Capo Vaticano (Calabria): what to see


What to see in Capo Vaticano, itinerary including the main places of interest, including the Aeolian Islands, Grotticelle beach, Torre Marino and Scalea.

Tourist information

Located at an altitude of 124 meters, the Capo Vaticano promontory is located on the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria, in the municipality of Ricadi, located between the gulf of Sant 'Eufemia and Gioia Tauro, on the stretch of coast called Costa degli dei.

At about 100 meters above sea level, practically on the top, there is the lighthouse, built in 1885 and a reference point for mariners.

Through a narrow road it is possible to reach it easily, to admire the suggestive panoramic views offered by that location, including Stromboli Volcano and Aeolian Islands.

What see

The coast is full of inlets and enchanting bays, including that of Grotticelle, formed by three beaches that follow one after the other.

The beach of Praia di Focu is very beautiful, in addition to the Tono beach, the Torre Marino beach, the Riaci beach, the Scalea beach and the Formicoli beach.

From Capo Vaticano it is possible to reach, by ferry, the Aeolian Islands, including Stromboli Island, which is the closest.

CAPO VATICANO, Calabria, Italy | 4K drone footage, DJI Mavic Air (March 2024)

Tags: Calabria