First Time Tourists Guide in Tropea

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Tropea is a municipality in the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria, southern Italy.

There is a Sanctuary of Saint Mary 'dell'Isola di Tropea' which is the one of Tropea's icons.

Visit Affaccio del Corso and you will be amazed by a spectacular view and panorama of the blue ocean.

There is a shop that you can shop all the things about Tropea's souvenirs like T-shirts which are presented about Tropea.

Need a comfortable stay? Tropea offers the best hotel at Michelizia Resort and TownHouse Tropea.

Lido Blanca Beach is where you can enjoy a natural atmosphere and nice view with your loved ones.

Take some moment to this beautiful place Acquamarina Beach, it would be a good idea to explore more and chill. So, let's stroll it right now!

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FOOD & DRINK

Italy such a heaven for foodies, for example most of the foods that Americans view as Italian, such as spaghetti and pizza, come from central Italy. In the North of Italy, fish, potatoes, rice, sausages, pork and different types of cheeses are the most common ingredients. Pasta dishes with tomatoes are popular, as are many kinds of stuffed pasta, polenta and risotto. In the South, tomatoes dominate dishes, and they are either served fresh or cooked into sauce. Southern cuisine also includes capers, peppers, olives and olive oil, garlic, artichokes, eggplant and ricotta cheese.

CULTURE

Tropea's culture can be seen through several aspects such as arts, family, music and food. It is a home of the Roman Empire and a major center of the Renaissance, culture on the Italian peninsula has flourished for countries.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best times to visit Tropea for ideal weather are on April 9th to July 8th or on September 10th to December 2nd.

SIGHTSEEING

Sanctuary of Saint Mary 'dell'Isola di Tropea' is located in the town of Tropea in the Province of Vibo Valentia. The Santuario di Santa Maria dell’Isola is a lovely city park. It’s truly Tropea’s sanctuary. In addition, the annual Festival of Santa Maria dell’Isola is celebrated on August 15th. You can also get some food and drinks in the lounge which serves a beach view.

Sanctuary of Saint Mary 'dell'Isola di Tropea'

Wonderfull and one the best historic place in Tropea.

This uniquely positioned church on top of a large rock with the sea on two sides is worth visiting.

The gardens behind are also open to the public along with a gift shop.

It is worth visiting this place out of season.

Address : Via Lungomare, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

DOWNTOWN

There is a place to spend your pleasure time in Tropea. You will be spoiled by the view. Visit Affaccio del Corso which is the one of the most beautiful panoramas in the world. Affaccio del Corso is excellent for taking beautiful photos, GoPro cameras are highly recommended to use.

Affaccio del Corso

One of the most beaufitul panoramas in the world.

Incredible views, vibrant blue from the water and a beautiful sky.

All that accompanied by the Calabrian landscapes.

Intressting place for walking and exploring.

Address : Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 58, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

SHOPPING

Visiting a place is not enough without buying souvenirs. It is a place where you can shop all the things about Tropea's things. They sell various T-shirts, tourist souvenirs, kitchen aprons etc. In addition, you can also customized a T-shirt here.

T-Shirt Italia store della T-Shirt Mania Tropea, di Accorinti Salvatore

An ideal place to shop with whole family.

It offers complete items and good good T-shirts that are printed on the spot.

The prices are accessible.

The employees are very kind and have a lot of patience waiting for the traveler to decide.

Address : Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 30, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

HOTEL

Michelizia Resort is located in the heart of Tropea. It is one of the most spectacular places on the famous Costa degli Dei. The hotel overlooking a fantastic panorama of the coast and of the harbour of Tropea. In addition, you can enjoy their excellent amenities and services such as outdoor pool, restaurant, equipped beach, lounge bar, and etc. TownHouse Tropea is your home in the heart of Tropea. The hotel features modern style. In addition, the hotel is near several popular places like shops, bars, restaurants, churches, historical buildings, and many more.

Michelizia Resort

New and elegant resort and ideal for relaxing holidays.

Breakfast plentiful and very nice room with direct sea view and access to the pool.

