Scylla was a beautiful nymph, daughter of Phorcus and the nymph of the sea Crataeis (or according to others of Typhon and Echidna). She spent her days swimming happily into the waters that bath today’s Violet Coast or the ancient Zancle (today’s Messina). One day Glaucus, who once was a fisherman turned into a sea...Read More
Scilla could not be missing from the list “The most beautiful villages in Italy”. Together with Palmi, Bagnara Calabra, Seminara e Villa San Giovanni, Scilla rises on that stretch of Calabrian coast called Violet Coast and characterized by high and jagged coasts. Scilla derives its name from the Greek Skylla or Skyllaion and the Latin...Read More
Since ancient times this stretch of sea that bathes the Violet Coast is rich in swordfish. According to legend, the swordfish was the only creature that didn’t scare at the sight of the monstrous Scylla, indeed, swam up to wide of these coasts to court her during the mating season. Even today, in the months...Read More
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