Discover Catanzaro: our suggestions
Best Western Plus Hotel Perla del Porto is a 4 star hotel in Catanzaro Lido overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Squillace, choosing our hotel for your next stay in Catanzaro you can easily discover the history and beauty of the city and enjoying the beautiful sea.
Among the main tourist attractions of Catanzaro definitely fits the Cathedral, rebuilt after the 1943 bombings; outside the cathedral has very unique architecture, while inside you can admire some works survived at the bombings: the bust of the patron saint San Vitaliano, a painting of the Holy Family and the canvas of Tommaso di Squillace.
In the Baptistery closed to the church, you can admire some works by Mattia Preti.Other building for worship particularly appreciated is the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, which occurs externally with a neoclassical façade and a high bell tower, while inside frescoes depicting the Coronation of the Virgin Mary and adored by Saints.
Don’t miss the Church of SS. Rosario dating back to 1400, which contains some sculptures like the Redentore, at the end of '400, and one depicting the Madonna and Child.
To enjoy a splendid view of Catanzaro, we recommend you go to the Belvedere at the end of Corso Mazzini: the view over the valley of the Fiumarella and the Gulf of Squillace.