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Sandra C wrote a review May 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom59 contributions17 helpful votes
Sitting on New Beach and looking over the clear blue sea to Isola di Cirella is one of the most relaxing experiences I have ever had. Try the calamari at the beach restaurant too.
Date of experience: May 2017
filtraveller wrote a review Mar 2016
Cosenza, Italy93 contributions57 helpful votes
We were here in the summer of August 2015; we rented a boat and went around the island. It's a great place to go snorkeling. The water is very clear and unlike the seashore, there is at least some live action underwater.
Date of experience: August 2015
Eli B wrote a review Mar 2014
Sydney, Australia3,711 contributions2,942 helpful votes
Our hotel in Cirella,125 km north of Tropea is a hotel in a restored seaside villa that the dukes of the Gonzaga clan built for themselves in the 18th century. The old,still inhabited village of Cirella,climbs a slope below the ruins of a hilltop town that Hannibal razed 2,200 years ago. Nearby,a little to the south,is the beach resort of Diamante,with its tree-lined boardwalk. During a previous trip we visited the inland city of Cosenza,an old town,with awarren of lanes around the gothic cathedral. it huddles below a hill with a massive,square castle and an octagonal 13th century tower. Somewhere below the waters of the Busento,the king of the Visigoths,Alaric,is supposed to be buried along with a fabulous treasure. My femme ridicules me when i take out my treasure-hunter hat…
Date of experience: July 2013
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