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Address: 89861 Tropea, Italy
Phone Number: 389 9296009
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Old town center.

The central square of Tropea, where the most important roads converge and come together right here. The centerpiece of the town, many restaurants and ice cream parlors, bars and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
Magellano81
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Tortona, Italy
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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The central square of Tropea, where the most important roads converge and come together right here. The centerpiece of the town, many restaurants and ice cream parlors, bars and many tourists crowding the square and surrounding streets. Beautiful scenery but also a very romantic evening atmosphere.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is right in the middle of the main corso, so good if you like "people watching" or fancy somewhere central to have a beer or a glass of wine. Not sure why this rates as an attraction in its own right: you'd see it if you go down the main corso and certainly wouldn't make a special visit!

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Darlington, County Durham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

By finding this Piazza, you find the centre of the Centro Storico and all those visual treats that you are searching for in Tropea. So elegant!

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Why not sit at any of the cafés and sample a Tartufo di Pizzo ice cream bomb? Or a large aperol spritz, or refreshing beer and watch all the locals and tourists mingling in a pretty harmonious spot. It's a lovely town which manages happily to take the hoards and mix them together whilst still retaining its charm. A great... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I visited "Piazza Ercole" in the evening and I was fascinated by this place... beautiful streets, cafes, restaurants ... you can taste authentic Italian foods...are really excellent I love them, local specialty Torfuffo that is ice cream filled with chocolate cream or just sit with a cup of italian coffee or good glass of wine and look back passers ...... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Piazza Ercole is a perfect place to grab a tartuffo and people watch. There are several cafes and restaurants to choose from to sit down and enjoy a meal or some coffee or dessert. The place gets quite busy in the evening (during the day between 12 and 4, it is quite dead, as this is siesta time). The atmosphere... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

What a delight to stroll around in Tropea at Piazza Ercole , the feeling of relaxation is in the air!

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margaret river
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Tropea is an ancient city in calabria It is interesting and with beautiful Historical buildings the walls that were used to protect the city s date back to 1000AD there is a maze of porticoes, courtyards, luxuriant gardens, steep steps and quaint lanes that run up to lovely, elegant small squares. The eighteenth-century Tocco mansion should also be seen, Also... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

A lively piazza with many places to eat and sit. Active with people all day and gets very busy at night! A lovely place to visit and stroll around.

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