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Pellaro

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Pellaro

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Pellaro is a town just near Reggio Calabria, in Calabria, Italy.

Understand[edit]

Pellaro hosts about 15000 citizens and is mainly very near the sea.
In front of Pellaro, you can find the beautiful Messina Strait, an astonishing scenario between Calabria and Sicily, far just 15km about.

Get in[edit]

Lamezia Terme Airport (145 km). Ticket office tel. +39 096 841 4333; Luggage Support tel. +39 096 841 7625; [10]
You can reach Pellaro from Reggio Airport or Central Train Station by Bus, taxi (about 20/5 from Station, 15/20€ from Airport) or driving by a car (you can rent it just in front of the airport) taking the SS106 in south direction.
When you pass the first (and only one traffic light) you can turn on the right (sea direction) and reach Pellaro.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Church-Chiesa del Carmine di Nocille
  • Church-Chiesa Del Carmine, Via Lume, 45-47, 89134 Pellaro.
  • Church-Chiesa della Madonna della Liga
  • House-La Casetta Blu, E 90, 89134 Pellaro.
  • Park-Parco Diffuso dell conoscenza e del benessere, Pellaro, Ecological park
  • Point Pellaro. Punta Pellaro is known for having long windy seasons, a perfect environment for surfing.
  • Santuario Ss. Cosma e Damiano, Via S. Cosimo, 6, 89134 Pellaro

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Birdwatching. Punta Pellaro is an important transit point for migration birds such as storks and birds of prey, that fly over it during the two migratory journeys. Make a visit to meet or to accompany the birds back from or forward to Africa. Pellaro coastline is also a suitable place for the observation of seabirds  edit
  • Diving (Megale Helas Diving Centre), +39 329 464 0045 (), [1]. Enjoy a wild underwater world full of surprises. The most spectaculare diving is in front of the Fiumarella stream or the Pellaro Dry with vertical walls. The area is a good choice to explore the deep of the sea near the "Secca" a very interesting spot where you can practice scuba diving too  edit
  • Horseriding sport (Foti Riding Centre), Quattronari 14, Pellaro, +39 096 535 9117. Never ridden a horse? You can learn how to ride a horse. If you are experienced rider you can show your class  edit
  • Kitesurfing (NewKiteZone international IKO Kite Center), Via Vecchia Provinciale / Branch a Mare Punta Pellaro snc, 89134 Punta Pellaro, +39 393 193 3234 (), [2]. Kitesurfing is a sport, which combines aspects of paragliding, sailing, skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding and windsurfing into one extreme sport. An international Kiteboarding kite center (they speak eng, fra, spa) with all their services not only for you, but also for your family too.  edit
  • Mountain biking, [3]. It is possible in the surrounding mountains area  edit
  • Sunbathing. on Punta Pellaro beaches  edit
  • Windsurfing, [4]. Punta Pellaro is place, where to the constant presence of the wind you can practice windsurfing almost at any time of the year  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • 'A Casereccia, Vico Primo Bolani, 89134 Pellaro, +39 347 993 5701. Pizzeria Restaurant, where you can taste dishes cooked in the real "local tradition"  edit
  • Acqua & Farina di Arena Massimo, Via Nazionale, 134/h, 89134 Pellaro, +39 380 152 6939. Pizzeria Restaurant  edit
  • Bellaitalia Pellaro, Via Industriale Pellaro 11, 89134 Pellaro, +39 338 256 5521. Pizzeria Restaurant  edit
  • Fish Club Ristorantino, Via Fiumarella, 37, 89134 Pellaro, +39 349 136 6154. Seafood Restaurant  edit
  • La Capanna, Lungomare di Pellaro, 67, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 567 4021. Seafood Restaurant  edit
  • La Griglia, Strada Statale 106 Jonica, 123, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 8122. Pizzeria Restaurant  edit
  • Ombelico Del Mondo, Via Longitudinale, 51, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 0351. Pizzeria Restaurant  edit
  • Terrazze Le rose, Strada Statale 106 Jonica, 89134 Bocale, +39 096 567 7265. Restaurant  edit
  • Villa Lelmar by Metropolitan, Via Nazionale, 409, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 0262. Pizzeria Restaurant  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Bottiglieria 2010 Pellarese, Via Sottolume, 22/A, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 9957. Wine bar  edit
  • Molly's Pub, Via Lungomare, Lungomare di Pellaro, 147, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 9088, [5]. Pub  edit
  • Moon, Via Augusta, 12, 89134 Pellaro. Cocktail Bar  edit
  • Paninoteca Bad Bull, Via Nazionale, 343, 89134 Pellaro, +39 340 083 4700. Pub  edit
  • Sweet Cafe, Via Sottolume, 8, 89134 Pellaro. Espresso bar  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Angolo di Paradiso, Via Loggia 36, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 9304, [6]. B&B  edit
  • Feudo 43, Via Feudo Pellaro, 43, 89134 Pellaro, +39 391 434 3544, [7]. B&B  edit
  • La Collina Felice, Via Loggia, 2, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 7408, [8]. B&B  edit
  • Via del Mare, Via del Mare, 85, 89134 Punta Pellaro, +39 096 535 8214, [9]. B&B  edit
  • Villa Virginia, Vico D'Angelo 1, 30, 89134 Bocale, +39 328 395 6735. Hotel  edit
  • Vivere il Mare, Via Bosco, 6, 89134 Pellaro, +39 096 535 8188.  edit

