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This town of Santa Severina is about 30 minutes outside of Crotone. A nice ride. The town has a great mountain top view. You can drive up and park basically in the “former moat” of the castle, easy drive and parking compared to Crotone. In...More
The castle it’s beautiful, but like most places in Calabria the poor management impacts the whole experience.
Had to wait for the person at the counter to show up and purchase the entry ticket. After we paid we were eventually informed that one part of...More
We stumbled across the town of Santa Severina while driving. We saw it in the distance and it literally sits atop a mountain top!! Absolutely gorgeous! We made our way up the winding, steep road and were so surprised at the top! The Castello di...More
Very nice medieval castle, at the top of the town, high on the mountain. Worth a visit, also some archeological things. Take your car up the hill, you find a big parking place just outside the entrance of the castle. The way to reach it...More
because there were many civilizations that conquered this are, it was worthwhile to read and study the castle. This is also one of the cleaner hillside towns in Calabria. Everyone was very helpful despite my abysmal Italian!
Wonderful village on the hillside. Photos from the road to the castle makes it look like some kind of Bond villan's lair. The castle was impressive and the museum was extensive. We enjoyed all the English translations of everything and could have spent longer there....More