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Known for its white-sand beaches and quiet swimming coves, this town is one of the most popular coastal destinations in the region. 

The sleepy small town of Soverato swells during summer as visitors arrive to bathe on its beautiful shores. Go beach-hopping along the scenic coast, where sandy swimming stretches are bordered by rugged, rocky sea cliffs.

Find a spot on Soverato Beach, which extends along the edge of town. Several lidos offering food and drink service on the beach are located here. For something a little less busy, venture out of town to Caminia, about a 15-minute drive north. Here, find Caminia Beach, a quiet, mostly undeveloped and extremely scenic cove surrounded by high cliffs.

Besides the beaches, Soverato has several other engaging diversions. Marvel at the incredible variety of plant life displayed at the Giardino Botanico Santicelli. Not only do these hilltop botanical gardens exhibit various bright and eye-catching local and exotic flowers, but they also offer fabulous views of the surrounding area.

Within the town itself are a handful of historical churches. Inside the Chiesa di Maria Santissima Addolorata, admire the beautiful Pietà A Gagini, a 16th-century sculpture depicting the Virgin Mary with a lifeless Jesus in her arms. With its beautifully decorated interior featuring a marble altar and a collection of several centuries-old painting and sculptures, the Soverato Cathedral is also worth seeing when you need a break from the beach. Also of note is the early 20th-century neo-Gothic-style Church of Sant Antonio, which contains religious artworks from local painters.

Plan your trip to Soverato for summer. This is when the weather is best and the town is at its liveliest.

Soverato is located on the Ionian coast in the province of Catanzaro in Southern Italy. Drive here from the city of Catanzaro in about 40 minutes. The nearest airport is in Lamezia Terme, about 40 miles (60 kilometers) away. From Lamezia Terme, take a train to Soverato via Catanzaro Lido. The town of Soverato itself is small and can be explored on foot with little effort. Use local buses to get to nearby beaches.

Top hotels in Soverato

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Villa Ersilia
Villa Ersilia
4 out of 5
Via Trento e Trieste, 140, Localita Cuturella, Soverato, CZ
The price is £90 per night

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Davoli Beach and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from spiaggia della Galleria. Pietragrande Beach and San Michele ...

3.5/5Good! (4 reviews)
Amazing Hotel in a horrible horrible town

"First off let me say that this is an very good hotel. A lovely old building that is tastefully renovated in an old Italian style. The surrounding gardens and pool are also lovely. HOWEVER it is located in a town called Soverato which is a somewhat deserted (in mid Sept) little dirty place that consists ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2014

Villa Ersilia
San Domenico Hotel
San Domenico Hotel
Via della Galleria, Hotel San Domenico, Soverato, CZ

Situated in Soverato, this beach property is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from spiaggia della Galleria and within 3 miles (5 km) of Davoli Beach and Pietragrande Beach. Natural ...

3.5/5Good! (16 reviews)
Good hotel right in front of beach

"Very nice and helpful staff. Upgraded me to a room with sea view on arrival, and were open to arranging a later check-out on the day i departed."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2018

San Domenico Hotel
Il Nocchiero City Hotel
Il Nocchiero City Hotel
3 out of 5
Piazza Maria Ausiliatrice 18, Soverato, CZ
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night

Located in Soverato Marina, this hotel is 4 mi (6.5 km) from Pietragrande Beach and 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from Copanello Beach. Soverato Station is 6 minutes by ...

4.1/5Very Good! (11 reviews)
In the heart of downtown and a 5 min walk to beach

"Excellent family run hotel. Spotless and with a good restaurant on the premises serving a different menu of local specialties every day. Beach is a five minute walk and parking us available for free close to the hotel. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2014

Il Nocchiero City Hotel

Popular places to visit in Soverato

Pizzo Beach
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Pizzo Beach

4.5/5(3 reviews)

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.

Caminia Beach
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Caminia Beach

5/5(1 review)

Escape the bustle of the world on this small, idyllic, cliff-surrounded beach, where warm, pristine waters and picturesque views await.

Piedigrotta Church
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Piedigrotta Church

5/5(1 review)

Admire the fascinating collection of religious sculptures and hear about a legendary shipwreck in this church within a carved grotto.

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Montepaone Lido