Guided tour

Reggio Calabria: Tour to the Ghost Village of Pentedattilo

Reggio Calabria: Tour to the Ghost Village of Pentedattilo

From US$ 62.62 per person

Discover the ghost village of Pentedattilo, a picturesque town nestled on the cliff of Mount Calvario, and absorb spectacular views of the Strait of Messina.

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Duration 7 hours
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The experience
  • Explore the stunning nature of Calabria
  • Admire breathtaking views across the Strait of Messina
  • Visit the mysterious ghost town of Pentedattilo
Full description
Enjoy a memorable hike through the incredible natural surroundings around the mysterious ghost village of Pentedattilo, a village uninhabited since the 1970s. Absorb breathtaking views across the Strait of Messina from the imposing rock formation known as the Rocks of Santa Lena. Admire stunning scenery and gaze out towards Mount Etna across the Sicilian coast. Explore the historical fortresses of Pentedattilo and wind your way between handicraft shops. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Calabria, as you come across traditional buildings for threshing wheat. Experience the curious history of Pentedattilo, whose shape is said to resemble the cyclopean hand.
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    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Pentedattilo, Piazzale Candelora (Melito di Porto Salvo, RC)

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Packed lunch

    Know before you go

    • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour
    • The itinerary is subject to change based on the guide's assessment
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    Product ID: 395020