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89063 Melito di Porto Salvo, Italy
+39 389 929 6009
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The Pentedattilo Film Festival.

Pentedattilo Film Festival. The morning after I arrived to the foot of the hand of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Migdia C
via mobile
A unique little town in the rocks

This place is close to Reggio Calabria (former "capital" of Calabria) in the very south. There are... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Prague, Czech Republic
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89063 Melito di Porto Salvo, Italy
89063 Melito di Porto Salvo, Italy
+39 389 929 6009
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pentedattilo Film Festival. The morning after I arrived to the foot of the hand of the mountain hotel at pentedattilo, I was struck by the breathtaking view of the sea and Mount Aetna from our bedroom terrace. That view sparked five days of existential Cinema...More

Thank Migdia C
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This place is close to Reggio Calabria (former "capital" of Calabria) in the very south. There are just the rocks and a little town with 1 souvenir shop and a gallery. But it is very special to see it, it is dry and hot overthere,...More

Thank 307milenau
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Like some film set, this village is built dramatically on craggy outcrops of conglomerate rock. It is certainly worth a detour, and to wander up through the village to the top. Several other reviews here on TripAdvisor refer to it being abandoned. These reviewers clearly...More

Thank TheHikingDude
Reviewed July 16, 2017

This abandoned village is really suggestive! We spent there more than hour to absorb the unique atmosphere ;).

Thank tomemon
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

If you came to Reggio you have to see this place ! Is not far from Reggio and it is an abandoned village on a rocky mountain that looks like an ✋ that's why it's call penta(5)dattilo(fingers) , the view is really amazing and the...More

1  Thank Silvia M
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

First time in this amazing village near by Reggio Calabria, in south of Italy. Is an abandoned small village on the top of a hill where you can see the sea and houses below it. It's fantastic! I recommend to visit it in the late...More

4  Thank Michela M
Reviewed June 12, 2016

The old village lies on a scenic place. Because of people needed to move, there is no more permanent living people here. But some artists and some shops with local products are coming here, especially with bergamot products. Very interesting, nice and tastfull

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Thank LouenStephan
Reviewed April 9, 2016

This village, perched high among the rocks, is like a ghost town but is so serene and beautiful. The views from here are spectacular and well worth the effort to get there. There are a few little craft shops, a bar and the best postcards...More

1  Thank walkingdoctorB
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Pentedattilo is a mysterious place with empty old houses and streets that are impressive when you reach there. Famous due to the 5 fingers mountain behind the city, has a fascinating and phantasmagorical beauty, believe it or not!

2  Thank AntonioFrega
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Have been in and around this rock many times over the last five decades and never get tired of this stunning site. Always look forward to the International Film Festival they have here in mid summer But yesterday was great to take my wife up...More

1  Thank Anthony S
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