Holiday guide to Calabria, Italy
All inclusive Calabria holidays are enjoying a somewhat reappearance to the tourist market. The regions’ unspoilt beauty is full of rugged mountain backdrops and spectacular beaches while still keeping a simple and authentic charm.
The area of Calabria sits in the ‘toe’ of Italy, on the south opposite Sicily, and is very rural and steeped in tradition. Calabria is well known for its’ ancient settlements, and throughout the region boasts ancient sites from Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Norman times.
Calabria holidays all inclusive give a choice of different backdrops, from the spectacular coast regions. The rocky cliffs are in stark contradiction to the vivid blue seas, whereas the bleak hilly inland has many small villages, and even a small ski area.
Holidays in Calabria is bordered by both the Tyrrenian Sea and the Ionian Sea on the west. The resorts on this part of Italy have a clear Greek influence. The main resorts that tourists will enjoy their holidays in Calabria include Scalea. This is a typical seaside resort with lots of tourist facilities. Another is Tropea, this is one of the most striking resorts of Calabria with plenty of sandy bays. Two historic resorts, Amantea and Diamante are both very popular, and then there is the capital of Calabria, Reggio di Calabria.
All inclusive holidays in Calabria have managed to keep the mass-tourism market away, with many of the small resorts and villages still enjoying ageless customs. Food while on your cheap all inclusive in Calabria is inclined to be hot and tasty, with pasta, cheeses and some classical Greek ingredients.
Whilst enjoying a holiday in the Calabria region you will benefit from activities including walking, appreciating the nature in the national park. Your package holidays can include horse-riding, rock-climbing or numerous water sports such as sailing and scuba- diving at the beaches.
There are lots of interesting festivals that take place in the resorts all over Calabria annually that have been going on for centuries. Flamboyant carnivals and parades fill village squares which are complemented with lively music and superb snaps for your album.
Calabria observes significant holy dates such as Our Holy Father Elias of Calabria, Commemorated August 17. Combine this with an August holiday in Calabria, Italy for a chance to see these fabulous
The tough Calabria countryside makes the perfect environment to perform exciting activities such as rock climbing and rafting. This alpine area has several of the main regions of rough country left in Italy. This includes thick forests, lakes and caverns. Calabria holidays make for extremely stunning challenges for tourists who desire an adventure. Calabria makes a fabulous retreat for nature lovers with tropical wildlife and rich nature.
The Calabrian beaches have fantastic warm waters, and this environment makes for some of the top diving spots around the coast of Italy. Divers will revel in the ship wrecks to investigate, more than 50 are just waiting and well documented.
There are several that date back as far as the Roman times and several more are more recent wrecks. This submerged backdrop will test the most proficient scuba diver although it is a great opportunity to learn how or brush up on your diving skills. There are good diving courses are offered at most beach resorts and regularly will take you diving around the Sicily coastline.
Calabria region weather enjoys a classic southern Mediterranean climate with some variations due to its geography. The coastline stretches for over 800 km and inland is mainly rugged and mountainous where distinct climatic patterns sometimes occur. Temperatures are warmest here than any other mainland Italian region and the dry summer season is marginally longer, lasting from April until the end of October. Often the warm weather continues well into autumn on the west coast with the advent of hot sirocco winds from North Africa. Temperatures remain high in the main summer months and the skies are clear with low rainfall on the coast while winters are mild and pleasant.
Our special offers and late deals in Calabria booked before Sunday 25th Feb – for holidays with an enviable winter climate making an ideal low season holiday destination.
Map of Calabria
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