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Scilla

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Scenic Walking Areas · Castles · Beaches
Scilla is a town and comune in Calabria, Italy, administratively part of the Province of Reggio Calabria. It is the traditional site of the sea monster Scylla of Greek mythology.The town, 22km from the city of Reggio, lies in front of the strait of Messina, and it is composed of two parts: the downtown, where the town offices and the residence of the patronal saint are situated, and Marina di Scilla, the beach-front, populated by tourists and thus heavily characterized by hotels and restaurants. Since its beach is the first place north of Reggio Calabria where the waters are not cooled down by the strait draughts.Scilla's coastal district of Chianalea is inscribed into I Borghi più belli d'Italia list.The Ruffo Castle, a fortress built by the Dukes of Calabria overlooks the beach. On a seaward-facing terrace is Scilla Lighthouse, an important aid to ships entering the Strait of Messina from the north.The village suffered greatly from the 1783 Calabria earthquakes and the 1908 Messina earthquake.GeographyThe municipality of Scilla contains territorial subdivisions called "Frazione" like : Favazzina, Melia and Solano Superiore.
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