Pizzo, sometimes called Pizzo Calabro, is a seaside town in Calabria, southern Italy. The historic heart of the town is on a headland above the sea; newer settlements spread along the seashore in either direction. There are beaches nearby and Pizzo is both a busy 'local' town and a holiday destination. It makes a good preti gay incontri brescia out from Tropeaa more famous tourist resort further along the Costa degli Dei 'Coast of the Gods'. Pizzo has two main tourist attractions: It also has a historic castle and a pleasant town centre where there is a tourist information office in Piazza della Repubblica, the main square. The Chiesetta di Piedigrotta is just outside Pizzo; a fifteen-minute walk along the road leading out of town along the coast to the north-east. The church is down a flight of steps; tickets are for sale at a bar over the road. The church dates back to the seventeenth century and is a cave dug out of a soft rock in a bank facing right out to sea, and was incontri allaperto calabria pizzo created in gratitude by shipwrecked sailors who'd been saved from a storm. The interior is ornamented with statues carved enthusiastically from the rock by a local incontri allaperto calabria pizzo in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It is hard to decide whether the chapel is a devoutly kitsch curiosity or a tourist trap. Still, it is definitely worth seeing if you are in Pizzo. According to local tourist publicity, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Calabria, rivalling the Riace Bronzes in Reggio di Calabria's archaeological museum. The tartufo di Pizzo is a chocolate and hazelnut ice cream gelato shaped as a rough sphere, containing chocolate fudge sauce and coated in cocoa powder and sugar incontri allaperto calabria pizzo picture. Its popularity - or marketing power - spreads beyond Pizzo and you'll find it on the dessert menu in other parts of southern Italy.More about Calabria
Although we often see 15 degree Celsius on Christmas Day, and people sit outside in the piazza eating ice cream, please do not underestimate the temperature in Calabria between November and April, and the evening breeze. It takes just 30 minutes by boat and ferries run about 18 times a day see more info about the Strait of Messina. This page was last edited on 23 January , at Even if you're not staying in town, Pizzo is a good destination for a day trip or a typical Italian evening out. See list of international direct flights to Lamezia. Paradoxically, the castle is now called Castello Murat. Its legend dates back to when a ship, at the mercy of the waves of a stormy sea, was wrecked on the rocks of the coast of Pizzo; the captain foreseeing the imminence of death, reunited his men in front of a painting of the Madonna of Piedigrotta collecting them in prayer and as the ultimate act of faith, he vowed, in the event of salvation, to erect a church where he touched the coast. The fortification keeps its quadrangular structure unaltered. The town also has another station on the main north-south railway line, shared with Vibo Valentia, which is called Vibo Valentia - Pizzo, though this is several miles from town. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[:
Getting there: To reach Pizzo by car from Rome you can take the A1 Rome-Naples ( Km) and continue along the A3 motorway Salerno-Reggio Calabria until the exit to Pizzo (Approx km) much used to reach the coast of Tropea, Capo Vaticano, hotels, residences villages, and campsite. “Pizzo is one of Calabria’s prettiest towns, with elegant palazzi perched precariously on a steep cliff overlooking the ocean and a charming centro storico that is a tiny tangle of pastel-painted houses, narrow lanes and steep stairs reminiscent of Positano. Carsex Calabria, battuage luoghi di incontro scambio coppia Calabria in parcheggi della regione Calabria. pizzo (2) polistena (1) reggio calabria (11) rende (3) roccella jonica (1) Parcheggi, piazze, vie anonime o caselli autostradali: l'Italia è piena di posti on the road in cui fare piacevoli incontri ma, non sempre è facile. Pizzo Tourism: TripAdvisor has 26, reviews of Pizzo Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Pizzo resource.