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Beautiful fisherman village

Chianalea is the northern part of Scilla, just down before the beautiful Ruffo castle. It's narrow... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
Must visit while in Scilla

Chianalea is attached to Scilla and you can enter it via 2 ways; from the beach around the rock... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Maurice L
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“swordfish” (6 reviews)
“the main road” (3 reviews)
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Via Annunziata, 89058 Scilla, Italy
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Chianalea is the northern part of Scilla, just down before the beautiful Ruffo castle. It's narrow and long, just beneath the hill above. You can easily reach it by car from the main road by driving a very picturesque and winding road down. It's a...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Chianalea is attached to Scilla and you can enter it via 2 ways; from the beach around the rock where Castello Ruffo is located on and from the main road. Chianalea is an old fishermen village with many restaurants and narrow streets offering the visitors...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

we were not aware beforehand but this is a real must see. and especially at night it becomes even more amazing

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely seaside town with historical buildings. Lots of restaurants to have lunch or dinner with beautiful scenery of the beach. Lots if quaint streets and alleys with beautiful old houses.

2  Thank Rosalie M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

So easy to get to off the autostrada (highway).....what an incredible beach front.....literally in the middle of mountains!!! Water was crystal clear and warm (late August)........much to see and do on the boardwalk. Having tried nociolla gelato across Italy (Rome, Florence, Venice, Pizzo, Filadelfia) I'd...More

2  Thank Elia V
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Charming winding narrow paths leading to fabulous views and dotted by some good seafood restaurants. Always a pleasure to go here no matter the time of year or day.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Panaromic view, clear water, nice beach. Despite huge waves on that day we enjoyed a lot a lot. Parking is an issue though there are shuttles from centro historico to and from beach. Check the hour of the last one not to miss. Not too...More

Thank Esra K
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The village is known as the Venice of the south and the athmosphere is ancient and the view is wonderful at every step! Worth a visit!

Thank Federico T
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Been there twice. Once in December and once in May. Place looks deserted and sad. Smells with cats urine. Restaurants either closed or open only late e evening. Motorcyclist and cars all around - dangerous for young kids. Not much to do.

Thank Igor S
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Chianalea di Scilla is one of the most beautiful Italian's Fishermans Borgos. You will find excelent restaurants and bars with a great view over the sea and over the town. We have visited at the end April 2016 and we had sunny days. Is an...More

3  Thank Dana S
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Nells B
4 November 2016|
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I was there May 2014 and the weather was wonderful, a little chilly at night but absolutely lovely with plenty of sunshine during the day
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29 October 2016|
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Non so di tour organizzati, ma l'Ufficio turismo dovrebbe poterdare tutte le informazioni. Tropea é stupenda e merita di essere visitata. a 8 km da Tropea c'é Capo Vaticano con spiagge e mare fantastici dove il miglior... More
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