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Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria Italy. Tropea is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Euphemia connected with the mainland by a narrow strip in the Tyrrhenian Sea, toward the south with respect to Vibo Valentia. Tropea is also famous for producing a particular quality of red onion. These onions are very famous all throughout Italy. An interesting fact about Tropea is that one of the gelaterias in town makes a red onion ice cream, as well as others based on squid ink and spicy salami.
Top Attractions Within Tropea
Tropea Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Tropea. The water is crystal clear, and perched atop the cliff is a beautiful church owned by a group of nuns. Tropea Beach also offers magnificent panoramic views, crystalline clear water, high, rocky shorelines and seabed of fine, white sand. There are three beautiful, sandy beaches, offering a variety and beach bars.
Piazza Ercole is located at the heart of Tropea, with interesting and beautiful historical buildings, as well as the ancient walls that were used to protect the city, that date back to 1000 AD. The Piazza is characterised by a maze of porticoes, courtyards, luxuriant gardens, steep steps and quaint lanes that run up to other small, charming squares.
Santa Maria dell'Isola is a wonderful place in Tropea that has survived the many earthquakes of the area. Along the centuries, the church has underwent a lot of changes. If at first it was characterised by a Byzantine architectural style, it has also been rebuilt in the Romanesque style, as well as Gothic. Today, the church is a wonderful combination of these architectural styles and it is worth the visit to Tropea.
Corso Vittorio Emanuelle is a wonderful street full of shops and situated within the old town of Tropea. It is well worth a browse and while you are en route, you may might as well sit down at one of the many restaurants and have a sip of the local vino.