Natural regional park of Serre
Via Santa Rosellina, 2, 89822 Serra San Bruno VV, Italy
About Natural regional park of Serre
The Serre Regional Natural Park is a protected natural area of the Calabria region, established in 2004. Located between Aspromonte and Sila, it is crossed by two long mountain ranges, large forests, among them the Stilo forest and rivers with waterfalls such as Marmarico, in the city of Bivongi, and the waterfall by Pietra Cupa, at the Fiumara Assi de Guardavalle.
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The Marmàrico waterfall is the highest waterfall in Calabria and the southern Apennines, 114 meters high, located in the territory of the municipality of Bivongi, in high course of the Stilaro river, in the Folea valley. Inserted from 6 September 2011 among the " Italian wonders " of the homonymous project, born on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, of a tourist-cultural nature national Youth Forum.
The Cattolica di Stilo is a small square Byzantine church with a central plan, built with brick masonry, whose roof is made up of five very characteristic domes; it is located at the foot of Mount Consolino in Stilo , in the province of Reggio Calabria and is one of the most important museums and Byzantine sites among those in Calabria.
The Angitola lake or lake dell'Angitola is an artificial lake in the province of Vibo Valentia, in the territory of the municipalities of Maierato and Monterosso Calabro. The lake occupies an area of about 1.96 km² and is located in the extreme south of the plain of Sant'Eufemia, about 3 km from the Gulf of Sant'Eufemia. Around the lake, there are olive groves and Mediterranean scrub. There is also a reforestation belt with Aleppo pine.
The Monte Poro is a mountain of Calabria, which rises on the slopes Tyrrhenian between ' Angitola , the Mesima, and Serre. It is also an important center for the transmission of radio and television signals given its position that embraces the whole Tyrrhenian coast from Cetraro in the north to Scilla in the south and the plains of Lamezia Terme to the northeast and Gioia Tauro to the southeast.
The Stilaro is an important Fiumara calabrese, which gives its name to the entire valley in which flows: the valley Stilaro. Known in antiquity as Elleporo, and as Kàstron in the Byzantine period and in the Norman period also Stillitanus. Along the river there are three fish farms. Between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries several dams and small hydroelectric plants were built for the exploitation of hydroelectric energy.
The Archaeological Museum of Monasterace or Archaeological Museum of Ancient Kaulon or MAK is the museum built around the "Paolo Orsi" archaeological park, which preserves the remains of the ancient Magna Graecia city of Kaulon . Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has been managing it through the Calabria Museum Complex, which in December 2019 became the Regional Museum Directorate.
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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.