Le Castella beach

Is a beach for lovers of peace and quiet

Le Castella is a beach, located along the coastline of the Ionian Sea near the same-name small town, is one of the most popular places in Calabria.

Beach description

The city and the beach were named after the ancient fortification - the Aragonese castle, which towers on top of a massive cliff. The picturesque outskirts, which repeatedly became the scenery in the episodes of the famous films, attract huge crowds of people, eager to see with own eyes the magnificent views with stone terraces, descending to the water, and the legendary castle, inspiring respect for its scale.

Le Castella beach is covered with fine snow-white sand. A flat sandy bottom is clearly visible through the clear water. The area is equipped with free sunbeds and parasols.

A respectable audience prevails on the beach, there are few youth. The main contingent is Italians and British. There are almost no Russian tourists. In Le Castella, lovers of a calm rest feel great.

When is it better to go

In terms of climate, the period from May to October is the most favorable for visiting Italy. The air and water temperature becomes ideal for a classic beach holiday, followed by a trip to the coast of Italy. However, it is necessary to remember that a long summer with the scorching sun, warm sea and pleasant sea breeze attracts crowds of tourists.

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The city of Le Castella has a large number of tourist accommodation options. Near the beach and around the Aragonese Castle there are a huge number of bars, coffee houses, restaurants, taverns, offering traditional seafood and fish dishes, meat and vegetable dishes of Calabrian cuisine, fresh pastries, hot coffee and wine from local vineyards, confectionary and ice cream.

What to see in Le Castella

Le Castella is a small, clean and amazingly beautiful city, founded by the Celts over two thousand years ago, it attracts attention with neat little houses, narrow cobbled streets, an abundance of flower beds, decorating the windows and walls of houses, fences, pavements.

The main sight of the resort is Castella Castle, built over the centuries, gradually overgrown with new walls, towers, fortresses. The castle repeatedly became a field of bloody battles. From the sea, he was subjected to cannon fire from ships of the Turkish, French, and Spanish fleets. Now Castella Castle is a popular tourist sight, on the territory of which curious tourists roam. At night, the stately structure and the underwater part of the sea at the foot of the castle are illuminated by powerful spotlights.

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Baia degli Dei Beach Resort
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Hotel La Brace
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