Located on the peninsula of the tip of Italy
, the miles of the beautiful coastline of Calabria
, with its mountainous region, can be your picture-book vacation rentals destination. Surround yourself with breath-taking landscapes; create treasured memories. Restored Italian villa rentals and apartment rentals come with their own story. Discover lodging accommodations suitable for large groups, or an intimate setting for your vacation rental.
The coast line of Calabria is on the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Have you placed the enjoyable activity of shopping on your itinerary? Calabria has plenty of options – old-fashioned outdoor markets to malls
. Everything you need, from groceries fresh produce and sundry items, is close to your apartment rental or condo rental. Take cooking classes nearby or host a Chef in your villa rentals.
A hands-on approach for enjoying Italian meals is to prepare them in the kitchen of your apartment rental accommodation, or have meals catered. Calabria is known for its olive-oil preserved meats and vegetables. The cold cuts and sausages in the region are tasty. Villas can offer terraces overlooking the sea, or a villa rental surrounded by gardens. For dessert, treat yourself to nzudda
. Add a glass of local wine made from white Greco grapes or red Gaglioppo grapes.
Pick up the perfect souvenir from one of the flea markets
: the Soverato market held on the last weekend of every month; and the Cozenz market held on the second Sunday of each month. On the first weekend of the month, 100 stalls are set up in the Piazza Duoma offering handicrafts, knick-knacks and antiques. One-a-year markets are the Reggio Calabria, held in September, and the Vibo Valencia market, held in August.
The capital city of Catanzaro
, and its surrounding area is the destination of sports lovers for diving, wind-surfing and water skiing
. Go biking and stop to take photos of the wonderful landscape. Take in the adventure park in Zagarise
, in the heart of the national park of Sila Piccola. After a day of mountain biking, take in the night life.
Horseback ride along the paths in Cosenza
. Go rafting and canoeing among canyons and gorges in the National Park of the Pollino.
Nordic walking is a gently-paced way to explore this beautiful area of Italy. Enjoy wind surfing or water skiing. Join in a game of beach volleyball. Head inland for the many fairs and festivals
. After a full day of activity, return to your apartment rental.
Gambarie, in the Reggio Calabria, offers over 10 kilometers of ski slopes and ski lifts.
Be awed by the magnificent Marmarico waterfalls
of Bivongi. Visit the thermal bath spa in Galatro.
Explore the beauty of the unique seas beds
of the Costa degli Dei in the Vibo Valentia area. Venture into the protected waters of Isola di Capo Rizzuto, Crotone
area. Stay in condo rentals nearby; apartment rentals are ideal when travelling solo or with a small group..
For your Italian accommodation, browse Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
: holiday home vacation rentals, apartment rentals in a historic town, a country-side villa rental, a sea-side apartment rental, or vacation rental accommodations surrounded by nature.