Travel and Culture in Calabria

Tropea: events

In this part of Calabria every village celebrates the feast of its Patron Saint or Madonna Protettrice....


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In this part of Calabria every village celebrates the feast of its Patron Saint or Madonna Protettrice, that is an event accompanied by remarkable folk shows.

In particular in Troppa, a place near Tropea, they celebrate the Madonna of Romania Feast (on 8th September) and Madonna dell’Isola on 15th August.

As a singular event, we want to mention the Onion Festival which is held every year in Ricardi, on 13th August.

As a singular event, we want to mention the Onion Festival which is held every year in Ricardi, on 13th August.

In fact, the onion from Tropea is famous in the world because of its qualities.

Pliny the Elder, a great Roman naturalist, already knew its salutary properties, that are suitable to cure various disorders bound to the human physicalness.





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