperoncino (red hot chilly pepper). It has a beautiful promenade from which one can see the little Cirella Island and its watch-tower used against pirate’s invasions. The ideal place to purchase local produced and have a granite most of the cafes are known for .

Belvedere Marittimo e il Castello Aragonese
Belvedere Marittimo - Old Belvedere and Aragonese castle

It is one of the most populated centres of the area; its origins go back to around the 13th century. The highlight is it its Aragonese castle originally built by the Normans, the town itself is a labyrinth of narrow street and little squares full of character, it also has some beautiful old churches and pottery shops. It affords breath-taking views of the Pollino National Park and the coast line from its belvedere.

Praia a Mare e l'Isola di Dino
Praia a Mare - "Isola di Dino"

A magnificent beach opposite superb “Isola di Dino” which offers an enchanting scenery. An ideal place for sea-lovers.

L'Arco Magno a San Nicola Arcella
San Nicola Arcella - "Arco Magno"
Cetraro, il Centro Storico, il Convento e le Chiese
Cetraro - old town, convent and Churches

It is very well preserved small village, with its narrow streets and coble stones, alleyways, old churches, Museum of the Brettians and the Sea and little shops and cafes. It is situated on an outcropped, surrounded by the typical Mediterranean vegetation, once upon a time it was a fishing village.

Sant'Agata di Esaro - La Grotta della Monaca e il Museo
Sant'Agata di Esaro - Grotta della Monaca and museum
Paola e il Santuario di San Francesco
Sanctuary of Saint Francesco di Paola

about 20/30 km from structures along the SS18. It dates to the 15th Century when the Saint founded the order, still existing, of the minor friars. It is built in a beautiful setting surrounded by luxuriant vegetation overlooking the sea.

Il Museo del Peperoncino di Maierà
Maierà with the Red Hot Chili Pepper Museum

Created and managed by the National Academy of Peperoncino of Diamante

Il Museo del Cedro di Santa Maria del Cedro
Santa Maria del Cedro with the Cedar Museum

Famous for its museum and the cultivation of cedar,it's possible discover this fruit between artistic and archaeological tour.

I Bronzi di Riace
Reggio Calabria with Riace Bronzes

The Riace Bronzes are 2 full size Greek Bronzes of naked bearded warriors, cast about 465-450BC found in the sea near Riace in 1972. The bronzes are currently located at the Museo Internazionale della Magna Grecia in Reggio Calabria.