Capo Vaticano, Capo Vaticano

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Look down at the clear waters of the Calabrian coastline from the cliffs at Capo Vaticano. From a maximum height of 124 m (407 ft), enjoy views of white sand, clear turquoise water, and ocean reefs from undulating formations of white granite. Along this stretch of coastline, stop at small towns built onto the side of white cliffs. The beach provides a small assortment of cafes, and the lighthouse above makes for a good viewpoint. With our custom trip planner, Capo Vaticano attractions like Capo Vaticano can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Maybe we were too late (sunset) but the view did not make a spectacular impression on us. Yes, it was nice but from the descriptions we expected bit more.  more »
  • We saw a beautiful sunset there and hoped to see the changing of the color of the water that is is known for. But, I think we needed to be at a higher altitude to see that. At near water level, it.....  more »
  • Amazing point with a unique view of the landscape from 60 meters terrace high up to the cliff!! Is awesome nature and you can see till the end of the boot and Sicily!! Azimg view and place!! 🇮🇹🤙❤️
  • There are free parking spots (white zone) but the way down and especially up the cliff is very exhausting - good workout though. Pedalo rental costs 10 Euros an hour, plus 5-10 Euros for every addition hour. The water temperature is about 2-3 degrees lower in comparison to the water temperature in Spiaggia di Tropea. There is a private beach area where you can rent a deckchair and there is a public beach area too. The public one is actually nicer.
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