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Calabria’s rocky Capo Vaticano promontory is a landscape of indescribable beauty

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 10:47

The rocky promontory of Capo Vaticano, on the east coast of Italy’s Calabria region at the toe of Italy has landscapes of indescribable beauty. These unfold along seven kilometres of crystal-clear waters, tinged with all shades of blue ranging from turquoise to deep cobalt. A series of sandy-bottomed coves alternate with rocky spurs, with sheer and sharp granite cliffs overlooking the sea, and there are many gorges and caves that can only be reached by boat with the help of expert local fishermen.

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“The third most beautiful beach in Italy”

The French magazine Les Grands Voyageurs calls Capo Vaticano “the third most beautiful beach in Italy and among the hundred most beautiful beaches in the world,” and Condè Nast’s Traveler puts Capo Vaticano’s beach among the top “10 Best Hidden Beaches in Italy.” Known for its truly unique sunsets and uncontaminated seabed both the Capo Vaticano promontory and the Costa degli Dei coast and its hinterland are packed with history and age-old traditions.

Scuba diving and mild weather 

For those who decide to visit Capo Vaticano, make sure you don’t miss the many little bays and beaches, some of which can only be reached by sea. There are also many panoramic viewpoints from which you can see the Calabrian-Tyrrhenian coast, the Strait of Messina, Sicily with Mount Etna and the Aeolian Islands, and of course the sunsets are quite unique. The waters are also ideal for scuba diving, and the area enjoys a particular microclimate with mild and breezy weather that favours the cultivation of the region’s famous red onion.

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