Cascata del Marmarico - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Cascata del Marmarico
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.
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Attractions Near Cascata del Marmarico
Cattolica di Stilo
6.7km from Cascata del Marmarico
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.
Natural regional park of Serre
9.95km from Cascata del Marmarico
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.
12.71km from Cascata del Marmarico
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.
Museo Archelogico di Monasterace
16.86km from Cascata del Marmarico
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.
26.37km from Cascata del Marmarico
The mountain Consoles is a mountain of Calabria southwestern, part of the chain of the Serre, which rises in the valley Stilaro. At its foot lies the municipality of Stilo, downstream between Consolino and Mount Stella there is the municipality of Pazzano, and finally the municipality of Bivongi near the Stilaro stream. One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint.
28.44km from Cascata del Marmarico
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.
Discover More Attractions in Calabria, Home of Cascata del Marmarico
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.