The rocky cape of Capo Vaticano, has beautiful beaches, ravines and limestone cliffs that crash into the clear waters of the Thyrrenian Sea. The wide, white sandy beach, marbled by white granite rock formations, is one of Italy's finest. The area has fantastic swimming opportunities in the crystal clear waters. Its towering white granite rock formations stand over 100 metres above sea level, making for spectacular viewpoints along the Tyrrhenian coast.
There are plenty of good options for eating out in Capo Vaticano. Choose from charming restaurants, to local trattorias. Be sure to accompany your meals with the local wine grown in the ancient vineyards that marble the region. With strong agricultural roots in the area you'll find shops selling the locally made produce including wine, extra virgin olive oil, cheese and the famous Nduja (Calabrian sausage).
Capo Vaticano is the perfect base for beach lovers, nature lovers and history lovers alike. Its close proximity to historical towns such as Tropea, makes it a great base for exploring the region.
Inghams operate a telephone Rep service in Capo Vaticano.
Things to do in resort
Visit the lighthouse
Take a stroll along a short trail to the towering lighthouse that was built in 1885. From here you can enjoy views as far as the Aeolian Islands.
Capo Vaticano has one of Calabrias most beautiful beaches which are great for swimming and bathing
See the coast
One of the best ways to see the coast is from the water. Hop aboard a boat and explore the secluded coves along the coast line.
Flaura and Fauna
The region is rich in Mediterranean plants. During the spring and summer months fragrant flowers bloom, making it a great spot for nature lovers.
The region was once named the 'Land of the Vines' and is home to ancient Vineyards.
Festival of Nuja
In August each year food lovers flock to the region for the annual Nuja Festival. Nuja is a local sausage made with bacon, pork and chili peppers. If you're here in August, join the ancient culinary tradition.
Location in resort
- Longitude: 15.8293573
- Latitude: 38.628987
For more information on travel and transport visit our Capo Vaticano page