The purpose of the project is to promote the knowledge, quality and authenticity of the red onion of Tropea and the territory from Nicotera to Pizzo Calabro – known as the "Coast of the Gods" – the area where the onion is produced. The goal is to increase knowledge and perception of quality internationally of the onion as "local product", through actions for the promotion of the integrated offer of the territory.
Tropea IGP red onions
TOWNS INVOLVED IN THE INITIATIVE
Catanzaro - Lamezia Terme
Vibo Valentia - Pizzo Calabro, Ricadi, Tropea, Vibo Valentia
CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSETS
PROTECTED AREAS INCLUDED IN THE INITIATIVE
Pollino National Park
Aspromonte National Park
Some of the cultural assets included in the initiative
Catanzaro: State Archive
Vibo Valentia: State Archive, "Vito Capialbi" National Archaeological Museum, archaeological city park, old town, Santa Chiara monumental complex
Pizzo Calabro: Gioacchino Murat Castle, seaside town
Tropea: Sanctuary of S. Maria dell’Isola
SPECIAL ITINERARIES FORMING PART OF THE INITIATIVE
Coast of the Gods itinerary: villages of old-world charm and scenic beauty dotted along the coast, craft workshops, buildings symbolising religious and civil power and enchanting squares where you can relive the past.
Tropea onions itinerary: discovery trail about the firms that produce and process the onions, with tastings at selected restaurants.
HOW TO REACH US
By air: Lamezia Terme International Airport
By train: Lamezia Terme Centrale station
By car: A3 motorway Salerno-Reggio Calabria exit Pizzo Calabro or S.Onofrio Vibo or Lamezia Terme and then continue along the main road to Tropea – Capo Vaticano.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Region of Calabria - National and Community Programming Department, Mr. Tommaso Calabrò, Via Molè 79 - Catanzaro - T 0961.953177