Visiting Quaint Rogliano, Southern Italy

Visiting Quaint Rogliano, Southern Italy, Rogliano, Italy (B)

On the way to the spectacular Sila National Park and nestled amongst sweeping hills in the Savuto Valley, lies the quaint village of Rogliano in Calabria, Southern Italy.

Not frequented by many foreign tourists, you are assured of a genuine and warm Calabrese experience on your visit.

If you’re lucky, you may get to travel on a double-carriage train. This is a much newer train and is in use for festivals and fairs such as the St Joseph’s fair in Cosenza, as these events draw many people to the city from neighbouring villages and the region.

From Cosenza’s Central train station, the rickety old one-carriage graffiti-splattered train whisks you around the hills to Rogliano. Well, perhaps ‘whisk’ isn’t quite the right word and ‘chugs’ is better, as you travel on a diesel train.

The journey takes around half an hour, travelling through beautiful mountainous countryside and forests, whilst you steadily climb the surrounding deep valleys.

This little trip to the mountains is quite special and I never tire of the view. And, always reminisce as to what this area must have been like when my father and his family grew up here, shame I never asked many questions when he was alive. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
How it works: The full article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the sights featured in this article. The app's navigation functions guide you from one sight to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Sights Featured in This Article

Guide Name: Visiting Quaint Rogliano, Southern Italy
Guide Location: Italy » Rogliano
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nilla Palmer
Read it on Author's Website:
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rogliano’s train station
  • Corso
  • Pizzeria Bella Rogliano
  • Bar Gelateria Misaggi
  • Pasticceria “Colosseo”