Crotone: introduction

Crotone Hotel

Crotone lies on a promontory of the Marchesato, the ancient zone along the Ionic zone of Calabria. Crotone, is the the only Calabrian port on the Ionic coast and it was and important city of the Magna Grecia.

Travellers arriving in Crotone can visit the Castle, nearby the Greek Acropolis, the library and Civic Museum, Palazzo Baracco and Palazzo Morelli; it is certainly worth travelling the few kilometres to the promontory of Capo Colonna and the town of Cirò Marina, famous bathing resort where one can visit also the ruins of a Greek temple.

Itineraries and travel ideas

Crotone: places to see in the area