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Pizzo Beach

Saunter along the enchanting pier and swim in the clean and clear sea of this beach that lies in the shadow of a clifftop castle.

Pizzo Beach is the main sandy strand that runs along the coast of Pizzo. The beach is part of a bay that is known for its long pier offering scenic views of the town and its cliffs. Bring your camera to capture the stunning scenery around this urban beach. 

The strand consists of a curved and sheltered cove. Walk along the enchanting Passerella di Pizzo pier that curves out into the bay. Notice how rocks adorn the sides of the pier, helping it to blend in with the natural scenery. Enjoy the views of the quaint buildings atop the jagged cliffs of the bay. 

At the top of the rock formation stands the impressive Murat Castle, which was constructed in the 1400s. Take a tour of this Aragonese structure to learn about Napoleon’s brother-in-law, who was executed here by firing squad for treason.

Find a quiet spot on the sand at the foot of the cliffs and enjoy a picnic. Listen to the rush of the waves, as you sunbathe on a hot summer afternoon. Go for a swim in the clear blue-green water of the Tyrrhenian Sea and bring snorkeling gear to follow the range of colorful aquatic creatures swimming below the surface. 

Enticing restaurants and bars flank the back of the strand. Try the seafood, pizza and other local and international delicacies available in these establishments. Stay until dusk and watch the darkening hues of the sky at sunset. Access to the beach is free and it remains open to the public at all times. 

Pizzo Beach skirts the main part of Pizzo’s historic center in the region of Calabria. Consider driving and leaving your car in the parking lot beside the pier. See nearby highlights, including the Maria SS Immaculate Conception Church, the Monumento ai Caduti and the Palazzo Musolino.


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Popilia Country Resort £72
Popilia Country Resort

Popilia Country Resort

Località Cutà, Maierato
     
    4.6
    of 5, from 42 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Located near the bay, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Pizzo Beach, Pizzo Beach, and Murat Castle. Michelino Beach and Piedigrotta Church are also within 9 miles (15 km).

    Modern 2-bed Apartment. Large Shared Pool. Mountain Views and Close to Beach
    Modern 2-bed Apartment. Large Shared Pool. Mountain Views and Close to Beach

    Modern 2-bed Apartment. Large Shared Pool. Mountain Views and Close to Beach

    , Pizzo
       
      0.0 out of 5.0

      Situated by the ocean, this historic property is close to Pizzo Beach, Piedigrotta Church and Murat Castle. Local attractions also include Pizzo Beach.

      Penthouse Apartment, Large Balcony, Close to the Beach, Shared Large Pool
      Penthouse Apartment, Large Balcony, Close to the Beach, Shared Large Pool

      Penthouse Apartment, Large Balcony, Close to the Beach, Shared Large Pool

      , Pizzo
         
        5.0
        of 5, from 1 reviews
        0.0 out of 5.0

        Situated near the beach in Pizzo, this property is close to Pizzo Beach, Piedigrotta Church and Murat Castle. Local attractions also include Pizzo Beach.

        Il Casale delle Arance
        Il Casale delle Arance

        Il Casale delle Arance

        Localita Angitola, Pizzo
           
          4.3
          of 5, from 14 reviews
          0.0 out of 5.0

          Situated near the airport, this agritourism property is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Pizzo Beach and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Pizzo Beach. Piedigrotta Church and Murat Castle are also within 6 miles (10 km).

          Penthouse With Stunning Tyrrenian View. Pool
          Penthouse With Stunning Tyrrenian View. Pool

          Penthouse With Stunning Tyrrenian View. Pool

          , Pizzo, Vibo Valencia
             
            5.0
            of 5, from 1 reviews
            0.0 out of 5.0

            Situated near the beach in Pizzo, this property is close to Piedigrotta Church, Murat Castle and Pizzo Beach. Nearby attractions also include Pizzo Beach.

            TH Porto Ada Village
            TH Porto Ada Village

            TH Porto Ada Village

            Localita Difesa S.S. 18 Km 392, Pizzo
               
              3.0
              of 5, from 2 reviews
              4.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in Pizzo, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Pizzo Beach, Pizzo Beach and Piedigrotta Church. Terme di Laconia and Murat Castle are also within 9 miles (15 km).

              Stunning Studio Holiday Beach Apartment, FOR 2/3, ON Resort, Free Wifi TWO Pools
              Stunning Studio Holiday Beach Apartment, FOR 2/3, ON Resort, Free Wifi TWO Pools

              Stunning Studio Holiday Beach Apartment, FOR 2/3, ON Resort, Free Wifi TWO Pools

              , Pizzo
                 
                5.0
                of 5, from 1 reviews
                0.0 out of 5.0

                Situated near the beach in Pizzo, this property is close to Murat Castle, Pizzo Beach and Piedigrotta Church. Local attractions also include Pizzo Beach and Porto di Vibo Marina.

                Piccolo Grand
                Piccolo Grand

                Piccolo Grand

                Via L. Chiaravalloti ,32, PIZZO
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Pizzo, this hotel is close to Murat Castle, Pizzo Beach and Piedigrotta Church. Local attractions also include Pizzo Beach and Porto di Vibo Marina.