Welcome To LilyRosa
House in Zambrone, Calabria, Southern Italy - Peaceful, Unspoilt and Beautiful for the Perfect "Get Away From It All" Holiday
LilyRosa is a beautiful 2 bedroom Townhouse Villa with breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the iconic island of Stromboli. The village of Zambrone is an easy 20 minute stroll, and here you can enjoy the weekly market and the quiet hospitality of the local bars, pizzeria, shops and cafés. Tropea, the jewel of Calabria, is 15 minutes away by car or local train, and provides culture, night-life, shopping, fine cuisine, beaches and a wealth of history to explore. The elegantly furnished accommodation on two floors sleeps 4 adults and briefly comprises 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen/diner, two balconies, a sun terrace, private gardens and car parking. For quiet "get away from it all" holidays you can enjoy the simple life of walking and relaxing in the local area, collecting everything you need from the local shops and market. To explore further afield, a car is recommended.
The coastline has many beautiful beaches. The closest is Zambrone Mare, about 4 km away. Parking is available directly on the beach front and there are bars and restaurants.Tropea is the most beautiful jewel on the Calabrian coast, and is only 10 minutes drive from LilyRosa. There are beautiful beaches, a stunning Franciscan monastery, many lively bars, shops and restaurants and historic architecture.
Zambrone, like many of the pretty villages nestling along this coastline, has a grocery store, pharmacy, butchers, fishmongers, and a piazza with a choice of bars, and is an easy 20 minute stroll from LilyRosa
Many places of interest in Calabria can be reached in under an hour, including the eastern coastline of the Ionian Sea. You can take a boat trip to the Aeolians or visit Stromboli to enjoy the mud spa baths of the volcano. (Boats depart from Tropea or Vibo Marina). There is good snorkelling all along the coast, and Scuba diving at Groticelle and Tropea. It is a very pleasant drive down the coast to Reggio di Calabria where you can visit the famous Riace Bronzes at the museum. The lovely and idyllic sea-side towns of Pizzo and Scilla are close-by, offering world famous ice cream and sea view dining.
Enjoy the Autumn Jazz Festival at Tropea, and many other festivals in towns and villages throughout the region. You can also visit Sicily, taking the ferry from Villa San Giovanni (departs every 18 to 20 minutes) crossing the famous Straits of Messina. Or drive into the Sila Mountains region to enjoy skiing in winter, or just enjoy the magnificent nature reserve year-round.