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It is the smallest province of Calabria, located between the Gulf of S. Eufemia and the Gulf of Gioia Tauro, the coast of the Gods, a true naturalistic paradise with suggestive coves. Located in the south-western part of Calabria, Vibo Valentia is a beautiful town that became the provincial capital in 1992. The city is located on a fertile plateau north of the Tropea promontory, just 6 km away. from the Tyrrhenian Sea, overlooked by the village of Vibo Valentia Marina. The old town occupies the upper part of the city, at the foot of the castle, while the more modern districts extend in the lower part.
1 Norman Swabian Castle, stands where the Acropolis of Hipponion was located. It dates back to the Swabian period, the castle was later enlarged by Charles of Anjou in 1289 when it assumed an appearance similar to that of today. In the fifteenth century it was strengthened by the Aragonese and finally retouched by the Pignatelli in the sixteenth century, losing its military function and assuming that of a noble residence.
2 Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore and San Leoluca, is the main Catholic place of worship in Vibo Valentia, located at 497 meters above sea level. in the homonymous Piazza San Leoluca. Built over the remains of an older basilica damaged by earthquakes, it is decorated with numerous and valuable Baroque stuccoes and preserves important works of art, including the statuary triptych by Antonello Gagini, a Renaissance work.
3 Church of San Michele Arcangelo, a precious example of Renaissance architecture throughout the southern part of the Italian peninsula, which stands out for its elegance and the presence of very delicate ornaments. It was built in 1519 based on the project of a Sienese architect, Baldassarre Peruzzi. Its original design was heavily revised after the earthquake that occurred at the end of the 18th century.
4 Parco delle Rimembranze, is a place from which you can admire a beautiful panorama, rich in history that starts from afar with the remains of the temple of Proserpina, the belvedere from which Garibaldi would have looked out and the cypresses from which the park takes its name, with the plates of the fallen of the First World War.
5 Greek walls of Ancient Hipponion, the Greek walls of Hipponion were equipped with passages, small gates and monumental gates, into which the most significant roads of communication between the urban sector and the extra-urban areas flowed.