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Unregarded treasure

We arrived for a stopover in Amantea with no expectations for anything of interest. It was... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Alan1fromOz
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Narooma, Australia
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Centro Storico Amantea!

Wear comfortable shoes and walk from the centre to the top via the staircase, you wont be... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
debart
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Canada
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived for a stopover in Amantea with no expectations for anything of interest. It was disregarded by the slightly ageing Lonely Planet guide in our possession. An after lunch stroll into the old town turned out to be a delightful tour. There are several...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Wear comfortable shoes and walk from the centre to the top via the staircase, you wont be dissappointed. Finish with a cold beer & fresh panino at the local bar! Stop at the Church to admire the views beneath the archway. Dont forget to check...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank debart
Reviewed 13 July 2017

we spent a few hours touring around in this area. Easy to get around and the people we met were very friendly.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Love the old cobbled streets with views over the new town below to the sea. There are a couple of old churches worth a visit and the castle at the top. Well worth a visit and Sicoli bar for ice cream a treat.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stayed in Coreca and drove through Amantea on several locations. There are shops, hotels. and some lovely restaurants.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mica76
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the most beautiful place in Amantea. If you want to admire ancient palaces, walk narrow and picturesque streets, see amazing sunset from the top of the city... you should go there. There are 2 good ice cream shops, a pub, 2 restaurants...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank danielasury
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice city, good beach..quiet and nice people..good for family 👪 with children..strongly recommends 😉

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank PaulI256
Reviewed 18 July 2015

the ruins and old town are worth a visit, as well as the castle! It's all above the new amantea, with a stunning (especially at night) view!

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Lauramore_c
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Take the time to leave the shopping and spend a few hours in the upper town, which is the historic centre of Amantea. Have a gelato at Sicoli, visit the church of San Bernardino da Siena, and enjoy the wonderful views offered by the strategic...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank gaspegal
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