Italy Web Guide & Travel - Holiday Accommodation, Hotel Rooms, Self Catering Apartments and Villas for rent or sale in South Italy, Food Wine and Italy Travel, Tailor made & Relax Holidays
BOOK HOTEL ROOMS & ACCOMMODATIONS HERE NOW! Hotel Rooms & Accommodations with Fast Secure Reservations engine Provided by our Partner Booking.com @no extra costs! South Italy and most of its little villages, is an area so little known to the European tourism yet in a delightful land wealthy of natural beauties, such as the Arch of Arcomagno, a natural arch of rock, entrance to an attractive coved beach,  with calm turquoise sea; the Faraglioni of Capri, beautiful sea rocks in the sea of Capri, one of many in the Amalfi Coast; or the Etna Volcano, still active and one of Sicily's biggest tourist attractions. History and architecture are also very important factors of southern Italy's culture and tourist attractions, like the temple ruins of Agrigento - Sicily; Capri offering one of Italy's most beautiful piazzas (town square) in the middle of town, Piazzetta, completely closed up, giving the impression of a courtyard, surrounded by many shops and cafes and the Torre dell'Orologio (Tower of Clock); or the over 40 mt. high statue of the Christ in Maratea situated on a hill over 300 mt. high offering a most breath-taking site over the port of Maratea. Another great piece of southern Italy history, from Calabria to be exact, is the Bronzi di Riace: two magnificent bronze, human-size, male statues, found in the gulf of Riace, now showing in the museum of Reggio Calabria, representing the Greek conception of heroism and beauty for their classical composure and dynamic vitality.
Great tourist attractions for both rural and coastal holidays are also the town of Rivello, based on the graceful Basilicata mountains with its typical hystorical houses that can be found in all old parts of most of southern Italy's towns, and the Trulli, typical Apulia houses with cone shaped roofs. Not to mention the delicious cuisine and friendly people, all part of a world waiting to be explored and taken advantage of.
BOOK HOTEL ROOMS & ACCOMMODATIONS HERE NOW! Hotel Rooms & Accommodations with Fast Secure Reservations engine Provided by our Partner Booking.com @no extra costs! South Italy and most of its little villages, is an area so little known to the European tourism yet in a delightful land wealthy of natural beauties, such as the Arch of Arcomagno, a natural arch of rock, entrance to an attractive coved beach,  with calm turquoise sea; the Faraglioni of Capri, beautiful sea rocks in the sea of Capri, one of many in the Amalfi Coast; or the Etna Volcano, still active and one of Sicily's biggest tourist attractions. History and architecture are also very important factors of southern Italy's culture and tourist attractions, like the temple ruins of Agrigento - Sicily; Capri offering one of Italy's most beautiful piazzas (town square) in the middle of town, Piazzetta, completely closed up, giving the impression of a courtyard, surrounded by many shops and cafes and the Torre dell'Orologio (Tower of Clock); or the over 40 mt. high statue of the Christ in Maratea situated on a hill over 300 mt. high offering a most breath-taking site over the port of Maratea. Another great piece of southern Italy history, from Calabria to be exact, is the Bronzi di Riace: two magnificent bronze, human-size, male statues, found in the gulf of Riace, now showing in the museum of Reggio Calabria, representing the Greek conception of heroism and beauty for their classical composure and dynamic vitality.
Great tourist attractions for both rural and coastal holidays are also the town of Rivello, based on the graceful Basilicata mountains with its typical hystorical houses that can be found in all old parts of most of southern Italy's towns, and the Trulli, typical Apulia houses with cone shaped roofs. Not to mention the delicious cuisine and friendly people, all part of a world waiting to be explored and taken advantage of.













Grisolia - Maierà - Travel and Holiday to south Italy, accommodation by the sea or rural

GRISOLIA & MAIERA' - CALABRIA- SOUTH ITALY

Visit and See

Overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea and the beach towns that become very lively and chaotic as soon as the summer season arrives, Maiera and Grisolia lay silently on rocky mountains of Calabria, in a relaxing has to offer. These two Medieval boroughs are one of mother nature's spectacular mystery... Although they are at short distance from each other, only few hundreds of metres in fact, it takes a longer time that you should think from one town to the other, as they are dramatically separated by the deep, impassable Valley of the torrent Vaccuta. The two towns were probably built on these heights to prevent from possible Saracens' raidings, Grisolia rises on the left side of the ravine and MaierÓ on the right.

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Grisolia and MaierÓ are part of the "Pollino National Park", a preserved natural area with various kinds of fauna and flora, that expands from the Calabrian territory to Basilicata region. Located in this natural paradise they are however just few minutes drive away from other South Italian Towns where you can find the area's souvenirs as well as typical products to taste or to take away with you. Wine is an exquisite luxurious tradition in this area, as well as most areas of Calabria, you can find the regional DOC wines or get in the graces of the friendly Calabrian people and they might let you taste the strong homemade wine they produce from their very own cultivated vineyards. As all the ancient towns of southern Italy, traditions have been preserved through time and the ones of MaierÓ and Grisolia can be noticed when revealed in the every day life of the inhabitants. Their traditions can be tasted in the typical pasta and meat dishes and is unmistakably noticed in the nice friendly attitude of the "Mahjerajoti" and "Grisulijuti" people.

Visit the towns around, all offering their very own typical product, wine, history and beautiful natural areas, like Diamante the home town of the "Peperoncino", very hot chilli peppers, and the picturesque "Murales" painted on most of the old town's walls. Santa Maria del Cedro and the fruit that naturally grows only in this town, the "Cedro". Cirella and it's historical remains, with it's ancient town that legend has it, was eaten away by giant ants or Scalea with it's Sentinel towers and Atelier shops. Maiera, Grisolia and the surrounding towns are really so stunning that have to be seen to be totally admired.

Visit & See

Grisolia and MaierÓ are very similar to each other for the common feudal past and the traditional ways of living. Either of them has hardly changed in the architectural structure since feudal times, retaining the same lanes, flights of rough stairs and narrow streets. Even the melodramatic phenomenon of emigration has been a common feature to both villages for their population has fallen to only few hundreds, but repopulates during the summer season when the emigrants go back to their homes on vacation or tourists climb as far as they can to enjoy the impressive countryside surroundings, admiring the panorama in the deep silence that hovers around. MaierÓ hosts a feudal manor positioned at the top of the town and and Grisolia's church "Madonna delle Grazie" houses various valuable objects such as the silver cross of the 15th century, a wooden octagonal baptismal font with it's carved panels that go back to the 18th century and two wooden statues also dating back to the 18th century.