Cosenza, Calabria: Italy’s Undiscovered City

Cosenza, Calabria: Italy’s Undiscovered City, Cosenza, Italy (B)

Perhaps not. And, this is the reason that I’m sharing with you a little information on captivating Cosenza.

Mention to someone that you’re in Cosenza and typically, the response is “where?” My reply is always the same: “southern Italy, near the toe of the boot”. A glazed look creeps over and immediately I know that they’re lost…

The next question most certainly is: “why?” Why indeed. Cosenza – as does Italy – crawls quietly under your skin and takes over your senses…

Talk to any traveller about Rome, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Sicily, or a major tourist region in Italy and watch eyes light up as they long to visit these well-traversed destinations.

And yes, whilst I agree that many of these gorgeous Italian destinations are fabulous and a must-see, I challenge the savvy traveller to explore a little further. Why not travel the 520-kilometres south of Rome to seek out a genuine Italian adventure? Venture outside of Italy’s tourist milk-run, you may enjoy it… ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Cosenza, Calabria: Italy’s Undiscovered City
Guide Location: Italy » Cosenza
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nilla Palmer
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Corso Telesio
  • Piazza Duomo
  • Rendano Theatre
  • Palazzo del Governo
  • Villa Vecchia
  • Norman-Swabian Castle
  • Ponte di Calatrava
  • Corso Mazzini
  • MAB Museum
  • Piazza Bilotti
  • Accademia Cosentina
  • National Gallery
  • Tutto per la Scarpa
  • Lavanderia Sartoria