Travel and Culture in Calabria
Tropea is a wonderful village which is famous both in Italy and abroad for its marvellous sea and its white beaches.
Tropea is situated on the Tyrrhenian side, between the Gulf of St Eufemia and the Gulf of Gioia Tauro; it stands on a promontory (70 mt. above the sea level), called “the rock”, at the foot of Mount Poro.
It is easy to reach Tropea by plane and there are two airports near it, Lamezia Terme airport (55 Km) and Reggio Calabria airport (110 Km).
If you want to travel by train, the railway line connects regularly Tropea to Lamezia Terme, Reggio Calabria, Naples, Rome and Milan.
Otherwise, if you are coming by car from the North, you have to take the A3 motorway Salerno-Reggio Calabria and leave it in Pizzo. Then you can drive on along the Vibo Marina main road as far as Tropea. From the South you have to take the A3 motorway Salerno-Reggio Calabria and leave it in Rosarno, then you have to drive on along the main road towards Nicotera, where you will find the indications to reach Tropea.
By bus: it is possible to reach Vibo Valentia by the regular buses that connect it to Tropea.