Tropea

"Pearl of the Tyrrhenian sea" with breathtaking landscapes, ancient history and culture

Recommended hotels in Tropea

Villaggio Club La Pace

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Tropea 8.4 Fabulous

This village has a panoramic view on the wonderful Gulf of Lamezia and the Isole Eolie, 3 km far from the center of Tropea and the railway station and is the ideal destination for couples and families...

From € 54 / person per night

Futura Style Baia Tropea

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Tropea

Located in one of the most picturesque spots of the "Coasta degli Dei", less than 4 km from the charming and historic Tropea, where crystal-clear sea blends with art and culture, Futura Style Baia ...

From € 65 / person per night

Sentitido Michelizia Tropea Resort

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Tropea 8.2 Fabulous

Sentido Michelizia Resort in Tropea: breathtaking view of the harbor and coastline, pool with solarium, bar area, parking, and exclusive beach service at Blanca Beach Club.

From € 69 / person per night

Futura Style Baia Tropea Residence

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The Futura Style Baia Tropea Residence, not far from Tropea and just by the sea, offers breathtaking views and essential amenities for an unforgettable vacation.

From € 39 / person per night

B&B Palazzo Toraldo di Francia

Calabria Tropea

Palazzo Toraldo di Francia is a B&B located on the third floor of a historic residence in the center of Tropea. It offers its guests comfortable accommodation and a rich breakfast.

From € 55 / person per night

Borgo Italico Residence

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Santa Domenica di Ricadi 8.0 Fabulous

Borgo Italico Residence: reception, breakfast room, barbecue area, pool with solarium. Quality services and cosy accommodation. Half-board available upon request.

From € 81 / person per night

From € 55 / person per night

Residence La Pace

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Tropea 7.2 Very good

The Residence La Pace stands in a panoramic position on an area of 7 hectares overlooking the Gulf of Lamezia and the Aeolian Islands, consisting of beautiful 2-storey terraced houses.

From € 27 / person per night

Baia della Rocchetta

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Tropea

Fruit Village Baia della Rocchetta is located in a splendid bay overlooking the Gulf of Sant'Eufemia, near the ancient watchtower "Rocchetta", from which it takes its name.

From € 48 / person per night

Villaggio San Domenico

Hotel starsHotel starsHotel stars Calabria Parghelia 9.1 Exceptional

San Domenico Village in Parghelia: charming seaside destination with amenities for families and couples. Beach 200m away, pool, and entertainment.

From € 38 / person per night

From € 40 / person per night

Le Rosette Resort Village

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On the enchanting "Costa degli Dei", 3 km far from Tropea, this village is the ideal place for those who want to spend a holiday in close contact with nature. It has many services that will guarantee ...

From € 60 / person per night

Tropea is a famous beach locality situated on a tuffaceous promontory on the western coast of Calabria ("Costa degli Dei") and is also called "the pearl of the Tyrrhenian sea" or "the southern Saint Tropez". It is divided in two areas: the upper part where many of the inhabitants live, and the lower part (called "Marina") in proximity of the harbour.

According to an ancient legend, Tropea was founded by Hercules who stopped on the Costa degli Dei on his way back from Spain. This locality has been inhabited since the bronze age and was conquered by the romans who built a commercial harbour near the current Santa Domenica, in Formicoli. Thanks to its strategic position overlooking the sea, Tropea had a fundamental role during the roman and byzantine dominations; the byzantines left many traces of their presence like the church on the promontory or the city walls (called "mura di Belisario"). After a long siege, the normans took the city away from the byzantines and made it flourish. Tropea kept developing during the aragonese domination. On the 4th February 2016, the "Club UNESCO Tropea Costa degli Dei" was established.

The local gastronomy is characterized by the products of the hinterland and the sea and is mainly based on the fishermen and farmers' traditions. There are many typical dishes: the "fi lei" homemade pasta, frittata stuffed with salami and ricotta, "pitta di ninnata" and fried "surici". The delicious "sciù" and the "lumini" are the typical desserts. Tropea also organizes many summer events: the national literary award, the "I tri da cruci" festival on the 3rd May with the "ballo del cammello" (camel's dance), the cinematographic event "Tropea Film Festival", the renowned "Tropea Blues Festival", the Sagra del Pesce Azzurro (blue fish) and the Sagra della Cipolla Rossa (red onion).

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