Historical building

Palazzo Mottola Gabrielli

Largo Migliarese, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

The building has a special portal contained within two columns supporting the balcony above. Remodeled in the late '700 and early 800, originally it consisted only of...

Point of interest

Via Lepanto

Via Lepanto, 2, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

To the naval battle of Lepanto (1571) also participated some tropeane ships, as evidenced by a report of Sebastiano Veniero in 1572, in which it quoted the  noble...

Architecture

Maschere Apotropaiche sui Portali

Via Lauro, 6, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

The influence of folklore and other traditions is reflected on many portals of the old town of Tropea. Apotropaic masks, with the superstitious function to cast the...

Monument

Tre Fontane

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

In Tropea there are numerous fountains, outside and inside the walls, many of which are still active today. The main source that supplied water to the city was the...

Historical building

Antico Sedile di Portercole

Piazza Ercole, 27, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

The Portercole Seat was erected in 1703 to house the parliament of the Nobles of Tropea. It stands on the site where previously there was the Royal Bagliva, in the...

Religious building

Chiesa di Santa Caterina

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

St. Catherine's Church, formerly belonged to the Carmelite Fathers together with the annexed convent, was developed in that first occupied the St. Dominic's Church....

Architecture

Porta Vaticana e Bastioni

Largo Villetta del Cannone, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

Large sectors of the city walls have survived the various processes of demolition because incorporated in several adjacent buildings sprung up on the rocks that...

Religious building

Convento dei Domenicani

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

Next to the St. Catherine's Church rises Adesi Palace, accessed from the homonymous alley. The building was originally a Domenicans convent, who moved within the...

Point of interest

Centro Storico

Via Roma, 2, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

The town of Tropea is divided into two parts: the upper town, where lives most of the population, and the so-called "Marina". The top is on a cliff above the sea,...

Religious building

Chiesa di San Giuseppe

Largo Mercato, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

From Largo Mercato it leads to the St. Joseph's Church, building a nave with a barrel vault. Built for the Brotherhood of Carpenters on the site where once stood the...

Point of interest

Piazza Ercole

Piazza Ercole, 27, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

Hercules Square named after the legendary founder of Tropea by the hero from Thebes. According to tradition, in fact, Hercules founded the city after the victory over...

Religious building

Chiesa dei S.S. Filippo e Giacomo

Largo San Giacomo, Tropea, (Vibo Valentia)

The S.S. Philip and James's Church is commonly known as St. Mary of Mercy, for the presence of a seventeenth-century altarpiece that depicts her. Was donated, with...