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Must visit while in Scilla

Chianalea is attached to Scilla and you can enter it via 2 ways; from the beach around the rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maurice L
an outstanding village , one of Calabria gems

we were not aware beforehand but this is a real must see. and especially at night it becomes even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nicolas s
Milan, Italy
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“swordfish” (5 reviews)
Via Annunziata, 89058 Scilla, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chianalea is attached to Scilla and you can enter it via 2 ways; from the beach around the rock where Castello Ruffo is located on and from the main road. Chianalea is an old fishermen village with many restaurants and narrow streets offering the visitors...More

Thank Maurice L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were not aware beforehand but this is a real must see. and especially at night it becomes even more amazing

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely seaside town with historical buildings. Lots of restaurants to have lunch or dinner with beautiful scenery of the beach. Lots if quaint streets and alleys with beautiful old houses.

1  Thank Rosalie M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

So easy to get to off the autostrada (highway).....what an incredible beach front.....literally in the middle of mountains!!! Water was crystal clear and warm (late August)........much to see and do on the boardwalk. Having tried nociolla gelato across Italy (Rome, Florence, Venice, Pizzo, Filadelfia) I'd...More

1  Thank Elia V
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Charming winding narrow paths leading to fabulous views and dotted by some good seafood restaurants. Always a pleasure to go here no matter the time of year or day.

Thank elmo57
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Panaromic view, clear water, nice beach. Despite huge waves on that day we enjoyed a lot a lot. Parking is an issue though there are shuttles from centro historico to and from beach. Check the hour of the last one not to miss. Not too...More

Thank Esra K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The village is known as the Venice of the south and the athmosphere is ancient and the view is wonderful at every step! Worth a visit!

Thank Federico T
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Been there twice. Once in December and once in May. Place looks deserted and sad. Smells with cats urine. Restaurants either closed or open only late e evening. Motorcyclist and cars all around - dangerous for young kids. Not much to do.

Thank Igor S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Chianalea di Scilla is one of the most beautiful Italian's Fishermans Borgos. You will find excelent restaurants and bars with a great view over the sea and over the town. We have visited at the end April 2016 and we had sunny days. Is an...More

3  Thank Dana S
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Beautiful small Borgo of this Small Italian Village right in front of Sicily. The small street is only for pedestrian and is well maintained, many family leave in this neighborhood, between many b&b and seafood restaurant. Its definitely a fishing village, with many small boat...More

1  Thank Paolarosaci
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Nells B
4 November 2016|
Response from MichaelL39 |
I was there May 2014 and the weather was wonderful, a little chilly at night but absolutely lovely with plenty of sunshine during the day
30 October 2016|
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Response from Andrea B | Reviewed this property |
Non so di tour organizzati, ma l'Ufficio turismo dovrebbe poterdare tutte le informazioni. Tropea é stupenda e merita di essere visitata. a 8 km da Tropea c'é Capo Vaticano con spiagge e mare fantastici dove il miglior... More
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