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Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

Unnamed Road,88054, 88054 Sersale CZ, Italy

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About Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The Valli Cupe Regional Nature Reserve was established with the regional law of 21 December 2016. It is an important naturalistic area of ​​Calabria, in particular in the Presila Catanzaro area, a step away from the Gariglione and with the city of Sersale at its center. The particularity of the area is linked to the presence of waterfalls, gorges, ancient trees, botanical rarities, and monoliths.



Attractions near Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

Church Piedigrotta16.64km from Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The church of Santa Maria di Piedigrotta is a place used for Catholic worship located in the Piedigrotta area of the Chiaia district of Naples.  It was, dedicated to the Nativity of Mary, was built starting from 1352 and finished in 1353, on the site of a previous church dedicated to the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary built in the 5th century, where an image was already venerated wood of the Virgin.

Carafa Castle24.62km from Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The Norman castle of Santa Severina also called Carafa or of Roberto il Guiscardo, the Norman king who ordered its construction in the eleventh century is a castle in the town of Santa Severina.  The structure covers approximately 10,000 m² and overlooks the wide valley of the Neto river and the hills of the Marquisate of Crotone, near Crotone. It is composed of a square keep and four cylindrical towers that are located on the sides of the castle; it is also flanked by four protruding bastions a

Ampollino Lake26.54km from Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The Ampollino Lake is an artificial lake located in Sila. The construction of the barrage began in 1916 and ended in 1927. King Vittorio Emanuele III took part in its inauguration. This lake has a particular characteristic, in fact, it bathes three different provinces: that of Cosenza, that of Crotone, and that of Catanzaro. It was the first artificial reservoir to be built in Sila.

Spiaggia Caminia29.27km from Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The long beach is located between two cliffs. The right cliff, that of Torrazzo, is a rocky wall full of cavities. Here swallows, sea birds and the peregrine falcon find shelter. The vegetation is mainly composed of herbs, prickly pears, carnations from the cliffs, mastic trees, olive trees and euphorbias. The left cliff is occupied by villas and houses that slope towards the sea and continue towards the Pietragrande side.

Lago Arvo35.51km from Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The Arvo Lake is an artificial lake located in the province of Cosenza, in the mountains and Cardoneto Melillo, near the town of San Giovanni in Fiore.  With a capacity of about 70 million cubic meters of water and a length of 8.7 km, in Calabria, this lake is the second in size after Lake Cecita. The lake is connected with the Ampollino lake through a tunneled pipeline.  The north bank is indented, while the south bank is more straight. The seabed is mainly covered with sand and pebbles.

Castello di Carlo V36.32km from Riserva naturale regionale Valli Cupe

The Charles V Castle is a fortress of the Middle Ages, set in the old part of Crotone. It is owned by the State, handed over to the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Calabria.  Built-in ' 840 to defend the city from the incursions of the Saracens, it was changed more substantially in 1541 by King Charles V.

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Calabria attracts year-round tourism, offering both summer and winter activities, in addition to its cultural, historical, artistic heritage, it has an abundance of protected natural habitats and 'green' zones. The 485 miles of its coast make Calabria a tourist destination during the summer. The low industrial development and the lack of major cities in much of its territory have allowed the maintenance of indigenous marine life.