The italian region Calabria, which once hailed as the land of wines, offers prominent mountain ranges, Pollino, Aspromonte and Serre Calabresi for the thrill of tourists.
Aspromonte Mountain has various peaks that are more than 2000 metres high and shaped as pyramids, a sight to behold. For those who adore birdwatching, don't miss visiting its National Park for a chance to see uncommon bird species like Bonelli's Eagle and Black Woodpecker and the migration of birds from Africa to Europe. Apart from the joys of seeing animals like porcupines and wild cats, you also get to choose from various activities like biking, trekking and hiking. The park also offers archaeology, history and art enthusiasts places like Mausoleum of Garibaldi and Nino Martino square for their exploration.
To enjoy homemade pasta, buy souvenirs like lace and ceramic items, visit the medieval town of Gerace, located a bit further away. Visiting Calabria, Pollino will give you a chance to check out grottoes, canyons, rare Bosnian pines, Italian wolves and more. Bosnian pine, which is Pollino National Park's symbol, has dark bluish purple cones that are breathtaking. Go a bit further to Pollino town to sample Pollino DOC, a kind of Calabrian red wine, which is made from a blend of Gaglioppo grapes and other grapes. To see the rare dance of a peacock at Villa Vittoria or antics of badgers and weasels, visit Serre Calabresi's national park.