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I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

Località, 87058 Croce di Magara CS, Italy

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About I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

The I Giganti della Sila nature reserve, also known as the Fallistro nature reserve from the name of the locality in which it is located, is a protected natural area located in the province of Cosenza and was established in 1987. The reserve covers an area of ​​5.44 km² to the north-west and south-east, within the Sila National Park.



Attractions near I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

Botte Donato4.75km from I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

The Mount Botte Donato is the highest peak of the ' plateau of Sila, located in Sila Grande, in the town of Manco Country, halfway between Lake Arvo and Lake Blindness.  During the winter, with the presence of ski lifts and the four ski slopes that make up the Cavaliere di Lorica complex, the place becomes an attraction for tourists, coming from all over Italy, but also from Europe. From the top, in particular, you can see Etna and Aspromonte to the south and Pollino to the north.

La Sila5.49km from I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

La Sila is a vast plateau of southern Italy, located in the central-northern area of ​​the Calabria region, which extends for 150,000 hectares (it is the largest plateau in Europe ) through the provinces of Cosenza, Crotone, and Catanzaro, divided from north to south into Sila Greca, Sila Grande and Sila Piccola and characterized by the presence of various mountain peaks, plateaus, densely wooded areas, and high-sea artificial lakes.

Monte Scuro6.34km from I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

The Monte Scuro is a mountain of Sila, located near Camigliatello Silano. One of the beautiful locations which give the panoramic view of this area and also it is a quiet risky trekking destination and also you can spend a nice time here.

Cecita Lake7.85km from I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

The lake of blindness is an artificial lake located in the province of Cosenza. It is an artificial lake built for the production of electricity located in the province of Cosenza on the Sila Grande, a few kilometers from Camigliatello Silano and whose banks fall within the municipalities of Spezzano della Sila, Longobucco and Celico. The lake was created by damming a dam the river Mucone. The lake is located on the western border of Sila National Park.

Lago Arvo10.01km from I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

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.

Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta18.29km from I Giganti della Sila nature reserve

Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta (Italian: Basilica Patriarcale di Santa Maria Assunta is the principal church in the town of Aquileia, in the Province of Udine and the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.  The original church dated back to the fourth century. The current basilica was built in the eleventh century and rebuilt again in the thirteenth century. It is located on Via Sacra, overlooking the Piazza del Capitolo, along with the bell tower and baptistery.

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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.