The Villa del Conte Residenza is located in contrada Rizzina, Drapia, 4 km from Tropea. Without doubt the best way to reach the Residenza and to go around this beautiful area is by car (rental car or own one). This will let you to be free to discover this strip of Calabria ( its coast, the costa degli dei, with its beautiful beaches and little bays and the countryside with its breezy hills). In this way you can live the authentic beauty of this calabrian land.
Tropea from the Residenza.
The Villa del Conte Residenza lays on a hill behind the town of Tropea, letting to have a unique view of all the town, its harbour and its turquoise sea and beautiful coastline. The position lets to be enough far away from the noisy centre of Tropea, but easy to reach it and to reach its beautiful white beaches in few minutes by car (they are 4 km from the holiday house). In this way you can have a relaxing holiday with the possibility to visit and discover also the hinterland with the coast that goes from the beautiful beaches and cliffs of Capo Vaticano, located in the south side of Tropea, to the pittoresque town of Pizzo, with its castle, its beaches and its famous gelato. The coast, named the Coast of the Gods, will let you to discover unknown beaches that preserve the silence and the beauty of the natura. It is also possible to visit the tropea hillside, with the tipicalrestaurants of the little village of Brattiro’ (where you can taste the onion of Tropea and the nduja of Spilinga) and the Poro plateau with its famous sheep cheese. On the top of the plateau there is Vibo Valentia, where you can visit the Norman castle with its interesting Archeologic Museum and the ruins of the Magna Grecia.
How to reach by car:
GPS: 38° 40’ 19’’ N (38.672108°) 15° 54’ 25’’ E (15.907173°)
By Car: Highway Salerno-Reggio Calabria, exit at PIZZO CALABRO and take the road for TROPEA; exit for TROPEA CENTER (the exit is before the tunnel, don’t pass inside the tunnel), Turn right at first stop, following the indication “Villa del Conte”
By Train: The rail station of Tropea is 4 km from “Villa del Conte”.
By Flight: Lamezia Terme airport is just 55 km from the “Villa del Conte” hoiday house. You can rent a car directly in the airport where there are the main rental car companies (better to rent before your coming) and in easy way you can reach Tropea and the Residenza.