Ranked #1 of 32 attractions in Province of Vibo Valentia
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Capo Vaticano, the last strip of land before the Straits of Messina, thrusts dramatically from the sea, its white rocks...
Capo Vaticano, the last strip of land before the Straits of Messina, thrusts dramatically from the sea, its white rocks battered and eroded by centuries of breakers that have taught sailors to respect and fear this fascinating, almost mysterious place. Capo Vaticano its majestically enthroned in a turquoise sea, as it dominates the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands to the north-west, the Gulf of to the north-east, to the south-west the Gulf of Gioia Tauro and, beyond, the Straits of Messina culminating in Mount Etna.This part of Calabria, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, contains the ancient fascination of a thousand years of history. The sea that caresses the snow-white beaches and the wildness of the rocks make visitors lose their sense of time, as it conceals beneath its waves the secrets of ancient shipwrecks, the relics of which have frequently been discovered. Life in the area is dominated by fishing; its waters are visited by the great swordfish, tuna, blue sharks etc. as they cross the Capo Vaticano every spring. Choose your holiday accommodation in Capo Vaticano Ricadi and Tropea area, a magical place for your holiday dream's. Welcome to this area of the Coast of the Gods. Make yourselves comfortable, thanks to Pronto Estate Tropea-Capo Vaticano, the essential guide which you are now reading, you will discover all the must-know items, the places to visit and the things to do in our wonderful district. Get the touristic guide "Pronto Estate Calabria" to taste the real flavour of our area, follow us on twitter or facebook.