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Best part of Scilla

A must see especially at night, very romantic this old fisherman village well preserved, with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
Beautiful, but I wasn't there at night

It's not really fair for me to judge this place 100% because I wasn't there at night... read more

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Via Annunziata, 89058, Scilla, Italy
+39 0965 754003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see especially at night, very romantic this old fisherman village well preserved, with narrow streets, small restaurants and boutique hotels facing the sea. Wonderful views, not to be missed an unforgettable dinner here.

Thank Dana_Romania_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not really fair for me to judge this place 100% because I wasn't there at night, unfortunately... I was there during the day though, and found it to be a very charming area, very picturesque and memorable. The boats at dock and the water...More

Thank Euroerican
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an unusual place! So quaint, totally unique and very special historically. We stayed in a fabulous B&B over the water....stunning views and accomodation and went to an amazing wine bar several nights. There were some really good looking other restaurants too. However......there...More

Thank amanda h
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The northern part of Scilla is an old fisherman village. Not very lucrative nowadays. Guess the absence of the beach makes it harder for the locals to make a living of tourism. Beautiful views, narrow abrupt streets kind of dirty and unkept. There is potential,...More

1  Thank Octav P
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Chianalea is the northern part of Scilla, just down before the beautiful Ruffo castle. It's narrow and long, just beneath the hill above. You can easily reach it by car from the main road by driving a very picturesque and winding road down. It's a...More

3  Thank B1714D
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Chianalea is attached to Scilla and you can enter it via 2 ways; from the beach around the rock where Castello Ruffo is located on and from the main road. Chianalea is an old fishermen village with many restaurants and narrow streets offering the visitors...More

3  Thank Maurice L
Reviewed 30 September 2017

we were not aware beforehand but this is a real must see. and especially at night it becomes even more amazing

1  Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely seaside town with historical buildings. Lots of restaurants to have lunch or dinner with beautiful scenery of the beach. Lots if quaint streets and alleys with beautiful old houses.

2  Thank Rosalie M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

So easy to get to off the autostrada (highway).....what an incredible beach front.....literally in the middle of mountains!!! Water was crystal clear and warm (late August)........much to see and do on the boardwalk. Having tried nociolla gelato across Italy (Rome, Florence, Venice, Pizzo, Filadelfia) I'd...More

3  Thank Elia V
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Charming winding narrow paths leading to fabulous views and dotted by some good seafood restaurants. Always a pleasure to go here no matter the time of year or day.

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Nells B
5 November 2016|
Response from MichaelL39 |
I was there May 2014 and the weather was wonderful, a little chilly at night but absolutely lovely with plenty of sunshine during the day
30 October 2016|
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Response from Andrea B | Reviewed this property |
Non so di tour organizzati, ma l'Ufficio turismo dovrebbe poterdare tutte le informazioni. Tropea é stupenda e merita di essere visitata. a 8 km da Tropea c'é Capo Vaticano con spiagge e mare fantastici dove il miglior... More
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