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

  • Scilla. Castle of Scilla (Castello di Scilla). Scilla Lighthouse (Faro di Scilla). Lungomare Chianalea di Scilla. Borgo Chianalea. Square San Rocco (Piazza San Rocco). Church (Chiesa Maria Santissima Immacolata). St. Joseph Church (Chiesa San Giuseppe). Church (Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine). Beaches.
  • Villa San Giovanni. The main ferry terminal to Sicily. Churches. Fountain. Monument to Garibaldi.
  • Campo Calabro. Churches. Forte Batteria Siacci. Fortino Mateniti inferiore.
  • Reggio Calabria. Castle and walls of the ancient city. Cathedral of Reggio. Church of Saint Gaetano Catanoso (Chiesa di San Gaetano Catanoso). Church of Saint Mary of the Announcement (Chiesa di Santa Maria Annunziata). National Archaeological Museum of Magna Græcia. Villa Genoese-Zerbi. Palazzo Nesci. Palazzo Vitale. Square De Nav. Archaeological excavations. Roman Baths. Arena dello Stretto – Amphitheater. Hiking area Lungomare Falcomatà or Lungomare Falcomatà.
  • Messina. Take tour to Messina from Reggio Calabria by ferry. Messina, the city of Sicily with the more than 200000 inhabitants. See Cathedrals, Basilica, Sanctuaries and more than 15 churches. Palaces. Monuments, statues, fountains and squares. Citadele, forts and castles. City wall and towers.
  • San Niceto. Castle (Castello di Santo Niceto), Contrada Sant'Aniceto, 89065 Motta San Giovanni
  • Aspromonte national park. The nearest point to the park is Bagaladi, which old olive-mill has become a reception place of the Aspromonte Park [11].
  • Monument to the 38th parallel (Monumento Al 38° Parallelo) [12]. It is located near Bocale.
  • Capo dell'Armi. Wildlife refuge.
  • Anna. Casina dei Mille, where the Garibaldi soldiers lived in 1861. Church of Saint Joseph (Chiesa di San Giuseppe).
  • Melito di Porto Salvo. Museo Garibaldino, Via Lungomare dei Mille, 89063 Melito di Porto Salvo.

Sanctuary Maria SS of Porto Salvo (Santuario di Maria SS di Porto Salvo). Churches. On the highest part of the Old Town stands Saracen Tower (Torre Saracena) built around 1550. Promenade (Lungomare di Melito di Porto Salvo) hiking area. Monument to the Thousand (Monumento ai Mille). Villa garden Comunale.

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