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26/04/2013 Kristina Katarina's maiden call
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The 2013 cruise calendar started on April 15th with the Kristina Katarina maiden call. Local authorities met captain Lindstrom on board, and visited the ship while passengers were experiencing the surroundings of Crotone in various excursions. The vice president of the Calabria Region (Antonella Stasi), the Assessor Alessandro Carbone (from the Province of Crotone), the Assessor Antonella Giungata (from the Municipality of Crotone), Vincenzo Pepparelli (president of the Chamber of...

26/04/2013 Calabria at the Cruise Shipping Miami 2013
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For the first time Calabria Region exhibited at the Cruise Shipping in Miami, from 10th to 13th March 2013, to go on promoting its four ports: Corigliano, Reggio Calabria, Vibo Valentia and Crotone. The fair was attended by the president of Calabria, Giuseppe Scopelliti and the Port Authority of Gioia Tauro with its president Giovanni Grimaldi and the secretary Salvatore...

02/12/2012 Calabria at the Seatrade Med 2012 to promote its four ports in the cruise market
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The Calabria Region exhibited at the Seatrade Med in Marseille, from 27th to 29th November 2012, promoting its four ports: Corigliano, Reggio Calabria, Vibo Valentia and of course Crotone. The fair was attended by the vice president of Calabria, Antonella Stasi and the assessor for internationalization Luigi Fedele. Moreover the territory was represented by the president Giovanni Grimaldi and the secretary Salvatore Silvestri of the Port Authority of Gioia Tauro. During a...

02/12/2012 Seabourn Pride's call completed the 2012 season
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On 13th of November Seabourn Pride called at Crotone, the 7th and last call of 2012. In the past weeks our port welcomed the Seabourn Spirit (07.11.2012), the Variety Voyager (23.10.2012) and the M/S Minerva (20.10.2012). Thanks to a favourable weather (October and November have been sunny and mild) and to an efficent assistance the excursions in the surroundings of Crotone were appreciated by cruisers. Quiet and pleasant places, fine food, art and nature are our successful...

07/10/2012 MS Deutschland in Crotone on German reunification day
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Crotone gave a warm welcome to the MS Deutschland, that called our port just on the German reunification day, 3rd of October. Local authorities members, such as the Vice President of Calabria Region (Antonella Stasi), the President of the Port Authority of Gioia Tauro (Giovanni Grimaldi) and the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Crotone (Vincenzo Pepparelli) met the Captain Andreas Greulich for the traditional crest exchange ceremony. Cruisers visited Santa Severina, Crotone...

03/09/2012 Opus Mediterraneo: Corinthian II called at Crotone
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Excellent music performed in the cathedral of Santa Severina on August 19th for the cruisers that visited our territory during the maiden call of Corinthian II. The quartet of artists from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, directed by David Finckel, gave an exclusive repertory for an unforgettable concert. Passengers reached the small town after having visited the archaeological museum in Crotone. Their excursion ended with an appreciated tasting of typical local products...

22/04/2012 The Seabourn Legend in Crotone
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It was definetely a good maiden call for Seabourn Legend, that moored at the Port of Crotone on April 14th 2012. The two shore excursions reached Santa Severina, Le Castella and Capo Colonna, while lots of guests walked around the town centre. Cruisers were supported by a hospitality desk on board, further assistance was given on the shuttle bus as well. The Chamber of Commerce of Crotone sponsored these services.         ...

18/03/2012 Back from Cruise Shipping Miami
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The participation in the the 28th edition of the Cruise Shipping Miami offered to the port of Crotone the opportunity to spread its name in the cruise market and make new business relationships. During the show our booth was visited by companies that have already chosen the destination for the current season, as well as by new companies looking for innovative calls to...

14/02/2012 Cruise Shipping Miami, Crotone will be there
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The Port of Crotone will exhibit at Cruise Shipping Miami 2012. From 12 to 15 March our booth (n. 1759/9) will be in the Italian Area to promote our destination. The participation is supported by the Chamber of Commerce of Crotone, that is leading an important development program for the town waterfront and by the Port Authority of Gioia...

27/11/2011 A warm welcome for Amadea's maiden call
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In a sunny Saturday, on November 19th the MS Amadea made its maiden call in our port. Almost 500 cruisers visited Santa Severina, Le Castella, Capo Colonna and Crotone downtown. During an exhibition of typical fine food and handicrafts, held in the city market, a plaque was given to the the Captain, Mr. Hubert Flohr, by Ubaldo Prati, Vice president of the Province of Crotone and by Anna Melillo, Councillor for Economic Development.   Visit the...

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Crotone, Pythagoras' town
Santa Severina, the "stone ship"
Le Castella, the magic of a castle in the sea

Crotone, with its old town and the Castel of Charles V. Santa Severina, named among the most beautiful Italian villages. San Giovanni in Fiore, famous for its abbey and Gioacchino da Fiore. And finally Le Castella, an ancient fishing village well known for its castle that actually sits on a small isthmus anchored to the shore by a strip of land.

Sea Protected Area

Capo Rizzuto and its marine reserve

In the marine reserve of "Capo Rizzuto" the colour of the sea changes from sky blue to emerald green and the coast is truly spectacular, so rich in history and nature, that in 1991 it was declared a protected marine reserve, covering an area of about 15,000 hectares, which make it the largest in Italy.


Cirò, the wine of the gods

One of the best-known products of the territory is its wine, especially the "D.O.C." Cirò, "wine of the gods", that was proffered to Olympic champions after the games.


Sila, an amazing mountain in the middle of the Mediterranean

The Calabrian mountains can be identified with the vast plateau at the centre of the region, with peaks that hit the 2000-meter mark. The Silan landscape is characterized by the larician pine, a soaring, tall tree that recalls the gentle wilderness of the Alps

Archaeological Sites

Capo Colonna, breathing Magna Graecia

A number of traces bear witness to the Magna Graecia period, possibly the most fruitful that Crotone has ever known, and during which the mathematician Pythagoras selected the city as the site for his school: the Capocolonna Archaeological Park.

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    The Calabrian mountains can be ...
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    A number of traces bear witness to...

Sea Protected Area

Sila National Park

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