Casarossa Hotel Beach Club & 'A Quadara
Travel Blogs from Crotone
... hotel while I went to the Coliseum. The stories of gladiators learning for a year in Gladiator school across from the Coliseum and how they would wash the blood off from their battles with other gladiators or up to 22 lions at each event brought over from Africa. They were taken through a different gate if they died in battle. If they were successful in 10 events they gained their freedom. The Coliseum was used also for water races as the ...
... silent for 23 hours a day in solitude in their room. They also produce this 90% proof liqueur that we tried at dinner. In their chapel there were angels faces carved into the seats and underneath the seats when lifted up show the different devil faces. The girl giving us the tour works at the local restaurant that provides the monks with their daily meals. They also have lay people to help with upkeep. Our meal at the ...
... he was buying 3L. Turned out it was closer to 5L, all for 10€. Opted for the rose - and not a bad drop, either.
As we left, could see the owner heading back to his daybed!
On Friday, walked the 6km into Isola and wandered around town. There didn't appear to be a town piazza, as the few shops and cafes were scattered throughout the town, with no central focus as was usual ...
Arrived at Cutro, a small mountainside village scattered along the face of the mountain. No big castellos or defensive walls, just a village on the side and top of the mountain. While admiring the view from one of the towns piazzas, were approached by a cheerful gentleman who then proceeded to give us the third degree while sharing information about his village. Lots of laughs and movement of hands, as his english matched ...
... the town thoroughly, looking for the advertised tourist information centre. I might add that theres 4 of us looking. Followed every lead from the sign closest to town, asked several people and followed their direction and nothing. Not even a hint.
Ah, not June yet!
Along the beach were several resorts that had been abandoned, and all the shops in the town had yet to open. We picnic'd on the harbour breakwater ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility