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What to see in the Costa degli Dei?

The Costa degli Dei (litterally in italian “Coast of Gods”), located in the southern part of Calabria, is an authentic paradise offering beautiful landscapes, golden sandy beaches and crystal clear sea. This stretch of coast, which extends for approximately 55 kilometers along the Tyrrhenian Sea, is one of the most beautiful locations in southern Italy. It represents an ideal destination for those seeking relaxation and a fabulous sea.

The Costa degli Dei is famous for its dream beaches, characterized by fine sand and turquoise waters. Among the most famous beaches in the area are Tropea, Capo Vaticano, Parghelia and Zambrone. These seaside resorts offer not only the possibility of sunbathing and swimming, but also of practicing water sports such as snorkelling, diving and wind-surfing.

Capo Vaticano

In addition to the beaches, the Costa degli Dei also boasts impressive cliffs overlooking the sea. The cliffs of Capo Vaticano offer breathtaking views and panoramic points from which it is possible to admire the infinity of the marine horizon.

Capo Vaticano cliff

Aeolian archipelago

From the Costa degli Dei you can admire the fascinating Aeolian archipelago in the distance. These islands add a touch of magic to the surrounding landscape. These seven volcanic islands are easily accessible by ferries and hydrofoils which depart every day from the main ports in the area. It is possible to take part in daily boat excursions to visit unique places such as Stromboli, famous for its active volcano, and Vulcano, with its natural thermal waters.


In addition to its natural wonders, the Coast of the Gods is also rich in history and culture. The city of Tropea, with its fascinating view of the sea, is a true jewel that is worth a visit. Here you can walk through the historic center and taste traditional Calabrian cuisine in local restaurants.

Calabrian cuisine

The Costa degli Dei is also a gastronomic destination, where it is possible to savor the authentic flavors of Calabrian cuisine. The region offers a wide variety of culinary delights that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. It will be possible to taste dishes based on fresh fish, such as seafood and swordfish, and local products such as ‘nduja and red onion from Tropea.

This part of Calabria offers an unforgettable experience for those who wish to spend a holiday dedicated to relaxation, adventure and the discovery of enchanting places. Exploring the Costa degli Dei means immersing yourself in a world of wonders and being enchanted by its timeless beauty.