castelli

Castle of Amendolea

Castle of Amendolea

Location Borgo di Amendolea
Tipocastelli


The life-story of the historic site of Amendolea, a hamlet belonging to the Condofuri municipal area, is riddled with strife. After having been ravage...

Castle of Bova

Castle of Bova

Location Bova
Tipocastelli


Bova is the most important town of Calabria’s so-called “Graecanic Island”, an area in the province of Reggio Calabria where native speakers of ...

Castle of Palizzi

Castle of Palizzi

Location Borgo di Palizzi Superiore
Tipocastelli


The fourteenth-nineteenth century Castle of Palizzi Superiore, which stands on top of an enormous sheer-faced rock formation, 300 metres above sea lev...

Castle of Pentedattilo

Castle of Pentedattilo

Location Borgo di Pentedattilo
Tipocastelli


The foundation of Pentedattilo goes back to the high middle ages. It may have been the result of the wide-scale reorganisation of the territory undert...

Castle of Piromallo

Castle of Piromallo

Location Montebello Jonico
Tipocastelli


Castle Piromallo, popularly known as “Turri”, has been standing in the hamlet of Fossato, in the Municipality of Montebello Jonico, for over two c...

Castle of Santo Niceto

Castle of Santo Niceto

Location Motta San Giovanni
Tipocastelli


At only ten kilometres from Reggio, between the Macellari and San Giovanni Rivers, lies the Sant’Aniceto Valley which Monsignor Antonio De Lorenzo, ...