An ancient city that has stood on the gorgeous Calabrese coast since the 4th century BC, but now harmoniously combines a wonderful blend of old and new,[ReadMoreMob] Crotone enchants from the very first moment you see its coastal landscapes and historic landmarks standing proudly alongside colourful villas and sea-view apartments. This is Italy at its classical best.
Explore Crotone and expect to feel the buzz of typically Italian city life, as the friendly, yet energetic locals go about their day-to-day business, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture and heritage. Within and around the ancient city walls, a wealth of treasures await; look-out for the neo-classical cathedral, which originally dates back to between the 9th and 11th centuries, the impressive Charles V Fortress, and imperious palaces such as Palazzo Olivieri Susanna and Palazzo Baracco.
Meanwhile, the cafés, bars and restaurants of Crotone offer an authentic taste of Calabrese cuisine and locally produced delights, from handmade pasta and sausage created using traditional ancient recipes to superb wines and fragrant herbs, vegetables and fruits.
Cruises to Crotone
Exploring Iconic Sites of Croatia & Italy • M2230
- Discover the history & culture of Italy & Croatia
- Explore quaint towns only accessible to smaller ships
- Admire the Bay of Kotor’s fjord-like surroundings