Island Dino, Praia A Mare

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#1 of 33 in Nature in Calabria
The larger of Calabria's two islands, Island Dino once hosted a temple dedicated to Venus. Once the scene of dramatic battles and pirate raids, the island has passed through the hands of many different political powers throughout history. The small island has only 3 km (1.8 mi) of rocky coastline, none of which is beach. However, there are plenty of other interesting sites, including a tower of Norman origin, six different marine grottos best visited by boat, and a number of walking trails with lovely views. Check in town for information about island excursions and tours. Put Island Dino on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Praia A Mare online road trip planner .
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  • You can't go to Scalea, Praia a Mare or other places nearby and not visit the island of Dino. A fantastic beach makes us understand that to have contact with nature there are some really nice places in Italy, and Calabria is a fair representative. Visit and circumnavigation is highly recommended.
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  • Highly recommended boat ride with Eugenio ... Fast ride with bath and dives and so much sympathy all at only 5 euros ... so many laughs !!!!!
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  • Just wonderful. Clear waters and a stupendous blue, breathtaking cliffs and fascinating caves.
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  • Incredible place
  • To see. An earthly paradise. I came back after 38 years and it was great.
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  • Lovely place, especially the magno arch looks like a paradise, you also eat very well in the restaurants in the area, too pity I do not remember the names.
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  • Beautiful island, beautiful promenade in Praia a mare. Very nice green. The water is very clean, the area is very quiet. Too bad that there are night clubs, bars, restaurants and pizzerias nearby. X the rest is wonderful.
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  • The water is nothing short of dirty. The beach is very clean The shower on the beach is icy, which in August we could also always stay that you do not face a congestion. The local poorly managed and offers very few types of ice cream
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