Spectacular pool overlooking the sea and the historic center of Tropea

Staff are very attentive and helpful, especially at the front desk.

Address : Via Carmine, 71, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

TownHouse Tropea

The hotel is very well placed for Tropea old town.

The room with a balcony a real wedding favor with every comfort.

Also they have a rooftop terrace where you can chill out.

Breakfast is served on the terrace overlooking Tropea.

The staff are welcoming and accommodating.

Address : Via Margherita di Savoia, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

RESTAURANT

Lido Tropical is the ideal place to have dinner with your family. This restaurant is located in the seaside. They provide Italian, seafood, Mediterranean, and European cuisines including special diets such as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Genius Loci offers a great view and atmosphere. The menu consists of a starter, main course, and dessert. You can book first before if you want to sit outside. The staff is very friendly.

Lido Tropical

Restaurant on the sea with a cuisine based on fish of the highest level.

Nice relaxing music in a relaxing environment.

Fresh, simple and delicious food.

All the staff is very competent and friendly.

Address : Via Lungomare, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

Genius Loci

Lovely spot outside to watch the sunset and enjoy a solid meal.

The food is well prepared and Genius Loci offers a great choice and a good selection of wine.

It also offer a great appetizer, seafood with Mediterranean flavors.

Go for this place and you will be charmed.

Address : Largo Vaccari, 51, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

CAFE

Caffe del Corso is where you can enjoy several menus including sides and gelato. They also offer special diets like vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. They have Southern Italian dessert Tartufo you might like. Pasticceria Peccati di Gola has several offering menus such as croissants, chocolate donuts, cannoli cream pastries and almond biscuits. In addition, you can also order their favorite drinks like good cappucino to accompany your day with your friends or even your loved ones.

Caffe del Corso

The best pistachio truffle from Tropea.

They have a beautiful range of gelato and tartufa as well as other desserts.

They also have a new bed and breakfast called Dimora Poseidon.

Absolutely superb customer service that goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome.

Address : Largo Barone, 4, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

Pasticceria Peccati di Gola

One of the best coffee shops in the area.

A wide selection of croissants and croissants both at breakfast and in the evening.

Great selection of cream cakes and pastries.

They also have ice cream cakes and, obviously, a good Italian coffee.

Very kind and friendly staff.

Address : Via Piave, 6, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Madison offers a good selection of drinks and cozy places to hangout or spend the night with your friends. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable related to the varieties of whisky. The bar Veneto is located right in the center of Tropea. You can enjoy excellent cocktails prepared with some fruits, it also uses local fruit. In addition, they make a home-made ice cream. Coming with your company of friends or family would be a great idea.

Madison

A real Italian bar full of young people.

It serves perfect espresso and tea service in the spotless restrooms.

It also offers excellent cocktails,excellent artisan ice cream,and excellent breakfast.

Always smiling staff, great and careful selection of liqueurs.

Address : Via Libertà, 91/93, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

BAR VENETO

One of the favourite bars in Tropea.

The house aperitifs are very good, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic based on fruit.

Wide choice and excellent products.

Rich breakfasts and appetizers.

Friendly waiter.

Address : Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 13, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

INTERESTING PLACE

This is the greatest place ever in Tropea which offers a wonderful view while you can enjoy food, music, appetizer, and perfect drinks. You can enjoy their wooden gazebo and the music plays at 5 pm in the music lounge. Come get relaxed and chill to this place with your friends or family would be a great day!

Lido Blanca Beach

Beautiful beach with a wonderful view.

Beautiful white sand & pebbles, crystal clear water.

Relaxed athmosphere and good for swimming.

You can rent chairs and umbrellas for about 25EUR for the day.

Address : Via Lungomare, 89861 Tropea VV, Italy

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Acquamarina Beach is such a hidden gem in Trope where you can truly enjoy a fantastic view. There is a restaurant which offers several menus on a little beach side. In addition, you can enjoy their wonderful wine list and many different types of beer.

Acquamarina Beach

One of the best beaches in Tropea.

The view is spectacular.

There are many activities to do.

In the afternoon there are parties.

Address : 89861 Tropea, Province of Vibo Valentia, Italy