Pizzo Calabria: Italy’s Secret Gelato Town

Pizzo Calabria: Italy’s Secret Gelato Town, Pizzo, Italy (B)

You know you’re onto a winner when you stumble upon a picture-perfect Italian hillside town that virtually no one else has heard of. A gorgeous Italian town that’s so famous for its gelato that it’s known in Italy as the ice-cream city. A town called Pizzo Calabria.

I’m going to let you into a secret. If you want to visit a part of Italy where you can experience la dolce vita without the crowds, then make your way down to the southern tip, to Calabria, the hidden gem that the rest of the world doesn’t know about.

Calabria is one of the least visited parts of Italy yet it’s every bit as beautiful as places like the Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and the Cinque Terre. It has a 500-mile coastline, with sandy beaches, a series of delightful towns and villages, and olive, orange and lemon trees growing on the hillsides.

The Costa degli Dei, the Coast of Gods, in the south west, is particularly attractive, with its white sandy beaches, turquoise sea and dramatic coastline. One of its prettiest towns is the delightful Pizzo Calabria where pastel-coloured houses tumble down the steep hillsides, their terracotta-tiled roofs gleaming in the sunshine. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pizzo Calabria: Italy’s Secret Gelato Town
Guide Location: Italy » Pizzo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Clare Thomson
Read it on Author's Website: https://suitcasesandsandcastles.com/pizzo-calabria/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • main square
  • Tartufo di Pizzo
  • The Collector of Winds
  • Castello Murat
  • Chiesetta di Piedigrotta